Wood Veneer

I love when a product comes out and you just have to have it. Especially when lots come in a package, giving it great mileage for the money.

A perfect example? Studio Calico’s wood veneer embellishments. Here are a few cards I threw together with them.

First one has some wood veneer hearts on a double embossed notecard (shown in a video in A Cut Above – you can still take it)…

All of these wood veneer pieces start out as plain wood but I colored them quickly with Copics. You could use pretty much anything to color them. Here, I layered an open bird on top of a solid bird. Eyes were done with Black Enamel…


More layering here. I just glue them together with Glossy Accents…

My favorites are these stars. They are super small, making them fun to scatter on a card like I do normally with tiny punched hearts or gems. Fabulous. Added Rock Candy Distress Stickles to these. Looks like sugar.

And look how many come in a pack? Awesome…

You can see all the fun wood veneers HERE.

Oh, and see those hexagon and chevron embossed notecards? I did that with one embossing folder. The Spellbinders M-Bossailities can be used with any die cut machine. Emboss it one way and get one pattern. Turn it inside out and emboss and you get another pattern. Love. A great deal. And since it is a true embossing folder, it gives deep impressions.

Have a good night.


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56 thoughts on “Wood Veneer”

  1. I don’t have any of these…YET! I love your cards, especially the heart one. Thanks for sharing! (I can’t believe that you even have time to do this! Impressive!)

  2. LOVE the wood veneer embellies. I love to use them on layouts, but these card ideas are great! Thanks for giving me an excuse to buy some more. =)

  3. Love the embossing patterns – so lovely and I was just perusing these wood veneers and great to see how well they colour πŸ™‚

    Hope all is well with you and Lila πŸ™‚

  4. So good to see a post from you, Jennifer! I know you must be enjoying lots of baby time! πŸ™‚ I love when you show us new products. The wood veneers look like such fun, and what a great idea – two-in-one embossing folders! Your cards are adorable!

  5. Jennifer, you’re a genius! Love the coloring on the wood veneers and the background embossing.

  6. Some really great ideas jennifer and I just love how your cards turned out, they looks really cool.

  7. I just drool over your C&S cards. I so struggle with that style. I’m also loving the Embossibilities folders!

  8. You have made a believer out of me – love all the new products (wood veneers and Spellbinder embossing folders)! Can’t wait to check them out πŸ™‚

  9. Just ordered some of those wood chips….super cute. I am too impressed that you can create with a new one πŸ™‚ I always enjoy your posts!

  10. Fun stuff there, Jennifer! Thanks for sharing-I love those wood shapes! Hope you and the baby are doing great!

  11. Wow! There’s some fabulous products here and you use them so well. All the cards are so cute and make me want to go looking for these items!

  12. Wow, you are creating beautiful cards already?! You are amazing! They’re terrific. I love the look of the embossing on the snow cards and the cute wood accents!

  13. Wow, I feel like I’ve arrived; I already have the star wood veneers & made cards with them last weekend. They are fantastic & there are over 200 in the package~yay!

  14. Love the cards. I always worry about adding too much bulk to cards…but the veneers look thin enough that I wouldn’t have to worry about that.

  15. Love those little wooden shapes–thanks for showing us those! Love your cards–how ever do you have time with your little wonder? I’d be just wanting to hold and snuggle with her 24/7! Enjoy–keeping you both in prayers.

  16. These cards are just so beautiful. I love their simplicity, and the bright colors! You are the best inspiration for happy colors πŸ™‚

    Hope all is well with you and your family πŸ™‚

  17. These are gorgeous!!! Definitely will be buying some! Thanks for the inspiration, your cards are gorgeous!!! Love the pretty colors against the pretty embossed snow cards πŸ˜‰

  18. I was wondering what to do with those wood embellies, I’ve seen them all over. They are so dog gone cute . Love the chevron embossing.

  19. I think I need to go mist something! Love the inspiration for using these wood pieces I’m hoarding. πŸ™‚

  20. The wood is wonderful and you made it more so! I can’t believe how bright the colors turned out! Love the texture the wood brings to those lovely colors! TFS!!!!!!!

  21. These cards are very cool – love the embellishments! Enjoy that new baby Jennifer! Hugs and sleep to you!!! πŸ™‚

  22. Beautiful! I have some wood asterisks in my stash that I need to use and coloring with copics would be perfect. I have many more shapes on my wishlist but thought I should use the ones i have first. Thanks for the inspiration!

  23. I am so glad to see your posts showcasing new products. Some of us who are not near craft stores do not always know about new products. Love your cards – they are all so pretty. I also love the embossing folders you showcased as well.
    Hope you are enjoying your time with Lila. We have a new grandson who was born on May 9th – he was a month early, but is doing really well. We love our cuddle time with him as well!

  24. Hi Jennifer,
    I just stopped by to see how you are doing ~ I hope all is well with you and baby Lila!!!
    Thanks so much for sharing your cards with us…they are all so bright and fun!
    Have a great week!

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