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Two cards – One set of dies

Hi everyone, today I would like to show you how you can make two cards using just one set of dies. Now I know a lot of dies can be used to do this, but if you are looking for a simple way that have a little added pizazz, these dies could be for you. After all, no one needs to know how simple this is, right?

I had purchased the Split Card Textured Dies a while ago, then got busy with some Christmas projects so put it aside for a bit. But today is the day and as you can see below, these two dies add some lovely detail when they are cut out.

For my first card, I used the die to cut out the criss cross background in Soft Succulent. I glued a piece of the Winter Wonderland designer series paper which was part of the last Sale-a-bration promotion. This lovely paper is now retired but the paper is so pretty I couldn’t resist. Any paper you have on hand would work and there are so many pretty papers Stampin’ Up! has to choose from.

I then stamped, coloured and die cut the floral image out from the Blessings of Home bundle. I just love this floral image, it has so much detail.

I stamped my greeting, also from the found in the same bundle, and then adhered the flowers to the front of the card with dimensional’s

How easy was that? I haven’t decided what bling I will add to the card as yet, but it needs a little extra zing, so will add that later.

For my second card, I used the back of the Storybook Gnomes designer series paper and cut out the second die. The paper gives my card a completely different look.

Again I stamped, coloured and die cut out two or the other floral images from the Blessings of Home bundle.

I adhered the first image flat and popped up the second image with dimensional’s for added pop. of course a little tied knot it the Soft Succulent ribbon ties my flowers together to make a bouquet.

For my greeting, I punch out two labels, from the Lasting Labels punch, one in basic white and the other is Soft Succulent. I stamped my greeting and criss crossed the two labels for a different look. Once adhered together I popped that up with dimensional’s as well.

For both of my envelopes, I will add the matching DSP to the flaps in the back and I will stamp a partial floral image to the front of the envelopes as well. Pretty envelopes will hold pretty cards, don’t you agree?

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The Stampin’ Up! Seasonal Sale

This sale started yesterday and lasts for just three more days.

It’s a great time to purchase supplies from the annual catalogue with savings up to 20% of select product.

Note; Products are only available while supplies last and I am already seeing items sold out and currently unavailable so don’t wait.

NEW – Timeless Greetings Kit

This is a brand new card kit, and includes everything you need to create eight all-occasion cards with coordinating envelopes that you can use all year long. 

Kit includes:
* Timeless Greetings photopolymer stamp set
* Acrylic stamp block
* Soft Suede ink spot
* Predesigned projects
* Step-by-step instructions
* Pre-cut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting) 
* Makes 8 cards: 4 each of 2 designs
* Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
* 8 preprinted envelopes
* Enough adhesive to complete projects
* Brushed silver and copper foil

Product colours: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Evening 

The December Paper Pumpkin kit can help you create fun gift card holders to help you celebrate your special occasions all year long! You can even personalize each gift with these reversible boxes and paper bands for a unique design every time.

This kit comes with enough supplies for you to make 16 different gift card holders—2 each of 8 designs. It also has an all-occasion stamp set and enough paper pieces to make your craft really pop! No matter what the occasion or who the recipient is, this is a coordinated paper craft that everyone will love and appreciate! 

PLUS, this month you can take your crafting even further with a special add-on! Give a gift card and a personalized card with the Good Things Cards & Envelopes add-on. You get 20 cards (5 each of 4 designs) and 20 coordinating envelopes. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but will only be available while supplies last, so don’t wait! 

CLICK HERE so sign up and to receive your kit every month so you don’t miss out.

Don’t worry, you can cancel or suspend your monthly kits at any time without penalty.

CLICK HERE to select and purchase your pre-paid kits.

These kits make great Christmas gifts for yourself, a friend or family member.

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