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Friday, 16 January 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

It's Friday Die Day and today I'm featuring Floral.
This is one of the Spellbinders® decorative card front dies.
There are two dies in the set and the measurements are:
Inset: 3¾ x 5” Border: 4¼ x 5”.
(That border die used alone is brilliant for plain rectangles too!)

This is how it looks cut/embossed.
And this is how it looks embossed only.
Just use your embossing sandwich and the result is just as beautiful.
I've applied a strip of floral washi tape along the bottom.
(This washi tape is available on the website at a bargain price here).
I then cut/embossed Pretty Petals B and Sentiments 3.
Attached them to the base area of the card so not to detract too much from the lovely
floral embossing.
Just a couple of gemstones for extra sparkle and done!
A fresh clean card with a shot of blue and pink.
Floral is also the die I used for this month's Charity Kit (details here)
Imagine inserting a backing of rainbow paper...that would be effective.
It could be a very useful die indeed! :)

Have a wonderful weekend everyone, let's hope for finer weather please,
at risk of being blown away!

Take care friends.
 

24 comments:

Kitty Davies said...

Hi All.
Thank you a very pretty card. Take care Kitty.

Carole Z said...

A lovely FDD Christine, the card is so pretty too! Hugs Carole Z xx

Chris said...

Such a pretty card Christine, thanks for the tip.
Chris xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, very pretty.

Michele

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Very pretty card today. Thank you for FDD,I really look forward to it.
I hope you have a good day. Take care. x.

AnneRD said...

Hi Christine, it is so easy to forget the use of the die as an embossing tool on its own. This card is lovely. Anne x

hazel young said...

Lovely die set. gorgeous card love the simplicity of it as well as the gorgeousness Have a great weekend xx hazel

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
Such a simple card but it looks so stunning. Congratulations to Patricia and Janice. My that new die cutting machine does look heavy. But I can see the attraction if you want to buy the thicker dies. Would save you buying two machines if you like the sizzex style dies as well. Look forward to seeing more of this.

Sandra said...

Good morning Christine,
Such. Pretty card today, simple yet so. Very effective
Another fabulous FDD!
Almost the weekend Christine, time to relax,
Hugs
Sandra xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
A lovely simple card, love it.
Lydia
X

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, Very pretty card love it . love Jean Z xx

Carole Matthews said...

Hurrah! I've got that one. C : ) xx #moresquishing

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Christine, I don't think I have seen this die, great for smaller cards.
X Ros

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. What a pretty card, it shows off the lovely embossing so well. I hope you have a good weekend : ) Take care.

Planetsusie said...

Not been making many comments recently, but I saw this on Bloglovin and this die is amazing - I love the card you've made, I shall have to get the die and have a go myself.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hi Christine
Very pretty dies and card.
Take care
Lesley

Janice said...

Hi Christine
Another great FDD! Pretty card, and I love the die, so many going on my new year wish list!
My prize aster die arrived today, thank you so much. I look forward to having a okay very soon, when my new craft room us ready.....I'm almost there!
Janice x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Great card Christine ,I love your Friday Die day.
Ita

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, I'm loving the way this die looks both die-cut and also embossed, and the card is lovely, I'm especially loving the 'happy birthday' die-cut too.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Lesley Thomas said...

Love the card Christine. Note to self - must try embossing my dies more!

Rose in Chester said...

Lovely card, Christine. Simple but stunning.
Hugs, Rose

Laura O' Connor said...

two great examples ,Laura O

SusanP, Kent said...

Great tutorial. Gorgeous effects with this die and I love the card. I enjoyed making up this kit.

Elaine said...

Gorgeous , such a lovely design Christine x

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