Friday, 16 May 2014

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
By the magic of Blogger scheduling here is FDD!
Today featuring Blooms Four.
There are three die templates to this Die D-Lites set and this is how they look cut/embossed.
I've chosen to make a card.
To the bottom long edge I'm using A2 Bracket Borders One.
Stamped a sentiment and used A2 Matting Basics A to create a label.
Now rummage down your scrap box for lots of pretty coloured card.
Cut/emboss lots of Blooms Four - I've used the smallest and medium size dies.
Then start to adhere around your sentiment label, just stick the middle of the flowers down so
you can lift the petals.
Keep going until you feel there is enough...
and then add one more!
It is a simple but effective design and a great way to use up scraps of coloured card -
also looks superb in white with pearls/gems to the middle of each bloom.
Today is our last full day in Devon - we have had a great time and would
like to stay longer, equally though it will be nice to get home to Bella!

Some more holiday pics tomorrow.
Have a brilliant weekend - weather looks like it is going to last!
Take care friends.


Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. I love the CAS card : ) The Blooms Four make lovely flowers and look so pretty, and you get to use up scraps when making them which is always good. The week seems to have flown by doesn't it! Enjoy yourselves in the sun : ) Take care.

Rosie said...

What a great FDD! I will definitely use my Blooms Four like this.

Stamping Bubbles said...

Great FDD. These blooms 4 look brilliant and I think they need to be added to my collection.
Enjoy your last day of your holiday. I bet Bella will be pleased to see you all.

Debbie Tinks said...

Love the card you have made Christine ....
Have a nice last day to your holiday ....x

Anne O said...

Hi Christine
What a lovely card. I have lots of bits to use up! Glad your holiday has been good.
Best wishes, Anne O

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely idea & card. The week has gone quickly for me so I'll bet it has for you. I'm doing a sponsored night walk for the local hospice tonight so fingers crossed for fine weather.


Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, Make the most of your last day, and I'm sure you will have a 'little doggie' at home eagerly waiting your return, you will definitely get an excited 'welcome back' from Bella.
The Blooms Four looks really nice, I love all the flower dies with long petals, I think that is why my favourite is the poinsettia haha, because you can leave them long, or you can curl them up and make a totally different looking flower.
Enjoy your last day.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sandra said...

Good morning Christine, Mitchell & Elliott,
I love FDD!!!!
Sometimes the simplest cards are the most stunning, I love what you have done with those dies today, that card stock is so pretty!
I hope you have the best last day, I would love for you to capture Bella's reaction to seeing you on video!
Don't forget to stock up on Clotted Cream before you leave!
Crafty hugs to all,
Sandra xx

Janice said...

Morning Christine
Lovely CAS card today, so clean and simple! I love how you've used the blooms. Just wondering, do you use the bracket border on the back and the front of the card or just the front?
Wishing you a lovely last day in Devon and a safe journey home tomorrow. We leave Paris this afternoon, where we've had a lovely four days 😊
Janice x

Mary by the Sea said...

Good morning Christine, what a beautiful card. Must try this. Glad you are having a great holiday together and the sun has come out.
Did like the paper cutting idea but not sure I have enough patience. Enjoy your last day.xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Great card, and a good way to use the scraps, I have been doing this for sometime but with different flower dies, will try it with just one die shape as your looks stunning.
Make the most of your last day, so pleased that the weather has been kind to you.

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine. I love FDD ~ always something interesting and today's idea is super for using up those scraps (and I always have loads!) as you say. Hope you all enjoy your last day in Devon. Hugs,
Maggie x

Ann said...

Hi Christine

Beautiful card love the way you have used the flowers so pretty.

Enjoy your last day and safe journey home would love to see little Bella's excited greeting for you all.

Luv n hugs Annxxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, such a pretty card simple yet elegant and so clean looking , love Jean Z xxx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
I love FDD,your card is really lovely today,Thank you for another good idea.
Really pleased you are having a great time and the weather is being kind,I am sure Bella will be so pleased to see you all. Take care. x.

La said...

Pretty card Christine, enjoy your day today, it's nice and bright here too.

Elaine said...

Fabulous FDD, enjoy your last full day, cant wait to see more photos x

Chris said...

Beautiful CAS card Christine. Sorry your holiday is coming to an end, but I'm sure you will enjoy your last day. I'll bet Bella will be pleased to see you all.
Chris xx

marg said...

Hello Christine
Love the Flower Dies my Favourite is Blossoms Three!
Enjoy your last full day in the Sunshine!
Take care
Love Marg

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Such a very pretty fresh card ,a lovely idea and ways to use up the scraps.
Glad you had a good Holiday and the weather was kind to you { holidays are so much better with the Sunshine }.
and it looks as if we are going to have sunshine in my neck of the woods for a couple of days at least Yipeeeee.

Have a safe journey home Tomorrow
Elaine H X

AnneRD said...

Hi Christine, Elliott an Mitchell.
Have a fab last day of the holiday, I hope the sun shines brightly for you and you all come back suitably refreshed.
A very effective card design today Christine, love the bracket edging and the colourful flowers. Plenty of dimension but a card that will be easy to post. Anne x

hazel young said...

Love these dies great card. Enjoy your last day xx hazel

Maggie said...

Hello Christine. This is a great card and will be so useful. I have bracket dies, I have card, sentiment stamps and not this flower die, but the asters would also work. Going to give it a go right away. Have a lovely day in the sunshine by the sea. xxMargaretxx

Cornish Emma said...

Good Morning Christine, beautiful card and i think i have to get these flowers as well now! lol I have more flower dies than anything else. Enjoy your last day, im sure Bella will be just as happy to see you lot again also. Hugs Emma x

Pat S Witney said...

Thanks for showing what the FDD looks like made up. I have these dies but have not used them yet. Glad you had a great time in Devon. They also offered my son and his wife a weekend away when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He said he wouldn't go as he didn't want to leave his children. So they arranged for all of them to have a weekend at a Center Parc. They had a wonderful weekend away.

SusanP, Kent said...

Love this Christine. The Blooms Four are lovely. Brilliant card, but simple. I liked it with just three flowers too! Have a great last day and a safe journey home.

Layerlass67 said...

Love the card Christine. Simple but so effective. Will try this one for sure. This week seems to have flown. I hope your batteries have been sufficiently re-charged. I'm sure Bella will go mad when she sees you all. Enjoy your last day and safe journey home. GemmaC xxx

Mac Mable said...

Love the bracket die on the bottom of the card and the flowers are so pretty x

Oksana said...

Such a pretty card in soft, spring colours!xx

Jacquie said...

Beautiful card Christine, I have this die and it makes wonderful flowers.

Sad your holiday is coming to an end but I guess Bella cannot wait to see you. Safe journey back.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

baconbits said...

Morning Christine
Beautiful cafx todsy I just love it. Very pretty I love it.
Amanda x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Thank you Christine,love the ways you have used the dies

Susie Bentz said...

Beautiful CAS card! Hope you are enjoying your holiday!

val jones said...

Hi Christine. Such a lovely colourful cards.

Have a safe homeward journey.
Love Val in Spain x

Carole Z said...

Gorgeous cards Christine - I have Blooms 4 and I love it, it's one of my 'go to' flower dies! Glad you've had a good week, Bella will be excited to see you all! Hugs Carole Z X

Janice said...

A super card Christine, I love it!!. Janice x

LoraineC said...

What a pretty flower die, love how you have made this card. Hope you enjoyed your last day I bet Bella can't wait to see you x

Craftychris said...

So very pretty! Hope you had a fab last day away. Bella will be so pleased to see you all! xx

I'm a Little Teapot said...

BEAUTIFUL! What a lovely card!

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