Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Neat & Tangled September Release Week Day 3



Hey folks!  Ready for Day 3?  I'm really excited about today's release.

This is a follow-up to the Gardenia Blooms Journaling Card set that was released in May.  When I created that set, I had the idea that this could be a series, so today we're revealing the Maple Leaves Journaling Card and Die.

I have two cards to share with you today.  The first one focuses on the stamp set.  The journaling card was stamped and clear embossed on watercolor paper.  The image was colored using Distress Markers and a waterbrush.

The embossing was ironed off, and then I stamped the sentiment and cut out the card.



I added a bit of burlap string and popped the card up over a mat.

This next card uses the die.  I really love how the die turned out.  It includes both cuts (although everything stays intact and nothing comes out), embossing and debossing.  The combination adds a great dimension to the die cut piece.



I used sponge daubers and some masking to add color to the leaves.

I also added some foam adhesive underneath the cut portions of the card to add some additional dimension.

I finished it off with a layer of Wink of Stella pen over the Distress Markers.  It's a little hard to see all the sparkle and detail straight on, so here's a close up shot for you.



OK, that's all for me today.  Make sure you stop by the Neat & Tangled blog to see the full set and leave a comment there to enter to win Danielle's giveaway (the whole release!!!).  I'm also giving away some new goodies here.  Leave a comment to be entered.  At the end of the week I'll pick some winners from all the comments on my release week posts.  For an extra entry share about the release and the giveaway and leave me a second comment telling me how you shared.

I've got one more new product to share with you tomorrow, so be sure to come back!

40 comments:

  1. You rock! These cards are gorgeous, and your stamp and die are fabulous! I love the shimmer on the leaves!

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  2. Oh Miriam I love this! Such a lovely design and your card is amazing.

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  3. Oh how I love this Miriam! Those leaves are FABULOUS!!! LOVE your cards made with them too!

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  4. Oh, these are awesome, Miriam!! Another 'must have' set! :)

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  5. What a great idea to make these dies as a series...they are so pretty and unique.

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  6. Miriam I LOve that the dies are partially cut! Gorgeous cards, fabulous for a series set!!
    =]

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  7. Beautiful cards with this stamp set and die. Love the sparkle on the leaves.

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  8. Very cool! Im excited to see more. I have really been wanting die cuts that only do partial die cutting. there aren't enough of them out there! (its a gap only you can fill ;)
    Can't wait for the release!

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  9. Wow! These are really amazing!! Love the die cuts with the shimmer! ;)

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  10. These are absolutely WONDERFUL Miriam! LOVE!!!

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  11. AMAZING!!!! Loooooove the glitter and color on those leaves!!! This is another stellar stamp/die combo!!

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  12. Love these gorgeous leaves and the awesome fall colors! Beautiful!

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  13. Miriam - you are an artist and these masterpieces totally capture the essence and beauty of Fall!! You have done an amazing and completely terrific job!! So happy for you and your success!!!

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  14. I shared about the release and the giveaway on FB -
    https://www.facebook.com/taunya.j.butler/posts/10206638683358058?pnref=story

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  15. This is a beautiful card Miriam and a beautiful set you designed. You are really quite talented, aren't you? Good for YOU!

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  16. I shared this release (again) on my fb wall for all to see!

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  17. You just made this die to my top wish list!! I love the gorgeous colors on both of your cards! Amazing work as always, Miriam!

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  18. These are amazing cards! Love the die a lot!

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  19. These are amazing!!! LOVE the fall so this is calling my name! :)

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  20. Beautiful cards and love your color combos!

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  21. What beautiful cards!! I love the way you did the iron off on the first one. I still have not tried that technique. The second one is GORGEOUS with the color treatment. They look like real leaves!!

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  22. beautiful cards.. love those leaves..

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  23. Miriam you rock! Love both cards, the leaves die is fabulous! And I love how you colored them in both cards. TFS

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  24. Gorgeous!! LOVING all the leaves!!!!!!!!!!!

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  25. Ok your Give Thanks card floors me! Those leaves are amazing. Love the die and of course, what you did with it! You make amazing Miriam!! :)

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  26. Amazing cards, Miriam! I love both and I think the second looks like sugar maple leaves :). Love the font of these sentiments too and Bravo on this new set! I shared on my FB :)
    Maple leaves are special to me as I was born in Montréal and lived there for 40 years.

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  27. Really stunning!! Love your design with the textured fall leaves for the 2nd card!

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  28. Gorgeous leaves & love how you put your cards together, Miriam!

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  29. Those leaves are so beautiful and I love how you used both of the products. Your such a creative designer, I wouldn't even know where to start to create my own stamps??!!

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  30. Congratulations! What a beautiful new set!

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  31. SQUEAL!! LOVING LOVING LOVING this New Set!! Such a BEAUTIFUL Die and I LOVE that there's a Stamp Set too!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  32. These cards are really lovely!
    Fall leaves are so fun to color!

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  33. These are so amazing and so beautiful. Love the fall colors, makes me wish fall was going to be here tomorrow.

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  34. Abulous stamp and die ! Love ur water coloring :)

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  35. Simply wonderful, Miriam ... that's your fabulous new stamp and die set ... and your gorgeous cards ... just lovely! Anita :)

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  36. These are beautiful, Miriam! I particular love the coloring on their first. You're getting us ready for fall, girl!

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