Friday, April 8, 2016

Bountiful Blooms

I love this stand alone die set from WPLUS9.  I admit I got it for the banner and the Hello sentiment and the botanicals were kinda a bonus. 

I tried playing with these dies in two ways, with some SSS Felt, and with cardstock and markers.  The felt cut so easily with the dies, but it was a little hard for me to place on the card fronts.  I finally manged to use some post it's to get the positioning turned over for gluing with glossy accents.  I made three cards in the same color families as the felt colors.

I think the dies might be a bit small for the felt, the felt was a bit fragile and only a few of the outline portions of the dies held up without tearing.

Next up, I used cardstock and copic markers.  In this the medium those dies really shined for me.  The white outlines and spring colors really stood out on the swiss dot embossed kraft card base.  I added a few sequins to finish it off.

Thanks so much for stopping by.


  1. great cards, Cat - the kraft card with the pretty colors is just lovely!

  2. It's great to see the different combinations with the word die and botanicals!

  3. They're all lovely, Cat! I find felt is often easier to work with if you attach the felt die cut to a cardstock die cut & I have given up using felt with delicate dies like one of my wreaths as it always ends up tearing. 2 great layouts & the dotted kraft is a fabulous background!

  4. Such a pretty card set, Cat! I love that you chose felt for your die cuts and the colors are beautiful! Great idea to add the blooms and embossed background on your last card, too...I also love the font on this's so sweet!

  5. I had to ZOOM way in for a really good look at that trio of gorgeousness, Cat ... is that stripe stamped or paper? Must. catch. up...

  6. In paper or felt, Cat, these sweet blooms are fabulous ... sooo pretty! Hugs, Anita :)

  7. well i love ALL of these... the felt is so warm and gives such gorgeous texture! then the markers are so VIVID... and the white outline is such a POP! nope, i couldn't possibly choose... i love them all equally! ♥

  8. Cat, what a darling set of cards.
    I love the pretty colors & design.


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