We're collaborating with Winnie & Walter again this week and the team has created some pretty fabulous cards and projects using their products! My card today features their very cool die called The Leaf Effect Cutaway! I paired it with one of my favorite Brutus Monroe sets, Conservatory of Quotes and I love how the leaf cut-outs accentuate the beautiful leaves on the stamp! How did I make this?! Well, I'm glad you asked!
To begin, I folded a piece of textured gray cardstock to make my base card, then laid The Leaf Effect die on it and ran it through my Cuttlebug. I removed all the cut leaves then set them all aside. On a piece of white card stock, I stamped a script stamp all over with Raven Detail ink then attached it beneath the leaf-cut panel. Using bits of foam tape, I reattached some of the cut leaves to create interest and dimension. I'm thinking it may be too busy, but it's definitely "interesting" and "dimensional"!
On a piece of watercolor cardstock I heat-embossed the floral image in black, then painted it with distress oxide inks which I'd tapped onto my craft mat and watered down. When it was dry I fussy-cut the image then mounted it to the card base with more foam tape for lift.
Finally, on a scrap of white card stock, I heat-embossed my sentiment (also from Conservatory of Quotes) in hot pink to match the pink blossoms. I trimmed the ends and adhered it to the flowers. Winnie & Walter's Leaf Effect die is pretty darn awesome and I can't wait to use it for fall cards! Please visit their website and enjoy perusing their many wonderful products! Now...back to my stamp room! There are cards to be made!