Friday, 27 April 2018

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

This week has flown by and Friday Die Day was upon me before I really had
chance to prepare something fully so a slightly abbreviated FDD this week.

I'm featuring Sweetheart Swirl,
this is one of the new Becca Feeken dies from Romancing the Swirl Collection.
Becca's designs are very distinctive to her romantic, elegant style.

There are four dies to the set and the approximate measurements are:

Frame Outline: 4.55 x 5.95 in 11.60 x 15.10 cm
Frame Pattern: 4.35 x 5.75 in 11.00 x 15.60 cm
Oval Insert: 2.05 x 3.20 in 5.20 x 8.10 cm
Swirl Accent: 1.70 x 1.70 in 4.30 x 4.30 cm
 I used the largest swirl die (with the small oval for the aperture)
to create an oval white frame onto a matted card.
I opted for BRIGHT yellow polka dot paper for the middle,
sort of making up for the sunshine that seems to have disappeared!

The flowers are Blooming Rose and Rose Buds,
coloured with distress inks, spritzed and shaped.

Clustered flowers with a twirl of narrow ribbon and twine.

Tiny 'thanks' sentiment nestled among the flowers.

It's so bright isn't it!
Makes a nice change for me, I could be coming away from my white, ivory
and mirror card phase and entering the world of COLOUR...
watch out everyone!

Items used today with clickable links:

Blooming Rose (due back in stock soon)

The full Romancing the Swirl Collection can be viewed here.

I'm planning either Facebook Live or a video this weekend,
keeping the boys busy!
Wishing you all a lovely weekend.

Take care friends.


Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Christine
Simply Beautiful.Love this die set. The card in these bright colours makes me feel so happy.
Thank you Jan x

Chris said...

Hi Christine,
Lovely colours on your beautiful card and I like the embossing.
Have a lovely day.
Chris xx

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card, nice & bright.


hazel young said...

Gorgeous sunny card Christine xx hazel said...

Morning All.
Thank you a beautiful card and lovely die set.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Christine
Lovely bright and cheerful card, the Dies are lovely too!
Love Marg

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Lovely bright colored card to brighten my day , your flowers always look so good { i think i need to practice more }.
Have a lovely weekend
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine, well, yes, a bit bright but hey we all need a bit of colour in our lives!! Have a good weekend, best wishes Jackie x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, This is such a pretty card, and your colourway is gorgeous !!
We have got straight down rain at the moment, and Wednesday we had massive hail and thunderstorms, yucky !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

lydia jordan said...

Afternoon Christine,
Lovely die set and a very pretty card.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
A lovely die set being shown today. Great card your made with it as well. Thanks for sharing.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Christine love the Die set used today & a very pretty card
Hug's Lynda

Brenda said...

Hi Christine, LOVE your card. This die set is is just brilliant. Have a good weekend, Love. Brenda xxx

Betty McAlister said...

Hi Christine. Beautiful bright card to lift our spirits. Your flowers and ribbon finish it off perfectly. Xx

CraftyJo said...

So great to see the way you use these dies, I'm afraid I find Becca Feeken's cards always far too fussy for my personal taste so it's good to see they can be 'toned-down' somewhat and still look beautiful. No offence intended ;)

Laura O said...

Fantastic die set Christine great card. Laura O Springfield

Littlelamb said...

Gorgeous card today Christine and a great die set. Thank you.

karenlotty said...

Love it Nice to see brighter colours for a change

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