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Pocket front card from RUTH

 This is another pocket front card - these can be addictive when you start! I've used the beautiful Trimcraft Santoro paper from the 12x12 pad on the front and paper from the Curiosity Corner 8x8 pad on the inside part.

The unusual fold gives a pocket which is just the right size for a heart tag - I've made the tag using the Tonic Studios Indulgence Affections Heart base dies and added a Birthday...
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Floral frame

I'm sure I'll still be making up these frames when everyone else has moved on, but I do love them! Particularly when they can be used to frame 3D flowers made from the Punch and Stamp sets.
This is the Square frame with corners made with the Rose Deco frame die set. I've also used the scalloped squares and square dies sets to add a frame on top with the same paper (First Edition, Floral Pavillion).
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And another!

Lots of the stock of the new semi circle Verso dies has already gone so you'll have to be quick if you want them now.
This time I've used the Butterfly Princess (using the same die twice) and created a stencil which I've inked through. I love this effect! You can try this with all the sets and get a lovely pattern each time.
I made the big flowers from the Carnation, Sweet William, Peony Punch and...
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Zoom, zoom, zoom !

I've heard it said on more than one occasion that the Bird Cage die looks a bit like a space rocket. So I thought, well why not go with the flow !

I snipped off one or two bits and glued the cutouts back in for a more solid shape. For the flames I have used the punch and stamp punches.
So it's really does look a bit like a rocket !
What do you think?

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