Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Maturing Set by Karen Day

Hello Ai fans!
It's time for another card using the recently released Maturing Set (Sku #4570) - one of the 2015 Front & Backs sets:
 This was a fun card to make!  There was a fair bit of colouring involved, but the new Maturing Dies (Sku #4612) make the assembly so much easier!  I have several photos to show you the steps:
 I use pieces of washi tape to secure the die in place over my coloured image, then run it through my Cuttlebug:

 Before assembling my card base completely, I cut an oval out of the base, and a slightly larger scalloped oval out of my patterned papers:

 Once the base was complete, I glued the die cut stamped images together, then adhered them to the inside of the card, with the cake hanging out over the front of the oval:


 There are four new Front & Back sets available HERE in the Ai store, along with their matching dies.
Happy Stamping everyone!

7 comments:

  1. Super cute! Great job coloring this group. I'm so excited about the dies. It makes it so much easier!

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  2. Love it. I haven't been blogging lately, but I see Ai has dies. Awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Joan - you'll want to check out the store on the Ai website: www.artimpressions.com there are dies for the Front & Backs, Mini Front & Backs and there may be a few more released this spring!

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  3. So happy they have dies!! I love this card, the image is so fun, but then your coloring rocks it!!

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  4. Great card! As always your colouring is awesome! Wonderful instructions too!

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  5. Seriously...could this be any cuter???!!!! Nuh-uh...I don't think so!!! I ADORE this, Karen$!! Fantastic card and gorgeous coloring!

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  6. OMGosh, so so cute!!! So fun and awesome card! :)

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