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Charisma Meets DCC Blog Hop

April 3, 2014

Charisma&DCC

Welcome to the Charisma Cardz Meets Die Cut Crazy Special Challenge & Blog Hop. Our Wonderful design team have this week teamed up with the wonderful Magazine Die Cut Crazy to bring you some wonderful inspiration from the world of Die Cutting and also a fab packed April Edition which is available for download on all IOS Apple Devices via the Newstand & in PDF format from the website! Our designers have made some wonderful Easter and Spring projects to inspire your own crafting with your die cuts.

This week at Charisma we have an ‘ANYTHING GOES’ Challenge where you can join in by linking or emailing charisma with your cards/designs and of course as always there are some fabuolous prizes to be won which the winners will be announced next week on the blog and featured in next months issue of Die Cut Crazy.

As well as this we have a fabulous blog hop show casing all the designers which you should have a look around! And for each comment you leave at each stop we’ll be drawing some random winners for prizes!

If you just joined our hop, be sure and go back to the Charisma Cardz Challenge Blog to start from the beginning!

 

Garden Project

At the moment here in Australia, the weather is hot and humid even though now we are into autumn. Our summer has been extremely hot, so it will be great to have some cooler weather.

My Garden Project displays the beautiful colours that summer and autumn can bring for us.

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Materials used

•Cardstock – white, light blue
Dies – wheel barrow, roses – JOANNA SHEEN

            Tree – MARIANNE DESIGNS

            Lattice – SPELLBINDERS

            Flowers – EZCUT & COUTURE

            Cloud – EZCUT

            Bookmark – EZCUT

•Alcohol Markers – browns, greens, greys, yellow, pink, purple, reds, blue
Ribbons – green, silver star, bright blue
•Diamontees

How I put these together

Card:

  1. Cut white card.
  2. Cut light blue cardstock. Cut green ribbon and attach to blue cardstock at bottom. Cut silver star cardstock and attach to blue cardstock at top. Using Double-sided tape adhere the blue cardstock to the white card.
  3. Cut lattice from white cardstock and attach to the blue cardstock.
  4. Cut tree, wheelbarrow, cloud, roses and flowers from white cardstock and colour as desired with alcohol markers.
  5. 3D tree onto the right side of the white lattice.
  6. Arrange roses and flowers into wheelbarrow and 3D onto white lattice having part of the wheelbarrow in front of the tree.
  7. 3D cloud at top left hand side of lattice.
  8. Glitter as desired
  9. Bookmark
  10. Cut bookmark from light blue cardstock. Glue onto white cardstock and cut around to form a border of white. Round off corners on white cardstock
  11. Cut lattice from white cardstock and size to fit middle portion of bookmark. Glue lattice piece to light blue cardstock
  12. Cut roses from white cardstock. Colour with alcohol markers. Glue to lattice
  13. Cut hole at top of bookmark. Attach bright blue ribbon
  14. Glitter as desired

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Gift Tag:

  1. Cut one end of bookmark from light blue cardstock. Glue onto white cardstock and cut around to form a border of white. Round off bottom corners on white cardstock
  2. Cut lattice from white cardstock and size to fit middle portion of bookmark. Glue lattice piece to light blue cardstock
  3. Cut one rose from white cardstock. Colour with alcohol markers. Glue to lattice
  4. Cut hole at top of bookmark. Attach bright blue ribbon
  5. Glitter as desired

Dianne from Grayson Creations Handmade Cards

Blog address: graysoncreationscards.blogspot.com.au

www.facebook.com/pages/Graysoncreations-handmade-cards

             

Thanks for stopping by the Charisma Cardz Meets Die Cut Crazy Magazine Blog Hop & Challenge . I hope my project inspires you to create your own Spring/Easter project.  Please leave a comment to let me know you stopped by. Next up in the hop is Anna Bradshaw- craftwithanna.blogspot.com

  If you just joined the hop, here is a list of designers so you don’t miss any:

Charisma – www.charismacardz.blogspot.com
Carlyann – www.sweetncrafty.blogspot.com

Emma Pountney – http://tinyurl.com/m42q998

Sarah sw – www.sarahshandmadecardsx.blogspot.co.uk

Mandy – www.mandysparkles.blogspot.com

Marie – www.cardmakingmazza.blogspot.co.uk

Jo  – www.determinedcrafter.blogspot.co.uk

Vee- www.bearykrafti.blogspot.com

Susan – www.mixamatoasties.blogspot.co.uk

Die cut crazy facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Die-Cut-Crazy-Magazine/552327878152647?ref=ts&fref=ts

Lorraine – www.travellingcolours.com

Emma – www.emgoescardmaking.blogspot.co.uk

Tina – www.tinamarie997.blogspot.co.uk

Dianne Grayson – You are here!! 🙂

Anna Bradshaw – www.craftwithanna.blogspot.com

Eemeli – www.eemelike.blogspot.com

Stacey – http://www. lasatas.blogspot.co.uk/

Natalie – http://ngcards.blogspot.co.uk

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9 Comments
  1. Beautiful Spring card, love the gift tags.
    Hugs, Nancy

  2. Anda permalink

    Lovely – really shows off what you can do with diecutting ♥

  3. BlackLissi permalink

    Wow! So sweet card! I love wheel barrow diecut! Beautiful creation with lots of flowers.

  4. I’ve been enjoying this AWESOME Blog Hop SO much! I am a LOVER of die-cutting, so the magazine is AMAZING to me. Thanks for a really great hop!
    Blessings,
    Karen Letchworth
    http://www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

  5. What a beautiful set and a fab showcase of how effective dies can be thanks for sharing.

  6. what a lovely set, oh those flowers are so pretty and the lattice I just love!!!

  7. so stunning.really beautiful scene you have created.gorgeous diecuts ;D

    xx coops xx

  8. Love the pretty Spring scenery on the card.

  9. oooh woooww I love your garden Project looks like it is already summer…love love this and nice Book mark too…

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