05 August 2018

Books & Gardens - die cutting


I love books and reading and gardens. A lovely place to read is in the quiet beauty of nature. My card features dies and stamps by Impression Obsession.


Putting It Together 

I woke up with this idea in my head and knew I had to put it together. 



I did a dry fit with the Impression Obsession die set and a frame from Queen and Company.


I die cut from black and did another dry fit on the white card base.


I cut several of the frame, cutting some from Recollections paper and one textured from Bazzill. I stacked the frames to give it dimension.


After stacking the frames, I adhered the tree to the back.


I trimmed away the overlap.


I backed the tree and frame with pearled white paper.


I added the boy and his book to finish the scene.


I added the scene to the card and stamped the sentiment.


Inside, I added a stack of books from one stamp set and a bookish sentiment from another. I stamped them on the bottom to allow the card to be used for any occasion.



Supplies


Challenges

Dies R Us: Black and White
Outlawz Festive Fridays: Anything Goes
Scrapping 4 Fun: Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-crafty: Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers CAS: Die Cuts

7 comments:

  1. This is just adorable! I love the beautiful scene you created and the sentiment is perfect as well! Thanks for joining our "Black and White" challenge at Dies R Us!

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  2. What a beautiful card it is so stylish and I love the sentiment,thanks for joining us here at Penny's paper crafty challenge blog Lyn DT x.

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  3. Fabulous! I just love silhouettes and this card is just precious! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Black & White’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
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  4. Awesome. And that sentiment is my favourite.
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4fun this time.
    Priya DT

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  5. Beautiful card and tutorial
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4fun
    Renate DT

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  6. Such a beautiful card.
    Thank you for joining us over at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Majda DT

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  7. Lovely!!! It’s beautiful...love it !!! Thank you so much for playing with us at Scrapping4fun challenges... Dt - Vidhi Jadeja 😊

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