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4 Ways to Use the Same Die – Outline Floral Mom from Simon Says Stamp

 Note: This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. Thanks, Simon!

Hi all! Today I have four card ideas for you featuring the Outline Floral Mom die. This die is fun to work with, especially because of it’s size! It’s perfectly sized for an A2 card.

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

Gold Die Cut over Watercolor Background

For the first card, I used gold foil cardstock to cut the die. Then I created a watercolor background using two colors of Nuvo Shimmer Powder, Solar Flare and Cherry Bomb.

I adhered the watercolor background to a Fog card base and then stamped a greeting from Simon’s Tiny Words Encouragement stamp set on Hero Arts Hero Hues Premium Cardstock in Plum. I used a bit of foam tape to adhere the greeting to the card.

Inner Die Cut Pieces over Watercolor Background

Similar to the first card, I created a watercolorground using one color of Nuvo Shimmer Powder, Violet Brocade. Then I adhered the interior pieces from the gold foil die cutting. The greeting was stamped and adhered using foam tape once again.

Die Cut Inlay Shaker Card

For my third card, I created a simple shaker card. First, I die cut the Outline Floral Mom die out of both white cardstock and Fog cardstock, making sure the die was positioned perfectly on the Fog cardstock since that position is what would be shown on the front of the card.

After the die cutting was complete, I adhered clear acetate to the back of the Fog cardstock piece. Then I turned it over so that it was face side up and inlaid or “puzzle-pieced” the white die cut onto the center area. This created the top area of the shaker card.

To create the dimensional area of the shaker card where the sequins will be, I applied a double layer of foam tape to the back side of the die cut panel (touching the acetate). Then I poured in the Paintbox sequins mix from Little Things by Lucy’s Cards (see many more sequins mixes HERE).

To close up the shaker area, I pressed a card base made out of the same Plum cardstock over the top. This traps the sequins inside and completes the shaker card.

Die “Surgery”

My fourth and final card is very clean and simple. Using the Fog die cut that I cut during the creation of the previous card, I cut off the floral elements using scissors. This left me with a clean and minimal die cut. I adhered it to a Fog card base.

To finish this clean and simple card, I adhered a stamped and embossed greeting from the Tiny Words Encouragement stamp set using thin foam adhesive from Darice.

And those are my cards for today! I hope this gives you some inspiration for using large dies. Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.

*Simon Says Stamp Outline Floral Mom die
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*Simon Says Stamp Tiny Words…
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DCWV 6×6 Metallics Foil Cardstock
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*Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting…
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Tim Holtz Craft Pick
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Hardboard, 9×12
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Strathmore Cold Press Watercolor…
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3M Scotch Blue Masking Tape
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Nuvo Shimmer Powder in Solar Flare
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Nuvo Shimmer Powder in Cherry Bomb
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Nuvo Shimmer Powder in Violet Brocade
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*Royal & Langnickel Zen Watercolor…
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Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
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Precision Heat Embossing Gun
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Tim Holtz Tonic Maxi Guillotine Paper…
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*Gina K Designs Connect Glue
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EK Success Tweezers
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Simon Says Stamp Fog cardstock
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*Hero Arts Hero Hues Plum Cardstock
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White…
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Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy scoring board
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Simon Says Stamp Teflon Bone Folder
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EK Success Powder Tool
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VersaMark Ink
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Brutus Monroe Alabaster embossing powder
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T-Square Ruler
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Darice Thin Foam Strips Adhesive
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EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
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3M Micropore Tape
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Hot Off the Press Heat Resistant Acetate
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Ranger Multi Medium Matte, 0.5 oz
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Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator Bottles
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3M Scotch Foam Tape
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Little Things from Lucy’s Cards…
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We R Memory Keepers Craft Knife
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*Tombow Mono Zero Eraser
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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