Friday, 30 October 2015

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
 
So this Friday definitely came around super-quick!
I was thinking of looking up how many Fridays until Christmas
but I don't want to panic myself!
 
So back on topic - this week's Friday Die Days is...
 

This die set contains 5 dies with very useful phrases in assorted fonts. 
Approximate Sizes:
Height: ranges from ⅝ to ⅞” Width: ranges from ¼ to ⅞”
This is how they look cut/embossed.
 

 This week a card (having a tag-break!)
 
I've attached a strip of dotted paper to cream card and placed
A2 Matting Basics B #7 (#1 is the smallest die in the set)
to create a matting. Cut/embossed.
 
 
I then cut a black mat with A2 Matting Basics A #7
and placed these onto a cream card base.
 
My additional die cuts are Blooms One, Standard Circles LG
and 'Thank You' is from today's featured FDD - Phrase Set Two.
You can see I've cut a dotted circle in half and placed over the top of a cream one.
 
 
Before I added the die cuts I chose to emboss only with
Standard Circles LG - you can see the embossed line around
the circle edge.
Assembling my card - dots before my eyes at this point!
 

 
The finished card with much better lighting!
 

Now if I remove that flower and gemstone 
I may have achieved a card suitable for a man!

 
Phrase Set Two is available on the website here
and don't forget to take a look at Phrase Set One - great ones there too!
 
Tomorrow I will be demoing at Loobi Crafts in Leighton Buzzard,
it's the shop's 10th Birthday celebrations - details are here.
If you live that way it would be lovely to see you.
 
Take care friends, have a good weekend.
 

17 comments

  1. Hi Christine. What a great card today, it would certainly make you see spots while making it up but a lovely card for anyone.
    I'm with you about Halloween but yesterdays card with that cute owl was fabulous.
    I hope you have a good weekend and you manage to get a rest on Sunday : ) Take care xx

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  2. Hi Christine,
    A great card, I'll remember this for my next man card. I've just countered the Friday's until Chrustmas, I won't tell you though, but YES, I think it's time to panic.
    His xx

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  3. Great card & with a simple change= perfect as a mans card. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Michele

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  4. Super card and Tutorial Christine, i am loving the Die sets and fonts they are so useful.
    Have a good day.
    Elaine H X

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  5. Lovely monochrome card Christine love it xx hazel

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  6. Love this card Christine!
    Ideal for a man card as you say.
    many thanks and Best wishes to you all.
    JosieB (Nana Josie)xx

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  7. Love this card Christine!
    Ideal for a man card as you say.
    many thanks and Best wishes to you all.
    JosieB (Nana Josie)xx

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  8. Great FDD and tutorial today Christine, I love your black and white card! Definitely agree that it could be a manly card without the flower.
    Enjoy your demo day tomorrow.
    Janice x

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  9. Hi Christine,
    Great FDD,love this card.
    I hope you have a good weekend,and safe jouney you always seem to be on the road.
    Take care. x.

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  10. Good Morning Christine
    What a pretty card!
    Enjoy your trip too!
    Take care
    Love Marg

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  11. Hi Christine, love the card so different . love Jean Z xxx

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  12. Hi Christine,
    A lovely card, enjoy the demo day.
    Lydia
    X

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  13. Lovely! I've just bought the three sets of the smaller sentiments and I'm finding them so useful already.

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  14. Hi Christine, These 'words' are lovely, and your card is really different, I love your compilation.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  15. This card would be so good for male and female alike I don't make cards to sell (unless I'm asked) and know a lot of my female friends would love this

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