Apr 5, 2018

Thank You Octagon!

Hello DRU fans!  I'm thrilled to be sharing my first post with the amazing Dies R Us Inspiration Blog Design Team. What an honor to be joining such a talented group of designers! Thank you for the opportunity DRU. Really looking forward to a fun journey and hope to make you proud! :)

THANK YOU CARD
I used Black, Gold and Kraft papers for a striking contrast.


I first multi-cut all of my elements for the Butterflies and center panel


Next, multi-cut the layers that would hold the sentiment and Octagons for framing this.



Next are the layers that go over the cut octagon shaped base card and panel.



Finally, all cuts got adhered and assembled as shown for dimension. The mini Butterflies are randomly placed and large is off-set to show the dry embossing center. All are topped off with  golden bling for added sparkle.

Final assembled card ...
CARD RECIPE
Stamps: None
Ink: Brilliance Pigment Ink Galaxy Gold
Paper; Gold CS, Black CS, Kraft CS
Accessories: The following CE Cutting dies by Sue Wilson; Classic Adorned Octagons from Noble Collection,  
Sue Wilson Designs - Noble Collection - Classic Adorned Octagon

Majestic Monarch Butterfly from SW's Finishing Touches Collection,  
 Sue Wilson Designs - Finishing Touches - Majestic Monarch

Thank You Circle from SW's Perspectives Collection,  
 Sue Wilson Designs - Perspectives Collection - Thank You Circle
 
Darice - Octagons Embossing Folder
 Darice - Embossing Folder - Octagons

Techniques:  Dry Embossing, Lots of Layering (for dimension)
Hope you like it! :)

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Thanks for stopping by today Crafty friends!  I hope to have inspired a little creativity!
America

10 comments:

  1. Stunning card! Love the black and gold combo. So elegant!

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  2. Very handsome and grand card. I could see this for an invitation as well. Maybe for a special anniversary or birthday.

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  3. This is gorgeous! The black and gold are so elegant! That Octagon die set is magnificent! Great 1st post!!!

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  4. Wow~ What a gorgeous creation! I agree with the others on how wonderful the black and gold look together. I can't wait to see more of your amazing cards!

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  5. FABULOUS America! I too love your choice of colors and the design is just exquisite! Way to get the ball rolling! Awesome inspiration ... thanks!

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  6. This is just a gorgeous card, can't wait to see more from you.

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  7. Such a lovely card! Very elegant :)

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  8. Oh my word, this is beyond gorgeous. I love all your layers, and the gold and black with the spot of kraft are so elegant. This is a work of art!!!! Welcome to the team!!!!

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  9. Wow! What a gourgeous creation, America! Stunning!

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