Saturday, 19 August 2017

Cherchez La Die Cut


This card is not quite as I planned it. I cut the WISH out on the Silhouette, intending to use the cut out letters. I put them back into the negative space to ink it and as I was inking my beach scene realised I might be able to get two cards out of it.

This card was made from the negative cut of the letters. I added a stamped sentiment (unknown brand) and Clearly Besotted  hibiscus flowers and leaves.

Then I went to make my other card with the die cut letters and guess what? The S is missing!!!! Honestly, I seem to spend half my life searching for die-cuts!

I'd like to enter:
Curtain Call hibiscus
Less is More  perfect holiday
Shopping Our Stash  relaxin
Stamp Ink Paper  travel




Thanks to Stamp Ink Paper for picking this card.

14 comments:

  1. I lose things all the time in my space -- so frustrating!
    Your card is so pretty and fun! Great take on the inspiration photo!

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  2. This is soooo pretty with that wish background and vacation theme. Very beachy, very pretty!

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  3. Yep been there too with the missing letters x Such a vibrant, contemporary card...love the bold wish die cut too x

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  4. i love the bold black letters against the background, so striking

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  5. Fab make, Marina, love your summer holiday blooms too

    Kathyk

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  6. Love that inlaid die technique! Such a terrific card. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  7. Oh, I know that feeling too well. I use press n seal now to hold my diecuts. ;)
    You created a beautiful tropical beach scene here. The negative black wish looks fabulous against those colours. Thank you for joining us this week at Less is More. Trina :)

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  8. Gorgeous card Marina! I wish I ws on the beach right now. Your tropical scene is just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper this week!

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  9. A gorgeous clean and crisp card Marina

    Love Chrissie xx

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  10. Hee hee... I'm glad it's not just me that looses things... Fabulous card Marina!

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  11. Very nice Marina!! I love the beach scene you created and the frame makes it look like a license plate which is just perfect for our travel theme. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper :)

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  12. This is a brilliant card Marina, such a clever way to use both parts of your die cut - I visited your posts backwards!
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  13. A fabulous design idea, Marina. Love how you've framed the scene with the hibiscus flowers. I'm forever losing things, I found my mini MISTI stuck to the base of my pencils tin the other day...magnetic stash can be a nightmare! lol
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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  14. Great card for the LIM challenge ! Hope you find the 'S' !

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