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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Negative dies and punches

This was a fun card to make.  I have been wanting to try placing an image under an opening, and a challenge presented a great opportunity.  In case it does not show up well on the screen - I used a Nestie to cut a smaller circle from the dark teal, and a larger scalloped Nestie for the lighter embossed layer. For the image layer, I just made sure the cs piece was larger than the opening LOL!  I placed the dark layer, with the cut out circle, over the embossed piece and lightly traced the circle in order to have the opening at the right position.  I punched the tiny circles from the lighter cs, and then used those punches, layered over darker ones, to trim the sentiment. I completed the look with some shiny cord and a computer generated sentiment.  The image (SU) is colored with Twinkling H20's.
Sketch:  http://seemsalittlesketchy.blogspot.com/
Teal:  http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/
Any:  http://eurekastamps.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-23-anything-goes.html
Negative dies/punches:  http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.com/
Birthday:  http://stampedblessings.com/

5 comments:

  1. Welcome to the "Totally Teal" Challenge at Craft Your Passion... I like your clean and simple creation - especially your choice of the embossed top layer that looks so much like bubbles around your fish!
    Good luck in the challenge Dorothy!

    ~ginny (CYP Design Team)
    Personal blog: RubberMAD
    http://ggetty.blogspot.com/

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  2. Cute card. You did a great job with the negative space. Thanks so much for playing along with us at SS.

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  3. Hi Dorothy: Your cards are just SO darling. I'm blessed to get to see them all, and love having you share them. Thanks for playing along and being so generous with sharing your talents.
    Blessings,
    karen, DT Member
    Eureka Stamps

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  4. Cool card. Like the bubbly embossed texture teamed with the fish.

    ** Kate **

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  5. I'm into negative space too these days! Perfect birthday card for my Amusing Challenges this week. Thanks for playing along!

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