A “Cut” Above The Rest, featuring Sweet Stamp Shop

Hey Crafty friends, today I want to share a few ways I use my metal nested dies to make a statement.  I’m featuring Sweet Stamp Shop’s Enjoy Calligraphy set — it’s truly a go-to set when you need to create quick and easy cards: Enjoy_Calligraphy__07272.1405390711.386.513   The quotes are in so dreamy, I used one of my dies from a “nested” set to crop out a cloud scene: die cut cloud scene justtyra

To make this card:

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Super Fast and easy! Drawing off of the inspiration of this quote, I use a metal balloon die to create the same impact in a slightly different way:

 

Sweet Stamp Shop Enjoy Calligraphy Stamp JustTyraHave you noticed a theme here? I used the quote as a source of inspiration for using the cloud paper and the balloon die.

Stop by the Sweet Stamp Blog tomorrow for a two more fun techniques with metal dies that I’m sure will make you dust off your die sets. Take care and thanks for stopping by! xo, Tyra

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Touched By Kindness

Today I’m playing along with CAS on Sunday’s latest challenge “Tag” It and dahlhouse designs wanna sketch (thanks Rose)

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Here is my take:

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I used watercolor paint to loosely (and I mean loosely) paint an offset flower onto watercolor paper. The sentiment is from Flourishes.  I am now bitten with the watercolor bug and will explore ways to add watercolor.  Thanks for stopping by! xo- Tyra