Thursday, 21 June 2012

A hole in one

'A hole in one' is this week's Daring cardmakers challenge (just scraping in on time - again!). We were encouraged to use punches and die cuts in the reverse, use the part that's left, the hole!

I used a nestie label die to cut the aperture in a shaped card blank, randomly stamping with the Lindsay Mason cherry blossom stamp and colouring with copics. I then used a smaller nestie label die to cut the shape to go into the middle, stamping and colouring the fan, edging the die cut and then framing it with a larger cut out.

I'm not happy with this and would make it again if I had time (perhaps I'll do that tomorrow). Having coloured the front of the card with copics I found, of course, that the colours had bled through the card, so I tried to cut a corresponding piece from another card blank to stick on the inside to cover up the copics bleed, but it isn't precise enough. If I made it again I would cut the hole in the front and the spare piece for inside at the same time so it matched perfectly.



Update: I've made another one that was a bit more successful, this time using a white card blank - oh well, I tried!


This is also for:

Corrosive 151: feeling punchy - 2 or more punches and/or dies
Try it on Tuesday: anything goes
Tuesday throwdown 103: window cards
PaperPlay 25: use a die

10 comments:

  1. Sweet card. Love the flowers. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

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  2. Great cards Hazel. Thank you for joining The Daring Cardmakers this week.

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  3. quel chic quel classe et trop élégante! biz

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  4. This is a great idea Hazel and I can't see any reason for you not to be happy with it!
    Thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers this week

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  5. Love the flowers - I hope you'll link up with me at 52 Card Pickup again this week!
    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/06/52-card-pickup-week-25.html

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  6. Like the fans inside the window cards. Thanks for entering Tuesday Throwdown 'Window Card theme' challenge.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    Jun Guest Designer Tuesday Throwdown

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  7. Not only did you try, but you succeeded beautifully! Both are very lovely. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week -- hope you'll join us again soon! :-)

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  8. Hazel - both cards are lovely. Lovely fan image and I live thd pretty cherry blossom flowers/branches. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown this week!

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  9. Your window card is perfect Hazel..love the Asian flavor of it :)
    Thanks for joining Tuesday Throwdown. Hazel I would like to talk to you, if you could email me at dustydavi@yahoo.com. thanks davi

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  10. Lovely card! Love the window effect! The flowers are so pretty! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge for Feeling Punchy! :)
    {hugs}
    Regan

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