Use only Dies

Today it is time to show case the results of the next challenge between BożenA and I and this time it was my turn to give the theme. I decided to go with my second favorite card-making technique and that is using dies. So the challenge was "Use only Dies". No stamps, no coloring medium, no embossing folders. Only dies and cardstock or patterned paper.


I have seen many people create beautiful white and gold cards, so this was my chance to try it out. I created a white card base and added two music score die cuts as a background. I used Stick It adhesive on the back of the cardstock before running it through the die cutting machine. It was then easy to get them positioned on my card.


I cut both the sentiment and the focal flower outline twice each out of white cardstock and once each out of gold foil cardstock. I again used Stick It adhesive on the cardstock before cutting it out so that putting the layers together happened without trouble. The gold die cuts have dimension due to the layers underneath in comparison to the white music scores that are flat on the card base.


I am excited to see what BożenA has done for her interpretation of this challenge. Please head over to her blog and take a look. Leave her a comment while you are there.

Supplies Used
Everyday Script
Everyday Script
Wavy Outline
Wavy Outline
Platinum 6
Platinum 6
Craft Tweezers
Craft Tweezers
Stick It Adhesive
Stick It Adhesive
Scrappy 1/8
Scrappy 1/8
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Use a Charm

It has been a while since I had an Outlawz Crash your Stash project to show you as my stash is not very varied. But this month we are playing with charms and I have a few charms. November is Epilepsy awareness month, so I decided to use the awareness ribbon charm and make my card in two shades of purple.


The kittens

After forever, I have another project to show you which is late also. It is time for a new Progressive Challenge at the Outlawz (well it started on November 1 as always). This month our sponsor is Paper Nest Dolls and the image is Ellie with Kittens.


I designed my card in Silhouette Studio and used digital papers from the Coffee Digital Papers collection by AMBillustrations and from the Spring Plaids digital paper collection by Periwinkle Pixel Shop and then placed the digi in front. I printed this out onto regular cardstock as I wanted to try my pencils on the smoother paper. I colored Ellie with my Prismacolor colored pencils and gel pens on the two big bows on the kittens.

It took a different technique to color on the smoother paper, but I was happy with the result. This way I don't have to print on my better quality drawing paper when I want to create a one layer panel with digitally created layers.

I completed the card by adding the panel to a dark teal cardbase and adding the sentiment from a Pink Fresh Studio die set cut out of white and black cardstock to the card. I again used E6000 spray adhesive to adhere the delicate die cuts together and it works so well. I definitely can recommend that.


We look forward to seeing you over at the Outlawz Progressive Challenge during November. You have a month to enter and it is wonderful to see all the inspiration with the same image.

Supplies Used
Prismacolor Premier Pencils
Prismacolor Pencils
Gel Pens
Gel Pens
Everyday Script
Everyday Script
Platinum 6
Platinum 6
Craft Tweezers
Craft Tweezers
E6000 Spray
E6000 Spray
Scor-Tape 1/8
Scor-Tape 1/8
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Cling Wrap

Hello, today I am back with another challenge project between BożenA and I and she was the one that came up with our challenge theme. Her choice was to use watercolors, cling wrap and colored pencils as displayed in this YouTube Video.


Progressive Transformation

Today is the 1 October. I cannot believe that we have started the last quarter of 2020 already. But it is also time for a new Progressive Challenge at Outlawz and our sponsor this month is Oddball Art. The image is called Sugar the Zombie.


The roses

I had to pull out my metallic watercolors again to play. They are so much fun and are beautiful to look at in real life even though photographs do them no justice. I needed a birthday card for a friend who loves roses, so I got busy.


Flower Crash

Today I am back with another DT inspiration for the Crash your Stash Challenge over at Outlawz. The purpose of the challenge is to get you to use something that is in your stash and you have not used in forever. The cue this month is paper or silk flowers. Our sponsor is Alex Syberia Design and I got to work with the digi called Candy Cupcake.