Cheery Lynn Designs March Blog Hop with NEW IOE Embossing Folders and Plates

 If you arrived here from Cherry’s Blog, you are on the right track. If not, why not head back to the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog and start from the beginning so you don’t miss any of the terrific projects.

When you are finished hopping, but sure to leave a comment answering the questions on the Cheery Lynn Blog to be entered to win a $20 gift certificate to kick off your shopping at Cheery Lynn Designs.

My card today features two IOE Embossing Folders.  I used the small square thank you portion of the Thank You Wishes Folder and I used the large dotted border from the Birthday Oval Folder.  I used the Square IOE Plates to isolate the portion of the folders I wanted.  I used a soft bristle brush with antique linen distress ink to enhance the embossing and really make it ‘pop’.

The dotted border embossing was a large rectangle on the embossing plate, but I simply sent the folder through half way, removed it and then flipped the paper around and lined up the dots to continue the pattern to create a square instead.  If you use your imagination, you can come up with even more uses for these embossing folders.

My floral spray was created using the Floral Bouquet Die set from Cheery Lynn Designs.  This is a fabulous set and a ‘must have’ for anyone who loves to create their own paper flowers.  I cut out the different flower and foliage pieces and used a stylus and foam pad to shape the pieces for more dimension.  The flower centers were finished off with a 14mm Faceted Rhinestone Gem and Antique Bronze Gears.

Cheery Lynn Products Used:
IOEEFO8 Thank You Wishes Folder
IOEEFO2 Birthday Oval Folder
Square IOE Embossing Plates
CAFR-23 Square Frames
B540 Thank You #2
DL112AB Small Exotic Butterflies #1
B777 Floral Bouquet Kit

My card was finished off with a bi-color bow created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using Turftan Brown and Kiwi Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

For a video tutorial on how I created this bow, please click HERE.I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #195 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #274/275 – Anything Goes
TTCRD – Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #174 – Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #150 – Anything Goes
Simon Says – Handmade Flowers
Use Your Stuff #255 – Dry Embossing
A Bit More Time to Craft #40 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft #3 – Anything Goes
Dies R Us #69 – Borders and/or edges
Come and Get it – Things with Wings
Glitter & Sparkle #230 – Use Some Green
C4C376 – Include a butterfly or moth
Crafting with Friends #38 – Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy #182 – Anything Goes
Jo’s Scrap Shack #179 – Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party #163 – Cards Only
Double D Challenges – Things that Fly
Inspiration Destination #124 – Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Your next stop is Debbie’s fabulous blog.

I would love for you to leave a comment before you go.

45 thoughts on “Cheery Lynn Designs March Blog Hop with NEW IOE Embossing Folders and Plates”

  1. Beautiful card, Bonnie. I love the butterfly, bow and flowers. Everything is just so nice. Thanks for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  2. This is a beautiful card Bonnie! I love the colors together and love the floral corner that you created. Love all the layers! Thank you so much for playing along at Jo’s Scrap Shack in our Funday Friday challenge! Have a great day!
    Hugs,
    Jo-owner
    ♥ Jo’s Scrap Shack ♥

  3. What a gorgeous card and some amazing textures and layers! I love the embossed border! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again!
    Tammy DT co-ordinator

  4. A tremendous amount of work went into this stunning card! I love the two tone bow too! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog.

  5. Your wedding is beautiful and so elegant looking. Love the combination of colours and pretty design! . Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva

  6. Just wow, Bonnie! I am amazed with how you put this beautiful card together! I love how you colored the thank you embossed border. These embossing folders and plates are so awesome! Thank you for the inspiration.
    -Miranda

  7. Oh I absolutely love your card. I love the die cuts and love those flowers. Flowers are my favorite and I am gonna go do the blog hop. thanks for that and, Thanks for joining us at Through The Craft Room Door ATG challenge and hope you will join us again next week.
    Linda DT TTCRD
    Ladybugstampers.blogspot.

  8. Gorgeous card, love the green with the white and the black. So pretty. Love the fuzzy stuff in between the layers. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  9. Fabulous design, Bonnie. I love all the texture and dimension you get on your designs. Thanks for joining us at Double D Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your creations.
    Kathy
    DD DT

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