Friday, March 20, 2015

Stretch your Dies

No it isn't your eyes going funny, I had to straighten the card and this is the result but a bit rushed to change it now.
Since I thought I was having a free weekend I thought I would take the Stretch your Dies Class really as an experiment too. I really don't have patience watching someone take ages to make a card when I could be making one myself.
Actually they're not that bad and they even teaching this old dog a few new tricks like my fuzzy one which is using fun foam. Although after sticking the word a few times I purposely decided I had run out (I hadn't) and put the card together. Now if I need a white sentiment no more layering a couple of the diecuts just cut out in fun foam.

There was a second card but I didn't really have the type of word type that would work with this, well thats my excuse. But I did inlay this sentiment from Penny Black for the third card.
My cards are very similar to class ones since time is short this week now we are doing a flying visit to MIL but I had a hour to spare and foolishly thought I could make a couple of cards.
I shall miss the eclipse as well today, I shall either be in the car or in the leisure centre swimming at least I shall be able resist looking at it. Although the weathermen have confirmed that we will have too much cloud cover to see it now.


  1. Gorgeous cards Debby, the fun foam gives such a great effect and the inlay sentiment look wonderful too.
    hugs Sue xx

  2. Mooi gemaakt Debby.Groetjes Joke

  3. Great job Debby, the foam looks fabulous xx

  4. Morning Debby these cards are both lovely and the colours are great.
    Debs xx
    {Debs Cards– my personal blog}

  5. Beautiful cards. I really need to try out some of the class techniques.

  6. Fabulous cards Debby, at last a use for all of that fun foam I collected when the children were younger.

  7. Aaaah 2 great cards for making dies go further - especially love the way you have added Celebrate in the 2nd card, Luv Sam x

  8. Two fabulous cards

  9. Another pair of stunners Debby!!

  10. Both of these creations are super Debby. Hope M.I.L. was happy for your visit.

  11. Oh these are fabulous Debby!! They turned out wonderful!! I think it's a fun class and I'm learning "new tricks" too!! ;) HUGS

  12. What pretty, lovely cards Debby x

  13. I share your pain, I'm taking the same class and just don't have any of the right dies! Ha! Love your cards, great results!

  14. Gorgeous cards. I used foam a few years ago and found that some makes of it will actually shrink. Just carefully heat with a gun, keeping it moving al the time. It does burn quite easy! Hugs, Carol S.xx


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