Lots of Lavender for TSOT March Technique Challenge: Embossing

Hello Friends!

Than you Again for stopping by today!

I didn’t Post yesterday…truth be told…I didn’t have a Card to post!

I worked on 3 Cards and Today’s Card is one of them!

Today’s Card is for a

Technique Challenge: Embossing

either Impression Embossing OR Heat Embossing

for TSOT’s March Technique Challenge!

Here is the Challenge!


Embossing can be done 2 ways…using an Embossing Folder on cardstock or using Embossing powders and Heat Setting. The example above does both techniques…I chose to do the same!

Here is my Card!


I used Tranquil Tide for the card base and Pool Party for the Embossed cardstock layer.


Here is a close-up of my Card to show both!


With the Big Shot die-cutting and embossing machine…

I used Stampin’Up! Layered Leaves Dynamic TIEF for the bottom layer, and I stamped the ‘Lavender’ in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and quickly covered with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool. I colored in the flower and stems with Stampin’ Write Markers: Wild Wasabi, Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Rich Razzleberry, and Rose Red.


Here is a peek at the inside of my Card!


I used Rich Razzleberry for the inside sentiment from the Suite Sayings Stamp Set. The flower over the sentiment is from the Lots of Lavender Stamp Set! These were stamped, I did not heat emboss the flowers above OR on the envelope!

Here is my Card with it’s stamped to match envelope!


Stock and Measures:


Tranquil Tide-base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ scored @ 4 1/4″ folded in half on the score

-mat for Lavender, 2 5/8″ X 3 7/8″

Pool Party-front and inside panels, 4″ X 5 1/4″

Whisper White-front panel, 2 1/2″ X 3 3/4″

-inside panel, 4″ X 5 1/4″

Stamp Sets:

Lots of Lavender-front, inside top flowers, flowers on envelope

Suite Sayings-inside sentiment

Ink Pads:

Memento Tuxedo Black Stamp Pad- all floral stamping

Rich Razzleberry-inside sentiment

Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder-to emboss front ‘lavender’

Stampin’ Write Markers:

Wild Wasabi-leaves and stems

Wisteria Wonder-lavender, flowers

Rich Razzleberry-lavender, flowers

Perfect Plum-lavender, flowers

Rose Red-lavender, flowers


Big Shot-die-cutting impression embossing machine

Layering Leaves Dynamic TIEF-front layer (Dynamic means it looks 3D)

Heat Tool-for heat embossing the front ‘lavender’ bunch for coloring


Wild Wasabi Seam Binding Ribbon-bow on front


Here is my Card once again!


I needed to make a couple of Extra Easter Cards…I also have to make a couple more before next Monday! I miss-Counted and came up short while I was addressing them all!

Mr. Hubster really liked this one!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Lots of Lavender to you ALL!

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