Monday, March 7, 2016

A Quick Card!

Hello friends!
I am popping in with a QUICK post sharing a card that I made. This past Saturday, over Hero Arts Flickr Group Scramble Challenge. my sweet friend Barb G. was the hostess and asked for "angled" designs. How FUN!  I recently received some new Hero Arts goodies and this was a perfect chance for me to dive right in.
Hero Arts Frame Cutting Large Lotus  
you're so lovely
I spent about half an hour working on the flower with Distress Inks. Since it is a partial die cut flower, I had to figure out how to add the pattern paper and make the angle. With some trials and errors, I was pleased with the result. When I cut the angle on the upper portion of the Large Lotus, I used Fiskars Supercut Paper Trimmer to make the straight cut. After adhering the pattern paper, I trimmed the card stock down to 4" x 5 1/4".

 If you are intrigued with this type of Partial Die, the Large Lotus is a good one to try out. I love the 3 D dimensions that the die gives. All you need to do is poke the petals up and you get an instant 3D flower!

Ding---> it would make a fabulous gift topper, place cards... or decorative tag! Can you see what I see?
you're so lovely

And.... I will miss Downton Abbey (see best quotes of the final episode).
So true, Mr. Barrow.

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Lynn said...

Quick and gorgeous! Love the gold thread Virginia.

Shelly said...

Oooh, gorgeous!!

Karen B. said...

Love the stripes behind the pretty bloom.

Harriet said...

The black and white striped paper really makes this card pop....lovely.

alexandra s.m. said...

Gorgeous card my Friend!
It doesn't look "quick" to me, more like "fabulous" ;)

Charlene said...

Well its quick, but beautiful!!!!

conil said...

After a devastating final good-bye to my favorite show, this is a refeshing thing to see on Monday morning. Love the partial die cutting...have been looking at this die for a while...going to have to break down now and buy it.

Annette Allen said...

quick and beautiful..

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card Virginia!

Nora N. said...

Oh Virginia!! I LOVE your card!! And I am so sad that Downton Abbey has ended too. I just love the characters on this show. Would love a spin off!!

Lisa said...

Very pretty, love the gold accents!

Dawn Turley said...

Totally awesome Virginia. It was a great Scramble.

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the dimension and inking on the flower and great design with the diagonals in the corner!