Friday, 27 July 2018

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

This week it's a rather impromptu Friday Die Day or let's just say...rushed! 
Yes it was the heat, it has really hampered creativity. 

I've chosen to feature one of the Classics die sets - 
When I say 'Classics' these are actually new, they are a twist
on the original Nestabilities in that they have more detailed edging,
either dotted or scored.

Six dies in this set and the approximate measurements are:

First: 4.25 x 4.25 in. 10.80 x 10.80 cm
Second: 3.70 x 3.70 in. 9.40 x 9.40 cm
Third: 3.20 x 3.20 in. 8.10 x 8.10 cm
Fourth: 2.70 x 2.70 in. 6.90 x 6.90 cm
Fifth: 2.15 x 2.15 in. 5.50 x 5.50 cm
Sixth: 1.65 x 1.65 in. 4.20 x 4.20 cm

Instead of step photos I've put together a video,
it's quick, again big thanks to Elliott's editing skills, it's just one minute.
Just click below and it will take you to our Hope and Chances' Facebook 
page to view.
Sorry I cannot post direct here, the videos are a little bit too large for 12mb...double dutch to me! :)

I'm using a very simple technique of layering up strips of card 
(got to get through that scrap box eventually!)
and then die cutting the scallop circle shape.

Loving the dotted edge detail on these dies.

Items used today with clickable links:

Rose Buds (also in the sale!)

On Hochanda today, the one day special is Spellbinders,
it is the new Sweet Christmas Collection designed by Sharyn Sowell.



We've taken early delivery of the designs being featured on telly
and you can view them on the website here.  
Isn't it wonderful for a moment to think of snow, ice and 
all things generally cold!  
Yep, the heat is definitely getting to me! 

Take care friends, what are you up to this weekend?


nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Such a lovely card and a nice idea to use up some of those scraps .
I have Johns sister visiting tomorrow until Tuesday so no crafting for me .
Take care
Elaine H X

Kitty Davies said...

Morning all.
Thank you a very pretty simple card.
Yes it is to warm to craft.
Although I really love the warm weather.
Take care and keep cool. Kitty.

CraftyCoffey said...

Pretty card & lovely Dies.


lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Pretty card, it's good to get the old dies out sometimes.

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Christine
Did you notice Anna Griffin on QVC yesterday?
Love the twist on the older Dies nice to have different edges!
Take care
Love Marg

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Christine. It too warm to do anything. We have had some rumbles of thunder and a few spots of rain so hoping the thunderstorm happens today xx hazel

Sheila Howard said...

Too hot today. Have just seen your lovely card. Had misplaced my phone and eventually found it on a shelf in my wardrobe!!!?? Have a good weekend x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, This technique is fabulous, bit boxes here I come haha !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

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