Thursday, January 12, 2012

Just because.

Hi there...I'm back again to show two more cards from the class.  The one below is from day 3 and it ranks as my favorite of the four I've made for class so far.  Jennifer McGuire showed us a technique to use our dies to create tone on tone dimension on a card.  She used very intricate dies, but this butterfly is the most intricate die I have with the exception of a snowflake!  I normally stay away from the really detailed dies because I'm not patient enough to pick out all the little pieces!  If you look closely you'll see the dimension and that the butterfly layers are white underneath.  To add a bit more texture to the card I embossed the top panel with the PTI Linen Impression Plate.  I think stamped a Verve sentiment.  I could see making a card set with this layout.
And my second card is for Day 2.  Making a one layer card.  This also could easily be a card set and is very similar to what I made for teacher gifts!
Hope you like them both!

32 comments:

  1. These are lovely Lynn. The tone on tone dimension looks fabulous - definitely one I will try :)

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  2. Gorgeous tone on tone card! Love the soft yellow and the beautiful embossing on the butterfly. :)

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  3. Like them? I Love them!
    Thank you Lynn, this is an ispiration for me (-:
    Have a nice day and fun with your boys!
    Greetings from a rainy Holland,
    Judith

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  4. I appreciate you sharing what you're learning. I would have never thought to do a tone on tone card...this inspires me. I like the yellow you chose and how you used the linen impression plate to create a little more interest.
    I also like your one layer card. I adore that PTI set!

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  5. So very very beautiful! So elegant too! The tone on tone card is amazing, and the composition in your one layer card is perfect!

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  6. Love that butterfly card, so perfect in yellow. I've never thought of using tone on tone die-cuts. All these posts about that class make me wish I would've taken it.

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  7. Gorg! That yellow butterfly card is a showstopper.

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  8. Looks like you're enjoying the class, Lynn! Love both cards! That first one with the butterfly is gorgeous! :)

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  9. Lynn, these are both fantastic. I love the tone-on-tone embossing.. really a great effect. Your second card is simple and just stunning. I have this yet and it has yet seen ink - but after seeing this, I need to make a point to use it. Thank you for the push!

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  10. WOW these cards are fabulous. I haven't been able to visit all my favorite blogs lately so I just scrolled through the last couple days of your posts and ALL your cards are fabulous. Awesome job!!!!

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  11. I really like both cards but the first is my favorite. I love that PTI linen effect. I saw it on a card by Aimes the other day and thought then how gorgeous it looks and naturally you have used it so well and also the colour of the paper is so elegant

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  12. love the yellow butterfly card. Great texture for CAS card.

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  13. Lynn, I love the way the butterfly card turned out as well, I really need to find more embossing folders. Very elegant!

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  14. WOW really clean and simple and Spectacular!!

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  15. Gorgeous cards!! Ok! That first one with the yellow just blows me away! Wow! Is that ever so pretty!

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  16. These are just beautiful, Lynn! I bought that butterfly last month, but it's still setting in my drawer. You've inspired me to dig it out and create! LOVE that soft yellow!

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  17. Hi Lyn,
    I'm enjoying this course too and love both your cards, but your butterfly card shows that you have really nailed the CAS card technique. It's truly awesome!
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  18. I couldn't possibly pick a favorite between these two! I love the monochromatic look and simple sentiment on the butterfly card, but the versatility of your second design is fabulous, too. Just pinned it so I can remember it when making card sets!

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  19. oh, this is amazing!! Love that dimension look...is it just more die cuts in white and stacked underneath? The coolest shadow effect!

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  20. The tone on tone card is simply stunning Lynn, I think the soft yellow is a magic ingredient to it's beauty too :) Your OLC is so perfectly stamped too.
    Jenny x

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  21. your cards are lovely! the tone on tone butterfly is STUNNING! it's amazing what one perfectly placed element can do! and your 'OLC' is simply beautiful!

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  22. Beautiful cards. I like that tone on tone. Must try that technique. Both cards are lovely. TFS

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  23. These are both lovely. I love the soft yellow color on your first card and I love that embossing folder, may need to invest in that one.

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  24. These are wonderful and I have that butterfly set too! Both cards are lovely - thank you for sharing! I, too, have four boys - aren't they wonderful!!

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  25. Gorgeous cards
    and the yellow one is perfect!

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  26. lovely! and congrats on the spotlight in the CAS class!

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  27. Love them both! But the yellow butterfly is STUNNING!

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  28. Beautiful cards!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  29. Wow, gorgeous work, I'm adding that second card to my pinterest board in hopes that I'll be able to give that one a try. Thanks for posting your beautiful cards.

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  30. Both beatiful cards! I especially love your first - ultra CAS and wonderful texture! And congrats on the class shoutout!

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