You Make My Tail Wag - Partial Die Cutting

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Posted on 21st February 2016 by Wendy Johnson
Filed under Card Making Ideas, Papercraft Disciplines And Techniques, Die Cutting Techniques, Papercut, Design Team

Hello.  Wendy here with a card using some partial die cutting which I've not tried before.  I love dogs so having just recently bought a stamp with some cute doggies in it, I thought I would incorporate one into my card. 

A monochrome card is something I haven't tried before either (I like bright colours or pastels) but it fitted in with the colour of the dog. 

I first of all drew a line on some white card and then lined up the 'Birthday' and dog dies so that part of them fell below the line.  I then put this through my Big Shot machine to cut them but only putting the top cutting plate on the line I had drawn so it wouldn't cut all the way through the dies...hard to explain without pictures!  I coloured in the dog with copic markers and then stamped the word 'Birthday' several times and die cut it out and layered them on top to give the word a dimensional look.

You can see how nice and thick the die cut is once layered.  I then placed this white layer onto the black card base using some foam strips and added a few bones to finish off the card....oh and of course put some Glossy Accents on the dog's nose to make it nice and shiny! 

Hope it made you smile!

Products Used

Black Smooth Card by Papermilldirect

White Linen Card by Papermilldirect

My Favourite Things - You Make My Tail Wag (stamps and dies)

Clearly Besotted - Happy Birthday (stamps and dies)

Ranger Glossy Accents

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