Monday, May 9, 2011

TLC 324 MrFixit

My card today is for the TLC324 challenge to create colored embossing. I love doing this technique and the resulting unique backgrounds you can create. For mine I used Memento Bahama Blue and Grape Jelly inks, stamping the top of Sizzix plaid embossing folder in a plaid pattern, then running through the Big Kick. I used a brand new Sweet'nSassy digi image and sentiment called Mr Fixit. I added a few brads, eyelets and some purple hemp and this card was done! I think it will make a cute father's day card for someone's own Mr Fixit :)
Have a fabulous Monday everyone, and thanks for stopping by!

Carol

14 comments:

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Gotta love that inked plaid! The tools are a super image, also!

LeAnne said...

Love this--that's one of my favorite techniques, too!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a FABULOUS background you created with this technique, Carol. And what a great guy card!

jimlynn said...

Way cute! This would make a great card for any guy! Love the little tools.
Lynn

Marlene said...

Your embossing techniques never cease to amaze me. This is a fantastic card.

Marilyn said...

Fab card... & I really like your background - I may have to try that technique.

Donna Hanley said...

Carol, This is my third attemp at leaving you a message tonight. don't know what my problem is. Anyway, I love this card and you do such a wonderfuly job when you use this technique with this ef. It looks so professional. Just the right amount of doo-dads on it and I also love the purple hemp. I just now (7:00PM) got into the craft room, so I don't know how much I will accomplish tonight. Enjoy your night.

Diane Jaquay said...

GREAT card!!! Love the embossed background and the fun tools!

Benzi said...

Carol, you did a fabulous job with the colored embossing. And, those tools are fab...the perfect, masculine card!

Denise Marzec said...

Oh my word, sorry I'm so behind on blogging. You've been busy and I've missed so much. I HAVE to check out the technique challenge...I don't think I've ever tried it??....I LOVE the look. The purple/blue combo is awesome and I love your coloring on the tools. GREAT guy card!

JD said...

Very nice, Carol, That's a technique that I enjoy doing too. Great masculine card!

samara Rachel Navi said...

Hi Carol! What a fantastic card for the carpenter type! It is so alive and uses these stamps in a really unique way. I love how they are all criss crossed and your vibrant colors. The grid on your paper is way cool! Not to mention my fav. colors!!! Your coloring is spectacular. I am so glad I popped over and looked at your blog. That is what I love most about comments...the community it brings to follow other people's blogs! Thanks again for your comment yesterday. They really mean alot to me. I hope you have a great day and I'll see your blog through the follow list. I see you are on Operation home...I just started with From Our Hearts. Aren't these organizations just SO heartful! I couldn't think of a more worthy way to create a card, with this type of LOVE in mind. Be well!!! Samara xox

Jennipher Lowery said...

this is a piece of eye candy! WOW. Love the technique you used with the embossing folder. I have always been so afraid to try that and I don't know why. It certainly came out wonderful for you.

Joanne (jojot) said...

that background is so fabulous....and what a wonderfully masculine image....