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Woodsy WOW

I hope "woodsy" is a word...if not, forgive me. But I was referring to the gorgeous Suzy West "Pantry Collection" embossing powder colors - I love the earth-tones - not something you see too often in embossing powders. For my layout, I used the new paper from My Mind's Eye to scrap a couple pics of my husband and kids in the forest, and the pantry collection colors were a perfect fit.

To do the flowers, I used my Sizzix die to cut them out of black textured cardstock, and then covered the layers with “Pantry” Collection "Honey" and "Olive" colors. The pretty brads are from Creative Charms. This is the result:

Finally, I used Scrapmatts laser-cut chipboard circles - large and small. The biggest one, I covered with Suzy West “By the Bay” Collection - "Skyline Grey" Puff. So it has a whole lot of texture - almost spongy, like flocking. And the smaller circles, I covered with WOW "Black Glint" Embossing Glitter - so they have a lot of sparkle to them that's hard to capture in a photo. The word "Excursion" and the maple leaves are also laser-cut chipboard by Scrapmatts.

I just love the amazing effect embossing powders can add to a LO. Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. Great layout! Love the black mats and those fabulous flowers!

  2. What a cute lay-out! I love it!

  3. I like how the powder added to the look. I like to use embossing powders on cards--I'd love to try yours. I've seen it, but never used it.

  4. Ilene, what a cool page! I love those blooms and all the embossing on this page! Wonderful job showcasing the super WOW products!!!! Awesome page!

  5. the colors are awesome and they look so rustic on the flowers

  6. Sounds like a word to me ;) Love the texture that the embossing powder adds to your flowers.

  7. These look like lovely and easy to use, thanks for the opportunity to win, thanks aain

  8. gorgeous layout! love the texture on the buttons!

  9. You really captured the feel of the great outdoors. Wonderful page,fantastic pictures, love the textures!

  10. Love the texture look of the flowers and circles!

  11. This layout is amazing. Thanks for sharing!

  12. this is a wonderful layers full of texture and dimension thanks
    upnurse at aol dot com

  13. I didn't realize you could create such textures. LOVE these!

  14. Love this idea for the layout, I can imagine my
    grandson's Motorcross pics in one simular to this. Thank for the inspiration and the chance to win some of your awesome powders.

  15. I love learning new uses for products, thanks for sharing this one!! I hope I win so I can try it out!

  16. I'm sure woodsy is a word; if not, it should be. What great layering and textures. It's what makes pages so interesting, I think. Thanks for showing us something fun to try.

  17. Can't wait to get started and play around with these powders. The colours are amazing.


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