Friday, July 27, 2018

Use a Cover Die with Vellum

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from: Simon Says Stamp

I am lucky to have receive this gorgeous cover die called   "Folk Dance"!

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This cover die is really beautiful with the Nordic floral.
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I decided to create a colorful piece of vellum paper with Alcohol Ink and used it as an underlay for the cover die.
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If you are not comfortable using tons of Alcohol Inks, this is a great way to use it in a subtle and creative way. Yes, alcohol ink projects can be soft and pastel! 😊


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This is a great way to showcase the intricate cover die without taking too much attention away from it. Also, it is FAIL-PROOF!

The white-embossed sentiment is from EveryDay Message.
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Hope you find my idea on using the Cover Die "Folk Dance" useful and interesting.


I saw it on Simon Says Stamp

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You can find it over Simon Says Stamp Store here

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11 comments:

Nandini said...

This card is so beautiful! Love the colourful vellum in the background. Looks really gorgeous!

Purple Princess said...

Such a gorgeous background!!

Teresa Doyle said...

The alcohol inks look gorgeous on the vellum background Virginia and this cover die over it really makes the background even MORE beautiful. Well done!

Cindy C. said...

Virginia you've done it again, made such pretty card!! I love it!

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome effect with the alcohol inks and the cover die! I have to try this! Gorgeous card!

Sue D said...

Beautiful! Love the colors of your alcohol ink background on vellum, and the overall effect using the new cover die is so pretty. I can see so many possibilities with this whimsical die.

conil said...

Loved what you did with this cover die so much I bought the stamp and the die.

Nora N. said...

This is so pretty!! I LOVE the way you created the background on this. On my wish list this cover plate goes!!

Patti H. said...

Love this wonderful card! Great idea for AI's! Will be trying this technique soon.

Joy Meadows said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Virginia! Love the new die and your use of alcohol inks to make the background is just perfect.

Harriet said...

Beautiful card and alcohol ink....a nice surprise!