Layered & In Lay Die Cutting + Using Leftovers + Simon’s DieCember Release Hop
Hello crafters! Welcome to my stop of the Simon Says Stamp DieCember release blog hop! Today is day 2 of the DieCember release festivities and we’ve got lots of inspiration to share with you. If you have already been hopping along with us, you should have arrived from the talented Nichol Spohr’s blog.
Today I am using the new Sensational Snowflakes and Sensational Snowflake Collage dies. Both of these are so much fun and work perfectly together! I also put some of the new glitter paper behind my snowflake collage, which adds tons of gorgeous sparkle and shine to the card.
Another fun way to use the Sensational Snowflake die set is to cut the snowflakes out and use them to create texture. On this card I adhered a whole bunch of the snowflakes onto the background surrounding the Sensational Snowflake Collage. I made sure to use the same cardstock as the Collage die cut for the tone-on-tone texture style.
After creating this card, I had a bunch of leftover die cut pieces. At first I was just going to toss them, but then I had the idea of using them to make mini gift tags! Simon recently released a set of gorgeous new dies called Fanciful Tags; I used the largest die to create the tags in a couple cardstock colors.
Also recently released was the Handmade Christmas stamp set that I designed for Simon’s Limited Edition tag kit. There are lots of holiday sentiments in the stamp set that are designed specifically for tags. I used a few of them on each of the tags.
I hope you will be checking out the video below to see how I created both the card and the tag set! Also keep reading for more details on the Simon Says Stamp DieCember release blog hop!
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KEEP HOPPING + GIVEAWAYS
There is lots more to see in this DieCember blog hop! Your next stop is the awesomely-talented Amy Rsavy’s blog! Or you can find the entire hop order below:
Nina-Marie Trapani – you are here!
Simon is generously giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop, randomly selected from each blog comment section. Winners will be chosen and posted on the Simon Says Stamp store blog, Wednesday, December 6th.
Thanks for hopping along with us today!