Friday, 21 August 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends

Friday Die Day... (Elliott doesn't have one of those - ha ha!)
This week I'm featuring Victorian Fan.
I haven't played with this die very much but now that I have...
I'm rather liking it!

It's a one piece die, with a lot of embossing and
the approximate measurement is:  4½ x 2⅜”

This is how it looks cut/embossed in white card.
I created a card base using 5 x 7 Matting Basics and matted dotted gold patterned
paper - My Mind's Eye, On Trend.
I then die cut Victorian Fan again from gold mirror card.

The other elements of my card - Romantic Vines,
Sentiments 3, Victorian Picket and a small flower and leaf (old set - Homespun).

I positioned the fan vertically at a slight angle and overlaid the other die cuts,
a clustered look but with it all being white it sort of works!
This photo shows it a little more clearer and looks more gold -
photographing mirror card is not easy!
Take care friends,
wishing you a wonderful weekend - what are you up to?


19 comments

  1. Good morning Christine yes it is cluttered but in a good way everything blends together so nicely. Hope to get some of next year's workshop programme on paper over the weekend much as I don't like wishing my life away! Best wishes Jackie x

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  2. What a lovely card! If you'd used lots of different colours (as I expect I would have done) it WOULD have looked cluttered, but keeping it to white and gold makes it gorgeously elegant
    Jane

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  3. Gorgeous card Christine love the die and the finished die cut is not what you except from the look of the die. i could see this being used as a peacocks fan tail feathers xx hazel

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  4. Hi Christine, love the card so different. love Jean Z xxxx

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  5. Hi Christine,
    Lovely card.Gold and white looks great.
    Thank you for FDD.
    I hope you have a good day. Take care. x.

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  6. Hi Christine
    Lovely die , i agree with Hazel the die cut is not what i thought looking at the die, on a closer look if you cut the inner ring of flowers twice and joined them together it would make a gorgeous large flower with the cute little steams in the center , then of course those hearts cut individually are always useful .
    No Elliott has no FDD but i just bet he will come up with something else , ?
    I am making more Christmas cards this weekend , that is if i don't have visitors , my son and partner are back off their Holiday so i expect to see lots of Photo's .
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

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  7. Very good die day. I like the metalic effect looks very good, something else for me to try, thanks

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  8. Good morning Christine
    Beautiful card and a very pretty die. I love to use mirriboard but it is a nightmare to photograph.
    I have a very busy day planned today, not much crafting tho.
    Enjoy your day
    Lesley

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  9. Morning Christina,
    Not a die I would buy, but you have made a lovely card with it.
    Lydia
    X

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  10. Hi Christine
    Another lovely card today. Not my kind of die though. Haven't looked on your blog for a couple of days. But I love to last two cards you've done as well.

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  11. Hi Christine. A lovely card today. This is quite a versatile die isn't it. Take care xx

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  12. I really love your Friday Die Day posts - some, when just seen as a promotional photo, look very boring so seeing them used as you do makes them come alive and shows the potential. Thanks.

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  13. Morning Christine, This is a gorgeous die, you are right the second piccie shows the gold more, I kept going back to check that you had cut it in gold mirri, because it didn't look like gold haha.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  14. It doesn't look cluttered at all on one colour Not sure about this die though As pretty as it is I can't see me using it in my little dabble of card making

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  15. Hi Christine,
    What a pretty die. Looking at the die you wouldn't think the cut would turn out like it is :). I'm always amazed at the finished article and sometimes think if I'd not seen the cut out I would never buy the die lol. x

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  16. I like the way you have used this die, I agree it looks a lot different when cut. Pretty card the colours make it look very elegant. Taking my granddaughter to be a zookeeper for a day at Wingham for her birthday!! X

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  17. Hi Christine. Love this die. Your card really showcases this die at its best. Brenda xx

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