Mar 16, 2018

Cat Tail Sunrise

 Hello friends ...
Darlene with you today and I've created a  birthday card 
that I think could be used for either a man or a woman!

I recently purchased this Memory Box Cat Tail Sunrise die and couldn't wait to create with it!

Memory Box - Dies - Cat Tail Sunrise

The first thing I did was die cut it from white card stock then color it using my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

Next I wanted to create my background.  So, using a 4x6 panel of watercolor paper, I die cut a large rectangle using the Tutti Designs 'Cross Stitched Nesting Rectangles then got busy with watercoloring both panels.  The outside panel using Tim Holtz Oxide 'Amber' and the center panel using Tim Holtz Oxide 'Broken China'.

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Once I put my panels together and adhered the Cat Tail Sunrise panel,
I decided to make it a birthday card and used the Penny Black 'Your Day' birthday greeting die.

Penny Black - Dies - Your Day

Next came the Cheery Lynn Designs 'Lace Corner Deco E' corner embellishments.  This set of corner dies happens to be one of my favorites.  They are just the right size and there are THREE different patterned dies in the set.  How cool is that!!

Cheery Lynn Designs - Lace Corner Deco E

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So there you have it!!
I hope you've enjoyed what I've shared today!  

Here's one more peek at the finished card . . .

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  1. So lovely!
    The cornerdies are great on.this card!

  2. Oh nice! A new way to use my cat tail die. Love the scene.

  3. Such a beautiful card, so peaceful.

  4. This is beautiful, so serene! I actually see this view quite often on my walks! The earlier the better! ;)

  5. What a darling spring card Darlene! Love the cattails with the giant sun behind them. Your colors are fab and so springy!

  6. Such a beautiful and serene scene. Pull up a chair and I could sit there all afternoon! Love it!


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