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Saturday, September 2, 2017

STRIPED LIEAVES

I received my new cover die from Altenew yesterday and couldn't wait to try it out.  Had this great plan in my mind about how I was going to use it - well, that never happened - several little glitches ocurred along the way.  So on to the rescue operation!!


 
First of all, I embossed two pieces of cs - one in HA copper and the other in Altenew golden peach.  I didn't put a dryer sheet under the peach one and the little pieces went all over the place.  I did use the dryer sheet method on the copper and ended up with just embossed leaves.  That was last nite and I just didn't want to deal with it anymore.  So this morning (from all the scattering of leaf bits) I adhered one leaf to the copper background - this was rather tedious - hence one leaf!!  Also some of the peach embossing came off so I covered it up with some Nuvo drops.  After adding another coat of embossing powder, the peach piece became a shaker card with a simple sentiment.  I'm happy with the way they turned out - ever since my accident tho, my favorite quote is "man plans and God laughs"!  I am "planning" on having another go at my original idea - we'll see how that works out!!

Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments.



10 comments:

  1. Two yummy leafy looks, Betty! Just love the copper embossing!!

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  2. If you didn't say these weren't what you planned, I sure wouldn't know! Absolutely love the look for a full card front shaker & the one leaf contrast with the copper is stunning, Betty! Can't wait to see what you really wanted to make! Enjoy your weekend--we're watching Riley's old team. Too bad we have to have Phoenix like temps for the games today--hope everyone is OK.

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  3. The best laid plans......none the less, these turned out to be beautiful! :)

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  4. Well, Betty - they also say "things happen for a reason" and these turned out beautifully despite your intended plan. Isn't it a beautiful die - I have mine now too and hope to get cracking with it today :-) Look forward to seeing your future creations with it.

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  5. Betty, they are fabulous cards planned or rescued. Awesome results.

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  6. Beautiful cards and thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  7. Beautiful cards and thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  8. Two beautiful cards, Betty. Even though they didn't turn out as you has planned, you have done an amazing job "rescuing" them. :) xx

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  9. Both look gorgeous, Betty! I love you added only one leave on the copper one! And the Nuvo drops look pretty too!

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  10. Well, I think you did a great job with your cover plate, Betty! Don't know what your original plan was, but the peach card is so pretty with all those sequins and your copper card is gorgeous!!! Love your quote, too...so true :)

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