Saturday, 3 May 2014

Retro Spellbinders®

Hello friends

I'm very pleased to tell you that I've managed to source some 
retro Spellbinders again!
Today featuring Rose Blossoms.  This was originally from the Edgeabilities set.

The die comes as one piece but within it there are three designs.
A spray of roses and leaves attached to a frame and two separate roses with foliage.
This is how the main part of the die looks cut/embossed.
Apologies, not the best photo but it gives you an idea of how you can create
a frame/envelope flap even.  
This die is perfect for stencilling.
I chose Distress Inks - Barn Door and Forest Moss.  
this makes it so much easier when stencilling through smaller areas of the dies.
I then attached the main die cut with one smaller rose die cut onto a card base,
some pretty wallpaper design paper from my scrap box (Carta Bella I believe).
Little bit of twine and stamped tag from Back to Basics Tags and complete. 
I have a very limited stock of these dies but at a bargain price.
They are available here.
I will try to bring you more retro Spellbinders, it is fun visiting previous designs -
a lot were about before I joined Spellbinders so all new to me!

Today I am loading up the car with cakes, firm favourite Lemon and Coconut,
Cherry Cobblestone Cake and Nigella's Chocolate Muffins!
Mum is bringing her cakes too so lots of photos tomorrow of our Knit and Natter event.

They have arrived!  Last night Elliott and I packaged and sent them all out,
so if you've ordered it is on its way!

Take care friends.


Mary by the Sea said...

Good luck with the charity event today. So sorry I cannot make it. Got to go shopping for dress to wear to my nephews wedding in 3 weeks .
Fingers crossed for us both today, so long since I wore a dress!
Enjoy today.....x

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. What a pretty die. Please keep on finding retro dies, it's great to see them. Have a great day :) Good dress shopping Mary. Take care.

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine. I love these retro dies~ it's fun to see them again! The amazing little gadget is on its way to me at last ~ I received your email yesterday, thank you! Enjoy the knit and natter. Hugs,
Maggie x

PharmacyMichele said...

Love tbe Retro die-really pretty. Thanks for the email-there will be lots of crafters waiting for postie in the next few days...!!!


Stamping Bubbles said...

Hope all goes well today. The cakes sound delicious. I will be waiting patiently for the postie too - thanks for the email to say my happy parcel is on its way.

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Love the retro dies, this one is really pretty.
Good Luck today,I am sure you get a lot of people.Looking forward to seeing the photo's. Take care. x.

Anonymous said...

That's a pretty die. Hope today goes well. JuliaT x

Debbie Tinks said...

Hi christine ..I have this die must get it out as I have a new airbrush I must try out ...
Have a nice weekend ...x can't wait to see the pictures...

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Love what you have done with this die, very pretty.
Hope the day goes well, cakes sounds delicious.

Chris said...

Hi Christine, thank you for letting me know that the tool in one is on its way. Thank you too Elliott for helping send them out. Hope you day goes well and you gets lots of visitors
Chris xx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
A lovely card today, really pretty
Enjoy your knit and natter

Elaine H X

val jones said...

Lovely card Christine. Have a wonderful time today.
Love Val in Spain x

hazel young said...

Lovely die and good that the spellbinders tools have arrived. Have a great knit and natter xx hazel

marg said...

Good Morning Christine!
Mary by the sea..what a lovely name I hope you enjoy the Sunshine and find your dress!
Christine the day sounds so lovely with all the goodies you,and Mum have made!
I love when you look through the older Dies... sometimes they have a new lease of life when trends change!
Have a lovely weekend!
Love Marg

Lacelady said...

Pretty car Christine, but I'm more excited about the tool n one being on it's way. Thank you so much for keeping us up to date with any news you had. It must have been just as frustrating for you as it was for us.

Jacquie said...

Brilliant oldie die, its good to see all the old ones, quite interesting to see how they have moved on lol!

The tools look good though not too sure what they are supposed to do!!!

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Laura O said...

good luck at the knit and natter .Laura O

Maggie C said...

Hello Christine. We've said it before and I expect it will be said again that it's sometimes a good idea to revisit dies that are lurking at the bottom of the box. I found some lovely flowers the other day that I had completely forgotten about. Thank you in anticipation of receiving the handy dandy tool. If only I could remember what to do with it! xxMargaretxx

Carole Z said...

What a lovely die..and card! Can't wait for my order to arrive :) Hope your knit n natter went well, hugs Carole Z X

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, A lovely retro die from Spellbinders and a really lovely card you have made with it.
I hope the knit and natter went well, the cakes sound yummy.
Great news for the Tool n One.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

AnneRD said...

A very pretty die Christine, and lovely projects. Hope your day went well, wish I lived nearer so I could participate. Anne x

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