Aug 31, 2017

Arched Loop

Hello, and welcome today.  It's Barbara and I have a card for your inspiration.  I purchased this lovely border die, but decided to use it as a main focal point on this card.  Here is what I mean.

 I just cut this die twice to make a lattice background for my flowers to be displayed on.

 On the base of black card stock, I place a frame from the Frantic Stamper Stitched Rectangle Frame.Then I place the lattice white piece on top of that.  It gave me a nice background to place the flowers that I die cut from Penny Black, Gaiety.  The flowers are colored with copic makers and I added some black detail with my black copic pen.  I thought it need some bling, so I added a few sequins from my stash.

I am really trying to finish the inside of each card that I make, but leave the sentiment for later.  This was easy, as I just die cut another flower and colored it lighter than the ones on the front.

Here are the dies that I used for this card.  You can purchase them at the Dies R Us store.
                               Frantic Stamper - Dies - Elementals #16 - Stitched Rectangle FramesFrantic stamper Stitched Rectangle Frame

                           Frantic Stamper - Dies - Lovely Arched Loop Edger & Lattice InsertFrantic Stamper Arched Loop Edger
                             Penny Black - Dies - GaietyPenny Black Gaiety 

I hope that you have been inspired and find out for yourself how easy it is to make a beautiful card that someone will love and cherish.

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  1. This is beautiful,love the

  2. Beautiful, Barbara! The black background looks awesome with the white and pop of pink. I love how you used the edger die cut!

  3. Very creative and just BEAUTIFUL Barb!! What a fabulous use of dies! Thanks for lovely inspiration!

  4. Beautiful card Barbara. I love how you have used this die. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Gorgeous - love what you did with that border die!!!

  6. The flowers against the black and white lattice is stunning! What a great way to use that border die too. Just gorgeous!

  7. Beautiful card , love the black and white

  8. lovely, I have this die and never thought of this!! wow! thanks for the inspiration!



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