Saturday, October 6, 2012

Die Cutting Inspiration: BasicGrey Nordic Holiday

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BasicGrey + Sizzix is a winning die cutting combination!  Each new release brings more and more great designs that are perfect for a wide range of crafting projects!  With the release of the new Nordic Holiday collection, customers will find that not only does the collection of have great designs, but are also a great value with each die or embossing folder including a bonus item!

Our design team fell in love with the Nordic Holiday collection.  Several members created extra products this month to not only help showcase the new collection, but to also hopefully help inspire your upcoming holiday crafting!

Design team member Amy Friend created these fun coasters using the new Snowman die! The die also comes with a bonus Sizzlit die that says "Let it Snow"! Don't miss Amy's tutorial at

Design team member Gretchen Schmidt created this adorable holiday card featuring the new BasicGrey Sizzix Alpine Pattern Textured Impressions folder and the super cute Gingerbread Man. You can find more images of Gretchen's card on her blog:

Design team member Jan Hobbins created this stunning tag featuring the new Nordic Sweater & Cross Stitch Textured Impression set that includes a bonus Sizzilits dove die. You can find Jan's blog post about her tag here:

Design team member Jeanne Streiff created this adorable snowman card using the new Snowman die! The die also comes with a bonus Sizzlit "Let It Snow" die! Don't miss Jeanne's tutorial at

Jeanne also created this simple but stunning card featuring the From Our Home & Yule Textured Impressions set that features a bonus Sizzlits snowflake die. See more details about Jeanne's card on her blog:

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Design team member Shelly Hickox created this pretty interactive card by combining the Swirl & Snowflake set along with dies by Tim Holtz and Karen Burniston. You can find the details on her blog:

Design team member Tamara Tripodi created this gorgeous card featuring the Dove die that includes a bonus Sizzlits Holly die. Check out Tamara's blog for more details about her card:

Design team member Tammy Roberts created this beautiful card featuring the Dove die that includes a bonus Sizzlits Holly die. Check out Tammy's blog for more details about her card:

Tammy also  made this gorgeous mug rug perfect for holiday gift giving sing the same die.  You can find the details of this project on her blog at :

What an fabulous group of project ideas!  I love how this collection easily lends itself to die cutting paper and fabrics and from cards to home decor and everything in between!  To view the entire Nordic Holiday collection, visit  Watch for the collection to arrive soon in a craft store near you!
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  1. OMG! What a fabulous group of exciting works of art. Well done, ladies!

  2. Beautiful projects...I especially like the white tag!

  3. Great cards and projects. LOVE Shelly H.'s pop n' cut card. So cute!!!

  4. Thesse cards are so lovely, I just love the "Pop nuts"


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