Sunday, November 17, 2013

LID:: November Release Day 1



I looooovvvveeeee the time when the Lil' Inker Designs Design Team get to showcase products from the New Release. These next three days are going to blow you away...fabulous products are here for the November Release! If you are following the hop, you should have arrived from Jen's Blog, but a complete list is available on the Lil' Inker Designs Blog.


I've got two projects today. The first one is an all occasion "special day" card, could be used for weddings, graduations, anything! I started with a card base and then a panel that I embossed with dots. I wrapped some May Arts Wrinkled Black Ribbon around the panel and tied it in a bow. Then came a stamped sentiment from the new Modern Mehndi stamp set, which I've fallen head over heels in love with. I then stamped two of the three leaves from the Mehndi set onto cream cardstock with gold ink and die cut them out with the new matching Mehndi dies. Finally, a stamped and die cut flower was added, and for a finishing touch, black enamal accents were used to highlight the flower.



Next I have a card that also showcases a Modern Mehndi Stamp set sentiment, plus the new On The Diagonal Die, and a previously released favorite, the Fanfare Scalloped Border Die. I started creating the diagonal orange and pink paper by using the On the Diagonal Die. Such a cool, functional little die that takes all the guess work out of creating a sleek, perfect diagonal design element on your cards. After adhering those to the card base, I stamped the sentiment onto the lower panel and then added a die cut Fanfare in black along the same diagonal line. Before adhering, though, I touched up the die with orange dots for added interest!



Ok, so I hope you are as excited as I am for this release! I'll send you on your way to Sarah's Blog for more inspiration. There is a one $10 store credit winner for each day of the release hop and the winner will be picked from a secret prize blog, so remember to comment along the way!


47 comments:

  1. Oh love the color blocking on the second card... can't wait to see more.

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  2. Your cards are stunning...I love them both but your second card is amazing! Those colors and that fanfare die, wow!

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  3. Lovely cards! Specially in love with the second one, cause that die is just my favorite ;-)

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  4. Gorgeous cards Karen!.... me too love the new release!... Woohoo... hugs...x

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  5. Oh my goodness...those dies are amazing and you knocked them out of the park!

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  6. I have been wish listing Lil Inker for months now. You and the DT make really gorgeous cards. Love the new dies and your very creative Mehndi card.

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  7. Wonderful cards. I think that diagonal die is going to come in very handy.

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  8. Wonderful cards. I think that diagonal die is going to come in very handy.

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  9. Both cards are wonderful! I love the impact of the black ribbon on the first card.

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  10. Very pretty cards...love the mehndi flowers.

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  11. So much creative goodness going on here Karen, props to you for making ALL of these wonderful cards. :)

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  12. 2 great cards! Love the elegance of the first one & the graphic feel of the 2nd one.

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  13. Great card!

    Meredith245 at yahoo dot com

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  14. Both cards are lovely! I specially like the second one! TFS

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  15. Oh I really love these, especially that first one, elegant and so striking!

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  16. Karen you card are both gorgeous. I love the soft tones on the first card and the vibrantpanels on the second.

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  17. Both of these are amazing, but I love the stunning simplicity of the first card!

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  18. Both are gorgeous! I especially love the pattern on the second--wonderful use of the Fanfare die!

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  19. really nice. especially like the thanks a million card and the die used

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  20. Perfect soft color for those flowers

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  21. Beautiful cards! I love what you did with the Fanfare die. :)

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  22. Awesome cards for today!! Karen!! THANKS so much for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

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  23. Pretty cards. The black ribbon on the soft flowers really packs a punch. Love that diagonal die.

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  24. Karen, your first card is so pretty and elegant! I think it's gorgeous! Love your bold second card as well and how you incorporated the Fanfare Die! LOVE THEM BOTH! Thank you!
    Laura

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  25. Great looks for both sets. Soft and sweet, and bold and bright!

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  26. Stunning colors! Love the cream and black!

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  27. Beautiful cards! Loving these new products! :)

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  28. Lovely cards. Love the black ribbon...sets off the mehndhi stamps

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  29. That "on the diagonal" die is going to see so much action--so trendy! And those Mehndi designs are so organically gorgeous--like fractals! Your black, white and gold card totally does them justice.

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  30. A pair of perfect cards Karen, LOVE the first one, so elegant!!

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  31. Oh my goodness, I love these cards. I really starting to love these dies. tfs Patricia B

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  32. FABULOUS & classy - just gorgeous Karen!!!

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  33. Your first card is gorgeous and elegant and perfect. And I adore how you used the fanfare die between the diagonal dies. Such a bold, fantastic card.

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  34. Love these Karen...great to see your blogging!

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  35. wow--love the elegance of the first card.

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  36. These are both so pretty. If I don't get anything else, I AM going to get that On the Diagonal die, love it.

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  37. The first card is so soft and lovely, and I like the cool color combo on the second one too!

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  38. A duo of loveliness here! Beautiful cards that showcase the new release wonderfully! You and LID = magic!
    c

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  39. Fabulous design and I love the colors!

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  40. Your cards are wonderful. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  41. Both cards are gorgeous. The first is elegant and the second is artsy. Thank you for sharing.

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  42. Your cards are really GORGEOUS! I love how you played with the Modern Mehndi...so pretty!

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  43. I love how you can take something as simple as the diagonal die and use it to create such beautiful masterpieces. You are such an inspiration!

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