Sunday, July 31, 2022

A Must-Try Easy Die-cutting Formula

 Hello friends!

How is your weekend so far? It's my turn to share a project with you over Altenew Card Blog. 

I am taking a break from stamping. Yes, you read that correctly. You see, today's project is 100% die-cutting. The best thing about die-cutting is that you can assemble these die-cut pieces at your own pace. I also came up with an easy formula to put the elements together. If you are lack of design ideas, you should definitely give this formula a try! All products are linked at the end of this post.

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1. Stencil a Background

Stencils are known for creating background. I inked up Silver Stone Crisp Dye Ink  with the  Classy Stripes Stencil for the background. This adds so much depth and interest to the overall design.

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2. Use a Shape Die

Using a shape die is a great way to ground the images. I die cut a piece of Jet Black Card stock with Fine Rings: Circles Die Set. You can use other circles dies like Stitched Scalloped Circles Die or Fine Frames Circles Die to get the similar look.

3. Focal Point

The Charming Foliage Die Set is.... truly charming.  This set contains two gorgeous roses with four layers, a smaller rose with three layers, two leaf clusters with two layers, and a single-layer branch. I was able to diecut and assemble by following the visual guide on the package. The colored paper used for the diecutting was sprayed previously with Altenew Ink Sprays.

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 4. Sentiment Die

The gorgeous Congrats Die Set really make this card a standout. I opted for back sentiment with white backing to coordinate the black circle die and make the design look more cohesive.

5. Embellish It

A few black splatter (Jet Black Ink Spray) and  Satin White Sequins are what's needed. This card is now completed with a polished look.

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 I hope this card gives you some inspiration and provides a jumping point for your card-making. I appreciate that you'd stop by Altenew Card Blog to leave me some blog love! Your feedback and support mean a lot to me. Thank you.

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Denise Bryant said...

The flowers are really pretty! Beautiful card!

MadeByMeghanK said...

Beautiful card design!

Linda BL said...

Such a gorgeous card! Your formula sure works!

Dawn T said...

superb card Virginia. Love the whole design. said...

Terrific detail, design and layers!

Greta said...

Love your tips & your beautiful card, Virginia!

Kathy Raker said...

Stenciled background is always a win. Beautiful card!