Friday, 4 May 2018

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
For this week's Friday Die Day I'm sharing some wine with you...
well, a Wine Country collection die set so sort of!
This is Frame Charms.
8 dies in the set and the approximate measurements are:
Square Frame: 2.00 x 2.00 in 5.10 x 5.10 cm
Circle Frame: 1.90 x 1.90 in 4.80 x 4.80 cm
Rectangle Frame: 1.60 x 2.20 in 4.10 x 5.60 cm
Rod: 0.30 x 4.80 in 0.80 x 12.20 cm
Finials (2): 0.80 x 0.80 in 2.00 x 2.00 cm
Leaf 1: 0.60 x 0.70 in 1.50 x 1.80 cm
Leaf 2: 0.50 x 0.60 in 1.30 x 1.50 cm
Grapes: 0.70 x 1.20 in 1.80 x 3.00 cm
I chose to make a card using two of the frames.
First, from ivory card die cut a rectangle using Scored and Pierced Rectangles.
Leaving the die cut inside the die, I stamped using a script design,
you will see it has gone across the die (easily wiped off with a damp cloth).

This gives me the image but not over the edge.
I did not want to cover up the piercing.

I added some more stamped images (Just Rite Stamp - Greetings from Paris)
and used distress ink to the edge along with die cutting two of the frames,
again adding some distress ink to the edges.

I die cut grapes and vine leaves, then coloured with inks.

Assembling my card - threading twine through the frames,
fixing in place with 3D Foam Circles.
Securing on the reverse with Crafty Power Tape and matting onto burgundy cardstock.

Inside the frames I stamped the square and rectangle fall out piece. 
Mounted onto a larger card base.

It was then a case of adding the leaves and grape clusters along
the twine and stamping a sentiment.
The finished card.

The Wine Country Collection is perfect for parties, events, thank you cards/gifts
and ticks the box for those who are not so keen on flowers!
Take a look at the full collection on the website here,
the bottle hanging dies are very popular.

Items used today with clickable links:

Scored and Pierced Rectangles
3D Foam Circles (white is now in stock)
Crafty Power Tape

Have a great Friday and I think we may even have a sunny weekend!

Take care friends.


Christine Collins said...

Hi Christine
That's a great card, love the little bunches of grapes.
Chris xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Christine
Love this card all the elements on it match so well.
Jan x

Kitty Davies said...

Hi All.
Thank you a lovely card.
It matches the sentiment brilliantly.
Have a great sunny weekend Kitty.

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card today.


margaret driscoll said...

Hello Christine
The grapes look good in fact the whole thing looks good!
Have a nice weekend looking forward to seeing Becca!
Love Marg

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Christine. Love the die set, I can see mini photographs being put into the frames. Enjoy the sunny bank hols xx hazel

nattyboots said...

Lovely !

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Great card and die set.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, I absolutely love this card and everything you have used to create it.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Christine an intetesting die set and you have made a super card. Enjoy your trip to Hochanda. Best wishes Jackie x

karenlotty said...

A very interesting die set What a neat trick - leaving the die in place to stamp the background

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