Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Craftyscrappers Challenge #14 Inspiration...

Hi! The theme for the Craftyscrappers Challenge #14 is new technique. Here is the set of cards that I made with inlaid die cutting. Though I have tried this technique with shapes, this is the first time I made it with a sentiment die.


I started with three pieces of white panels cut with the Stitched Rectangle dies by Die Cuts and More. I stamped the images with a mix of Altenew and Memento dewdrops inks. The stamp set is from Craftyscrappers called Gratitude. It is a beautiful set with lovely images and some great sentiments. I stamped the top layer with Versamark and heat embossed with gold, silver and copper EPs by Ranger and Wow!.

After my stamped panels were finished, I used the Hand-lettered Hello die by Wplus9 to die cut the sentiment out from two of the panels. I also cut 5 out of white card stock. I adhered the white sentiments and then topped them with the sentiments cut from the stamped panel. I also cut three sentiments out of silver and gold metallic paper. Here are close ups of the cards with details on how I made the card bases.


I ran the kraft card base through my Big Shot with the Woven Next Level embossing folder by WRMK. I love the amazing texture that this embossing folder creates. Here is a closeup of the stamped panel.



I mounted the panel on the card base and added a sentiment in gold metallic paper.

Entering this card in to the following challenges:
CAS(E) this Sketch #204


CAS-ual Fridays - CFC165


I kept the next card very simple.


I used some handmade paper on the card base and adhered the stamped panel on it. Here is a closer look at the panel.


The sentiment is cut from some textured silver paper.

The last card is made with Altenew inks. I wanted to create an ombre effect.


I used a white card base and colored it with direct to paper technique. The sentiment is cut from silver metallic paper.

Entering this card in the following challenges:

CASology Week 232: Cut


AAA Cards: CAS Game #81 - Hello


The Card Concept: CC#65
I was inspired by the combo of the pink band on white.


So here are my three cards and I hope they inspire you to create something beautiful. Looking forward to seeing your entries in our gallery. There are some fab prizes for the winners.

Love,
Nandini

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards here with lots of striking and elegant texture to your designs. Great to see you play along in our 'hello' challenge at AAA Cards. Thanks so much Sarah

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous array of cards ! I definitely have to try this technique ! Thanks for sharing and for inspiring !
    Izzy Scrap

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  3. Wow, these are absolutely stunning!!

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  4. Such wonderful cards! I love the texture on some of the cards and the colours and elements are stunning. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  5. How fun to have those "hellos" layered over your image! Great cards!

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  6. Such pretty cards...I love that hello die cut! I also love the varied ways you used it, your cards are lovely! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  7. These are really beautiful cards. I love those feathers. Sian.

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  8. Stunning cards and great technique so beautifully crafted.

    Marie

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  9. Your cards are all gorgeous, Nandini. I love the colours and the fabulous inlaid die cuts. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  10. Beautiful feathers, and the weaved embossing in the background looks amazing, thanks for joining us at Card concept.

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