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Friday, 22 March 2013

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
This Friday Die Day is Radiant Rectangles.  I received a request to feature these 
so I made a note of it (and I remembered to read it too!) 
Always feel free to email your requests for FDD.
You receive 7 die templates with this set and what a wonderful, intricate, beautiful set it is.
These are Majestic Element dies and you have so many options - use the border/label
dies alone or place the very pretty inset into the middle and more.
This how they look cut/embossed.
So what do we have here??  It's not a tag!
It is a little memo peg wallet.  I've used the largest die cut, scored to make the wallet.
And this is something different - I've used washi tape to cover some mini pegs.
Pretty flowery washi tape...I am stocking this in the shop.
Cutting and folding a further die cut to house the pegs.
Here is the inside of the wallet, I chose to place the darker pink die cut inside just for decoration
and stick down the peg holder.
A side view so you can see how the pegs are placed inside.
And the decorated front using the final die cuts and some ribbon.
The pegs inside can be used for keeping together notes, receipts, bills (yuk!) - a different gift idea.

Yesterday's card featured a stamp 'Home is the Heart of Life'
I think it comes from Creative Expressions but I will check once I'm back in the studio.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend, take care friends.

28 comments:

baconbits said...

Morning Christine,
What a lovely idea for the giving of a small gift, or those horrible voucher cards, the recipient would not know what they were receiving.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Rose in Chester said...

Wow, you are so patient - I couldn't cover the pegs with ANYTHING (would cheat and use plastic ones or even big office clips instead).
But it's a great idea and a lovely gift.
Thanks for sharing. You have a good weekend, too (even despite the snow).

mags said...

A super gift idea using this lovely die set. Thanks for sharing and really must get this set now.
Mags
x

Chris said...

Hi Christine,
Wow, I have this set but wouldn't have dreamed of doing something like this with them, brilliant. You give us such great ideas, thanks.
Chris X

Bea said...

stunning Christine - they are already on my wish list

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Morning Christine what a brilliant way to use these gorgeous dies. Love how you covered the pegs with washi tape too! I think the only thing that would put me off these dies is the size, I always make 5 3/4 square cards and buy the envelopes in bulk and the largest of this is 6 x 4 so I wouldn't be able to use it! Have a fab weekend Susan x

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, gorgeous FDD today! I also love covering pegs with washi tape, love using this for all kinds of things! Have a great day, Carole Z x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, I love these dies, they have such gorgeous intricate edges, and you have used them beautifully in this little wallet, great idea and can be used for numerous gift ideas.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

val jones said...

Hi Christine. What a wonderful idea and covering pegs with washi tape, how patient are you?

Finally ordered a Grand Caliber despite my moaning about the postage. It arrived yesterday. It's unpacked but not played with yet so going to have a lovely crafty day today.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

Val in Spain xxx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine. A super FDD I love what you have done with these dies,this wallet would make a lovely gift.
I think it's a day indoors today as we have snow and very high winds so will just have to think of craft. Take care. x.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Love these dies and you have shown an inventive way to use them, a very pretty gift bag. Another set to go on my ever expanding wish list.
Take care to all of our fellow bloggers who are having such bad weather.

Nikki Payne said...

This is such a gorgeous gift.....love it :)
Such a brilliant way of using these dies x Pegs are gorgeous too x
Hope you have a nice weekend... going too be a very cold one :(

Nikki x
P.S.... my wish list has grown so will be emailing you over the weekend:)x

Susie Bentz said...

Beautiful project from beautiful dies - and who can resist flowery washi tape? Thanks for the inspiration!

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine ,

A great idea ,you are so creative wish i had half of your patience too

I do like the use of the washy tape on the pegs

Have a good weekend
Elaine H X

Cornish Emma said...

Gorgeous use of the dies, great idea for a little gift. Emma

Jean Z said...

Very pretty Christine so elegant a very good idea love Jean Z xx

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Christine

What an ingenious idea, I love it..but these Friday die days cost me every week cos I have to buy the dies you have used!!!!

Sue xxx

Carol J said...

Christine when will you ever make something that I can say something different about. It's the same old ,same old. Clever, as usual, and very pretty, as usual.Love Carol x

hazel young said...

Love these dies they are on my wishlist which is ever growing. Love the memo holder great idea and love the colours used too xx hazel

Anonymous said...

Brilliant use of the dies Christine - Thanks for demo, I will now start using them (I have had these for about 2 months and never opened packet yet)!! Love your little washy tape pegs - another great idea. Thanks Christine.
Val C xx

Sue B said...

What a fabulous idea Christine, another one for me to try. How do you come up with all these ideas, your brain must be on overload all the time. Thanks for your inspiration.

Callie said...

Nice idea!! and my favourite colour...
Realised i need to get the raspberry layer to use with grand calibur for m-bossibilites, so on th to do list for payday!

xx

Ita said...

Hi Christine what a great idea love the little pegs and the colours are lovely,thanks for a great step by step,so easy to follow.
Smiles
Ita

cats said...

Hi Christine,lovely idea and beautiful dies..more to need I think!
Christine xx

Janice said...

Good idea Chris, it makes me try and look at my dies a bit differently. Could you do demos on using flower dies? Eg: carnation creations by Donna Salazar. I have this die but need to be shown how to put together or are there several ways to construct? help!!
Janice xx

Dawn said...

It's lovely to see different ideas and this one is so cute. The dies look fabulous too, my wish list continues to grow! x

Elaine said...

Hi christine what a great idea. Never seen anything like that before and in one of my favourite colours ! Have a great weekend xx

Sandra said...

Christine, I love it., it looks like a gorgeous little handbag, I love the way your mind works!
You have such a fantastic inspirational mind!
Hope you have a fantastic weekend ,
Hugs,
Sandra Riley

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