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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Dear Friend

Hello friends, I have a nostalgic card to share with you today - using one of the Spellbinders Christmas Dies differently - I love to find more than one way to use a Die or any product for that matter,


My card base has been cut using the Spellbinders  A-2 Matting Basics A Card Creator Etched Dies And The Platinum 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine - 6" Platform.  The A2 Filigree Delight designed for Spellbinders by Licensed Designer Becca Feeken has been cut/embossed using black card stock and adhered to the card base using liquid glue.


The Reindeer from the Shapeabilities Reindeer And Sleigh Etched Dies has had a little makeover and become a deer - just by removing the antlers - love that!!  It has been adhered to recycled corrugated card (from the outside of a coffee cup) using liquid glue.  This has all been layered onto the card base.


A Kaisercraft pre-cut doily has been trimmed and popped under the corrugated card and a Mulberry Paper Rose added. Finishing with a row of beautiful white roses and a Want2Scrap Swirls Finesse.  The sentiment is from a retired set from Layers of Color.


This card is linked to the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks - 3 Punches Or Dies
Simon Says Stamp - More than One Die or Punch
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Any Sentiment Except For Birthday
Craft Rocket Challenges - Make It Feminine
Retarte - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks Flowers - stamped or embellishment
the Crafty Addicts Challenge - Anything Goes - Twist - Add a Sentiment
Come and Get It Anything Goes
The House That Stamps Built - Anything Goes
Dare 2B Artzy Challenges - Lots of Layers
The Corrosive Challenges - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Always Anything Goes

Take care friends - thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

{{{Hugs}}} and happy crafting

16 comments:

  1. Great idea to use the die for something other than Xmas, I think it's worked really well :) Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
    Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.

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  2. What a stunning card, Linda. Thank you so much for stopping by to share your talents with us. I'm always blessed to have you join us.
    Hugs,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  3. This is so gorgeous!!! I love how you have used the filigree delight die; it really makes a stunning background! And the deer is so elegant! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  4. Gorgeous Linda - love your subtle pun too :-)
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  5. very nice. Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges. Good luck.
    Bye,Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  6. Also thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  7. Love your "altered" deer - and how you make things work out of the box. Mulberry paper love mulberry paper hoping it makes a comeback. Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built.

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  8. Tibia card is so elegant.
    Thanks for joining with us at Retarte.
    Yaiza, Stampatpapel Dt

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  9. Beautiful and detailed card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments challenge blog!

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  10. Wonderful card! Thank you for entering at the Corrosive Challenge Blog.
    DT Shannon x

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  11. Great card I love all the die cutting.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

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  12. What a beautiful card, so many great details! Glad you joined us at The House That Stamps Built. Donna DT

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  13. hello linda! pretty die cut deer, luv the cardboard and flowers! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  14. Very pretty and elegant card,Linda. Sweet deer! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this past week!

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