Monday, March 10, 2014

Inlaid Die Cuts for OCC: Clean & Simple 3 + Seize the Birthday

I took some time this morning to watch the tutorials for Day 1 at the new Clean & Simple 3 class from Online Card Classes, but it was late afternoon before I had a chance to play.




With time limited, I went right to the inlaid die cut technique for making a one layer card.




A couple of speech bubbles are paired with a "happy" die on this card and the sentiment is finished off with a masked stamp.




I love the flat finish from this technique! With a constant need for more masculine designs, I deliberately kept this card super simple - no dots, pearls, Wink of Stella, etc.

This card is also being linked to the Seize the Birthday Anything Goes challenge.




I'll be back tomorrow with more technique based cards.

Thanks for stopping by,

Jacquie



18 comments:

  1. This is awesome Jacquie! It's fun to see what you created after class today :) Beautiful work!!

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  2. I really like this card jacquie! It is so CAS - perfectly executed!!

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  3. Jacquie, I love this card! I love the colours and the simplicity. Very cool!

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  4. Fantastic take on the Debbie's card. Love the vibrant colours!

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  5. This looks really cool. I always thought, I don't need a speechbubble die, I can cut them with an oval template... Seems I need them after all... ;)

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  6. Beautiful, I love the colours!

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  7. I love this inlaid die cut technique that is so popular lately!! You've done a great job on it and your card is beautiful - lovely colours and very nice design!

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  8. Such a great masculine card! Thank you for joining us at Seize The Birthday. :)

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  9. Simply fabulous card...I love the colors and all the amazing inlaid work, incredible, just incredible.

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  10. Just great, love this style!

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  11. WOW, I knew I should have signed up for this class...what a great idea and wonderful design Jacquie!

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  12. Great card for the class homework.

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  13. Jacquie--you've got to be kidding me? I made almost this same exact card! On Monday. Probably 20 miles down the road from you. Only I haven't gotten a chance to post it yet. Stop by tomorrow and see what I mean. I love your version even more. Your colors are so gorgeous together. Perfect for spring.

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  14. Jaw droppingly amazing, such a great combo of colours too!

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  15. Fantastic card. I'm not doing the class, but am certainly enjoying the results of everyone's labours. Love the colours, & the idea of OVERLAPPING die cuts - would never have thought of that! Jenny

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  16. Saw this over at Paper Crafters - wow - fabulous card!

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