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Sunday, 4 January 2015

January Die Cuts for Stamping Sensations

My First Card uses Sizzix rounded tag die to make the arch and Spellbinders Grateful lattice down the side, the flowers are memorybox Honeyblossom sprig, the stamps in the arch are Oxford Impressions and the other stamps on the background are Close To My Heart.

My second card uses memory box tree, bicycle and little birds in the trees. Wording stamp is Woodware (I do like this quote !) and the birds in the sky are Inkylicious. I added a bit of Frantage embossing at the bottom, its supposed to be Taupe but I can't see anything but gold in it, it was very fine and dusty compared to the other Frantage EPs  I have used so maybe its a rogue batch!
Memo to self : must use my dies more !
I seem to buy them, use them a couple of times and then they get put away and forgotten.
Hope you will join us at Stamping Sensations this month
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  1. Two real beauties Joan and great use of your dies, love the colours of the second but think the first might just edge it foe me.

    Happy New Year.

    B x

  2. Two wonderful cards, Joan! Both beautiful! I love the vintage feel of the first and the simplicity of the second. I don't use my dies enough either!

  3. Your cards are gorgeous Joan! I struggle with dies other than frame ones lol, you have opened my eyes!!

  4. Two beautiful cards Joan, the quote is lovely. Belated Happy New Year wishes to you and yours.
    Yvonne x

  5. Two beautiful card Joan, I love the vintage birds, so pretty and the silhouette stamps look wonderful on that background.
    Val x

  6. I love both these cards Joan. Really gorgeous creations. Love the freshness of the second.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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