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Sunday, 23 November 2014

Lavinia Stamps new dies

Good afternoon Lovelies, long time no post hahaha!

I've been busy looking after my gorgeous 5 week old foster baby boy, love him to bits but get very little time for crafting, but I did manage to have a play with the wonderful new dies that Tracey Dutton from Lavinia Stamps designed, they are big and cut like a hot knife through butter, I've had no problems getting the bit's out either, they just fall out, fabulous designs, very different from anything else out there, pop along and check them out here

So here's a few I've made so far;

My first one I used the gorgeous Pegasus on White Linen texture card, I used the waste as an aperture, my background is a simple swipe of Silk Acrylics.

My second one I used, Goosebumps and once dry I used Distress inks in Dusty Concord, Chipped Sapphire and Faded Jeans.

My final one I wanted a Scandinavian look, I used a hound tooth back ground stamp with Red Archival ink on Kraft card to create the background, I cut the Deer out twice and stamped him with a Knit style stamp from a Sheena Douglass christmas set, also in Red Archival and decoupaged him, I used Picket Fence Distress Marker to colour the snowflakes and I added pearls to the centers, which don't show up so well in the photo.

I hope you like my cards and feel inspired to check out Tracey's new dies, thank you for visiting today, have a great rest of the day xx Zoe xx

 

11 comments:

Karen Willis said...

Fabulous cards Zoe. love them all xx

Lea Brawn said...

All absolutely stunning. X

Kate M said...

Thats a fabulous die - love your cards.
xx

Linda Simpson said...

I have to agree about the dies, they are wonderful too work with and am getting quite a collection myself.

Beautiful cards as always. Enjoy your time with Dylan.
Hugs
Linda xxxx

Lexie said...

These are so lovely. What great dies and you've used them so well.
xx

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous cards xx Jan

Ditte said...

Really like the raindeers, very beatuful cards and great use of colors, I espically like the middle one. :)

Avril Ann said...

I bet you are loving him, getting lots of cozies..you are a wonderful lady, Zoe..I love your cards, these look like amazing dies hun, love and hugs xxx

Sylv said...

Fabulous cards, the dies look amazing.

Sylv xx

Barbara said...

Fab designs here, Zoe....I haven't had chance to use my die yet. Enjoy the time spent with the baby, crafting can wait, babies can't & don't wait, haha

Eileen said...

Super work here Zoe... love them all . Keep on crafting these dies are amazing Xxx