Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Pixie Cottage #39 - Embossing

It's time for a new sketch and challenge over at The Pixie Cottage

We have the additional theme of "Embossing"

You don't have to use a Pixie Cottage Stamp to enter but if you do have why not try out!
Remember you can use the sketch, the theme or both and can combine our challenge with any others you like!


One Stitch At A Time - Spooky Halloween
I Did It Creations - Spooky
Lexi's - Spooky
The Crafty Pad - Spooky
By The Cute and Girly - Spooky
Cupcake Inspirations - Halloween
Opis Gluei - Halloween
The Shabby Tearoom - Vintage Halloween
Ellephantastic - Black and Orange
Art on the Darkside - Black and Orange
If The Shoe Fits - Orange
Character Cafe - Orange, Ribbon and 2 Embellishments
Paper Playtime - Ribbons, Buttons or Rhinestones
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Sparkle and Shine
Lets Ink It Up - Stamp and a Charm
Ooh La La - Nothing Floral
Stamptactular Sunday - Layer it On (at least 5 layers)
Sweet Stampin - Punch It Out
Wild Orchid - Stitching
Oh Alice - Nonsense Text (on her dress)
Karber Monthly - Fantasy
Stamping Vacation Pick 3 - Embossing Powder, Scary and Black Ribbon
Stamping Vacation Occasion Oasis - Halloween
Stamping Vacation Sticky Situation - Halloween Sticker

Card Recipe:
Image -
Paper - Basic Grey Eerie
Medium - Copic Markers
Embossing Folder - Basic Grey for Sizzix
Embossing Powder - Stamp N Stuff Starry Night
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Stickers - Basic Grey Eerie
Brads - The Paper Studio
Ribbon - Michaels
Circle Cutter - Martha Stewart

I loved the embossing on the circle with the embossing folder but wanted to give it just a little more. So I used a glue pad and swirled it over the raised areas and then sprinkled it with embossing powder. When it was heated it gave the look of the night sky which was just what I was hoping for.
I hope you like her too.
Be sure to get creating and come over to The Pixie Cottage and play with us!


Suzi Mac said...

Fantastic card Katie, I love that image and embossing. All the little extras are amazing. Thank you so much for joining us this week over at The Crafty Pad with your gorgeous work. Good luck in the draw.
Suzi x

Sadilla said...

Hi Katie,
What a lovely card you made... I like so much the embossing, and all the sparkle swirls...
lovely image as well

Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Katie, such a cute little witch! I love the papers you used, perfect blend. the embossed and glittlery diecut behind your little which is wonderful, enhances her really nicely.cute little lamp charm! and I could go on with all the details, wonderful.
Thank's for playing along with us this week in our Stamptacular Layer-it-on challenge. Hope to see you again soon.

Unknown said...

Such a lovely card! Thanks for playing the Karber Monthly Challenge :)

Debbie said...

Oh Katie, this is adorable! Look at all those challenges you combined ... go GO GIRL!! Thanks for sharing this cutie with us in the Tea Room :)

Cleota said...

Lovely card. Adding the glitter to the embossing really adds a great touch. Love that background paper too! Thanks for playing along at TCC.

Wendi said...

Wow a fabulous card love all that sparkle and that spider web border is gorgeous
Thank you so much for joining us at ooh la la this week

Paddington fan said...

Fantastic card, I love it!! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time for our Spooky challenge and good luck, love Jacky x

Random Acts of Krafting said...

Gorgeous Katie! Wow.

Doreen said...

What a fabulous card Katie, I love all the embossing.A great project.Thanks for sharing with us at Ooh La

Agnieszka M said...

Katie, Your Card is adorable. I love the stamps, and colours. And the charm is beautiful.
Great Job!!!

Thank you for playing with us on the LET'S INK IT UP challenge. Good Luck!


Pat said...

Fantastic card. Thanks for Playing with Lets Ink it Up.

Simply Pam said...

I love the card there is so much to it, it's adorable! Thanks so much for participating in the Paper Playtime challenge!


artish said...

fabulous!! love the swirling black background you gave her--such atmosphere!

Rachel Hope said...

Adorable! Great details and I love the inside too! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

Unknown said...

Fantastic KAtie outside and in, your image is very cute and I just adore your embossed circle. Thanks for playing along at LIIU, good luck. Cheers Suzanne

Paula said...

Katie, I love this, fab image!!
thanks for joining in with us at OSAAT this week
good luck
Paula xx

Jasmine Wilmany said...

Love the textures!
Thank you for joining us in the I Did It Creations challenge!

★ Jasmine Wilmany

Femmy said...

great halloween card!!

Pat said...

Super spooky card, great image, layout and papers. Thanks for joining in at The Crafty Pad this week.

Pat xx

Helen Laurence said...

Lovley card. Great use of the orange & black. Love the embossing & the sparkly!
Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic Challenges x x

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card love the sparkly background. Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month. nnalorac.xx

Claire said...

WOW Katie, a real beauty! I love all the detail on this card and that stamp is adorable
Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck!
Claire xx

Mina said...

fabulous halloween card Katie, Great idea with the text paper...thanks for joining in with the Sweet Stampin challenge
Guest DT

Christine said...

Stunning creation Katie thanks for telling about the embossed black swirl detail..

smiles Christine xx

uksharon said...

Great Halloween card -so many layers and textures.
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT challenge.
Best wishes, Sharon

Tammy Miller said...

Great card Kate. Love the DP's, the layout and that image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at

Jana said...

This card is such a Treat. I love it. And it's wonderful that you decorate the insides. I keep meaning to, and then I forget to. Maybe you'll rub off on me eventually. Thanks so much for playing with us at OPUS GLUEI.

girlia said...

Beautiful card.

Gram's Treasures said...

Beautiful card with lots of detail! The embossing is amazing. Thanks for joining us at The Character Cafe.

Fink said...

Stupendous!!!! This is fantastic for our challenge at The Character Cafe!

Pattie said...

Great image and so much fun stuff here! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room!

Georgia said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us at the cafe this week.

Lisa said...

Hey Katie...gorgeous card!!! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations and Stamptacular Sunday!

Autumn said...

Fabulous! Love your charm! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's!

Merry said...

Oh much to look at on this card....brilliant. Love the wording on her dress. Thanks for taking part in the Pick Three challenge over at Stamping Vacation.

Jeanette said...

Isn't it great when something turns out like we wanted it to. I love your sky. In fact, I love everything about this card. Beautifully done. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Berry said...

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT with your SPOOKY creation! Don't forget to come back for our exciting challenge next wk! Hugs Rebekah xx
PS I have magnolia blog candy if your are interested

CarlaKH said...

What a wonderful many gorgeous the embossed background too!

Rosemary said...

Hey Katie, it's always a treat to see a project from you and this is no exception. Love the image and how you incorporate it and all of the other elements into the sketch prompt. It really looks wonderful, you have a real eye for adding meaningful embellishments to your projects and they come out beautiful. Thank you for participating with us at Opus Gluei!

Janis Lewis said...

Hey, Katie! I love that you play with us! The black with embossing is stunning; and what a cute image. Love you work!! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Debbie said...

Hi Katie - hope you are well my dear. :)
Super amazing card - i love it and all the detail you have used on it. Love the dress too - great idea. :)
Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. :)

Debbie (Little Gingham Bear) said...

Absolutely gorgeous - love her dress - thanks for joining us at OSAAT & IDIC this week xx

Ida said...

Cute! Love the image and her dress. Also the sparkle on the embossed portion is fantastic. Thanks for joining the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge.

Unknown said...

this is so cute katie ;) i love what you did with the witch, her dress looks fab! i'm so glad you joined us again at If the Shoe fits...SCRAP IT!

Jessica L said...

Beautiful job! I love that swirly, sparkly embossing! Thanks for joining us this week at The Character Cafe! Hope to see you again next week!

Cor* said...

Fabulous creation Katie! Love the layout and papers and BLING!!! Thanks so much for participating in our PICK 3 Challenge over at SV. You now have an entry towards 4 digi images from Stampin' Dragon & a $15.00 gift cert from Papertrey Ink.

Grenouille Greetings said...

Spooktacular! Thank you for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin. Warmest wishes, Lesley

Michelle said...

Wonderful card Katie! Love all teh wee extra's and the brads are beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week for the Ellephantastic Challenge, hope to see you again tomorrow for the next challenge!
Elle DT

Tigriswillreign said...

This is beautiful! Very creative!
Thanks for playing with Stamping Vacation!

Laney said...

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week hope you can join in next week too

Denimo said...

What a cute, cute card!!! Love all your papers and how you've cute out those spiders!! Great job!! So glad you could join us this week at CIC!!

Anonymous said...

Great work! Thanks for joining us at The Character Cafe challenge! see you again soon!

TCC DT Member

Marianne-db said...

Cute halloween card! I love all the details on your card!
Thanks for joining our fun at Stamptacular this week! Hope to see you again soon :-)
Hugs, Marianne

Anita said...

Fabulous card! I especially like the text paper piecing! Thanks for joining us at the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge! :)

PapierGirl said...

Beautiful card! It was a challenge for me to get to the end of your comments to leave me comment! :) Thanks for joining us this week at TSTR! :)

Unknown said...

Your gorgeous project fits in the challenge for this week at Papercraft Star! And it's not too late to enter the gift certificate drawing either!

Emma and Susan said...

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations, great card, good luck!
Love and hugs
Susan and Emma