Guest Designer – Ann Greenspan

ann3Time for another guest design post here on the Cropstop blog. Today we have another gorgeous card by Ann of Ann Greenspan’s Crafts. I just love how Ann highlighted her embossing folder using different colors of gilding wax! In her own words Ann shares how she created her masterpiece:

I used the beautiful Couture Creations Oooh La La embossing folder that they so graciously sent to me for winning a random draw on their challenge blog.

I wanted to highlight all the pretty individual aspects of this embossing folder so I applied some Creative Expressions gilding wax with my fingers after embossing the white cardstock.  I also painted the entire card with some clear Stickles Glitter Glue for some added sparkle.

For the frame I used my favorite Creative Expressions die called Ornate Pierced Rectangles and cut it out with some glittered craft foam.  I backed the ornate frame with some rose glittered cardstock.  The flowers were cut using the leftover piece of embossed paper that was cut to fit the inside of the frame.  I punched some Cosmos flowers with a Martha Stewart punch and inked the already glittered  flower tops with some Spun Sugar distress ink.  The leaf punch is also by Martha Stewart.

I want to thank Esther for allowing me this opportunity to Guest Design for Crop Stop, and I want to thank Haylie-Jo for sending me this beautiful embossing folder.”

If you’d like a chance to win a prize from Cropstop or perhaps a chance to guest design here on the blog, stop by the CURRENT CHALLENGE and link up any project that uses products from companies Cropstop carries in the store. Happy Crafting!

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2 Responses to Guest Designer – Ann Greenspan

  1. Cathy R says:

    Wow, such a beautiful card, Cathy x

  2. Beautiful with the gilding wax, pretty framing!

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