Friday, April 22, 2011

Super fun new stuff!

Usually when I get a PTI order in, I rip right into it and put it all away and stare at it for awhile and then make something. This time....well it sat. Really, I got it a couple days ago so it hasn't sat that long but its not my usual. Today, I finally had a chance to put some stuff away and seeing that new Circle die made me remember all those cards I "built" in my head the first time I saw it during sneak peeks! SO, I had to get to work! That is all it took for my mojo to return...doesn't always work that way! :)

So here are a couple cards I whipped up tonight!

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I am totally in love with this new die as it has SO many possibilities! You could fill those circles with flowers, buttons, brads, butterflies (which I have started already!), prima flowers...the list goes on! For this card I used one of the Love Lives Here dies and it fits perfectly in the larger circles!

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If you look real close you can see a tiny little black pearl in each heart!

On to the next card...

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I stamped each button with the Newsprint set and then tied floss in each button! I adhered them with a glue dot for a tiny bit of dimension! I masked of the "friend" from the new Think Big sentiments and stamped that most LOVELY "hello"! I do love that font! OH and some wood grain...can't go wrong with that IP!

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So that is it for today! I know you will be seeing some more of this die SOON! LOVE!

Have a fantastic Friday!

59 comments:

  1. Love (no pun intended) the first card! Fablulous use of dots and circles. Glad the mojo/desire has returned :)

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous! I especially love the first one. You make me want to buy all sorts of stuff... ;-)

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  3. Wow! These CAS cards are so beautifully done, Laurie! Love them all!

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  4. Beautiful CAS cards, Laurie! Love the second card a lot especially the colors :)

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  5. wow! both have a very big wow factor to them!

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  6. Super cute! That zingy lime and black buttons combo is so fun ;)
    My head is buzzing with all the different looks you'll be able to get with this die - I can tell my credit card is starting to feel itchy in my purse!
    Hugs, Ruth S

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  7. Love the design Laurie. I'm getting that die so I'll be turning to this post for some inspiration! Just got to wait a bit longer until my parcel gets to the UK. Hopefully by the end of the month. Oh and the green on the second card - yummy!

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  8. I love them both! I didn't think I would ever use that die, but I think you have changed my mind!

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  9. Your cards are just beautiful! I am in love with that green...swoon. I love how the love lives here die and button dies fit in those circles. Versatility is what I love best about PTI's designs...so many of their sets work together! Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Laurie...........I simply love your style in cardmaking! These are both just AMAZING!!! Your choice of color and details are spot on. Lovely, lovely cards!

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  11. Dang....I want that die now :P Love the way you used the buttons on the 2nd card!

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  12. You are an enabler! :) These cards are great!

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  13. Oh, these cards are awesome! Love the woodgrain and the layout is great!! Really great, Laurie!

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  14. Laurie, your cards are awesome!! You're so creative. Love the way you used the new circle die combined with circle dies from other collections.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  15. You're killing me! Two great cards - I really love the first one - and I didn't order the die!! Onto the wishlist it goes!

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  16. GORGEOUS!
    Love them both...
    but that 2nd one...
    stunning!
    So glad I got this set and die...
    it's going to be so incredibly versatile...
    I see actually wearing it out :)
    Love, love, love them both...
    as always!

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  17. Well your mojo is alive and kicking, girlie! LOVE this design, so versatile! If I had that die myself I'd be CASEing ya ;D
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  18. I AM IN LOVE with this die and I do not have it yet ...... I hope it is out for delivery!!! Both cards are just delicious and the colors are perfect. I LOVE LAURIE!!!

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  19. Oh my word Laurie, I love these!! They are so fun! I want that die so bad!

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  20. Okay, until I saw your first card I had no intention of getting the die. The stamps, of course, the die... nah. You are bad. The good kind of bad. But still... oh my. I love that card. It is awesome!

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  21. great cards laurie...love the green and black combo!!

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  22. Wonderful like always. I love the green and black...one of my favorite color combos. I can't wait to get my order. It's not due to arrive until Monday.

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  23. Love them! Can't wait for mine to come :) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  24. i love these cards that "you built in your head" -- thanks for the inspirations.

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  25. Oh wow, your cards are amazing! I haven't had time to play with my new things yes, but you're giving me great ideas for when I do!

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  26. Gorgeous.
    I hate you.
    I'm kidding- you are just so talented.

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  27. Love these, Laurie! I really need to go in and play with this die!

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  28. Love both of them! I can't wait to try out that die!

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  29. Love both of your cards!Looks like I need to go shopping over at PTI! :-)

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  30. Fabulous cards! I love how you have used the circle die. NOW I want it.

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  31. These are both great, but I LOVE that second card! Gotta try that colour combo!

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  32. This is so gorgeous, Laurie! I was on the fence about this die (I didn't place an order for this release), but now it's on my must-have list. Lovely! Thanks for sharing your amazing creations. :)

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  33. Wow Laurie, these are fabulous! I am thrilled to see your out the box gorgeous CAS cards. Totally inspiring! Just what I needed to hold me over until my PTI parcel arrives. :-)

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  34. I love that woodgrain embossing plate! Great cards!

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  35. Ack! These are both amazing! I can't wait for my order to get here! It's FINALLY out for delivery. Here's hoping I can get to my goodies with all of the Easter weekend stuff going on.

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  36. Wowzers - these are awesome! I love the first one - so clever using the heart tag. And the second card has me adding the button dies back onto my list!

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  37. Love your hello card!!!! It is really fantastic.

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  38. These are so great, Laurie! I LOVE how you used the heart die and have the teeny little pearls...such a cute tiny detail, but I noticed them right away!

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  39. Too cute! I love the newsprint buttons on the bottom one!! Such a fun idea! And, the small tiny beads in the hearts are so cute!! Super cute cards!

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  40. Excellent use of the Circle die and love your color combos and sentiments. You've certainly shared with us the versatility of that set. Super job!

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  41. Stunning CAS cards! Love both of them! Where did you get the wood grain impressions plate?

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  42. Ditto to what Lynn said - you are such an enabler! I'm guessing if you worked for PTI this post would earn you a lot of commission!! LOL! Gorgeous cards!

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  43. these are AWESOME! You and Jen have sold me on the fact that I MUST have these items...that I *need* that die and that stamps set!! Awesome cards!

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  44. these are AWESOME! You and Jen have sold me on the fact that I MUST have these items...that I *need* that die and that stamps set!! Awesome cards!

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  45. Oh my goodness, Laurie, these are stunning, stunning, stunning! Such perfect ideas for that circle border!

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  46. Absolutely fabulous, Laurie! LOVE your color choices and stitching and pearls!

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  47. I love both cards! Love the green and black color combo. I'm hoping to give some of those same dies and stamps a nice home at my house soon! Thanks for the inspiration:)

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  48. Laurie, I am in awe of your talent! You always make the most wonderfully beautiful CAS cards. I adore these cards. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way you embellished that border strip on both of them. Genius!

    I hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend. {hugs}

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  49. Love that you told me why I needed this die and now showed me how to use it! Love that green card!

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  50. These cards are so great. They inspired me to get out my simple circles die and play. I'm going to do a direct CASE of your green and black soon. In the meantime, I CASED with my own take on your card. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1959680?&cat=500&ppuser=267367 AND http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1959679?&cat=500&ppuser=267367

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  51. Wow, oh wow! Awesome cards! I can't wait to get my stuff and maybe CASE a little of yours to get my mind going! You are on a roll girl!

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  52. Oy!! Each and every one of these knocks my socks off!! And dang it - I did NOT order that die . . . *sigh* . . . off to add it to next month's order. LOL

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  53. These are both FABULOUS, Laurie! I fear my PTI order may be lost because I still haven't received it, and I ordered that die and cannot WAIT to get it!

    Happy Easter to you and your family!

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  54. Lovely CAS cards! The versitily of the die is shown in your creations!

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  55. love, love, love these cards! The black pearl in the heart openings - stunning!

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