Die-cutting Essentials 72 is on sale now!
We’re looking ahead to happier times with our die set this issue. The 23-piece Let’s Celebrate set is perfect for a whole host of celebratory occasions, so let’s leave the hard times of 2020 behind and create some happy cards!
The set has been designed to co-ordinate with Simply Cards & Papercraft 212’s Fabulous Fizz die & stamp set, so don’t forget to grab a copy of that too when it hits the shelves on 10th December! Here’s just one of the fantastic cards you could make using the Let’s Celebrate set…
We had so many fabulous makes for you this issue that we couldn’t quite fit everything into the magazine! Here are your bonus cards for this month…
Pinkfresh Studio Everyday Musings Collection 12×12” patterned paper
ZIG Clean Color Real Brush pens
Opaque Bright White WOW! Super Fine embossing powder
3D foam pads
Pinkfresh Studio Heart and Soul stamp & die set
1 Matt and layer patterned paper onto the card front, leaving narrow borders. Wrap thread around the smallest panel, securing on the reverse.
2 Heat-emboss the Heart and Soul image onto vellum using white embossing powder, then cut out using the co-ordinating die.
3 Colour the vellum die-cut as desired and layer onto the card front using 3D foam pads. Stamp the sentiment using pink ink and embellish with sequins.
white 12cm-square card blank
Creative Stamps Backgrounds Collection Floral Sketch A6 stamp
My Favorite Things All Occasion Sentiments stamp set
Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink
London Fog Memento inkpad
Earthtone Olive & Rose Gold WOW! embossing powder
3D foam pads
Creative Dies Plus Stitched & Pierced Nesting Hearts die set
My Favorite Things Die-namics STAX Stitched Circles dies
My Favorite Things Die-namics Hello There dies
1 Use London Fog ink to stamp the background image onto white paper and cut out the centre design using a craft knife, ensuring to cut around the outside of the double line section in the centre.
2 Using the mask as a paper frame and following the step-by-step guide on page 67 of the magazine, stamp and heat-emboss the centre design using Earthtone Olive powder onto white cardstock. Die-cut the embossed design into a stitched circle.
3 Stamp the image again onto white cardstock and heat-emboss using Rose Gold powder. Use a larger die to cut a circle from the rose gold panel.
4 Layer the two embossed circles onto the card front using 3D foam pads as shown.
5 Use Jet Black ink to stamp the sentiment, fussy-cut then use 3D foam pads to attach to the card front along with a heat-embossed heart to finish.
Also this issue we’ve got some top techniques for you to get stuck into now that we’re once again spending more time at home! Learn how to create floating die-cut frames, use your dies to create fab bokeh backgrounds, make your own masks & stencils, and master the telescopic aperture technique!
Issue 72 is on sale now from your local supermarket, and also online from www.craftstash.co.uk