Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Using Negative Die Stem

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Another quick card design.  
I very seldom use the negative die, not sure why I just don't think about putting it to good use. I first used the Spellbinders Matting Basic die and cut out the white card stock, then placed my Lavish Branch on it and die cut again.  I glued the layers of the flowers together and dotted them with the Viva Decor Gold.  For the Willow Dragonfly I coated the wings with the a Pearl Pen then after drying I dotted the wings with a Gold Pen.   

Materials:
Memory Box - Lavish Branch, Primula Blooms & Willow Dragonfly
Spellbinders 5 X 7 Matting Basics A
Viva Decor Gold & Pearl Pen

29 comments:

  1. Diane, your card is so pretty! I never think about using the negative cuts from dies either. Love this one and also that wonderful dragonfly. The Viva Decor gold on this is lovely.
    Lynn

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  2. Beautiful card, love how you used the negative.

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  3. Really pretty!!!
    Hugsss, Gaby

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  4. Brilliant, love how you have used that "negative"
    Have a good day
    Patricia x

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  5. great use of negative cuts here

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  6. This is such a pretty card Diane, I love how you've used the negative die cut, like you I never use them myself but I now feel inspired to do so. Lainie xx

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  7. I love using negatives, it's such a waste to bin them! Very pretty card, love your dragonfly :o)
    Jackie xx

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  8. Lovely card Diane! Your use of the negative die cut looks great with those gorgeous flowers. The dragonfly is the perfect finishing touch for the card. Debra x

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  9. beautiful Diane, love how you have used the waste from the leaves as the focal point, great idea.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. Beautiful card Diane! Love the dragonfly :)
    Hugs Chantal

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  11. Oh great idea using the negative. Very effective :-)

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  12. This is beautiful!! Love your use of the negative of the die!! The flowers look amazing over it!! :) thanks for sharing!

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  13. What a great idea, beautiful card x

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  14. Oh so lovely Diana, love your idea to use the negative of the die, you are so creative, hugs Kate x

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  15. Oh, this is absolutely gorgeous. I just love the colours too x

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  16. Gorgeous card and love the negative effect. Something I forget to do! Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  17. Diane this is stunning, such a beautiful card. Love how you used the negative x

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  18. Stunning those flowers are so pretty love and hugs Carole x

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  19. So elegant, lovely. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  20. Very nice how you use the negative die cut. Pretty yellow flowers.
    Your pink flowers are also pretty, a lot of work.
    greetings Angelique

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  21. So clever to use that negative die-cut. I'm going to be more mindful of using it in the future, too. See? You've inspired me! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for your kind comment. Have a great weekend.

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  22. This is so pretty Diane. So pretty.
    Hugs
    xx

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  23. Beautiful card,Diane. Less is more :) Very elegant.

    Hugs,Sylvia

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  24. Oh my this is absolutely gorgeous I love how you have used the negative of the stem it is a brilliant creation.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  25. Beautiful Diane love that you used the negative die and then added flowers to it really makes the whole image pop and that dragonfly love it.
    Hugs

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  26. Great use of the negative part of the die-cut and great CAS card
    Carol x

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  27. very beautiful card- love the side of flowers and the sweet little dragonfly in the middle flying over. :)

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