Complete Cardmaking

A fun, BONUS project from Die-cutting Essentials

8th June 2015


A fun, BONUS project from Die-cutting Essentials

Natalie Mayer goes crazy for the Elizabeth Craft Designs with her BONUS idea using the Rocky the Crab die set




You will need

white, teal, pink, coral & black cardstock

Amy Tangerine Yes Please! paper pad

American Crafts DIY Shop Washi tape

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Label letters

Cosmic Shimmer PVA glue

Jet Back Ranger Archival Ink

3D foam pads

small heart punch

black gemstones

manual die-cutting machine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Rocky the Crab die set


Simply make

1 Create a white card blank measuring 10.5×12.5cm, secure a length of pink cardstock to the card front, layer with Washi tape and embellish with gemstones.

2 Die-cut the main body of the crab in coral cardstock, then layer onto black cardstock and secure together with PVA glue.

3 Cut a small banner measuring 1×4.5cm from patterned paper, create the sentiment from labels, embellish with a small pink heart and affix to the crabs claws.

4 Secure the topper to a 7cm square of white cardstock.

5 Matt and layer onto teal cardstock, repeat with black cardstock and secure the finished piece with PVA glue.


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