Hi everyone! Happy Hump Day! Today is my baby’s 34th birthday and his big sister will be 37 in January. I feel so old… where has the time gone?! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring more of the Pop-Tone cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I created a set of ‘hello’ cards using what I call the phantom die cutting technique.
I’m still experimenting. I’ve used foam beneath the sentiment on past phantom die cutting projects, and this time I used four layers of cardstock which yielded an equally cool result. This technique is very easy – you simply die cut the sentiment into the background, adhere the positive pieces back into the negative spaces, then adhere several additional sentiment layers on top of the original sentiment on the background. I cut the four card bases from Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock. The front panels and die cut sentiments were cut from Pop-Tone Grape Jelly cardstock, Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock, Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock and Pop-Tone Wild Cherry cardstock. The only other embellishment used was Crystal Drops. Such a simple monochromatic design!
The inside panels were cut from Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock, embellished with a strip of cardstock and floral Washi Tape, and a sentiment stamped in black ink. All four inside panels are the same.
One more look at all four cards… sure am loving how these turned out! I think I will recreate this project using the same Pop-Tone colors with black foam beneath the sentiment for some interest. I think that would look really cool! ;)
Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #234 – Anything goes w/optional Blended Background (no twist)
2. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #6-2020 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge Blog: #6-2020 – Anything Goes
4. Creative Moments: #193 – Anything Goes
5. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #134 – Anything Goes
6. Not Just Cards Challenges: June Anything Goes
7. World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #06-2020 – Anything Goes
CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# and 80# cardstock
Pop-Tone Grape Jelly 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Orange Fizz 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Razzleberry 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Wild Cherry 65# cardstock
Other products used:
Stamps: Paper Wings Productions Sayings and Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Mama Elephant hello script die
Accessories: Gemini Junior die cutting machine, floral Washi Tape, MISTI stamp tool, Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops
I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!
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