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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Something New!

Hi Folks, thought I would share with you one of the results of Saturday's 'play day'.  I've used the Tim Holtz Cabinet Card Die, and previously, I've used foam pads to attach the die cut front to a card - great from the front - but mine never looks too good from the side, so, I've had this idea in my mind for a few weeks, to fold the sides, much neater.  This is the first time I've tried this and I did 1/2" folds, but next time I will just do 1/4" as I felt it stood off too much on the finished card (a bit of d/s tape in the right space gave a nice shape though)

I have used tissue (from a pkt of hankies) for the front and placed the 2 printed sentiments at the top.  My images, a JustRite stamp (courtesy of my friend Diane), was coloured with Distress inks.  The other image and scissors are IndigoBlu.

The theme this week at Craft Room Challenge is Something New - well this was a new way of using the die, as well as the first time I have covered a whole card front with tissue and also first time to use the JustRite stamp, so lots of new things, so I think this fits.

I am also entering this at:
  Cuttlebug Mania - Anything Goes with a Die cut
  Make it Monday - Anything Goes
  Addicted to Stamps- Shabby/Vintage
  Rogue Redhead Challenge - ~Fashionista

Thanks for looking and have a great weekend whatever you're doing.

Avril xx


Amanda said...

Avril lovely card I like the folded effect.
Amanda x

brenda said...

Sounds like my kind of 'play day' Avril and what super results. Looks like a die I've missed on my rounds as well.

B x

sally said...

Your "something new" play day has created something quite special! I've not tried the tissue or 3D so far :-)


Janette said...

Morning Avril, oh this is fabulous, I love everything about it, just stunning.xx

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Such a gorgeous cabinet Avril...lovely

Mrs A. said...

That is a brilliant idea Mrs B. Looks fab. I have loads of pretty serviettes to use on card making just not enough hours in the day to try everything out. Hugs Mrs A.

Terry said...

I wish there were crafters here to have a play date! Beautiful use of the cabinet die! Love those colors! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs!

Sandy said...

I like what you did with the folds - good for you! I do know what you mean about the side view when something is popped up. A real pretty make Mrs. B.

Meggymay said...

Great idea to fold the sides. Its a fantastic card, love the details.
Yvonne x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful card, great idea.

Paper Profusion said...

This is gorgeous Avril and the side folds have super dimensional impact. Will try out! I am most familiar with sentiment on top right!! Enjoy your weekend. Nicola x

Anonymous said...

This is very special.
Love the stamps, colours, theme and the cabinet card shape - yes, I really do love this.

Linda said...

Hi Avril,
Love how you've used the cabinet die, great idea adding the folds. Play days are so much fun. have a great weekend...... hugs Linda xx

Christine L said...

This looks a fabulous new technique Avril... your creation is stunning!

Christine x

lalkygirl said...

What a gorgeous card ,love the distress ink work and all the great stamps you used.fab shape too.
Thanks for joining
Us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x

Marlies said...

Wauw a beautiful vintage creation Avril! I love this! Thanks for joining us at ATSC, Marlies

Kimbo said...

I love the way this stands out. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this week x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Avril.
Fabulous new things, gorgeous card!
Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge,
good luck;-))m

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Oh wow! This is stunning, I love the colours and the shape and the images are beautiful, apologies for being a rubbish blogger lately, I hope you are well
Lindsay xx

Debi said...

Avril, so much new stuff :-) this is a gorgeous creation, love the colour and the shape, Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

Annie said...

Fab make Avril and what a wonderful idea to make the folds. Brilliant colours too.

Crafty hugs
Annie x

Pia S said...

Beautiful folding and nicely coordinated papers and colors. A lovely vintage make!

Hazel said...

Hi Avril

I am loving what you have made with the TIm Holtz die - fabulous!

Thank you for dropping by and leaving me some lovely comments.

Have a great week.

Toodle Pip

Hazel x

Shar said...

Very pretty! Love the extra dimension! Thanks for joining us at RRD!

Shirley Chillman said...

Don't you just love play days Avril absolutely divine.

Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

Vicki said...

Wow! Love this dimensional card. Thanks for playing along with the RRD Rebel Challenge!

butterfly said...

Really lovely make, Avril - I love how you've created the dimensional frame with the cabinet card die; the folds work so well... Gorgeous warm tones, and the stamping is beautiful.
Alison x

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

annekescardart said...

I just started following you. I really love your work. Like the colors you use. You are a creative person. Anneke.