BOLD Colors

Just Add Ink: Celebrate
CAS Mixed Up: Partial Die Cut

I sometimes watch a crafting show on TV that is broadcast in Europe. The other day the presenter did a partial die cut with and X-acto blade, so I decided to give it a go. The stamping is done so some portion hangs over a vertical line that becomes your fold line. The line is then scored only between the stamping. Then with a very sharp blade you cut along the stamping between the score lines. Fold along the score line and you then have a partial cut. I did use heavy double sided tape to keep the folded edge to the inside. The flowers centers are heat set gold embossing powder and the rest of the spray is colored with water colors. I then adhered sentiment. Added the pp strip to the inside just to the area that is behind the front when folded but still enough white spaced to write a nice note.

Happy Birthday to Just Add Ink. They are celebrating 10 years PLUS 1000 followers. Hope my card makes them smile.

14 thoughts on “BOLD Colors”

  1. Gorgeous card, Bonnie! Love the bright & bold colors! You did a great job of partial cutting with an X-acto blade. Thank you so much again for joining us at CAS Mix Up!
    Hideko xx

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  2. Beautiful result and like Gayle I thought the pp was your stenciling. I’ve done cutting this way in the past – long before I joined any stamping communities or used the internet.

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  3. This is a great technique Bonnie, thank you for sharing it. Think I might give it a try. I really love the way you have coloured the flowers. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  4. What a fabulous card to celebrate our milestone. I love the bold design and clever partial die cut technique Bonnie. Thanks for joining us this week at Just Add Ink. x

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  5. Thank you for the Congratulations and for leaving me a note on my blog too Bonnie – and yes, for making me smile! I am rather partial to bold colours and these are such a beautiful combo. Your patterned paper really helps your beautiful blooms and your partial image cutting pop! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink in our special celebration challenge. x

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  6. WOw! STUNNING card Bonnie! Love the gorgeous watercoloured flowers with the partial die-cutting. Great design! And love the back panel with the bright green flourish design. This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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