I was extremely happy this week because I finally bought myself a die cutting machine!! My husband saw online that all die cutting machines and die cuts were 40% off last week at Joanne’s. So since we live about 2 hours from the US, we got in the car last Friday (without the kids) and drove there. I bought so many goodies for so cheap it was so worth it. One of the dies I got was Tim Holtz Tattered florals which I loved but I have never been able to use. I’m really excited on how my flowers turned out. I used them on this layout out of the matching papers and I have another layout reveal with another type of flower with the same die.
I made this layout for the Prima BAP. I used their sketch and lots of Prima goodies including my all time favourite Canvas resist products which I sprayed with Aridondak green. I also used the Romantique line and  a couple of Martha Stewart punches to decorate them with. The chipboard is part of my daughter’s board game. I loved the shape and it fit the layout perfectly. I painted it with Gesso and inked it with Distress dye. I used Say it with Crystals and different Prima flowers to decorate and at the top corner is a DA chippie!!


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  • Reply li-bee-ti February 29, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Congrats on your new goodies!! your lo is amazinigly beautiful! and the photo of you and your boy is so adorable.
    Great take on the sketch and good luck!

  • Reply Lizzy Hill February 29, 2012 at 11:27 pm

    Oh, you lucky, lucky girl…. my dream is a die-cutting machine. And those flowers are FABULOUS. They say good things come to those who wait, so I'll just have to keep waiting:):) Have great fun using yours:):):)

  • Reply Lizzyc March 1, 2012 at 1:01 am

    Hi Keren! well it sounds like you have had a wonderful time with your new toy.. so glad for you.. it will open up a whole new range of embellishments that you can create to match your papers and colors without leaving your room!! good on you! and it feels so much better when you get them at sale price too… and this layout is stunning… much many beautiful details.. the bling down the side is stunning..
    The whole layout has a sophistication about it … really looks gorgeous!! love it!

  • Reply Denise Price March 1, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Congratulations on your new purchase! You've used it well. Those flowers are luscious, as is the page itself.

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