Sunday, June 3, 2012

Pop-up 2torial: Pop 'n Cuts "Hello" card

June is here! And what does that mean? It means that Pop 'n Cuts are going to be available this month! Yippee!

Today's Pop-up 2torial shows how to use the Pop 'n Cuts Base A2 Card kit oriented horizontally to make a bright and cheerful "Hello" card.

Here are photos of the card from the video:

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at Scrapp'n Savvy, in Spring, TX, demoing the Pop 'n Cuts. We had an awesome time and all the attendees received a take-home kit to make this card. The colors for the card were picked (pun intended) from the happy apple paper, which features bright saturated colors.

As I always say (I really do say this a lot) the beauty of die cutting is that you pick the colors, you pick the patterns, you pick the textures! You could make this same card again in different colors and get a completely different look!

Need proof? Here is the card again, this time using elegant glittered papers. I added some inked edges, a stash metal flower, a "just a note" rubber stamp, and switched to the Brackets On the Edge die. Other than those few minor changes, I followed the same steps/pattern as the apple card, but the card has a different feel, doesn't it?

With dies, you're buying shapes and possibilities, not colors and patterns! There are infinite creative combinations.

Thanks for stopping by and happy die cutting!


PS Huge congratulations to Sherri, who won the Tim Holtz autographed Vagabond at Scrapp'n Savvy yesterday! Happy crafting, Sherri!

Other Supplies:
Adhesives - Xyron

Apple Card: 
Patterned paper (Avalon/Apples), Cardstocks (Candy Apple Red, Celtic Green, white, blue), Ribbon - Bazzill Basics

Gold Card: 
Patterned paper (Lost & Found Two/Sunshine) - My Mind's Eye
Cardstock (Sandbox Dotted Swiss) - Bazzill Basics
Rubber stamp (Banners4all) - The Stamps of Life by Stephanie Barnard
Brown ink, ribbon, metal flower - stash items

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  1. Beautiful cards! Thank you! :o)

  2. I can't wait to get my hands on this die!! Love both of the cards - they really do illustrate the versatility of pop-ups!

  3. I totally love all your pop up dies! I can't wait until they come! Nor can my peeps a Scrapp'n Savvy who pre-ordered over 140 of these amazing dies!

  4. Love it !!! This is one of the few pop up cards that i've seen that looks really good, with a lot of color! too shiny! too vibrant! thanks for sharing!


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