Saturday, 23 December 2017

Partial Die Cut Holly

Hi there

In this post I'm sharing a card I made at the Happy Little Stampers Craft Retreat last month (yes, I made lots while I was away! lol)

One of the techniques we were working with was partial die cutting and I had taken a few stamp sets with me which had co-ordinating dies, perfect for this technique.



I think I was being a bit adventurous when I chose this die for a technique I hadn't had much practice with!  It was certainly fiddly and took a bit of planning trying to figure out the measurements for the fold in the card base so that it would fit in a standard C6 envelope!  The top of the die cut needs to be placed where you would normally place the fold.  Lets just say, lots of trimming was involved.  The front of the card was finished off by heating embossing a sentiment in gold and adding some double score lines.


Materials used:
  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted - Christmas Poinsettia (and co-ordinating die); Happy Little Stampers - Christmas Joy
  • Ink: Altenew - Moss; VersaMark
  • Embossing Powder: Wow! - Metallic Gold Rich

Challenge entries:

Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Last Minute Christmas/CAS
Happy Little Stampers - December Anything Goes with Dies Challenge
Uniko - Challenge #44 - Christmas
STAMPlorations - December CAS Card Challenge - Anything CAS Goes



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10 comments:

  1. This looks wonderful, Neets! I've no idea how to do this, jo x

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  2. This was a brilliant card to make! It was just amazing and you were really thinking outside the box with this one. I love it! xx

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  3. It might have been fiddly but it is gorgeous- love it!

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  4. Stunning! And that die is just perfect for this technique. Thanks for playing at Uniko.

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  5. Elegant and gorgeous! I love the 'off the page' design. Works a treat!! Absolutely fabulous and perfect for our 'Last minute Christmas card' challenge. Thanks for playing along with us and do come back for our final challenge of the year. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

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  6. WOW! Gorgeous! You've selected the perfect stamp/die for this technique! I've never done partial die cutting; neither have I made a C6 sized card! Would love to see a tutorial on this (as if you don't have enough on your plate already...). Another UNIKO gallery delight!
    Hugs~c

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  7. Gorgeous! Crisp and elegant and that little bit different! X

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  8. Beautiful, clean and elegant! Thanks for playing with us at HLS anything goes with dies!

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  9. I love how this one turned out. Thank you for playing along with the December STAMPlorations CAS Challenge xx

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  10. You were certainly on a roll and what a fabulous result with the image and partial die cutting technique! Thanks so much for joining in on the fun at Uniko & Happy 2018! Hugs Bev x

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