Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Merry & bright

Die: Quilt Cuts 2 (WPlus9)
Other: glossy photo paper; snowflake punch
Just 'cos I haven't been postin', doesn't mean I haven't been lookin' (& investin'...).  Yes I have taken a break from the tyranny of the paintbrush to use my lovely new dies that came in the post last week from WPlus9.  They are fab; lovely geometric quilt cut designs, just right for an obsessive such as myself!
This card was inspired by the Runway Challenge this week, & also CAS(E) This Sketch:
I didn't have any red stripey paper, so I drew some lines in Silhouette Studio & printed them out on glossy photo paper.  I also did the sentiment, using CAC Pinafore, Book Antiqua & Century Gothic fonts.
I placed the die on the paper to ensure that the stripes would run in the direction I wanted, then arranged them as shown on the kraft strip.  The red & white bands are also on glossy paper.
The kraft was embossed using the scoreboard at 0.5 inch intervals.
Having put it all together, it looked a little bottom heavy (don't we all?), so I added the snowflakes to balance things out.
Linking to:
Runway Inspired Challenge: ric#22 ~ Tommy Hilfiger
CAS(E) this Sketch: Challenge # 1


  1. so so clever! Love the embossed bg! Great take on the sketch and inspiration!
    Thanks so much for joining us in our first challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  2. Love this geometric Christmas card! Perfect combination of the two challenges!

  3. LOVE how you combined the 2 challenges! They worked wonderfully together, the pattern and color is FANTASTIC!!! So glad you played along in our very first challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  4. FANTASTIC, love those shapes

  5. Wow! This was perfect for both challenges! I love how geometric this is but it. It's awesome. So happy to have you at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  6. Love the geometry! You have such a great artistic eye! I want to try something similar... thanks for the inspiration. :)

  7. I love your geometric take on the sketch! And the itty bitty snowflakes are a perfect touch! So glad to see you at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  8. This is geometric fun at its MAX! Love how you turned those circles into straight lines, love the pattern this created :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  9. I love the graphic take on the sketch! So pretty! Thanks for playing along with CAS(E) this sketch!

  10. Such a clever use of the triangles, and I loved the scored lines! So glad you could join us on the Runway!


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