Hi everyone, I can't believe it's been almost 2 weeks since my last post. Life just gets so busy at times doesn't it?
I'm just going to do a quick post today, I have the day off and I have a long 'to do' list to get done.
I'm just taking a break before I continue on with my errands.
I have been seeing lots of cards done using some of the larger background dies so I thought I would give this a try. I think my favourite background die plate would have to be this hexagon die from Papertrey Ink.
First, I stamped a background stamp from Justrite called French Rose - I stamped it on MFT pink lemonade using the pink lemonade dye ink pad. I then cut out the frame using some designer paper from K & Company. Now this is the tricky part, while trying to keep all the hexagons in the right spots - on the back side, I taped some the hexagons while they were still in there spots catching the tape on the borders of the hexagons and across to the next border edge in order to keep the hexagon adhered to the die cut. I hope I'm explaining this well for you to understand. After I taped down as many as I wanted, I then adhered some foam tape to the border as well as behind the hexagons that I taped down. I then layered this onto my background piece, which gives this a bit of dimension.
For my sentiment piece I used a die from Spellbinders de-lites and cut the green layer, then used the next die in the set to cut the pink lemonade c/s. I stamped the sentiment from an MFT set I have using black versafine.
Now the sentiment looks crooked but really it's not in real. Must of taken the picture off kilter or something- lol!.
Finished up with some glittery gems in some of the hexagon openings and a small pink ribbon bow on the sentiment.
This was a fun card to do, a bit of time but love the outcome. I hope you give this a try sometime as well.
Well that's it for me for today. Enjoy your weekend, till next time....