Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Berkshire Leaves

On to my next new Simon Says Stamp die from the Summer Release...the Berkshire Leaf Border outline die and it's background die....SO pretty!!  I love to experiment and try dies in different ways, so these are the first two cards of more to come, showing you how you can use this die...
 I die cut the outline border twice with Papertrey ink white paper, and used the bottom 3 of the 7 leaf die on the green card, and the top 3 leaves on the orange/mustard/red card, adhering the 2 layers together.  I then die cut the background leaf border die with glossy paper(stampin up) and sponged the bottom three leaves with old olive, certainly celery and always artichoke.  I like to put the lightest color in the middle to make sure it doesn't get lost on the card.  Here's a close up of the glossy look of the leaves...


The other card's leaves were sponged with pumpkin pie, more mustard and ruby red.   SO...two cards from one die.  I cut apart a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp Inside and Out Sayings set, and stamped below each set of leaves, and clear embossed.  I popped the leaves up on card and rounded bottom corners.
Super CAS...but LOVE the white!!  I made these based on the CAS(E) this Sketch #33, the challenge this week, but just couldn't make the panel behind the image as in the sketch work...so these cards are missing a sketch element, so just made them for fun!!  You could make these 3 leaves and layout with different colors and sentiments...FUN!!   Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa

8 comments:

  1. So beautiful!
    Greetings Carola

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  2. These are so CAS beautiful! It sounds so funny, but I'm admiring all your white space! Gorgeous leaves. Thanks for the tip about putting the lightest color in the middle.

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  3. Beautiful CAS cards :)

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  4. One word : super!!!
    Groeten !neke

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  5. These cards are beautiful. So wonderfully CAS with lots of lovely white space! The dies are wonderful, and I love how you've used them. Love the sheen on the colors too. Bev

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  6. So cute...love those sweet leaves.

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  7. how fun! Thanks for the inspiration.
    Sandra ltb

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  8. Simplicity itself!!! I loooove this design Lisa and thanks for the tutorial in the following post too :0)
    jenny x

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I so appreciate your comments...thank for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa