Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Craft-Room Diecuts and Punches

Somehow Christmas is just not registering here at the moment, rather the IMPs and I are dreaming of Spring and warmer days to come!  Guess I'll not be sending many Christmas cards this year!


Mervi, or Mrs Claus as she is know at this time of year, chose our challenge this fortnight encouraging us to get out our punches and dies.   As Mervi says there are some wonderful punches and dies available and so many things to be done with them.  So for the next fortnight Craft-Room Challenge is excited to see how you use yours.   Of course we have a prize for one lucky winner of the random draw, another fabulous jewellery kits from Rarebird.

For my sample this time I started with the TH Tag die, using the rest of an A4 sheet to make the supporting card.   All stamping is in Momento London Fog which is softer than black.   The posy and butterfly have been coloured with pastel Promarkers.    The card and tag were dusted with Ink Dusters and just the colour on them from a previous project.    The delicate honeysuckle toppers are from a Memory Box die.   I have been having problems getting good cuts with these dies, then Lisa told me to try using the plastic bag holding cereal in boxes.   It worked!

Sharing this with
Addicted-to-Stamps - Tags
Make it Monday - Always Anything Goes
Corrosive Challenge - Flutter by


19 comments:

  1. This is so pretty, Zoe! I have to admit, I almost NEVER make my Christmas cards . . . don't tell, okay?

    :)

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  2. Zoe, this is a lovely delicate card, and I love that die, and that's a really helpful tip, cause I'm often put off a die wondering how it will cut, ta :-) Debi x

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  3. Zoe, so delicate and beautiful. I don't mind Winter but your Spring inspired creation has me thinking of brighter days. Great tip about the cutting of the Memory Box dies. Hugs, Suzanne x

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  4. Gorgeous tag Zoe and the delicate swirl looks amazing. Great tip to try--thanks for sharing that.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. What a great card I saw it on MIM xx Jan

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  6. Very beautiful card Zoe, i love the stamps and the golden flowers!
    Hugs
    Chris

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  7. Hello Mrs Spring! LOL; We seemed to have lots of new names this round!
    It's good that you look forward to spring and show these beautiful pastel flourishes and butterflies.
    Gorgeous tag, hugs;-))m

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  8. Lovely tag, Zoe! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge for "Flutter By"!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  9. Great tag Zoe and I would love warmer days too, but saying that I shall get some soon.
    Hope you are well.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  10. ooh this is so pretty ... and delicate
    Lisa x

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  11. Such a lovely card! The flourishes are beautiful.

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  12. What a pretty card ,love the colours and delicate feel it has
    Thanks for joining us at MIM
    Good luck
    Tracey x

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  13. This is gorgeous Zoe, and so very pretty! The honeysuckle die is beautiful and looks perfect layered over the tag. I try to make as few Xmas cards as possible, although my mum keeps asking me when I'm going to do some for her! I've almost forgotten how to make them, lol, but decided that CAS is the way to go this year!

    Maria xxxxx

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    1. This year Xmas cards will be clean and simple for me too!
      Friendly
      Chris

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  14. I love the gold detail swirling across the tag! Beautiful creation!

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  15. A beautiful card Zoe, the colours are so pretty and I love the die that you've used.
    xxx Hazel.

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  16. Stunning Zoe, so very pretty, delicate and very you. See you Sunday. Julia x X X

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  17. Beautiful card and gorgeous tag Zoe. Thank you for playing along at Addicted to Stamps Challenge this fortnight.
    Teresa x

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  18. A gorgeous tag & card Zoe!
    Thank's for joining us at ATSC this time!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

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