Friday, 10 July 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

It's Friday and in my blogosphere that means...Friday Die Day!
This week I am featuring Decorative Curved Square.

The approximate measurements are:

Leaf 1: ½ x ½”
Leaf 2: ⅝ x ⅝”
Accent: 1⅝ x 1”
Square 1: 2½ x 2⅝”
Square 2: 4⅛ x 4¾”

This is how it looks cut/embossed.
For my card design I chose to use the largest square die #2.
I cut/embossed Curved Square die #4 from kraft card to place in the centre. 
I also used Flower Play to create two flowers and leaves.
My card base is 6 x 6 Matting Basics.
6 x 6 Matting Basics A #7 for cream card and 6 x 6 Matting Basics B #7 for the kraft.
I began to layer my card, adhering the cream Decorative Curved Square die cut
with Crafty Foam Tape.  I added some twine and a hand cut stamped banner.
The Flower Play flowers in place, Wild Honey distress ink on the edges.
The finished card.
A close up pic.
And a different view!
Mitchell 'modelling' my card with a non interested Bella!
All the dies used today are available on the website.
Each one is highlighted with a link to take you straight there :)
Wishing you all a wonderful sunny weekend.
I'm at home this weekend and intending to craft...loads!
Take care friends.


Kitty Davies said...

Morning All.
Lovely card nice die, Handsome son Very beautiful Bella.
Have a great weekend folks, take care Kitty. Thank you.

Janice said...

Morning Christine
This is a gorgeous card today, the dies make it look very classy. I do love using kraft card myself. Have you used enamel dots for the flower centres? They make a lovely change.
Great photo of Mitchell and Bella!
Enjoy your crafty weekend.
Janice x

Stamping Bubbles said...

Good morning Christine
Another pretty dies and an unusual shape too. As always I gorgeous card too.
Mitchell's modelling adds a whole new dimension to your cards - I think you should always photograph your cards this way!
I am off to Doncaster craft show tomorrow hoping for some inspiration. Mr Mojo has gone on his holidays at the moment and I desperately need him to come home.
Enjoy your "crafty" weekend.

LoraineC said...

Beautiful card today, and I'm loving your models, it has brightened my day!!!

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
A very lovely card ,{ i have missed this die somehow Christine , so another one goes on my list }
I hope i am crafting this weekend also , i have so many cards to make.
Take care
Elaine H X

marg said...

Hello Christine
You always manage to find Dies that I have glanced at, and make them interesting!
so now I maybe need them!
Beautiful cards and love the models!
Take care
Love Marg

hazel young said...

Lovely die set, gorgeous card xx hazel

Lesley Thomas said...

Super card Christine. the die set is gorgeous and when you have a set you love, it seems so much easier to be inspired by it. (love the animated card stand you have, too, LOL)

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card today & nice photo of Bella + Mitchell. You could find you have a lot more followers if you keep using Mitchell to model your craft creations!


lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
A very pretty card, I love the die, It's gone to the top of my want list.
Great photo of Mitchell and Bella, hope he didn't charge a modelling fee. I'll be making cards for Guide dogs, my daughter has a stand at a school fete next week. Enjoy your crafty weekend.

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Great card today it as really pretty.
Love your models too.
Have a great weekend. Take care. x.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, A beautiful card, loving these die-cuts and the colours, although the kraft card looks a different colour in some of these piccies !!
Well done Mitchell and Bella, although something else has caught Bella's eye hahaha.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christina
A lovely card for us today. What a lovely shape this die is. A lovely young man modelling it for you. With as you say a very disinterested Bella.
Hope you have a lovely weekend. I'm off to have a look at this die. It's really nice to see what dies look like cut.

utilitygirl said...

Very pretty dies Christine and a lovely card.
Have a good weekend

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Christine
You will never believe it but I have received a bereavement card this morning using this very die. And it's beautiful.
Love Maureen xx

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Elaine said...

Stunning card and amazing dies. A lovely card ! Love the 2 models in the photo lol x

Carole Z said...

What a lovely die and gorgeous card! Love the photo too! Hugs Carole Z X

Laura O said...

gosh Mitchel is one handsome young man and a fine card he has in his hands too ,Laura O

Cinders61 said...

I can't believe the die you used today. I was online last night humming and hawing about whether to get it. Couldn't find many examples of cards made using it. So happy to see it today. Must get it now. Love your two models. Gillian x

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Christine and I like the die. Very unusual. Thanks for showing it.

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