Friday, 22 May 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
It's Friday Die Day and this week I'm featuring Romantic Vines
This is one of the Spellbinders Victorian Garden die sets
and the approximate measurements are:

 Vine 1: 1 x 2”
Vine 2: 1⅝ x 2¾”
Vine 3: 2½ x 2½”
Vine 4: 2½ x 4”
This is how they look cut/embossed.
I've chosen to make 2 mini cards this week.
Kraft card base with matted green cardstock using 6 x 6 Matting Basics A.
Onto a slightly smaller square (6 x 6 Matting Basics B) I stamped a sentiment
across the bottom (Lawn Fawn - Scripty Sayings)
and positioned one of the vine die templates.
I cut to create an aperture and placed 3D Foam Squares on the reverse.
The card is finished with a simple single flower (Marisa's Bouquet) and a pearl.
A close up pic.
For my second mini card, again a stamped sentiment to the bottom.
The largest vine adhered and again, a single flower added.
Easy to make and brilliant for perhaps a batch of invitations, thank you cards.
Romantic Vines is available to pre-order here and arriving soon!
Thank you for all the lovely comments yesterday,
no real progress as yet with Elliott and his transfer to an open sided MRI aside from
we are back at the Royal Marsden on 1 June for a CT scan, hoping we hear more then.
Have a great weekend everyone, I am hoping to craft and garden -
not at the same time!
Take care friends.


Kitty Davies said...

Morning All.
Thank you a lovely little card. Have a good weekend everybody, take care Kitty.

Diane said...

Great cards Christine, especially like the cut out design.

Jacquie said...

Morning Christine,

Two beautiful cards, love how you have used the apertures.

Have a great day

Love & hugs

Jacquie J xxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Two lovely cards, I forget about using the dies to create a pretty aperture to use on a card.


Carole Matthews said...

Lovely as always. I'm just doing a shopping list for you and will add this lovely vine. Have a good bank holiday. C : ) xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, love the dies so useful. love Jean Z xx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine , i love your card i never think to use the aperture ,i really must get my thinking head on when i start to craft again .
Have a lovely weekend.
Elaine H X

Jeanette Butler said...

Hi Christine, beautiful but quick cards. Thank you for the inspiration. X

hazel young said...

Lovely cards Christine, love the dies. Have a great long weekend xx hazel

Wendy L said...

So gorgeous Christine, I will use that effect today I think, I need to make some 'man' cards, xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
What pretty little card, nice and quick to make as well.

marg said...

Hello Christine
Love the Green card makes such a statement!
I really like the Dies but O!Dear they must go on my list...spent to much lately!
Have a Lovely weekend everyone!
Take care
Love Marg

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Love these CAS cards. The Romantic Vines look like a very handy set to have.
Not sure what the weather is going to be like as we have had just about all types this week! Enjoy your weekend crafting and gardening, if the weather allows. Take care xx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Lovely cards today using the aperture is so effective.
I hope you have a good weekend. Take care. x.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, Two very beautiful cards, they look easy peasy, but ideal for batch cardmaking, and gorgeous.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sandra said...

Hi Christine,
Small, yet perfectly formed, best describes your cards today!
Thank you for the inspiration,
Sandra xxxx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Christine
What beautiful cards! I really MUST get some of these dies as they are so useful aren't they :)

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hello Christine
Two beautiful cards today. I never use the aperture,I should really because it looks so effective.
Enjoy your Bank holiday

LoraineC said...

These are pretty little cards I love the aperture idea. Thanks for sharing x

Baroque duJour said...

I love all of your cards, so clean and arty - just fab.

CraftyJo said...

These are adorable cards, I especially like the first one with the aperture, thanks for sharing.

Elaine said...

2 amazing cards, lovely colours. Hope all goes well with CT scan on the 1st x

Carole Z said...

Super FDD Christine & two beautiful cards, huge Carole Z xx

Janice said...

Really great FDD, such lovely cards and easy to make.
I love the new dies.
Janice x said...

I love your fabulous card and especially these Spellbinders dies!

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