Pinecone Plethora Trauma

Greetings and happy Saturday friends

Today I have to report that the craftroom was the scene of a Great Trauma. The savage destruction of a beloved embossing folder, the Pinecone Plethora by Gemini. It got mangled in my die cutting machine and the hinges split apart.  I am still now sure how it could have happened… I think I was trying to angle it a little too sharply and well, its demise was the result…. At least my Gemini Junior survived I suppose. But unfortunately I can seem to fashion an at home repair… Does anyone have any suggestions… or do you know where I might be able to locate a replacement? Google tells me that they are only to be found in a store in the Philippines!

At least I managed to create something with it – my entry for the sketch challenge at the Freshly Made Sketches challenge .

I blended various distress inks and then embossed the background before lifting some ink from the berries. I then added a sentiment from My Favorite Things to complete my entry.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

3 comments

  1. I’m sorry to hear about the demise of your embossing folder. Maybe you can tape the sides together where the hinges are/were to be using packing tape? There’s nothing worse than losing a favorite item from your stash so I feel your pain. 😦 But on the plus side your card is beautiful. The embossed background is perfect for the simple, slim sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Oh dear! That is what I have done…taped them together, or just put them together without tape! Your card is precious, very pretty and i can see why it would be one of your favorite folders! Beautiful!

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  3. Well your background is wonderful – sorry about the damage done! Pretty card – glad you shared it at FMS!

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