A daily papercrafting blog which features my handmade cards showcasing Creative Expression's products including my own line of cutting dies and embossing folders, Cosmic Shimmer, Ranger, Spellbinders and more which use various techniques and ideas to hopefully inspire the creativity in you.
Hi friends, Labels 28 again today but in a lighter fare. I used a piece of grey tonal patterned paper for my background. I then cut two of the Blossom Corners from Heartfelt Creations out of coconut white card. I glued them into place so they created a lacy backdrop for my buckle card. Using the Labels 28 die set, I cut three frames, two slightly smaller than the centre one. On the larger centre frame, I stamped first using the Blossom Frame from the Stamps To Die For Range and a clear perfect medium pad. I heat embossed it with Silver Shine Embossing powder, then cut it out with the coordinating dies. I cut a forked flag and wove it through the three frames and centred it across them. Next I stamped my sentiment from the All In The Family Sentiment set from JustRite stamps. I cut it out with the oval from the Radiant Rectangles set. I used the inner decorative insert die with it for a bit more detail. While it was still in the die, I used Brushed Pewter Distress Stain on a piece of cut 'n dry foam to highlight the sentiment. I mounted it with 3D foam across the three frames to complete my focal element. I added a darker grey mat, then finished the card with a double mat of coconut white card with an inner pierced mat. I hope you like it! Finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x 8" in size.
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