Monday, October 5, 2015

MasterBoard Background Building

On World CardMaking Day, Shay challenged us to make a MasterBoard, then divide it up into 4 sections and make at least one card utilizing it.  I don't think I've never done anything like this before, and it turns out, it's fun to do!  Warning, this is a looooooong post!

Here's the MasterBoard I started with, made by stamping a leaf in various distress inks all over an 8 1/2 " X 11" piece of ivory cardstock:

Master Board 1

I cut this into 4 equal parts, and then added something different to each panel.  Here are those results:

Master Board 2

Now the next step is to take each panel and make it into a finished card.  Here are all of them together:

WCMD Master Board finished cards

And separate shots of each of them:

Blessed WCMD

I used Winnie & Walter's scalloped rectangles from their Audrey Cutaways on this one, and lifted the smaller of the 2 above the card after cutting out the sentiment. 

Autumn WCMD

This is my least favorite of the 4, and I definitely need more practice with partial die-cutting.  I also added some dry embossing to this one and my Winnie & Walter product is their Autumn cutaway from Big, Bold Seasons.

Hello Beautiful WCMD

I overstamped the panel with a big wood stamp that has all these words of Autumn, and added W&W's Big, Bold, and Happy cutaway and the word from the Big, Bold Seasons stamp set.

Grateful WCMD

This one stands out from the others because of the blue stencilling I added.  The tag is from W&W's Audrey Cutaways die set.



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Thank you, Shay, this was really fun!

13 comments:

  1. Lin, they are all beautiful cards, as for your Autumn partial die cut. I'm not sure why your not keen on it, I reckon it looks brilliant. Works totally for me.

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  2. Beautiful set of cards from your Masterboard, Lin!

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  3. Fabulous card set Lin. Who would have thought that the blue would look so fabulous with the autumn leaves...wow.

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  4. Wow! I love the way these turned out. Who knew something so simple could end up having such impact. Gonna try this!

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  5. Wow me too, I love it!! They turned out wonderfully!!! Pinning it to CASE!!

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  6. These are all so pretty Lin!! I like the first one with the flourishes the best!

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  7. Oh Lin these are fabulous - love how each one is totally different, yet with the Masterboard start to them, they could be a set.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Fabulous Lin. It's on my list of challenge to do this week. Just run out of time over the weekend. Love how different all your cards are.

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  9. This is such a cool idea - thanks so much for the inspiration! I am going to do this for sure!!

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  10. Prettier than actual printed DP :-) What a fantastic way to do a coordinating card set - all so lovely!

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  11. What fantastic idea, and beautifully done Lin :-)

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  12. Nice job with the masterboard cards, Lin, these are all so pretty!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!