Thursday, 2 October 2014

mixing & matching with Sizzix

hi again fellow bloggers - I am finding dies from sizzix/embossing folders that I have bought ages ago and not used and mixed them together with a new die I bought from creative expressions - tied together - and a die cut I got from a crafty friend that she bought from tattered lace.
This a feminine card and I have not put a sentiment on it until I use it.
I have used a 6 x 6 square card again - as I quite like this size as I m not one for large cards -and used my grey hero arts shadow stamp to randomly swipe across for the background. Here is a section -

 I then used the creative expressions die to cut out a dark grey heavyweight paper and trimmed it down to fit my purpose  and put them together with a piece of ribbon to cover the join-

Then I cut out a tag using a Sizzix bigz tags die and embossed it with a Tim Holtz [for sizzix] textured fades folder of bricks as I thought it fitted the shoe - could be a cobbled street! Added a piece of ribbon and then adhered the shoe die cut

 Here is the finished card and envelope - flap embossed to match the tag~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I am entering it in 


  1. Like your story here, Bea and what a great idea to fit that oh so pretty shoe on a cobbled street. I like it off centred... and the fact that it pops out a bit. And the filiugree looks pretty.

  2. What a beautiful take for our challenge @CIO challenge blog...stop by and play with us again <((><

  3. This is so gorgeous!! I love the lacy shoe die!! The embossing is fabulous!! Beautiful card!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. Lots of texture and very classy.:)


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