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Monday, 18 June 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 214

Our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this fortnight is hosted by Peggy, and it's to use embossing - either 'wet' or 'dry'.

I had to make a gift box for a friend, so I chose to add some embossing to that.


I used the Tonic Kaleidoscope box set with a hexagonal lid. I cut the basic box in some very thick card, then completed with panels in black and silver mirror card.


I used a Crafter's Companion folder to do the embossing. It's ideal for this project because, while it has some fairly large flowers in its pattern, it also has a section with much smaller elements which was perfect for the smaller, side panels.

I considered adding some embellishment to the top, but decided I liked the embossing too much to cover it up!

I hope you can join us this time.

3 comments:

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Great box Josephine, loving the layout and detail. I agree it would be a shame to cover up the embossing. Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty box Josephine. Lovely project. Judy

Chriss America Real said...

I love this box! The embossing looks perfect .

Hugs,

Chriss

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