Happy Monday! It is the start of a new week and can you believe it that we have already started May? Today I have a card to show you that stemmed from a video I watched on YouTube about combining label dies with coordinating dies for stamps and making a single focal point unit. I decided that that was doable on my Silhouette too.

I used Morgan’s Artworld’s Valentine Single rose as my image and created a cutline around it. I then welded a label shape with it so that my Silhouette cut the label shape and the parts of the rose that protruded from the top and the bottom of the label. I then printed this out onto Canson C’ a Grain Drawing paper and colored the rose with my Prismacolor colored pencils. Once I had done the coloring, I returned the page to the Silhouette and cut the shape out. I was thrilled with the outcome. I then cut the shape a second time from white cardstock. I ran a black marker along the edges of both shapes and glued them together.

I completed my card by using a top-folding cardbase and adhering a full-sized ochre colored cardpanel. I cut another panel out of plaid paper and then cut an oval into it positioned so that my rose would rest against the ochre color. I stamped the sentiment with Versafine Onyx Black ink and a Spellbinders stampset and then adhered the focal point onto the card and added three yellow flatback pearls from my stash.
I will have another card coming up using a different image and a different shape, but using the same merging technique. Watch this space!

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Morgan’s Artworld’s Valentine Single rose digi

Canson C’ a Grain Drawing Pad
Recollections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Ochre and plaid patterned paper from my stash

Coloring Medium
Prismacolor colored pencils
Tombow Dual Brush Pen

Versafine Onyx Black ink

Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
1/8 inch Scor-Tape

Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine
Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer

EK Success Craft Tweezers

Flatback pearls from my stash

Spellbinders STP-002 stampset

Hero Arts Oval Infinity Die set
*Links in the supplies list are affiliate links. I get a small percentage of the price of the product if you would choose to buy it through my link, at no cost to you. I only use affiliate links for products that I have purchased with my own money and enjoy using.

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13 thoughts on “Experimenting”

  1. Hi, Monica! Your experiment is a complete success, and beautifully colored, too! I miss playing with my flower stamps, and hope to do that soon if I can get these hands to work again! Beautiful card! hugs, de

  2. Fortunately, I don't have this crazy Siluette machine 🙂 Because I would have to learn to do such wonders as on your card. Unfortunately, I know that I would never master this art 🙁 So look at how other talented people create such amazing cards in this complicated and difficult way. Stunning card, Monica

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