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Die-cutting Essentials 63 Bonus Julie Hickey Cards

6th March 2020

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Die-cutting Essentials 63 Bonus Julie Hickey Cards

Issue 63 of the UK’s favourite die-cutting magazine is out now – and it comes with a versatile 3D Basket die set!

In this month’s issue, Julie Hickey showed us her wonderful creations on page 86.

Scroll down to learn how to recreate two BONUS Julie Hickey designs!

Floral Hexagon

MATERIALS

white 6”-square card blank 

turquoise and teal cardstock

Julie Hickey Designs Dictionary Definitions stamp set

Onyx Black Versafine inkpad 

Mermaid Lagoon Ranger Tim Holtz Inkpad

clear Lucy’s Cards mixed jewels

Stardust Ranger Stickles glitter glue

3D foam pads

Julie Hickey Designs Layers, Frames and Banners Hexagon die set

Julie Hickey Designs Happy Birthday Outline die set


SIMPLY MAKE

  1. Die-cut the hexagon frame from turquoise and teal cardstock. Die-cut the solid hexagon from turquoise cardstock and randomly stamp daisies with Mermaid Lagoon and adhere as shown.
  2. Attach the teal skinny frame around the edge of the solid hexagon and adhere the turquoise frame so that the corners sit inbetween each side of the solid hexagon. 
  3. Stamp Happy Birthday using black ink onto teal cardstock, die-cut and add to centre of hexagon as shown.
  4. Stamp and die-cut daisies onto teal cardstock and attach to the card front using 3D foam pads.
  5. Add glitter glue to the centres of the daisies on the solid hexagon and add jewels to the centres of the die-cut daisies.  
  6. Go around the turquoise frame with glitter glue and leave to dry. Add dots of glitter glue onto the card front to finish. 


Wonderful Birthday

MATERIALS

white 6”-square card blank

white, fuchsia, lime, turquoise, lilac, teal & hot pink cardstock 
Julie Hickey Designs Family Sentiments stamp set

Onyx Black Versafine inkpad 

clear Lucy’s Cards mixed jewels

Stardust Ranger Stickles glitter glue

3D foam pads

Julie Hickey Designs Icons stamp and die set

Julie Hickey Designs Layers, Frames and Banners circle die set 

Julie Hickey Designs Alphabet die set

Julie Hickey Designs Numbers and Tags die set


SIMPLY MAKE

  1. Die-cut the circular outline frames in a selection of different colours. Adhere the centre circle first, adding the other frames, trimming to fit the card front as shown. 
  2. Die-cut as many tags as needed from lime cardstock, adding stamped and die-cut daisies to the top of each tag. Adhere to the card front with 3D foam pads.
  3. Create your chosen name by die-cutting three of each letter. Stamp daisies onto the letters, affix matching letters together and attach to the tags as shown.
  4. Stamp and trim any sentiments onto teal cardstock, adding to card front using 3D foam pads. Stamp and die-cut daisies in turquoise and fuchsia cardstock and add to the card front.
  5. Add jewels to the die-cut daisies and dots of glitter glue to letters and card front to finish.


We hope you enjoy making the projects!

Happy die-cutting,

Hannah Williams

Editor

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