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Thursday, March 19, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Creates CAS Cards Using Intricate Floral Dies

Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to my Spotlight feature. Today I am focusing on making use of the delicate floral dies. I have used them with some dimension and also shared two ways to add color to my designs. I had fun creating these :) Let me show you...

Step 1 - I took two white panels and figured out how I wanted my floral dies arranged and then I simply die cut the two panels in a combination of flowers and leaves.

Step 2 - Once my die cutting was done, I adhered a transparency as a backing for the negative space left from die cutting the panel.

Step 3 - I then adhered the intricate floral die cuts over the transparency filling the negative space yet creating a window.

Step 4 - To add color to the floral windows I decided to opt two methods... one was to simply add a colorful patterned paper and other was to add a watercolor wash background for the flowers and the leaves.

Step 5 - I my final step I added dimension to the white panel and adhered it over to the colorful panels. Simple designs but with just the right amount of color :)

To finish, I stamped the sentiments. Here is a closeup into the cards...

I have used  Balloons and Banners, Trendy Spring Blooms DiesParty Time  

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That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try.
Happy paper crafting!


  1. These cards are so lovely, Deepti. Thanks for sharing these cards and how to create them.

  2. This is a gorgeous way to use those dies. I have to remember this as I have that die and stamp set.

  3. Cool.. Love this technique Deepti..fabulous cards

  4. Ooo . . . these are soooo gorgeous!! I love both versions!! I'm definitely going to give this a try!

  5. Wow this is an awesome technique...your cards turned out really nice....
    thank you

  6. Beautiful. thanks for sharing how you made them.

  7. What a fabulous use of the dies and the different background ideas are wonderful

  8. I simply adore your designs. Thanks for sharing your techniques as well.

  9. Stunning cards! Your art work is amazing Deepti!

  10. Thank you for the step by steps and the fabulous inspiration on both of your wonderful cards x.

  11. Just love your cards, Deepti! Thanks for the instructions, so I can give it a try. I'm adding those dies to my wishlist, thanks to your inspiration!

  12. These are really cute. I like the happy look of both.

  13. Good pictures showing the process. Great results.

  14. Love, love, love! Those Trendy Bloom dies are AWESOME! Gorgeous cards!


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