Tuesday, 28 August 2012

A Friday-Die Day Follow-Up and a Winner!

Hello friends,
I've been rummaging...under my bed!  I keep boxes under my bed full of projects that I've made.
I need to keep a lot of them because they are sometimes requested for magazines, design teams, TV etc 
but it does get a bit scary when you discover projects you barely remember making! 
This is one of them and it features the dies I showcased last Friday for Friday Die-Day.
I decided I would like to share it with you because it proves how versatile a die set can be.
I've used three of the dies from the set, layered onto stamped canvas and lace.
Unity Stamp Company make a coordinating stamp set for this die set, very pretty but unfortunately in the States so it does bump up the cost I'm afraid.
Nonetheless, if you haven't already tried it  - experiment with stamping on canvas and on to your die cuts.
Now, I need to announce a winner.  I've reinstated Bella as a 'working dog' - 
that's if picking out names out of a spotty cup constitutes working! 
Here she is.....she ran off with the winning ticket to her special red blanket!
I snatched it away to reveal the winner is...........................


Please drop me an email: christine.emberson@blueyonder.co.uk
and I will make sure your E-Z Dots Permanent is sent out to you straight away.
My Amazon shop is getting a little more stocked up now, stop by now and again to see new products.
Today I'm off to my crafty studio to finalise my class on Saturday - 
I think I may have to post a sneak peek tomorrow!
Have a lovely day dear friends.


scottish crafter said...

Hi Christine, congrats to Patricia. What a lovely card, love the lace and colours. Is's amazing what you can find under the bed lol.


melanie said...

Beautiful card wish we could get them stamps in the U.K those dies may start to be used .can`t wait for Sat just hope I find it O.K .melanie

Susan Flynn said...

What a gorgeous card Christine I love those stamps but at $40 you'd have to pay duty as well as postage! Good luck for Saturday, wish I lived closer x

Carole Z said...

Beautiful card Christine. amazing what's hiding under the bed! Have a great day everyone, Carole Z X

Jenny L said...

Hi Christine,
lovely card, my fav colour pink. Congrats to the winner. Bella is a clever dog, and sooooooo cute. Have a great crafty day everyone.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

norma said...

hi christine,what a change in the weather today,sunshine and blue skies,about right as going back to work,
really pretty card so versatile
have a great day
best wishes

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine.
A really lovely card
Bella looks so cute,Congatulations to Patricia.
I wish we all lived close enough to be coming to your class. x.

kelly said...

Christine,what a beautiful card and such a gorgeous colour too!
Well done Patricia.
Have a great day.

nmty said...

hi christine, wow what a lovely card, the stamps look amazing, shame you can only get them in the US.
congrats to patricia.

love your new amazon store, will add to my favs bar.

lv norma

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, An absolutely beautiful card today, simply gorgeous. I love the die-cuts with the stamping on them, it totally changes the look of the die-cut. I spent most of the weekend organising my dies, I have cut up my magnetic sheets and have stuck inside the folders with the dies on them, that tip was brilliant. Only problem is, I have run out of magnetic sheets, and still loads of dies to do, I have some bought but not arrived yet. I think it may be me who is the winner, will email to check. Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Christine

WOW this card is beautiful.. glad to hear I am not the only one who forgets what I have made lol

Love the canvas background too

Sue xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Beautiful card love the way you have used the dies.
I find all sorts of things under my bed especially when my little grandson has been on a visit it's his favourite hiding place.
Have a great day.

barbiepinkfairy said...

Lovely pretty card, congratulations to Patricia. Wish I lived nearer and could come on Saturday!

hazel said...

Morning Christine congrats to Patricia. Lovely card love how feminine it looks love it xx hazel

Redanne said...

Hi Christine, your card is simply gorgeous, love the stamps with the dies, finishes them off so nicely. Glad someone else keeps their work under the bed! Bella did a lovely job - many congratulations to Patricia.

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, congrats to Patricia. This project is lovely, ive recently taken to papercrafting on canvas. Love the stamps for this and the colour.

nattyboots said...

Such a beautiful card Christine simply gorgeous ,

Well done bella on choosing Patricia for the prize

Im sure you will have a great time on Saturday Christine .

Take Care
Elaine H X

Sarah said...

Hi Christine

Beautiful card! Gorgeous colour. Well done to Patricia. Bella is an amazingly clever dog. Have a great day

Sarah x

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine, Lucky Patricia - enjoy your goodies.
Oh, and its so good to see that adorable little scamp back on the blog. We've missed her(give her a big kiss and a hug towelcome her back)
Going to hop over and have a peek at the goodies on offer.
By the way Christine, thats one place I'm not able to store bits and bobs - under the bed. But its a different matter when it comes to our attic!! Crafty best wishes, Carolyn x

Teresa said...

beautiful as always, thank you xx

Bea said...

what a fab project Christine - love how you have used most of that set - I did try out the technique you showed last Friday and it did work quite well although have learnt that I need some new cutting plates as the scores showed on the embossed part. i will certainly have a go at using a canvas for stamping as often thought about it but got no further. thanks for sharing

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Christine,
Don't you just love looking over older creations also to find something you created that you think, Ooh I haven't used that technique or layout for a while, Must try that again?!
This is a lovely card and the stamping is beautiful.
congrats to Patricia.
Thanks for the update on your Amazon shop, will take a look later.
Regards Linda x

Sue B said...

Oh this is such a pretty card Christine, looks very feminine.Congrats to the winner of the giveaway & well done to Bella she's fully re-instated as a co-worker.

Lacelady said...

Very pretty card, enhanced with the stamps to go with the dies.

Sandra said...

Hello Christine :o)
Beautiful card... it's always good to have a rummage under the bed ;o)
Just watching a late night re-run of one of your shows on C&C and it was me that was pulled out of the cup!
Alas.... your beautiful creation never arrived :o( I was soooo excited to be 'the chosen one'. Never mind. I can appreciate all your wonderful cards right here on your blog.
Thank you so much for sharing.
Crafty Hugs
Sandra x

sheila said...

This is a lovely card Christine, really feminine. I've just checked under my bed but unfortunatey only found dust, nothing beautiful at all!

Janice said...

Hi Christine
I love what you have done with this set of dies, great inspiration - thank you! Great effect on the canvas too.
Congrats to Patricia too
Janice x

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous card - it really shows off how fab these dies are. I have a roll of canvas that I haven't used yet - maybe I should give stamping on it a try xx

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