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Monday, July 29, 2013

Happy Birthday

Susie here with another post for Die-Namites. 
I am madly in love with the Tulip Trio die and I can't wait to show you how I used it today.  


Here is my card where I have adhered my die cut card stock onto heavy weight vellum sandwiched between my card base and my patterned paper. But wait - there is a secret here.  Read on to peek behind the scenes.


I die cut three pieces of red card stock and one piece of white.  I removed the entire die cut from the red card stock, but on the white, I selected which pieces to remove.  This is how my die looked once I had taken out the selected pieces:


Here is my magic trick:  I inserted the white pieces into one of my whole red die cuts.  As I placed the pieces in, I used just a bit of tape on the underside.  Then I colored the white inset pieces using Copic markers.

I flanked this completed die cut with another red one on the front and one on the back.  So now I had a die cut sandwich that was easy to apply to my vellum window using liquid adhesive.  Here is a close up:


I will say that this took some extra time to complete, but it was worth it.  The final card really packs a punch.  And just to make sure it did, I added some Star Dust Stickles and a bit of self adhesive bling too.

What will you make with Die-Namites dies?  We can't wait to see!!

Susie

3 comments:

  1. wow love love this card...your coloring is amazing with paper and copics...so cool

    hugs,
    Peggy Lee

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  2. Wow, I just love how the die pops with the red/blue combo!

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  3. Susies.....thanks BUNCHES for the "HOW YOU DID IT"!! GREAT idea!

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