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Hello there everyone and happy Tuesday.

Today I’m sharing with you a fun way to use a sentiment on a card by ‘camouflaging’ it. As you can see it’s barely visible when looking straight on only when you tilt it do you see it properly- shhh it’s easier to see in real life so I would love for you to give this technique a go and see for yourself.

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I printed the bouquet from Zen Bouquet but you could stamp in black ink with the actual stamp and then coloured the image using Copics and then some pencil shading- as you see I only used about a half of the stamp so you could probably get 2 cards out of this one piece.

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Once I was happy with the image I die-cut the ‘Smile Die’ out of it in the place I wanted it. I then stuck the coloured panel down onto my card base without the ‘smile’. I cut from more using the ‘smile’ die out of white card. I placed one of the white ‘smile’ die-cuts in place of the ‘smile’ I cut out from the coloured piece and then added the coloured ‘land-locked areas’ back into place- these being inside the ‘s’, ‘l’ and ‘e’.

I then stacked up and glued together the white ‘smile’ die-cuts and then added the coloured ‘smile’ on top creating a stacked die-cut word and then added this on top of the white ‘smile’ I glued down before.

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To finish I added a Wink of Stella and some Glossy Accents to the top of the ‘smile’ stacked die-cut’.

Thanks so much for stopping by, and I’ll see you again soon.

Hugs, Lydia x

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7 responses to “Camouflaged Die-Cut Sentiment”

  1. LauraJane:) says:

    This is colored So Beautifully! LOVE the hidden sentiment:))

  2. Just lovely, Lydia! Can’t wait to try a hidden sentiment of my own! ♡

  3. jenniferk says:

    I think your card is so gorgeous, I love how you coloured it and the beautiful colours your used!

  4. Donna says:

    WOW! The coloring is just breathtaking. I love all those cool shades.

  5. barb macaskill says:

    LOVE the hidden sentiment idea!! Will be giving this a try later today!! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Lesley oman says:

    i am IN LOVE with this one Lydia!! SWOOON!

  7. Eileen says:

    I just love the image and colors, you are so very talented.