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Creating Stunning Die Cut Designs: Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet | Spellbinders

Hey there, fellow crafting enthusiasts! Have I got a treat for you today. Picture this: the smell of fresh paper, the sound of dies cutting through cardstock, and the anticipation of creating something truly special. That's the magic of crafting, and today, we're diving into the world of die cut designs with Spellbinders' Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet.

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Heading 2Creating Stunning Die Cut Designs | Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet :

Unboxing the Magic of Spellbinders:

Let's kick things off with a little unboxing excitement. There's something about receiving a package filled with crafting goodies that just makes my heart skip a beat. As I eagerly tore into the Spellbinders box, I was greeted with the gorgeous Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet Die Set (that just released yesterday). The intricate details and endless possibilities immediately sparked my imagination, and I couldn't wait to get started on my latest project.

Fresh Picked Bouquet Card by Rick Adkins

Crafting Essentials: Tools and Supplies:

Now, before we dive into the creative process, let's make sure we have all our tools and supplies handy. Along with the Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet Die Set, you'll want to gather your Curved Everyday Sentiments Hot Foil Plate, as well as a couple of trusty embossing folders – I opted for the Branching Out and Checkered Scallops for that extra touch of texture.

Fresh Picked Bouquet Card by Rick Adkins Front View

Let Your Creativity Bloom: Designing the Card:

With our supplies at the ready, it's time to let our creativity bloom. I decided to start by creating a lush background using the Branching Out Embossing Folder, inked up with some Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide Ink. The result? A dreamy, garden-inspired backdrop that perfectly complements the Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet.

Now, onto the star of the show – the vase die cut. To add some extra oomph, I ran it through the Checkered Scallops Embossing Folder for a subtle yet stunning texture. With each piece coming together, I couldn't help but feel a sense of satisfaction knowing I was creating something truly unique.

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Adding the Finishing Touches: Hot Foiling and Ink Blending:

No card is complete without a heartfelt sentiment, right? Enter the Curved Everyday Sentiments Hot Foil Plate. There's just something about the elegant shine of hot foiling that takes a card from ordinary to extraordinary. I carefully aligned the plate and let the magic happen, adding the perfect finishing touch to my creation.

To the center of the floral die cut pieces I added a few of the Prism AB Color Essentials Gems to add a little more sparkle and shine to my already stunning floral creation! The result? A card that's as beautiful as it is heartfelt.

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Personalization and Customization: Making It Your Own:

Now, here's where the fun really begins – personalization! Whether it's adding a few embellishments, incorporating additional die cuts, or hand-lettering a heartfelt message, don't be afraid to let your personality shine through. After all, there's nothing quite like receiving a handmade card that's been crafted with love and care.

(Wondering what I used in this video/project? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

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And there you have it, folks – a journey through the world of die cut designs with Spellbinders' Fresh Picked Vase Bouquet. I hope this post has inspired you to get creative and try your hand at crafting something truly special. Remember, the only limit is your imagination. So go ahead, grab your supplies, and let's make something beautiful together!

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Materials Used:

Here you will find the list of supplies that I used to create today's card. All supplies are linked to supply sources below. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.

Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins

Rick Adkins


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