Sunday, 14 February 2021

Amazing Paper Grace Double Halo Oval Etched Dies - A Just Because Card

Cards get given for lots of designated occasions, but sometimes it is nice to send one just because; just because someone might be struggling; just because you want to say hello; just because it's pretty!  


My card will be heading off in the post shortly to some lovely folk because I want them to know that they are in my thoughts at a difficult time of the year.

I wanted to create a delicate and pretty frame for my sentiment and the Double Halo Etched Dies are just perfect for this.  The frame creates a beautiful focal point.


I wanted to add lots of different texture to this project, and did so by using wooden butterflies which I gave an enamelled look to, by coating in some pearlescent coloured drops and leaving them to dry.  I created a floral spray around one side of my pretty frame by using my Cinch and Go Flowers III dies, combined with some mulberry paper flowers from my craft stash.  I added further texture to my largest flower by adding some sparkle.  I finished the whole thing with a raffia bow.


I used my Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System to foil the sentiment which is from the More Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plate.

There are two different sized intricate dies in the Double Halo Oval set, the smallest of which I used to create a beautiful little topper for a weeny box project, which I think makes it look rather special.




This is an illustration of what comes in the Double Halo Oval Etched Dies set.  You can click the illustration to be taken to the Spellbinders website-

Well that's it from me for today.  I did enjoy creating these projects and I do hope you like them.  Thanks for looking and please do pop back.

Ciao for now and ............................."happy crafting everybody!"

Linda xxx
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9 comments:

  1. Quel joli projet .Dommage que j'habite en France ,j'aimerai tant acheter les dies que vous utilisez .
    Evelyne

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  2. Ms. Linda this card is so beautiful ❤️. Your friends who will receive this will be so bless. I love all the details you put into this card and box. Including using wooden butterflies which gave an enamelled look, by coating in some pearlescent coloured drops. Now how wonderful is that touch. I am definitely going to have to give this a try.

    Ms. Linda keep making your beautiful art of works.

    Your number one fan,
    Michelle Greene

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    1. Bless you Michele xx Thank you so much and I hope you have a go at doing embellishments in this way.

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  3. Hi Linda, You consistently post elegant and amazing projects, and these projects today do not disappoint! I love your classy, elegant, clean style. Nicely done!

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    1. I value your feedback so much Tara. Thank you x

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  4. That card is so pretty and I love the little wooden butterflies. And you are always so creative with your 3 dimensional projects. I love the box as well. Beautiful.

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