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Layered Die Cuts

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Welcome to the weekend, my friend! It’s Deb here from the Design Team, to share my project for today’s Scrap ‘N Stamp Daily Challenge. Today’s word that I chose is cuts, as in die cuts. So for my project I decided to do a layered die cuts card.

DOODLE ART BACKGROUND

To start, I decided to use the Tim Holtz Doodle Art Thinlit for the background. It’s full sized, so it covers the entire card front. Start with a piece of white cardstock, and blend on some Distress Oxide inks. I chose Cracked Pistachio, Dusty Concord and Spun Sugar.  After blending the inks, lay the Thinlit over the cardstock, and run it through your Big Shot.  With these detailed background dies, I find that I have to run them through several times, to ensure that every area cuts through.

Layered Die Cuts

Next, stamp the Diamond Sentiments stamp from Poppystamps in Versamark ink onto another piece of white cardstock. Cover the ink with gold embossing powder, and heat set. Now you’re ready to colour the leaves and flowers. I used Copic markers in YG25 Celadon Green, YG07 Acid Green, and G03 Meadow.  The pink if from Spectrum Noir Tri-Blend Bright Pink marker. The sentiment is from the same set, stamped in dark pink. I like this Diamond Sentiments set, because it comes with the coordinating Die!

Layered Die Cuts

To finish off the card front, wrap some gold thread and tuck  it in behind the Diamond Sentiment. Glue the die cut background onto a light green card base, and then add the sentiment with foam squares or tape. The final touch is to add some Brutus Monroe Acrylic Bubbles.

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Layered Die Cuts

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Tuesday with Tara {take 295} Framed

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Happy Tuesday!

Today’s challenge word is ‘frame’ and I took an opportunity to feature a new to me set of Hexagon Frame dies by Penny Black.  Sadly, it’s no longer featured in the SNS online store, but I hope you enjoy the card anyways!

I paired some frame cuts with a fern from the Garden Greens die set by Tim Holtz, but any leafy shape would look lovely as well!  Once I had an arrangement I liked I had to find a sentiment to fit the small space… there are several that would be perfect in the hello sunshine stamp set by Concord & 9th!  I chose to stamp it with Rustic Wilderness Distress Oxide Ink since I knew it would give me great color on the Kraft die cut panel.  If you haven’t tried stamping with Distress Oxides on Kraft you NEED TO DO IT!

The same green is the dominant color on the fern, which I had previously inked up on a piece of watercolor card stock.  You can see a bit of the shimmer I added with a Nuvo pen on the leaves and the inner frame.

Something about geometric shapes really lend themselves to simplicity, like I’ve done with this card.  I hope you like it and I can’t wait to see what you frame today!

Inky hugs,

Tara

Tuesday with Tara {take 272} Layered Thank You

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

Happy Tuesday!

Today I’m using some layered dies by Spellbinders- the bold type thank you and a unique Kaleidoscope Tile, which is a set of three dies that sit perfectly on top of each other to create a pretty pattern.  The tile is 2″ square and to be honest, choosing to use these dies together proved a bit more difficult than I expected because of the sizes.  I chose to arrange it this way to balance them out, but I’d love to play again with it… perhaps 3 tiles on a slimline card base would be fun!

Isn’t it pretty?  It kinda reminds me of a quilt square.

If you look closely at the brown, bottom layer of the sentiment you can see a striped texture softly etched into it.  It’s a very simple card, meant to showcase the details in these die cuts.  The only ink on this card is a bit of Ground Espresso Distress Ink along the edges of the die cuts and the base layer.

Thanks for stopping by!

Inky hugs,

Tara