Sunday, March 27, 2016

Cheery Lynn Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!   I centered this card around this adorably fun Easter Basket die.  I cut out the Easter Basket twice and colored the first one.  The eggs and bow were cut off the second basket with a scissor. I colored the parts individually and then glued them on top of the first basket.  To further embellish the eggs I added glitter glue and adhered the basket with foam adhesive.

This is a step card using the Step Card Bundle Set #3.  Rectangular strips of green card stock were glued to each step before I adhered grass to each.  The shorter Grass Border 2 was glued to the first two "steps" and the Grass Border on the two background steps.

I cut an A2 size card with the step die and then used the same die to cut a piece of dotted patterned paper.  It was easy to fold and cut away the center of the dotted paper with an Exacto knife.  The background panel was made with a piece of patterned card stock with a Lattice #2 overlay.

Cheery Lynn Dies

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Cheery Lynn March Blog Hop Featuring IOE Embossing plates!

Welcome to the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog Hop!  I am so excited to show you the fabulous new Oval IOE Plates and matching Frame It Embossing Folder.  If you arrived from Debbie's Blog you are on the right track.  If not, you can head back to the blog HERE to start from the beginning.  Comments are appreciated and make sure to stop back and answer the questions on the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate.  

I am always so inspired by Cheery Lynn's flower dies, and I decided to use colors from a cosmetic bag I have.  This card uses the new IOE plates.  I just embossed the edges of the IOE plates to get the beautiful scroll corners that I then colored with a little metallic rub on paint.  I really like how this embossing folder adds such an elegant texture and dimension.

If you haven't seen the IOE plates in action yet, check out the Cheery Lynn Designs video HERE and learn more at Tea Paper Crafts.  There are so many combinations that can be made with just the Frame It Embossing Folder and IOE Plates.  The IOE plates can be used with your existing embossing folders - and if you are like me, you have a ton of them.  The possibilities really are endless.

 I cut the Mirror Mirror Doily Frame once out of white card stock and colored the edges with distress ink.  The center of the doily was cut with the coordinating oval so I could used the center as a frame.  The Tea Rose Medium was cut with a peach patterned paper.  The Miniature Roses were colored with glittery blue and bronze spray mists.  The Dandelions were lightly colored with distress ink and tucked behind the roses.  I added black Tiny Fanciful Flourishes which tied in well with the black and white photograph of my grandmother.  I used Frantage Embossing powder on the key and metallic rub on paint on the lock.

Thanks so much for joining us on the hop!  Your next stop is Eva's Blog.  Don't forget to answer the questions on the main blog for a chance to win $20 towards Cheery Lynn Designs goodies!


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Cheery Lynn Anniversary

Hi!  I'm posting today with a card inspired by the leaf paper I picked out of my stash.  It's a simple card that could easily be made into a shaker.  I cut a green piece of paper to a 5.25" square and glued it to a 5.5" square card.  I then cut the leaf paper to 5", cut a hole in the center with a circle from the Classic Circle Silver Stackers set and adhered it with foam adhesive to the green paper.

I used the birch tree from the Birch Tree with Cute Critters die and tucked the base of the tree into the bottom of the circle.  The rest of the tree I glued down.  I was going to leave the tree completely in the circle but I liked seeing more of the branches.

I cut two little owls from the Birch Tree with Cute Critters die then colored them with distress ink, added googlie eyes, and adhered them with foam tape.  The On Your and Anniversary sentiments were cut and colored with distress ink and then covered in glitter glue.

Cheery Lynn Dies

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Cheery Lynn Baby Shower

I'm sharing this card inspired by both the current Cheery Lynn Doilies challenge and all the baby showers I'm attending lately.  I used yellows and aqua because I love the combination and it works for both boys and girls.  This Umbrella is a new die for me and I just love the detail.  I embossed it with a chunky white embossing powder that has flecks of glitter.  I added a piece of white card stock behind the main part of the umbrella so the embossing powder would show up better. 

The Horizon Square Boutique Stacker was cut with white card stock and layered on a cream 5.5" square card.  I then cut the patterned blue layer to 4.75" square and adhered it to the white.  The French Pastry Doily was cut with a yellow patterned card stock and adhered with foam tape for dimension.  

On the bottom I added the word baby - I just LOVE the font of these script words!

Cheery Lynn Dies

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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Cheery Lynn Thank You Rose

Hi friends!  I'm posting today with a card using one of the Cheery Lynn Card Cover Maker backgrounds.  Background dies seem to be able to turn any simple card into something stunning.  I cut the Card Cover Maker #7 out of white card stock and layered it onto an A2 green patterned card.  The Thank You #2 sentiment was cut out of light blue card stock and then the edges were brushed with distress ink.  Thank you was glued to a Sentiment Tag 2 die cut that was adhered to the card front with foam adhesive for dimension.

To make the rose I cut two roses with the new 3D Rose #2 die.  I glued them together so they were offset (the petals of one rose were between the petals of the other rose) and then rolled them as one flower.  I started rolling the flower with a quilling tool and then halfway through began rolling it by hand.  It's glued together underneath.  After it was together, I sprayed it with yellow and pink mists for color and shimmer and then rolled the petals with my fingers until I was happy with the shape.  The leaves were cut using scraps of patterned paper and the Flourish #14 die.

Cheery Lynn Dies

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Dies R Us Circle Card

Hi everyone, thanks so much for joining me today here on the blog.  I was inspired by the new Shaped Cards Challenge at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  It's refreshing sometimes to see something different and shaped cards always are.  

I used a new Stitch and Cut Circle die from Cheery Lynn for the largest circle.  It's a large die and this card will fit in a 5.5" envelope.  The next layer is a piece of patterned paper cut with the Cheery Lynn Designs Scalloped Circle Stacker.  Then I began to play with embossing powder and put two layers of copper on the Cheery Lynn Enjoy die cut and two layers of Shabby pink and then some Shabby white Frantage embossing powder on the wings of the butterfly.

The Dutch Daisy Tag and Fern Leaf are also Cheery Lynn die cuts.   I distressed the edges of both with distress ink.

Dies R Us Dies
Cheery Lynn Designs - Stitch and Cut Circle Stackers
Cheery Lynn Designs - Scalloped Circle Stackers XL

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