Saturday, December 10, 2016

2nd Take with Flowing Vine Collage

Hello friends! 
If you follow me in this blog for a while, you know I can never stop at using a die just once
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Today's post is another take on the new "Flowing Vine Collage" die from Simon Says Stamp. There are quite a few similar dies like these out there, but this is my first time to own one!

I am going to let the card do the talking...
Merry Christmas

You know it's a good design when you don't need tons of stuff on the card. 
This die is perfect for any styles....even a CAS design.
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 I started out with die-cutting two pieces of card stock (white and Foiled (copper) Paper from DCWV). I slightly offset them and this created such a lovely visual effect. I tried using pattern paper for the cardinal, but somehow it didn't look right. So I swiped the Altenew Ink (Red Cosmos) onto the paper and stamped the bird! I was happy with the inky result.

Here is the card I shared yesterday...with the same die.
 I hope this post is helpful to you in determining if this is the type of die that you like.
Merry & Bright Greetings (close-up)

caution: this die can go out of stock any time. Snatch it while it's still available.
Use code "SNOW" to get $5 off. Shop here.
Thanks so much for stopping by!

8 comments:

Teresa Doyle said...

These are such beautiful cards Virginia. This is my fav. die (of the decorative dies) in this release and I love how you used it!

pcm said...

love this!

Harriet said...

Definitely my favorite. I love Cardinals and this one looks lovely along with this die. Your idea to offset two cuts is excellent.

Craftychris said...

Both these cards are fabulous and I am loving the die! xxx

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love your layered die, Virginia - so perfect with the cardinal!!

alexandra s.m. said...

Love these beauties Virginia!
Such a poetic use of that die!
Thank You!
Hugs~

Lisa said...

You've done amazing things with this die Virginia, very pretty cards!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love that offset die! Beautiful!