Monday, January 1, 2018

Tutti Designs "Happy New Year...2018"!

Happy New Year Tutti friends!

It's a new year and we're celebrating with a new release at Tutti Designs.  All month long we'll be featuring the newest dies being offered in the Tutti store.  The December 2017 dies are amazing and available for purchase now including a full inventory of others.

Today, I'm sharing inspiration using the Flower Joy die along with a few from past releases that are also available in the Tutti store.

"Celebrate JOY 2018"

My "2018" Banner card has the newly released "Flower Joy" as the focal point.  It is cut in three different colors and stacked for a matting effect. 

I tried a new technique for the focal point background that I learned my friend, Gracie at Graciellie Designs.  It uses clear, double sided adhesive paper and transfer foil. 

I cut the cardstock and adhesive paper using the Dotted Nesting Circle and adhered them together.   Next, I peeled off the paper revealing the adhesive on the top side of the circle.  I crumpled the foil paper tightly into a small ball and then opened it flat.  Placing it over the adhesive with the correct side down, I gently smoothed the foil so it would stick.  In the third photo you can see what it looked like when I peeled it away. 

Continue this process until you achieve the look you want or the adhesive is completely covered.  This gives a crackled foil appearance to the background circle.

Here's a close up of the Flower Joy against the crackled foil background.

I created the "2018" banner using the Stitched Nesting Banners and embellished around the circle with the large word from the Celebrate Word Set.

Featured Product

Flower Joy

Thanks for stopping by to share my inspiration project for Tutti Designs!
Be sure to visit the Tutti Designs Store for all available die cuts in the most recent release along with the full inventory of Tutti Dies.

You'll find more inspiration on these Tutti Designs sites:

Happy Monday!


Devon said...

A great card to start off 2018. I want to try the foil technique, thank you for sharing. It's a beautiful card and I love the banner on the top. Great job.

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Wow!! Great technique, thanks for sharing! Gorgeous card!
Happy New Year!

Birgit said...

Happy New Year Vicki! Thanks for your kind comment on my blog. The die I used for my card is Memory Box Wrapped Scalloped Rectangle. The stitching is all inclusive so one pass through my machine and oua-la! Spoiler Alert! You may want to visit my blog tomorrow morning for a bit of fun news. ;-)


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