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Guest Designer - Chrissie Stokes!

We are excited to present our very first guest blogger on the WOW! blog.

Chrissie Stokes is one of the co-creators of the very popular challenge blog "Simply Less Is More" and we love seeing gorgeous clean and simple projects by her. You can visit her at her personal blog here and you can also check our this month's issue of Craft Stamper magazine in "Turn Up the Heat" article where Chrissie has made a gorgeous card featuring WOW! Embossing Powder.

Thanks for joining us on the blog, Chrissie!


I stamped the WOW manuscript in red and clear embossed it, then cut it to the required size with a Nestabilities die. I cut the tag shape using a Quickutz die and punched a hole in one end.

I triple embossed this with WOW! Burgundy Red embossing powder, stamping into the third layer of molten powder with a triple heart stamp from the WOW! Gratitude set inked with Metallic gold. I brushed parts of the tag with Perfect Pearls in Heritage Gold. (Sadly I didn’t photograph this too well).

I added the ribbon through the hole, stamped part of the Shakespearean quote in a similar fashion to the music and added these to a topper layer and rounded the corners at the base of the card.

WOW! Ingredients:

WA01SF Clear Gloss Superfine Embossing Powder
WH08R Burgundy Red Embossing Powder 
Stampset2 WOW! Gratitude Stamp

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Beautifully put together card, Chrissy! Thank you for playing along with us on the blog :D

  2. Lovely card Chrissie, as always! Thanks for joining in on our ickle blog :)


  3. This is such a lovely card. Awesome to see you here on WOW

  4. Eine wundervolle Karte. Ich bin ganz fasziniert von der Gestaltung der Herzen. Liebe Grüße Silvi


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