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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Playing with Serif and ScanNCut

Ihpe that you are  all well. I am still suffering with a sore throat and cough. The cough has been around for about 7 weeks now and after a couple of courses of antibiotics I am now being sent for breathing tests for possibly asthma. It leaves me feeling just exhausted and washed out.

Anyway, today' card was made for a friend of mine who is a drummer. I decided to pay with Serif and found a copyright free image of this sketchy set of drums. I took it into Photo Lab on Serif and used that to cut it out "away" from it's background. It took me a couple of attempts trying to get in between the cymbal stand etc. I love how I managed to cut the middle out of the bass drum. To brighten it up a little, I decided to add a mat of red. Now, I'm a real newbie to the ScanNCut. If I remember rightly, this was my first attempts at using it. The mats were cut and the guy's name was cut in ScanNCut using basic patterns stored in my CM 300. I am beginning to get a little more adventurous as my previous post shows and "playing" in "canvas". The "Happy Birthday is a die cut using a Presscuts Die Too

Ingredients
6x6 card blank
Red card - Lidll
Black card - The Range
Everything else described as above

6 comments:

  1. Hi Karen this is a stunning card. Well done for persevering with the ScanNcut I hardly use mine. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. Beautiful card! I love the red, white and black together with the musical elements!

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  3. This looks gorgeous Karen, I dont have patience to play around with things like you do, well worth it, xxx

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  4. What a great male card. I wish I could do that clever stuff! Sorry to hear you're still suffering Karen. Barbxx

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  5. Hi Karen
    Your customised cards are always fantastic.
    I'm sure your friend loved this.
    Sorry to hear you're still suffering. Hope the tests go well.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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