Tag Archives: Die Cutting

Adding Fibers to Stamped Images

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Since starting my new love of making altered journals, I’ve amassed quite a large amount of ribbon and decorative trim.   When looking at these cute little skates from Avery Elle’s Holiday Skates stamp set, I thought about the little pom pom trim I had and the perfect way I could use it.

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Easy Background Using Masking Paper

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

One of my favorite tools in my crafty tool kit is my masking paper.  It has so many fun uses with stamps, but you can also create some great backgrounds if you don’t have that perfect stencil.  For today’s project, I’ll be using masking paper from Inkadinkado along with nesting circle dies to create a fun snowball background for this holiday card.

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Retro Christmas Re-Visited

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Every year, my list of Christmas cards to make needs to include a few retro-themed designs.  I’ve always been a fan of the aluminum trees and tinsel and festive starbursts of the 1950s.  I can always count on Tim Holtz to come out with something that fits the bill.  Today’s project was made with the versatile Ornamental Birds die set from Sizzix/Tim Holtz.

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Happy Cloud Background

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

I love adding cheerful clouds onto my cards.  Whether it’s stenciling or die cuts, they always add a whimsical touch.

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Welcome Baby Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

A shiny rainbow to welcome a new bundle of joy is the theme of my project today.  I love all the options you have with Avery Elle’s Rainbows stamp set and matching die set for making colorful greetings.  

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You Make Me Smile–Encouragement Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Sending a card for no reason is one of the best ways to reach out to friends and family.  This “groovy” greeting was easy to make using the dies from the Flowers & Fence stamp and die set from Sizzix/Stephanie Barnard.

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Quick Baby Cards with Background Dies

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

For some reason, with all the card making I do, I can never seem to have enough baby cards on hand.  Or I have some for just a girl or just a boy.  Today’s project, will help bulk up your baby card collection with an easy design and a few quick swipes of the die cutting machine.

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