Wednesday, 6 September 2017


Hello and welcome...
This is another card using the freebies from craft magazines

This month's Die-Cutting Essentials, Issue 28, is a die set by Tonic.  There is a dove, sentiment and olive branch

I've made a basic card with the set for today's post but you will be seeing other designs as times goes on

On a 5"x7" white card I masked a border with easy lift off tape.  I then coloured the exposed area with Distress Oxide Inks applying the colours with a blender.  Once coloured I spritzed, all over the coloured area, with water and dried it using my heat tool  
I added a piece of double sided adhesive to white card and die cut and embossed the dove and the sentiment

After I removed the backing sheet from the die cut I sprinkled Glitter Jewels over both the dove and the sentiment

The olive branch was die cut using a piece of left over green card

I only added glue to certain areas of the dove as I liked how the wings were sitting away from the card.  I adhered the olive branch behind the dove's beak and added a tiny black gem for the eye

I inserted a pretty paper to the inside of the card and used a stamp, from October's Making Cards,
to stamp another sentiment in black ink

  • white card ~ Craft UK
  • Distress Oxide Inks in; broken china, faded jeans & wilted violet ~ Ranger
  • Versafine Ink Pad in Black Onyx ~ Tsukineko
  • double sided adhesive ~ Woodware
  • Glitter Jewels/Diamond Snow ~ Creative Expressions (CE)
  • Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Acrylic Glue ~ CE
  • dove die set ~ Die-cutting essentials Issue 28
  • paper insert ~ Making Cards October 2017
Until tomorrow....

Thank you for taking the time to visit, I hope my designs have given a little inspiration.
I read all your comments and really appreciate you leaving me a message.
June x


  1. A lovely card June. Thank you for sharing this. Been using the Oxide stamp pads today. Love them.

  2. This is really pretty!! I love the background .. such pretty colours!! hugs xx


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