Spellbinders Large Die for Nov 22 is yet another beautiful kaleidoscope slimline die set. I love the layered look of kaleidoscope dies and the possibility of endless combinations I can use this die for.
This die set makes an easy but beautiful card as the card layout is self-explanatory. It’s just a matter of deciding the color combination of your choice. I picked light shades of purple and gold on white background for my cards.
My first card is this slimline happy birthday card. For this card, I used the die set as it is intended. I die-cut all the pieces out with two light shades of purple cardstock and white cardstock. For the top highlighted thin layers of the flowers, I used Mirror Gold Cardstock.
I added a piece of purple cardstock behind the gridlike background design. After assembling the three layers of the flower design I popped these up with foam tape for extra dimension.
For the sentiment, I used the same purple cardstock to cut out happy birthday and then layered a piece of the gold strip behind it. I then added the sentiment strip with liquid glue on the center flower.
With this my card is ready. I do not think any extra embellishment is required for this card.
My second card is an A2 size card. Just to show you that you are not limited to creating cards only the way this die is intended. There are endless possibilities for using this die. Here I have used only one flower and four leaves to create an A2-size card. You can also create a whole background with just the flowers or just the leaves.
I used the same color palatte like my first card for this one too. For the background I just created three debossed lines around it using a score board and bone folder. We all have that as it’s an essential tool in cardmaking.
I assembled one flower and four leaves. Then I added the flower in the upper center of my cardfront with two leaves peeking out from two corners.
To finish this card I just added a strip of Happy Birthday sentiment created same way as on my first card along the bottom of my flower.
What I loved aout these two cards was how easy were they to create. Hope this inspires you. Here is the link to the card I created using previous month’s Large Die Club.
The large die club for the month of September from Spellbinders is such a fun one. It has this tractor truck and some fall elements like pumpkins, gourds, and corn. It is a subscription and you get more than the value of the die. And here’s a bonus (cue the drumroll). When you join the subscription club you get the shipping free!
These dies are so fun that I couldn’t stop at just one card. I created not one, not two, not three, but 4 cards and I have tons of other ideas to use this die. If only time was something I had more of just to craft and enjoy.
Here are the cards:
I created three slimline and one A2 size cards. Let’s take a look at the first one.
Thankful Pumpkins Card
As always, I started by die cutting the pieces of the truck and the wagon behind it with Spellbinders card-stocks. The color palette I picked just screams fall.
The assembly is always the most tedious part but is almost like putting the puzzle pieces together; the amusement after the puzzle is completed is worth every effort.
For the background I used the EMBOSSING FOLDER OF THE MONTH FOR SEP ’22 and embossed a panel, which I later matted with gold card-stock to match the gold die cuts. I then tied a black and white twine towards the bottom of the panel. On a slimline card-base I adhered a fall colored pattern paper, followed by the embossed panel with a shiny gold border; then finally the die cut truck on foam tape.
This card is created similarly as the first one. The only difference here is that the background is made up of one whole embossed piece. Instead of the black and white twine, I used a black and white striped pattern paper to ground the truck die cut image.
The teal card-stock is also from Spellbinders. I looked at Pinterest for some ideas and saw this teal truck which I loved. There are pumpkin and a gourd on the truck.
For the decorations I used some blooms and leaves in cream and pearlescent card-stock. This finished my second card.
Truck Background Hello Fall Card
After creating two cards, this idea came to my mind about creating one with just trucks as a background. I created three trucks with red, orange, and yellow card-stock.
For this one, I embossed the card-base itself, arranging them in rows but alternating their places. This adds the feeling of trucks passing in and out of the scene.
I didn’t think this card needed any extra embellishments. What do you think about this one?
Corns In The Cob Thankful Card
Creativity has this snowball effect. One card inspires another one. When I saw this corn image in this die set, I wanted to create one card with just the corns.
This one is an A2 size card. I die cut and assembled three corns on the cob. These cobs have so much detail in them.
For the background, I took a piece of blue card-stock and used the embossing folder on it. Then I matted it with a black and white striped pattern paper showing a quarter inch of border around it. I added the panel on the card-base using foam tape.
This does it for the last card. No extra embellishments needed. I just loved this simple look.
Hope this inspired you to create some fun projects with the Spellbinders dies. If you liked my projects please comment below. I love hearing your thoughts about my makes.
Here are some other Spellbinders cards I have created using their dies.
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Whenever I see those beautiful dimensional floral cards created with Prima Flowers on Pinterest, I get mesmerized. Dimension in card-making can take your projects to a whole new level. It is now possible to create similar dimensional flowers for your cards with the Spellbinders’ collection of dies that SUSAN TIERNEY-COCKBURN designed.
I used light pink card-stock to cut out the petals, yellow for the stamen and two shades of greens for the leaves and the tiny petals between the five petals and the stamen. Those are called petals too right? Then, I added some Picked Raspberry Distressed Oxide ink around the edges to create visual dimension. After that, I shaped the flower petals with medium ball point stylus and the tiny petals with the handle of a small paint brush. I added the layers of the petals and stamens with Hot Glue Gun. The liquid glue wasn’t able to hold the petals in shape firmly.
My card here is a slimline card measuring 3 and a half inches by 8 and a half inches. At first, I cut out a piece of beige pattern paper for the background one quarter of inch smaller than my card base. I used Slimline layers die from Gina Marie to cut out rectangle borders, the wider one in pink and the thinner one in dark burgundy pattern papers. After that, I added the borders on foam tape in the center of the card front.
For the sentiment I stamped Birthday and Wishes in two separate strips of pink pattern papers. I used clear embossing ink to stamp and white embossing powder to emboss the sentiment. Then, I arranged them on one side of the rectangle border.
After I arranged the flowers and leaves on the left side of the card I used two small pieces of silver balls garland in a loop added with glue gun as an embellishment on my project.
My card is ready. What do you think of this dimensional floral card? Isn’t is as good as those prima cards on Pinterest?
Initially, I started by die cutting the flower and bud pieces with white and the leaves with green card-stock. Then, I added some dots around the center of the larger petal with Copic marker in Y04. I looked up jasmine photos on Google and noticed that they had yellow speckles in them.
For an interesting background, I used a white embossed panel, splattered some pearlescent green paint on it, then layered a craft card-stock. Furthermore, I cut out a fancy floral oval border with the help of the OVAL STITCH & BORDER- SMALL DIE OF THE MONTH. I added the border with foam tape on the embossed panel.
I started arranging the jasmine flowers on the left side of the oval. Bigger flowers towards the middle of the cluster and the buds and leaves towards the edges.
I am thankful for this opportunity to play with these fun shopping cart dies from Spellbinders. As much as I love creating cards with die-cut images, these dies from the latest release by Spellbinders are so fun. This one is called Add To Cart Too
Today I am sharing two cards I have created with this fun die set. Here are the dies I used. They are available to purchase at Spellbinder’s shop.
My First Card
This card is fun and colorful. I die cut a bunch of images using all scrap card stocks. The parts of the cart with silver mirror card stock and wheels and handles with black.
The flamingo is cut with a shimmery pink cardstock.
I used a fun ombre leaf pattern paper for the background which made this card even more colorful and summery.
The only negative thing about this card is I didn’t have any sentiment stamps to go with it. I could have just created a printed sentiment for this card but I couldn’t decide on one.
On the second thought, this could be a card for someone who’s moving to a new place. Or even a housewarming card with maybe a gift card inside. For now I left it without a sentment.
My Second Card
I think this one is even more fun with the playful bright color combination. Don’t you think so? How the pink and green together just pop.
As I was thinking about the possible sentiment or occasion I could use the last card I created I had the idea of having this one with just milk and bread and some green plants. So I could give it to someone with a grocery shop gift card.
The details on these die cuts are so cool. You can see the puff marks on the bread and the grooves on the milk gallon. I cut the gallon with vellum and also with white. But I cut the top of the white part at an angle so it would look like milk when the gallon is tilted. And how cute that purse is.
The pink dotted background is pattern paper. So is the green dotted paper on the purse. Behind the cart, I added a green die-cut circle for extra interest.
I finished this one without the sentiment too. But whenever I need a card for such occasions I can quickly print a strip of appropriate sentiment and add to it.
Hopefully I’m able to inspire you with my two fun cards.