Saturday, 22 April 2017

Acetate and inlaid die

I love cards with acetate behind but I just don't seem to use it that often.  This months CAS mix up challenge seemed to be the perfect reason.

 I pulled out some leftover plastic packaging and trimmed it down 51/2 X 4 1/4, I die cut the heart out of some card stock from my stash of backgrounds waiting to be used.  This one I made a few weeks ago when my crafting buddies and I were working with acrylic paint.  I took some coated card and smooshed up what was left on the craft mat.  You can get some amazing background with what's sitting on your craft mat, don't waste it 😏.  I then die cut the heart out of my card base and inlaid the die cut inside.  The acetate holds every thing in place  For some interest I had the heart spill off the edge of the card and trimmed the excess.


I'm entering this CAS Mix up April Challenge inlaid die.  My choice is acrylic paints.


I hope you like the card and would love to hear your comments.




Card Recipe
Stamps:Paper smooches.
Paper: 110lb white, coated white
Ink: Ranger archival
Accessories: Die, acetate, gems
Techniques: acrylic ink smooshing Die cut

8 comments:

  1. I LOVE this Christine! Your acrylic paint smoosh made a pretty inlaid heart! Love the acetate behind it! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  2. Beautiful smooshed card used for your intricate die-cut heart. Looks amazing inlaid into the partial heart aperture. The acetate in-behind gives it shine. So pretty!! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  3. Lovely smooshed heart, Christine! Great use of the acetate to hold it in place. Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

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  4. A fabulous card Christine, I love what you've done with the heart. I have two boxes with pieces of acetate from packaging waiting to be used.

    Sue xx

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  5. Beautiful acetate die cut smooshed heart Christine. What a wonderful way to use your extra paint. TFS my friend. Hugs...

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  6. Wow, how elegant this looks! Beautiful inlay with acetate, Christine! Love the way you engineered this one!

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  7. Beautiful card. Super cool background.

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  8. Fabulous design!
    Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
    Susan
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