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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Bubbleicious Dies - Polkadoodles Crafting

Wowser was I in for a treat
Our lovely Nikky from Polkadoodles has just started a new range of dies
belive me when I say you really, really need to check them out
Yesterday my parcel came through from Nikky, to say I am excited is an understament
You will see lots more from me using the dies in the coming weeks 
so keep your eyes tightly peeled.
The first thing I noticed was the lush packaging on the dies simply elegant 
also if you look on the website there are ideas on how they could be used  a little differently
I love this!
(a cherryblossom die becomes seaweed, who would have thought eh?)
You can find the range of dies 
After stroking the packs of dies endlessly , I decided my first project would be a card using the Bubbleicious set - 5 dies in this set

Out came my big shot that is old and ancient , everything cutting through first time I could not belive!! I have a vast range of different dies that often need going through several times and even then the weeding takes normally takes forever, these were simply a gentle tap . I did use my metal shim

So there we are , my one card became 4 - Obviously I have made them using different coloured card/inks  but also changing where I placed the biggest die, endless possibilities.
To give you a good idea I used 6 x 6 card blanks
The oval die was adhered with foam pads
and I used distress Inks - 
Milled Lavender, Squeezed Lemonade, Spun Sugar & Tumbled Glass on flowers and leafs
Adding a little ribbon to two of the cards and finished with some little coloured pearls

For those that know me, know I am not a CAS person but I really wanted to show you the beauty of these dies
Ohhhh and before I go , here is a quick pic of my negative scraps , the flower cuts were far to pretty to bin , so a sprinkling of brusho's and a splash of water . I am sure it will become a feature on a future project!

Thank you for looking
xx
I would like to enter into

Artistic Inspirations -  Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Always Anything Goes
Make My Monday - No Patterned Paper
Digi Choosday Challenge  - Anything  Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything Goes Opional use a die
Sunny Day Crafting - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes

11 comments:

Aunty Sue said...

they look fab was looking at a few on the site looks good value for money and some nice designs. Could you ask Nikky if she could put sizes please in the discription

Janis Lewis said...

Very pretty projects! Thanks for joining us at Sunny Day Crafting.
~DT Janis

Jennifer Bradley said...

Such a beautiful card, the dies look fabulous. Love the flowers and the bright cheerful yellow really makes the whole card pop. Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again. Jennifer DT member x

Bev said...

Fabulous use of the new dies x

Janice said...

Such pretty dies and what a gorgeous card, love the inky edges bringing in a touch of colour. Thanks for playing at Ooh La La, Jx

Basslady said...

wow...this is so noble!

thank you so much for playing along with us at make my Monday!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

CraftYourPassion said...

Such beautiful cards.Love all the different colours and ways you've used the dies.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Gorgeous card, love those dies!!
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

Hugs,
Sandra
TTCRD DT
Cards and Creativity {My Blog}

cecilia gunnarsson said...

love those dies! Looks so beutiful !!!
Stunning creations here:0))
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs! Cicci
TTCRD DT
Cicci Vid Pennan {My Blog}
Through The Craft Room Door

Claudia Rogier said...

Stunning card. Great colours and details!!! Thanks for joining us at Creates and Makes

hugs
Claudia
DT Creates and Makes
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Lori said...

Gorgeous card, Jan!! Can't wait to get my dies!!!