Friday, December 27, 2013

Aspen Blog Hop

I hope your holidays were wonderful! Today we're celebrating the December Aspen collection.

I just love the Wood Grain Embossing Folder included in the Aspen Lite kit. I knew my project had to incorporate it somehow. There are also a number of quotes on the Aspen rubber stamps that I really liked. So how could I put the two together? This is what I came up with:

UM stamped onto 8-1/2 x 11" Print
A fun little art piece that showcases the faux wood frame and one of my favorite UM quotes. Here's a close up of the faux wood frame:

Bridges Brown Plain embossed with Wood Grain Embossing Folder
Now let's see what our other bloggers have in store for us . . . enjoy!

Next up:
Hetty at Craft Chaos
Cathy at the Artful Gamut
Tiare at iClassy Girl
Lisa at Carpe Memoria

Creatively yours,
Karen

20 comments:

  1. Karen you are awesome - love your project and will be playing around hopefully later on today. Happy new year.

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  2. Love it! Love the Card. Love thatcher received an embossing folder and especially love

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  3. Great card,Karen and I am glad I have that woodgrain folder!
    Wishing you and your family Happy New Year!

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  4. Fun project Karen - love the finish that embossing folder gives to the paper. Looks pretty convincing! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Outstanding! What a terrific use of the embossing folder! Nice work, Karen!

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  6. Great project, Karen. Neat idea for using the folder!

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  7. Love it! Way to get more uses from the embossing folder!

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  8. cool idea - did you use anything to make the whole thing extra sturdy?

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    1. Actually, yes, I forgot to mention I attached the whole thing to a piece of 8x10" matte board.

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  9. Wow! At first I thought it was a real wood frame! TFS

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  10. Fantastic Karen! Just love this framed project, and the embossed wood grain frame is inspired!

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  11. The woodgrain frame is fantastic! Great use of supplies for home decor items.

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  12. Great idea Karen. I have loved each of these blog hops...so many good ideas. Please tell us that you will be doing Blog Hops in 2014 too!!!

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  13. Karen, this turned out wonderfully and I can;t wait to receive my embossing folder to copy!

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  14. This would be a great use for those pieces of board that come when we order extra paper sheets!

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