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Monday, 11 January 2016

Happy Birthday & Thanks

I'm doing two cards in this post as they share the same items,slightly different in layout and different sentiments. Lot of photos in this post as I decided to take some photos as I progressed and share incase anyone else wants to do the same idea.



'Happy Birthday' card 


'Thanks' card


These two cards came from one base. First I blended three pink Distress inks onto cardstock.


After I had die cut the shape, I used some Press N Seal to keep all the little pieces within the frame of the die cut. I then added little pieces of tape to all the little pieces of the die cut.

I removed the cover on the double sided tape on only some of the pieces. Flipped the piece over onto a card base and the pieces with the double sided tape uncovered stayed on the card and the others stayed on the Press N Seal.

I then peeled off the rest of the tape covers, flipped the whole piece and again pressed down onto a card base.


Here you can see the card bases for two cards and the negative die cut that I will use on another card. Each card has the pinks going up in gradients of intensity in colour but don't look overwhelming.




Finished off with a gold glossy cardstock 'Happy Birthday' and 'Thanks'.

I would like to enter these in:

Thanks card


Happy Birthday card


Happy Birthday Card

Thanks Card

Happy Birthday Card

New Die used Thanks Card

Thanks so much for coming to visit and I hope ou come again soon.


















25 comments:

  1. Love the cards - its nice to get two cards instead of one! :D

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  2. Love that ombré effect paired with the gold sentiment! Very elegant! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  3. Great photo tutorial and great cards Aileen!

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  4. These are gorgeous, Aileen, and I loved seeing your work process. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  5. Fab cards Aileen! Thanks for joining the crew at SHOPPING OUR STASH for our "Colour Me Monochromatic" challenge!!

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  6. Fabulous ombré look and great design. Thanks for joining us at TO

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  7. Love the way used used the cover plate to get perfectly spaced pieces on the card from! Thanks for playing along with the CASology challenge this week!

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  8. Love the pretty patterns and colors in both....and the pop of gold. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  9. Super fun use of that press & seal [I HAVE to get me some of that] -- love the partial placement on both cards! Well done :)

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  10. Fabulous. Thanks for sharing how you created these. I would never have lined the pieces up straight! The ombre colour is just perfect and the gold sentiments are spot on.

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  11. Brilliant! Love your tutorial - I've always wondered how you get the pieces in such perfect alignment and now I know. Love the colours you've chosen. Xx

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  12. Awesome design Aileen! And beautiful colours too. Thanks for the step-by-step. xx

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  13. Thanks for the tips on the tutorial! This was a magnificent way to accomplish many cards with the ombre technique in a quisk way. Love it. Also love the sentiment on gold. Thaks for joining us at the Mod Squad this week. Good Luck!

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  14. Gorgeous cards, Aileen! I love the ombre effect you created with your inks, and the gold foil you chose for your sentiments...so pretty!

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  15. Beautifully executed! Love your CAS style! Thanks for taking the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  16. these are both so pretty and creative! it's great to see the photos for visual learners like me. :)

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  17. What brilliant cards, I love the tutorial thank you :) the colours are perfect against the white.
    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment :) xxxx

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  18. Wow, you did a fabulous job with the ombré effect Aileen!
    Thanks for joining Casology and Seize the birthday!

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  19. These are gorgeous, the colors are stunning and an awesome tutorial :)

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  20. Gorgeous cards, Aileen! And what a clever way to get two cards with precisely placed elements! The gold sentiments finish the cards off perfectly. Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)

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  21. Such a beautiful ombre, your blending is perfect. And love the pattern of the die-cuts (I love fiddly die-cutting....) with all that white around it. Amazing card and I'm so glad you shared it with us at TIME OUT!!

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  22. You are so clever. What a fabulous card. Can't wait to give this a try.

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  23. Beautiful ombre - can't wait to see what you do with the lattice!

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  24. Great post and very cool cards -I love the colors as well! Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

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  25. Congrats for winning Uniko prize at TO, see blog for our to claim this x

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