Sunday, 7 July 2019

Using Backgrounds on Die Cuts with Jenny

The Creative Team are having a fun month showcasing our favorite WOW! Stamps.  Today I'm using the Tropical background stamp.  It's a fun floral design, great for backgrounds and techniques.



Today I'll be showing you how to make a fun background using emboss resist and then die-cutting it to create two cards for the price of one.




To create my card, I first embossed the Tropical stamp onto some hot press watercolor cardstock.  I like to use hotpress as it's smooth and great for gettting a good impression.  I embossed using one of my favorite embossing powders - Metallic Platinum Sparkle.  I used my MISTI and left the stamp in place.  I then re-stamped and heat embossed in Super Fine Clear Gloss embossing powder. 



On a craft mat, I smushed a few Distress Inks and spritzed with water - I used Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, and Peacock Feathers.   I then dunked my embossed piece into the Distress inks and dried with my heat tool on setting one.  I re-dunked and dried again.


I die cut the panel with a small rectangle die and then used the 'H' and the 'I' from Altenew's Bold Alphabet to die cut from the rectangle. I set aside the die cut letters.  I took the rectangle and adhered it with purple craft foam onto a white notecard.



I adhered the left over die cut letters to purple craft foam.  I created some interest on the white card base before adhering them by stamping the large bouquet from the Beautiful stampset by WOW! in pink ink.  I also embossed a sentiment from the set in co-ordinating Metallic Platinum Sparkle embossing powder. I popped the letters onto the middle of the bouquet and finished with a few co-ordinating sequins.

I love it when you get two for one!  You can use other types of dies for this technique, such as shapes or even frame dies. Have fun!

Jenny x

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2 comments:

  1. Two gorgeous cards Jenny, so colourful and pretty, and great use of the positive of the sentiment cut from the first used on a second card. x

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