Cross Flowers card - video tutorial

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's video. Today I will use a new metal die from Amazon.com to make an awesome A2 card. The cross metal die actually cuts out two images: the positive cut out creates an open cross with flowers and the negative cut out creates a solid cross. You can use one or both die cuts on your card. The "Cross Flowers Lace Love" die is medium weight and can cut regular paper and cardstock. The die cuts are stunning in their simplicity. Let's get started...


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Supplies & Dimensions:

  • White A2 card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

  • Papers for card front

  • Butterfly vellum 12" x 12" sheet (unknown source), cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"

  • White card stock, cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (for handmade, stamped background)

  • Metallic white mat (Neenah), cut at 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

  • Gray mat, cut at 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"

  • "Cross Flowers Lace Love" metal die (purchased on #Amazon.com)

  • Embossing folder / embossed metallic white mat

  • Emboss white metallic paper with #Darice "Doily Lace Frame" embossing folder

  • #Memento "London Fog" gray ink (used for handmade, stamped background)

  • Various word clear stamps (used to create handmade, stamped background)

  • Mini #Misti stamping platform

  • #Sizzix Big Shot die cutting machine

  • Silicone mat (my "go to" is a round, microwave silicone mat)

  • Ad tech Crafter's Tape permanent tape runner

  • Aleene's Tacky Glue

  • Foam tape

  • #Elmers spray adhesive

  • #Cropodile corner rounder

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