Kinda cool, eh? I think the inked embossing and the sewing make it 'pop'. I inked the embossing using a brayer. Oh, and how about those Nestabilities ...? I did not know that the Nesties were avail on Overstock.com for $19.99 + $2.95 flat rate shipping. You are now enabled!
cardstock: craft supply
dry embossing: Cuttlebug
stamp: Hero Arts
ovals and scalloped oval: Nestabilities
other: sewing and brayer (to ink the embossing)