Saturday, July 9, 2016

Dies R Us ~ Oh Deer!

Good morning friends, I hope you're ready for some cuteness overload.
It's my turn over at the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog and I'm playing around with these cute little deer from Marianne Designs.  These dies were offered on Special Order for a short period of time at the Dies R Us online shop.

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Now, are you ready to see more of this sweet little deer?  Let's go!
I started by cutting out the flowers from Dee's Distinctively and adding some distress inks to all the pieces.

I added the stems and leaves from Elizabeth Craft Designs Daisy and assembled the flowers.  I added some orange stickles to the center of each flower and set them aside to dry.

I then moved on to the die cutting and assembling the little deer and set them aside.  I cut two stitched rectangles from design paper and two of my all time favorite frames from Impression Obsession.  I added foam tape to the back sides of both frames.
I then laid out the design on the design paper background and stamped an encouraging sentiment.  I added grasses from Impression Obsession and Clearly Besotted.  I mounted the panel to the card front and added the frame on top. 

I carefully lifted the flowers out from under the frame before pressing the frame firmly onto the card panel and added some foam squares under the flowers that are raised above the frame.  

Check out that dimension!  And, that adorable little deer!

 Here's a second card I made using the tulip from Elizabeth Craft Designs.  
I also added some lightly inked clouds from Dies R Us and a mini butterfly that I shimmered up with a bit of Wink Of Stella.  Clear sequins give this card a dreamy finished look.



Today's Tip:  Many of the dies I used here are not currently showing up in the store because they're in the process of moving to a larger warehouse, where they can offer us more amazing dies.  Once the move is complete and they get their inventory in order, the dies will be put back on their website and brought back in stock.

Here's a list of products I used that can be found at Dies R Us:



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I'll also be adding one of these cards to the following challenges:
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Word Art Wednesday
HLS Die Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff ~ Animal

I hope you enjoyed today's cards.  Thanks so much for stopping by!
Blessings~ Birgit

13 comments:

  1. Both fabulous cards Birgit, they could be framed and made into pictures! Thank you for a great tutorial, the flowers are just gorgeous and the deer cute!

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  2. That deer is sooooo sweet! I adore the flowers, what an awesome die!

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  3. Oh my gosh...could that deer be any cuter?!! I just love him in both cards nestled in between the flowers and grasses...too, too cute Birgit! :0)

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  4. STOP!!! These are as cute as can be and they need to go straight into a frame! Love them and the sweet dies!

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  5. Oh my Birgit, these are just too adorable. Such a sweet little deer.

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  6. Your scene is SO cute!!! I love that deer.Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers!

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  7. Two fabulous projects! Love that deer. Thanks for playing along at USE YOUR STUFF - Gail

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  8. Darling cards! I love how you used the die cuts and the deer is so cute.

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  9. Wow, these cards are amazing! Love all the die combinations! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Throwdown!

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  10. These cards are just precious! Love the deer! Thanks for joining us at the Color Throwdown!

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  11. Wow, this is very cute! Love all the die-cuts and the message. We are so blessed that you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday. We have a new Challenge going on and we hope you can link with us again. Leaving you with the inspiration of God’s Word in Jeremiah 32:17 which says, “‘Ah, Lord God! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you.”

    God bless,
    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  12. Two super cards each perfect for the challenge at HLS. The deer die cuts are so sweet, TFS. :)

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  13. Adorable card using the die cuts Brigit, love it, happy to see at the challenge.

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