Jul 16, 2016

Raindrops on Roses


Welcome to the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog.  Ann here with two rose cards that could be used for almost any occasion.

For the first card, I began by cutting the Penny Black Edger on the lower white top panel and again on a piece of black paper, then attached the black edger to a top white panel.

The black fancy oval was then cut out using the Sue Wilson Designs -Frames & Tags Grace as was the white center oval.


I used the Single Rose by Paper Smooches as the focal point on the card, cutting it out twice with black paper then layering them on top of each other for a thicker frame.  The red and green part of the rose was made by coloring a piece of acetate with alcohol inks.  After cutting the die on the red and green acetate, I just adhered the pieces with a glue pen.  I added a few drops of Glossy Accents on the rose to make it look like raindrops but it is kind of hard to see.


Here's my second rose card:






   


Helpful Hint:  Did you know you could make your own foiled cardstock in any color you wanted?  I like pink foiled cardstock but it's very hard to find so I make my own by using various shades of red and pink alcohol inks dabbed onto silver foil cardstock.  I used this for  my pink rose.

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7 comments:

  1. Both lovely cards Ann, showcasing the super Sue Wilson dies. Fabulous roses, thanks for sharing the techniques you've used.

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  2. Beautiful cards, Ann. Both are stunning, your first one s my favorite. The dies are awesome and I adore the black and white as your red rose just POPS! Beautiful!

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  3. These are gorgeous Ann ... thanks for sharing such wonderful inspiration! Great designs with these beautiful dies!

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  4. These are both just Beautiful, I love your idea of coloring the acetate and the black framing is so pretty!! I can see the raindrops when I make the card bigger, such a pretty touch!! Great tip on the coloring of the foil too!!

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  5. Wow Ann, these are both gorgeous! I love your tip about making your own foil card stock. So genius!!

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  6. Love this. Must have this die in craft room. So pretty. My fave is the black and white with the gorgeous rose

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