Friday, 5 June 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

This week's Friday Die Day features Victorian Picket.
A sweet die set that could be used for many projects.

The approximate measurements are:
Grassy Patch 1: 1¼ x ¼” (2 pcs)
Grassy Patch 2: 1⅜ x ¼”
Rail: 5⅛ x ¼” (2 pcs)
Fence: 5⅛ x 1½”
This is how it looks cut/embossed.
It's a card this week.
I selected some shaded papers from Cosmo Cricket - Summer Love and
die cut the fence aperture in each.
I cut/embossed the fence and rails in white cardstock, also my favourite Sprigs
and some smaller flowers.
I then trimmed the shaded papers to represent sky and grass and inserted them
around my die cut and glued down.
My next step was to create a rectangle - I used Pierced Rectangles.
Love the 'dottiness' around the edge!
My card base - white cardstock matted with patterned paper -
Kaisercraft - Kaleidoscope.
Stamped greeting - Lawn Fawn - Scripty Sayings.
The finished card.
Added the Sprigs and flowers (decided not to use the bright pink one!)
Close up pics.

Victorian Picket is available on the website here.
Wishing you a wonderful weekend and don't forget if you happen to live near
Staveley, Chesterfield I will be demoing all day tomorrow at Time2Craft.
It's quite a drive so Elliott is coming with me, he likes chatting just as much as me!
Take care friends.


Kitty Davies said...

Hi All.
A very pretty card thank you Have fun. Take care Kitty.

Stamping Bubbles said...

Good morning Christine
Lovely, pretty card today. The die set is so cute and I really like the pierced rectangles.
Enjoy your day

Andrea said...

Lovely xAndrea

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, love this card so pretty, the dies are great. love Jean Z xxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, very pretty.


Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, I love how this card has come together, the 'marriage' between the background paper and the shaded other paper with the die-cuts on, is fabulous.
Is the 'rail' die a railway track ??
Have a good weekend, and safe journey to you both.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

hazel young said...

lovely card and die set Christine, have a,lovely weekend xx hazel

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Very pretty card today and another great tutorial.
I hope you have a good day today and a safe journey tomorrow.
Take care. x.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
A very pretty card. Have a great day tomorrow.

marg said...

Hello Christine
These Celebrations Dies are so useful...they stay out as I use them so often the pierced edges!
This is pretty page and so Christine with the little flowers..but no Butterfly?
Enjoy tomorrow!
Take care
Love Marg

Jacquie said...

Hi Christine,

Wow amazing creation, just love it. Love that background paper, so pretty.

Fabulous die too.

Love & hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Thank you for a great tutorial showing us how useful the Victorian Picket dies are. Have a good day and a safe journey tomorrow, enjoy having Elliott with you to pass the travelling time : ) Take care xx

Lesley Thomas said...

Super card Christine, simple, yet very effective.+

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Christine, enjoy your day out in ?Chesterfield and the journeys up and back. It's so lovely travelling around our country during late spring and early summer. X Ros

karenlotty said...

So so pretty I can see lot's of uses for these dies - even Christmas! Whoops! I said the dreaded "C" word!

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
Another lovely tutorial showing us how to use the picket fence. Hope you have a lovely day, great having Elliot along with you.

utilitygirl said...

A very pretty card Christine.
Hope you have a good day and a safe journey

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine , i am back ,hadv trouble with the tinternet, some lovely projects, love the paper bag .
Elaine H X

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Christine. Haven't seen that die before although I do have a fence in a different make.

Maureen Killen said...

Hi Christine,
Gorgeous card and I like the pierced rectangles, well all the dies really!!
Maureen xx

Carole Z said...

A really gorgeous project, love the picket fence die, hugs Carole Z X

Elaine said...

Wow this is stunning x

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