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Friday, 2 May 2014

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
Today for FDD I'm featuring Love Locket - one of the Die D-Lites,
not one of the newest ones but I love this set and realised I had not featured it.
You receive three die templates - the outer locket shape, inner pattern with key hole 
and the key. This is how they look cut/embossed.
A card! I've used some wood grain paper and Papermilldirect linen ivory.
I proceeded to cut/emboss two of the lockets with the inner pattern.
Placed them at angles with Sprigs (yes this die is still on my craft desk!)
And for an injection of brightness Blooms One in turquoise for the flower.
A stamped sentiment is the finishing touch.
Simple but striking...hopefully!
Remember if you are coming into Gravesend tomorrow
please stop by the shop for the Charity Knit and Natter event.
Doesn't matter if you cannot knit - feel free to pop in and say hello.
Mum is furiously cake baking...!
Take care friends and have a great weekend.

30 comments:

Chris said...

Lovely card Christine, particularly like the turquoise flower,
Chris xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card. Wish I was close emough to pop in but its a bit far from Southport.

Michele.

ElizabethS said...

Hi Christine, ooooo my mouth is watering at the sound of homemade cake and it is early in the morning. Wish I could come and sample your Mum's baking.
What a pretty card today and I love the colour combo - I would not have put them together but they really do go.
Enjoy your knit and natter tomorrow.
Elizabeth x

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine.Love today's card and the colours you have used. Enjoy your 'knit and natter' tomorrow! Hugs,
Maggie x

Stamping Bubbles said...

Morning Christine, I have this die and the key is very useful for 18th or 21st birthday cards too, especially when cut from craft metal.
I wish I lived closer so I could pop in for a knit and natter - plus a slice of cake!
Enjoy your day
Lesley

Lacelady said...

I like the card Christine, but I think you should have included the key! I wish I could be there tomorrow to come and visit, but it's not to be, so I hope everyone has a great time.

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Lovely card today,I do like the colours.
I am sure you will have a great day tomorrow,I wish we could all be there. Take care. x.

Debbie Tinks said...

Hi Christine...love the card... have a nice weekend...x

Janice said...

Morning Christine
Gorgeous card today.
I would have loved to pop over the river tomorrow to see you, but we are in Horsham today and tomorrow for our godson's wedding.
Hope you have a great day with lots of visitors!
Janice x

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Christine nice die set xx hazel

Sandra said...

Good morning Christine, lovely Die, the card is simplicity at its best, I love it, that flower sets it off a treat!
Would love to come tomorrow, my fingers are itching to fill a box!
I do hope you have a super busy day!
Hugs
Sandra x

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Lovely CAS card. The splash of turquoise really makes it come alive. Have a great day tomorrow. I would love to join in, with the nattering, can't knit at the moment, and the cake eating :) Take care.

marg said...

Good Morning Christine
Love this Die so useful!
Love the card you have made and the little flower!
Have a lovely day tomorrow and not too much cake LOL!
Love Marg

Carole Z said...

A gorgeous FDD Christine, I have both the sprigs and blooms one and have got to day, use them all the time! Have a fab knit and natter tomorrow - oh that I lived close enough to pop in...for the natter, not the knit! lol, hugs Carole Z `x

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, I have this die and never used it will have to sort it out and have a go , love the card. love Jean Z xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Very pretty card, love the splash of colour, because you use the sprigs so much I got myself a set, and like you now use them a lot.
Have a great day tomorrow enjoy the natter and the cake.
Lydia
X

Wendy L said...

Lovely idea, looks great, xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Christine lovely card the flower just adds that little finishing touch.Wish I lived a little closer. Have a great day tomorrow. Sophy n Gran

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
A lovely card and colors used
Wish i lived near to you , enjoy your weekend and your natter day .

Take Care
Elaine H X

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine. gorgeous card with the dies, the turquoise flower works perfectly with it. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs Emma x

val jones said...

Hi Christine. What a lovely card and a lovely die set. I have this one and it´s really useful.
Have a great day tomorrow.
Love Val in Spain x

Maggie C said...

Hello Christine. This is lovely. I have these dies but would never think of using them like this with the wooden background. Such a clever idea. xxMargaretxx

Maggie C said...

Hello Christine. This is lovely. I have these dies but would never think of using them like this with the wooden background. Such a clever idea. xxMargaretxx

Craftychris said...

This is strikingly gorgeous! xx

Laura O said...

great card ,Laura O

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Thanks for the inspiration ,love this card.
Ita.

Janice said...

Will try and pop down tomorrow Chris, but I hope it all goes well and that lots of people turn up. Have a good bank holiday weekend. Janice xx

LoraineC said...

Great card Christine have a great weekend hope lots of people pop in for a natter x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, A lovely card, with a lovely set of dies.
Have a good day at your knit and natter tomorrow. I'm helping out at our Church Car Boot Sale tomorrow.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card, love the wood grain paper x

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