Thursday, 10 December 2015

Sneak Peek Occasions 2016 - Bloomin Heart

Hello Again!

Today I did something a little different :)
I made a video to go with the card I had made.

Here I have used the Bloomin Hearts Thinlits from the 2016 Occasions catalogue to create this card. 

I started by sponging over a piece of Whisper White big enough to cover the Thinlit with Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake and a touch of Rose Red.
Run through Bigshot using a sandwich of: Magnetic Platform, Precision Plate, Sponged C/S, Die (sharp edge down) then top acrylic plate.




This Bloomin Hearts Thinlit is fairly intricate so you will have to be careful when trying to release from die - BUT when you watch the video you will get to see a brand new handy little tool that will be available in the 2016 Occasions Catty! 

I find these intricate die really flimsy and sometimes tear especially when using DSP. 
Here I have a solution to add a bit of "toughness " to it while still leaving it really pretty and durable.
Once cut out, cover piece in versamark then dust with Clear Embossing powder and heat set - do this step twice to achieve more strength in the die cut.





Now as I said you have to be gently on me as it's my second video. I am truly Australian so I do sometimes speak fast and use the Ozzie slang - Gunna (going to) there is no airs and graces with us here in the bush. 






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10 comments:

  1. Hello from your newest fan in New Mexico, USA! I saw your card in Stampin' Café. I've tracked you down so I could begin to follow your work. It's fabulous! I enjoyed your video - easy to follow directions. I just love this card and appreciate the tips for using this new die that just came in the delivery today! Thank you for the card, video and tips.

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    1. Hello Sharon, Thank you for your beautiful comments.

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  2. You made a beautiful crd Angela. I am an independent Demonstrator from Mesa, Arizona and I am sure going to make a few of these cards. You are an inspiration.
    Kathryn Rehfeld

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    1. Thank you Kathryn for your lovely comment

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  3. Fantastic card!!! Will have to CASE it and start following you! Thanks for sharing your awesome talent!!

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    1. Hi Wanda. Case away. Thank you for your lovely comment

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  4. I really like this card especially the clear embossing powder heat set. At first I thought it was stickles. I will be CASE'ing this beauty. Blessings Carole

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