Saturday, September 10, 2016

Chevron Hello

I got my order from My Favorite Things in which I had ordered several dies. As a perk for a $60 or over order I got this wonderful Die-Namics Stepped Up Chevron free. And, I also ordered the Die-Namics Big Hello die and together I have used scraps to create a great card design. I am entering this into the You Could Be a Card Design Superstar Contest-2016 and also in the Mod Squad Blog Challenge.


I don't know what you think but I am tickled pink to see the great results one can do with these dies. And, a fantastic way to use up scraps.


The center portion of the design was done from some water colored paper I had made previously, Since in the process of cutting the chevrons this came out as a leftover bigger chevron I decided to use that for the center of the design.


I just know that chevron will be a favorite of mine and the design made with this die really created the perfect background for that Big Hello die which is cut with a dark brown card stock. I simply glued all the chevrons onto a base card of ivory and then over the top I popped up the Big Hello.


This was so much fun to make. It sort of reminds me of a southwestern style. I could have connected them but I liked the idea of a little of the ivory showing through.

Well, everyone have a fun weekend. I might even get to making more cards if I find time. It is such a good feeling to have energy enough to do crafting again. I am so fortunate. And, thanks to all who stop by and visit and leave such uplifting comments.

God bless,
Verna

10 comments:

Rosy Newlun said...

Wow this is fabulous! I saw that die, too and this very clever. I like it that you left space in between the chevron die cuts. Completely beautiful design!!!

Ina G said...

Oh Verna this is FABULOUS. Love the bright colours and great use of the chevrons.

Judy Woodland said...

Oh, I love, love, love this!!! I recently saw this die and thought it to be so interesting, so I'm glad you used it here so I could see how it really looks. Your colors are fabulous, and your design is a perfect showcase for the die. Thanks for the inspiration, simply FABULOUS!!!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oooh, I love your new chevron die, Verna! So trendy! Your card is gorgeous! Such a lovely design!

Patti said...

I really like this Verna! it is so colorful and bold. What a blessing for the recipient who opens this one!! ; ) Very Southwest indeed : )

Patti

Shona Erlenborn said...

Gorgeous design! A big smile on the receiver of this one for sure!

Leslie said...

Another beautiful project, Verna! I LOVE this design! Thanks so much for sharing this project with us also in the Mod Squad Challenge Blog's "Color Inspiration - Fall Colors" challenge!
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Leslie, MSCB Challenge Hostess
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Kathy Krug said...

Looks like I missed a few of your posts. The graphic backgroun is perfect for the bold Hello sentiment. Great colors.

Lisa Babitz said...

Such a cheery card! It's sure to bring a smile to someone's face!!

Donna Phelan said...

Love your colors and I really LOVE that big fat happy HELLO plopped right on top! So cheery! Great design!!!