Tag Archives: Die Cutting

Put the Scare into Your Halloween Cards with This Blended Ink Technique

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Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Have some fun this Halloween and create a spooky card to send to someone who enjoys the day with you or may even have a special occasion going on that day.  These would make great invitations to your Halloween party, too!  The inked background and cut outs help to give this card a 3-d effect that will make anyone jump or even shudder.

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Ask the Experts – Die Cutting & Oxide Inks

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

     

Q:  Can I use only Sizzix dies in my Sizzix die cutting machine?

A:  No.  You can use many brands of dies in your machine.  The key to each die is the stacked plates also known as the sandwich for each die type that you use.  You can check your machines instructions for more information on the sandwich for different die types.

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Shadowbox Frame/Book Card for the Holidays

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

  

Create this Shadowbox Frame Card and turn it into a book just in time for the holidays.  It’s a great way to share your favorite papers and stickers or even photos of your family with everyone on your card list.  There’s even a space to add a sentiment or details of the pictures that won’t be showing when this fun card is displayed.

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Into the Woods Holiday Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Be prepared for the holidays this year.  Now is the time to be working on your holiday cards if you haven’t already.  They will be here before we all know it.  This woodsy feel card brings a fresh look to your cards for the season.  It’s light and airy with a twist of winter added to it.

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Large Dahlia Using the Dahlia Fold Technique

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Use the Dahlia Fold Technique to make a focal point for a card front.

The Dahlia Fold Technique is often used to make smaller flowers for cards, but did you know that you can make an entire focal point for a card front using the same technique.  You can and it’s easy!  Just follow the steps below and you’ll be creating these awesome large dahlias in no time.

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Recessed Die Cut Backgrounds and Die Cut Heart Flowers

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Have you ever wanted to decorate the inside of your card, but weren’t sure how?  A recessed background is a great way to decorate both the inside and outside together.  A few of your favorite dies is all you need to create the beautiful flowers in this recessed background.  

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Ask the Experts: Stamping & Embellishments

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: I love the look of shading in many of the cards I see, but I’m not good at coloring stamped images. Is there a way to get that look without coloring?

A:  The new Spellbinders 3-D stamps will give you just the look you are wanting.  These stamps have the shaded areas already done for you so that all you have to do is ink it and stamp the image on your paper.

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