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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Altered Dies #8

Hi Everyone! I hope you are enjoying your day. I am back with another altered die card. I altered two dies for this card to make a boat, clouds and waves.




For the boat I started with the Spellbinders labels 9 die and cut from wood grain patterned paper.




I cut the die in half to make my boat.




Next I used the Spellbinders Labels 20 die and cut from navy polka dot patterned paper.




I also cut these in half to make the waves. As I layered these on the card, some hung over the edges. I cut off the edges and used the left overs for clouds.





To make the waves and clouds stand out more, I inked the edges with Distress Faded Jeans ink. I also used Memento Rich Cocoa ink on the edges of the boat. These cute cats from Sparkle N Sprinkle fit perfectly in my boat! I used Elephant Gray and Amber Wheat flocking on the cats' spots. Sparkle N Sprinkle Brown Fizz embossing powder was used on the decorative border on the boat.




Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed the altered die card today. I trust your day will be a wonderful one!


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6 comments:

  1. You're so clever with these altered dies! What fun clouds and waves! Love your little cat-filled boat too. Adorable!

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  2. Really luv the way the waves look!! Such a cool look! Very Clever!!

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  3. Cute way to stretch your dies. I like how you used patterned paper for these ones and I like the sponging applied to the waves. Very cute cats!

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  4. LOL! Love this sweet card! Every thing has been so imaginatively employed, April, and the papers are great! Hugs, de

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  5. Those cats are just adorable and I love your use of the dies, so creative and cool!

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  6. This is adorable! Love how you've altered the dies to create your boat and waves. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge. Congrats on being a SNS Featured Artist this month too!

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