Hello Monday and welcome to another week of card-making fun! Oh – and work. Always work! Is it really any wonder that’s a four-letter word?? 😉
I hope that you all got your hubbys/dads/grand-dads suitably feted yesterday – we went and had dinner with our friends and it was a lot of fun. We got to meet their newest addition – Jax – who is a son of their lovely lab Luke. I know he was named as a tribute to his grand-dad, Black Jack – so it’s nice that they’re on their third generation of a really nice line of dogs. He’s a chip off the ole block, for sure – quiet and calm. Smart as a whip! And, of course – he’s as cute as he can be!!
Now that you’re filled with “awwwwww” – let’s talk cards! Today’s card looks like I spent hours. And hours! But that’s the beauty of this fun new Thinlit – the Detailed Floral Thinlits. Just three pieces in the set and bing-badda-boom! Instant wow! And so many things you can do. For this one today, I combined two of the dies with a sentiment from the coordinating stamp set called Floral Phrases – and added in a pretty paper design from the Serene Scenery DSP stack. Take a look-see:
I started by running a panel of Pool Party card stock thru my Big Shot with two of the large dies from the Detailed Floral Thinlits set in place on the panel. Now. I don’t have the Precision Plate and I’m not sure that I’ll get it. I will, however, be getting the new Big Shot Platform (item #142802, on page 190 of the new catalog). It’s been re-designed (beyond the removal of the old tab system) to help the Big Shot cut evenly across the entire rolling surface. Continue reading