Picket Fence Studios + WOW! Embossing Collaboration = Happy Erica

HI guys!

Today I am hopping along with the Picket Fence Studios and WOW! Embossing teams to celebrate our collaboration. I am a big fan of both of these companies and I’m such a lucky girl to be on both of their Design Teams. Heat embossing is one of my favourite techniques and big, bold flowers are my favourite image to colour in. How perfect is that??

I could have made this so easy for myself, and predictable for you, by using flowers BUT I decided to basically throw myself outside of the box, rather than just stepping outside of it, and do something different!

I started out by making two rainbow backgrounds by drawing lines of Copics across a card base. You start with one colour, then blend that into the next colour, and so on and so on. These are quick and fun to make! I have a video on my YouTube channel showing the process in almost real-time. It’s been sped up a little bit, but you will still get to see the colouring and how the colours react to each other.

Next I cut out then pieces of the Y’all Word Die from Picket Fence Studios, nine out of white card stock and one out of black card stock. These I layered up with liquid glue and set aside. I also cut out the shadow part in white and black.

On the white Y’all, I used White Twinkle embossing glitter, and on the black one I used Midnight Dreams.

I have a little hack for heat embossing word dies, that saves your fingers from getting burnt, and that’s using a cork board with pointy tweezers. Up on my YouTube channel you can see this trick in action in several videos, and I made one for these cards too!

Lastly, I used a couple of stamps from another Picket Fence Studios stamp set: Seriously, Literally, Always to finish off the sentiment on the cards so that they say ‘OMG. Seriously, Y’all, no, just no’. I heat embossed these, including one that I had to cut up to make it possible to use them all at the same time, in Opaque Bright White. Before stamping these up with the Embossing Pad, I used my anti-static tool very generously beforehand.

Well, that’s it from me for today! Now it’s time to hop on and see the rest of the teams makes. Don’t forget to leave comments on this post and along the rest of the hop, to increase your chances of winning some fabulous prizes!

PRIZES – No Blog hop is complete without a prize!

WOW! Embossing Powders is giving away a $25 gift certificate to either their UK or USA store.

Picket Fence Studios is giving away a $50 gift certificate to their store.

The winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on the blog hop posts. To join this GIVEAWAY you must leave a comment on each blog post to have a chance at getting your hands on the prize. This hop is open internationally. Winners will be announced on the WOW and PFS blogs on the week of May 11th!

Day 2 – 2nd May 2020 (You can find the line up for Day 1 on the PFS and WOW! Blogs)
Picket Fence Blog
Lydia Fiedler
Carisa Zglobicki
Michelle Lupton
Heather Mitchell
Sara Sherlock
Gemma Campbell
Erica AB Anderson<————YOU ARE HERE!
Mindy Eggen <————-Next stop!
Jo Herbert
Susie Moore
Jenny Colacicco
Verity Biddlecombe
WOW! Embossing Powder Blog

I have used some compensated affiliate links to Picket Fence Studios in this post, which means I get a small commission from the company directly, at ZERO extra cost to you if you click, and buy, via these links. Thank you so much for using these when you shop, I really appreciate the support and encouragement!

Lots of love and happy crafting from Erica

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46 thoughts on “Picket Fence Studios + WOW! Embossing Collaboration = Happy Erica

  1. Erin Kathleen says:

    Very cute! Although, I can’t imagine for what purpose one would send these. I like to think someone in this world is just sending shiny, glittery, rainbow announcements to alert people of when they’re being idiots. I’m totally ok with that!! XD

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  2. KimK says:

    FUN FUN FUN cards! I’m a southerner, so I love the ‘Y’all! I love the bold design. Such great cards to send to a special friend with a sense of humor! Thanks!

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  3. Barbara Matthews says:

    Thank you for the chuckle. For all the people out there that can’t say no, this card would come in handy. So cute and fun, thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    OMG, being from Texas, I’ve got to get my hands on the Y’all die! I love your cards- the backgrounds are so bright and fun! Love the glitter, too!

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  5. artemistoo says:

    I don’t know which I like more, the depth of color on your rainbow backgrounds (most rainbow stuff is just insipid) or the snarky sentiment!

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  6. Carol E. Wortman says:

    Uhmmm? Not sure for what occasion, but they are magnificently sparkly and that’s what matters! Then whoa, one must love to color, but then again an amazing job. Interesting and yay sparkly! Thanks for the smiles and thought process and please stay well! Ps I too cannot function without my tweezers!

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  7. TracyM #6773 says:

    ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS cards Erica!
    LOVE the colours of your background and design, the BOLD white and SPARKLING layered sentiments really POP – WOW – WONDERFUL!

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    • TracyM #6773 says:

      PS – for some reason I can’t comment on the PFS blog, just wanted to say that your fireflies card there is PURE MAGIC – LOVE the design and colours, it’s like walking in to a Vincent van Gogh exhibition!

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      • erica1ab says:

        Thank you so much, Tracy! The comment section on the PFS blog is disabled for some reason, but thank you so much for taking the time to come over here and commenting! I really appreciate it.

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