Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Whatever Wednesday

Happy hump day! Or as we, at My Creative Time like to call it, make whatever you want Wednesday. :)

Today I thought I would show you another way to use your dies on a card. It's kind of a cool look and I don't know why I don't think to use it more often. I combined this cut with masking. Fun!



For this technique, you cut out the die only part way. I first marked the center of the die while it was where I wanted to cut, then score down the center of just the inside of the die. Lay your cutting pad not quite to your markings and cut; then turn the paper and run through again, doing the same thing with the cutting pad. This way you are left with an uncut portion in the center.

You can leave it open if you like, or cover the back as I did with a coordinating color paper. To embellish, I added another heart shape, scored in the center and added faux stitching.



And you don't need an excuse or a February 14 to send a love you message! I love sending just because cards! :)


Product List:
My Creative Time, Stitched Sweetheart dies
My Creative Time, 3x4 Journaling card die
My Creative Time, Bracket Sentiments
Butterfly punch, twine, button, white pen

8 comments:

  1. This is AWESOME! What a super fun technique!
    I love it Shar!

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  2. BEAUTIFUL job with your sweet card Shar, LOVE it!!!Have a SUPER week my friend!!! :)

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  3. OMG your card is so amazing wowowowowow!!!!! Your card is definitely clever and very creative now this I would love a video for......I sure would love to do this OMG!'
    You sure are one talented gal and I love what you did using Miss Emma's goodies

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  4. Beautiful job on your card. Fun idea for the hearts.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  5. Oh Shar ~ BEAUITFUL card! LOVE the masking and oh my the dimension you gave the hearts! LOVE the way you used the arrow too! FAB as always sweet Shar!

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  6. This is so pretty! I love how you did the hearts!! Hugs!

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Thanks for stopping by the studio. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments or email me directly. :) ♥ ~Shar

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