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Thursday, December 17, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Gets Creative With Coordinating Dies


Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to my Spotlight feature. For this Spotlight post I had a light bulb moment ;) I saw this Coordinating Balloon die and decided to use it as an ornament. I am kind of happy with the end results. I made a couple of CAS Christmas cards. Let me show you... 


I have shown a step by step photo tutorial to showcase the process of making this ... 

Step 1 - I picked out three colors of card stock two for the front panels and one for the ornament. I then die cut the balloon coordinating die multiple times from red card stock.


Step 2 - I then heat embossed the mandala stamps along the edge of each cut out piece. I chose a mandala you can get creative and use anything that will add more interest or even work with patterned papers.


Step 3 - Then I die cut the sentiment Noel from white card stock and drew some ornament details using a white gel pen.


Finally I adhered it all together and added some wink of stella to add some shimmer on the ornaments :)

Here is a close up into my cards...





I used:
Kathryn's Big Wishes Coordinating Dies, Christmas Sentiments Phrase DiesBloomdala Bliss

  

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

18 comments:

  1. Oh wow!!! Very creative!!! I will have to CASE it! ☺️☺️☺️

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  2. The mandala stamping really brings these ornaments to life!

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  3. Pretty ornament cards. I like the embossing and very clever to use a balloon die.

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  4. Fantastic use of that die, love the mandala details

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  5. Great idea and
    love the different
    looks.
    Carla from Utah

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  6. That is so creative to use the balloon die upside down!! And those mandalas are so very beautiful. Love them embossed in white. Your color combos are stunning and elegant.

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  7. The mandala stamps made such lovely ornaments.
    Great idea to use the balloon for the ornaments!

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  8. Pretty cards! I love these beautiful ornaments! Lovely mandala designs!

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  9. These are some beautiful cards love how you made ornaments out of a balloon die and white gel pen this is a really clever idea thanks for sharing

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  10. The mandala really highlighted the beauty of the ornaments!

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  11. That's genius, love the cards and your idea.

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  12. Neat idea on how to combine and create the ornaments.

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