Monday, July 16, 2012

Deer Trio (Memory Box)


It is always fun to find ways to use the Memory Box Deer Trio die, so I created a forest scene for my card today.  I die cut the Scalloped Frame using the Spellbinder Classic Scallop & Standard Circles.
I used mounting tape under the frame and glued the deer, grass, flowers and clouds in the background. I attached the tree to the top of frame and added a couple of small butterflies to the leaves.

Memory Box - Deer Trio, Arboscello, Wildflower Patch & Puffy Clouds
Cheery Lyn Designs - Lace Corner Deco F
Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Circles & Standard Circles
Marvy small butterfly punch
Martha Stewart grass punch

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pretty In Purple (Marianne Designs anja Edge)



I have had the Marianne Design Anja Edge die for quite a while but have had trouble coming up with an idea on how to design a card with it.    For the top part of the card I used the Cuttlebug Winter Bundle embossing folder and then die cut the bottom with the Marianne Design Anja Edge die.  Next I used a second piece of scrap white cardstock and the Cuttlebug Polka Dot embossing folder and then punched the bottom part with a Martha Stewart Eyelet lace PATP.   I added some purple cardstock under the Anja Edge to make to stand out and attached the Polka Dot embossed paper under that.  I die cut the following in purple Lace Corner Deco F, Spellbinders Floral ovals and Memory Box Petal Party and Fancy Blossoms.  I also die cut Cheery Lynn Design Fanciful Flourish and Dee’s Distinctively small leaves for inside the oval frame.

To pop up the Purple Floral Oval frame I doubled up on the mounting tape. The flowers are glued in layers and I added a touch of dark glitter in the center.
Materials:
Marianne Designs - Anja Edge
Cheery Lynn – Fanciful Flourish & Lace Corner Deco F
Dee’s Distinctively  - Small Leaves
Martha Stewart – Eyelet Lace PATP
Memory Box – Petal Party & Fancy Blossoms
Spellbinders – Floral Ovals
Cuttlebug –Polka Dots & Winter Bundle
White & Purple cardstock
Glue & Mounting tape

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Simple White (Spellbinders Floral Ovals)



For my Tuesday project I wanted to create an all-white card.  I think the Spellbinders Nestabilities Floral Ovals are so pretty and the intricate details along the borders really create an elegant card.  I ran two ovals through the die cutting machine and then die cut the center out of one of them.  That way I could emboss the back of the card with a Cuttlebug Kassie’s Brocade but the center of the oval would be untouched.  I used mounting tape and attached the two ovals one on top of each other.  Then die cut some Cheery Lynn Designs Fanciful Flourish and Elizabeth Craft – Dees Distinctively small leaves. The flowers were layers of Memory Box Petal Party. 
Materials:
Spellbinders Nestabilities – Floral ovals
Cuttlebug – Kassie’sBrocade
Memory Box – Petal Party
Elizabeth Craft Designs Dee’s Distinctively Small Leaves
Cheery Lynn Designs – Fanciful Flourish
White cardstock
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