Thursday, 23 November 2017

Dots & Drops Layering Die Sets - Victoria Dalziel

Good afternoon everyone,sharing 3 cards with you created with the Dots & Drops frames available on Hochanda .

Materials used :-
Base card stock 280/300 GSM white
Pale lillac/ blue card stock
Craft perfect Bright White
Classic Rose dots and drops die set
Tonic studios Thank you Stamp
Black nuvo ink pad
Acrylic block/ platform
Dazzling Blue Glitter drops

The card is A5 in size with mat & layering.
Cut the largest base die in the set in blue card stock then cut the same size in bright white craft perfect card stock and glue the two layers together with wet glue and do the same with the next size down in the set once the glue has dried cut the centre out of each frame.
Place the largest frame in the centre of the card and then apply foam pads to the reverse the two smaller frames are set to each side joining in the center, cut the small centre die out in a smooth white card stock and stamp the sentiment in black ink then place this sentiment in the centre with 3D foam pads.
With hot glue add a bow and then to the centre of the bow is a handmade flower using a tonic punch ,punch about 6 flowers and pinch each petal and shape with Tonic Studios foam pad for shaping flowers, off set each layer until your happy with the result then add to the bow with hot glue then carefully place the Dazzling Blue glitter drops where indicated on the die cut.

Materials used:-
Ribbon & Bows Layering die set 
Dots & Drops patterned Paisley die set
Beautiful blooms- leaves
Flowers from the Kaleidoscope box die set
Tonic Studios Stamp set
Nuvo Black ink pad
Acrylic block / stamping platform 
Craft perfect Bright White card stock
Craft perfect Pistachio card stock
Tim holtz spun sugar distressed ink pad
Nuvo crystal drops - Bubblegum
Decorative bow
The card base is created cutting two plain base die shapes and forming a hinge on the back panel of the card for the front to adhere to then cut the same die again in craft perfect Pistachio green and then add the detail then in the centre of that layer you need to cut the Paisley detail die into the card this glues flat with wet glue to the base card
Now cut the next layer in the Ribbon & Bow set and cut the larger detail out with the patterned Paisley die then add 3D foams to the reverse and place on the card then lastly adding the stamped greeting to the centre of the card.
The flowers are cut from the Kaleidoscope box and you need 3 flowers for each Bunched flower shaping on a sponge mat and adding Tim Holtz spun sugar to colour each petal with a Nuvo sponge applicator once they are shaped you can add these to the card with hot glue or nuvo deluxe adhesive then start adding the crystal bbubblegum drops to the card and finally add a decorative bow to finish.

Dots & Drops - Garden Gate die set
Bright White craft perfect card stock
Ocean blue -Craft perfect card stock
Essentials - Thank you Sentiment
White crystal drops
Crystal drops Caribbean Ocean
Decorative bow

The card is a 5" x 7 " card blank with mat & layers
You need to cut into the middle of the white mat layer in the second size down just using the detail Die. Now cut the largest die in the set in Ocean Blue craft perfect and also white craft perfect and cut the detail out of the ocean blue layer this is then glued flat to the white base and once dry cut the centre out to make a frame this is then added to the card using 3D foam pads now repeat the same with the smaller frame but cut the detail out of the white layer but turn the frame the opposite way.
Cut the Thank you Sentiment in Ocean Blue craft perfect and silver mirror card and slightly off set to create a slight shadow and glue flat to the centre of the base frame.
Now add the decorative bow & gem and to finish add the bright white crystal drops & Caribbean Ocean drops.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog post today 

Until next time xx

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