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Hope you had a great start to this week! I am just popping in to show you a card with my all time favorite technique-heat embossing which is also the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays#16 and Mark's Finest Papers#69
Did you see the new challenge is up at Young Crafters Unite which is all about coloring the stamped images and I think this card is a perfect entry :)

 Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: PTI(Friends 'till the end), Ippity(Bit of Burlap, Regal Greetings); ink: Jenni Bowlin(Chewing gum, Cough Syrup, Brown Sugar), Rangers Distress Inks(Barn Door, Shabby Shutters);embossing:Versamark Embossing inkpad, Rangers Super fine detail embossing powder(clear); embellishment: Pie Lane(Rainbow faceted crystals, self adhesive leaf)

Well, I started out with the LilyPad Cards Sketch but then while making the card I just went in an altogether different direction (a girl needs to let go sometimes..ha!) but I was playing with my favorite technique- Heat Embossing and I just wanted to enjoy it.

The Ippity background - Bit of burlap(available for purchase with me) looks amazing with this technique although I was a bit disappointed with its size. Its small as compared to other background stamps available in the market. Another thing I discovered with this card is that Jenni Bowling inks work really well for emboss resist technique. I have a very limited selection of distress inks, so I looked for alternative and tried Jenni Bowlin instead and Voila...they worked great. The flower you see is colored in with Jenni Bowlin inks. Got to love that :)

I also enjoyed doing some heavy distressing of the edges and love the torn and rolled look of them.

If you have any other questions, let me know! We'll have the answers in our regular Q&A feature on Friday :)
Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!


  1. There are so many possiblities with your favourite stamp eh?I love the burlap and the torn paper effect....great choice on the embellishments too.How do you gt this perfect torn effect....its too perfect though torn

  2. Love this!!!!The ripped paper effect rocks!!!

  3. This is so so stunning!! Another winner for sure!! I need to get you more PTI stamps now..even though you're rocking with just one set, I can only imagine what you'd do with more!!
    Stunning color combination...and that torn paper..just simply adds to it...
    I ended up selling my burlap I wish I hadn't..but too disappointed with its size..and well...its gone now!!

  4. oh my god! what a stunner!!!! GORGEOUS!!! Super fabulous distressed look. love the grungy red panel! BRILLIANT!

  5. Oh wow! This is gorgeous! Love the distressed edges and the bold colours! Just awesome Ujjwal! :)

  6. what a fabulous card...
    the TORN-EFFECT is for sure a winner!

  7. wow!! It just looks beautiful Ujjwal! :)

    Please do drop in to my blog sometime! :)

  8. wowie!!! this is a stunner!! and the burlap,tearing effect is soo good... would love a tutorial on photography...

  9. This is very big and beautiful! THanks for playing with Speedy's Friends this week!

  10. Love the torned edges n the burlap background,beautiful:))

  11. wow beautiful the way you have done it...

  12. Beautiful Card. Thanks for playing at YCU!

  13. oh lord !!when will i use bulrap ??yours is a stunner !!

  14. Very pretty card! Love that burlap stamp- it works great on this card!

    Thanks for joining us in the very first YCU challenge!

  15. This is super stuff Ujjwal.. I dono how I missed this post.. Saw it on Facebook.. Was about to comment when I got distracted and forgot about it.. Sorry... That burlap is a stamp?? Holy crap I thought ti was real burlap which you had used.. and that torn paper just jazzes up the whole thing.. super stuff... !!

  16. Such a beautiful card! Love how vibrant the colors are =) Thank you so much for playing along in our first Young Crafters Unite Challenge!

  17. Oh... What a beautiful card! Just lovely Ujjwal... Have to try my stamps now... Dont knw why I am so scared of stamping... My hero arts and fiskars stamp sets are collecting dust..:(

  18. Gorgeous!! I love what you did with the burlap background and the rolled edges. Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  19. Very pretty card! I love the emboss resist you've done here; it always adds such a magical look to any card. :) Thank you much for playing along with us a Young Crafters Unite for our very first challenge!

  20. What a sweet card! Just love it!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

  21. Beautiful card!.. LOVE all the embossing! { I am sure you'll win this one! :D }
    The red paper looks just wow! :D

  22. Beautiful!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  23. Wow, what a stunning creation. I love the textures and the distressing. The colors are so bold and beautiful too. Thank you so much for playing along in Speedy the Cat's Challenge. It is a pleasure to come and visit and see your work. Hope you can play again with us next week.

    Bear Hugs,

  24. Beautiful job on the distressing and embossing! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  25. Pretty card. I love the flower. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat Friends challenge this week.

  26. Love all those textures and beautiful vibrant colours!

  27. The colors on that flower are crazy gorgeous and heat embossing always rocks! Thank you much for playing along with our first at Young Crafters Unite! :-)


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