Monthly Archives: July 2017

Birthday Card

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I used Coredinations card stock on this card, which was distressed with an emery board on the top layer. I love the way you can rub off some colour from this type of card. I embossed both layers of card,  after using my brush dusters to ink them a tad.  Added butterflies that are die cut, stamped and embossed.  XCut butterflies and matching stamps.  XCut words.

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Tea for two

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I got these lovely dies from China on EBay where they sell the leftover amounts from big orders.  I used a lattice die from my stash and the Papermania Simply Floral papers.  The message die is XCut. Frustratingly, the spoon die pinged off of my plate as I cut it and despite looking high and low, its disappeared! Dont you hate it when that happens?! On the first use too!

Happy Birthday to me! 

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Seeing as today is my birthday and I’m going to be in Rock, Cornwall on a short break, I thought I would post this Seaside card to celebrate my birthday spent by the beautiful Camel Estuary! I have been buying various metal craft dies from China, either on EBay or Ali Express.  Great dies at unbelievable prices! Anyway, I couldnt wait to use my latest set, and here is the end result.  Used upside down cloud dies for the waves, and a hill die for the land. Used Brusho Inks as my sky background, and Distress Oxide Inks on all the other elements! And to finish, a Tattered Lace Washing Line Happy Birthday die.