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Abstract Mountain or Abstract Sunset? – Both are BEAUTIFUL!

Have you ever used abstract elements on your card designs? Today Therese shares 3 unique ways to create some fun card scenes!


Hi it’s Therese and I have been creating a scene… well, 3 to be exact lol.
Step 1 – I started with the Abstract Mountain Die and did a lot of die cutting using some beautiful cardstock colors from Concord & 9th.

Step 2 – Next I blended a sunset background, mixing up some colors to get ‘just the right’ hue.

Step 3 – Then I created a layered frame using the Essential Hexagons.

Step 4 – And created a sentiment using the All About You Stamp and coordinating Die Set. And joined it all together.

Step 5 – and what to do with the ‘left-overs’?

Step 6 – Why create another card of course… and this sentiment is from the And Many More Stamp Set.

Step 7 – Next I die cut some more cardstock, this time using the Abstract Sunset Die, but I also made my own splattered cardstock to take it up a notch.

Step 8 – By this time I had a real mess on my desk… and I could have given you the ‘wide angle’ but it still wouldn’t have big enough.

Step 9 – I added a sentiment from the All About You Stamp Set which is fabulous as it co-ordinates with the Nice of you Die which cuts out multiple sentiments in one cut!

Step 10 – and all together now…

I hope you have enjoyed these fabulous Abstract Scenes that I have created today and are inspired to give them a try!

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12 Comments

  • Reply tsurutadesigns1 June 6, 2021 at 6:01 am

    absolutely amazing, love these Therese!

  • Reply Susan Hill June 6, 2021 at 7:29 am

    These are beautiful cards! I had a hard time finding the abstract dies? Even on the Ellen Hutson and Concord and Ninth websites. Where do you suggest I find these? Thank you!

    • Reply Ellen Hutson LLC June 7, 2021 at 7:50 am

      Hi Susan, the abstract dies are part of the new Essentials by Ellen release that will be available on Friday, June 11th at 9 am pacific.

  • Reply Beth June 6, 2021 at 7:32 am

    WONDERFUL, colors, shapes, everything, so up my alley. But where is a link to the Abstract Mountain die? I don’t see it in the shop either.

    • Reply Ellen Hutson LLC June 7, 2021 at 7:49 am

      Hi Beth, the Abstract Mountain Die is part of our new release that will be available on Friday, June 11th at 9 am pacific.

  • Reply Helen Budz June 6, 2021 at 9:30 am

    Fabulous designs…using the hexagon creates a unique look for these scenes. tfs-stay well.

  • Reply Mary Koby June 6, 2021 at 10:29 am

    Abstract sunset please! It is perfect for summer at the lake.

  • Reply sheron B. egolf June 6, 2021 at 10:43 am

    Love the cards, Therese. I always love how inventive you and I love your color choices. By the way, how is your vacation going?

  • Reply Barbara-Jean Kubik June 6, 2021 at 1:39 pm

    Wow, those hexagon shapes are fantastic as well as the scenes you’ve placed in them!

  • Reply Barbara June 6, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    Hi – love the cards but I’m trying to find what stamp set you used for the “you”. You reference “All About You” but all that comes up in a search is an MFT stamp that does not match. Can you help me out with the name of the stamp/die set? Thanks!

    • Reply Ellen Hutson LLC June 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm

      Hi Barbara, the ‘You’ is a part of the new Essentials by Ellen – All About You set that is releasing on Friday, June 11th at 9 am pacific.

  • Reply Janet Sisk June 6, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    I love these cards! I need this die. Thanks for the inspiration!

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