I happened to have some swatches of the awesome new Frosted Floral Specialty DSP sitting on my desk (along with a ton of other
Anyhoooo, I noticed how pretty the copper looked next to the Blackberry Bliss pattern, and thought that a copper deer would be nice with a non-traditional holiday color. After cutting the deer and the gorgeous filigree corner piece (there are TWO of those corners in the die set), I got the notion to try embossing them with the Subtle Dynamic embossing folder.
Holy wow, what a difference that made!!! It is a really cool effect, but if you try it, be aware that it makes the die cut kind of curl under a bit, so handle it carefully. I tried adding a Blackberry Bliss twine bow to the deer's neck, but it didn't look right; just too rustic for this rather elegant cervid. Copper sequins were much more in keeping with his stateliness. *smile*
Greeting: Whisper White 5/8" x 2-3/16"
Mat: Copper Foil Sheet 3/4" x 2-5/16"
Background: Whisper White 2-1/2" x 3-3/4"
Mat: Copper Foil Sheet 2-5/8" x 3-7/8"
DSP: Frosted Floral 4" x 5-1/4"
Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored & folded at 4-1/4"