Step one is cutting a 4 x 5.25" piece of shimmer white card stock. I then sponged it using daubers with Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze and Crushed Curry. I made sure that now white card stock was peeking through anywhere. Once I was done with that, I lightly inked up the non-leaf side of my embossing folder, in other words, the space between the leaves, with Early Espresso (emphasis on lightly inking!). I then inserted my sponged card stock and ran the whole thing through the Big Shot. While the card stock was embossed, the brown ink was transferred to the paper, in between the leaves. I actually whooped out loud when I saw the results! This technique has far-reaching applications with a change of embossing folder and color choices such as spring, Christmas, girl princess party, school colors, etc.
For the wreath, I used the largest swirly circle framelit and topped it off with some pine boughs and a bow. I love the whole season and theme of blessings and thanksgiving and this card will help me celebrate by showing others how much they mean to me.
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