Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Amazing Paper Grace | Holiday Medley Intro Blog Hop

This magical menagerie of dies helps celebrate one of the most festive times of the year through paper crafting! The Holiday Medley Collection consists of eight die sets and a Glimmer Hot Foil Plate Set that coordinates with one of the die sets. The array of dies can be mixed within existing die sets to offer more creative options. These include the Make a Scene Card Base and 3D Vignettes. The versatile new Merry Filigree Card Builder, Celebrate Scrollwork Card Builder and Joy Crescent Card Builder sets create different card formats from A2, A7, Mini Slimline, to Slimline. In addition, you can remove the Christmas Motifs and use them year-round. Visit each of the designers’ blogs for inspiration and ideas from the Holiday Medley Collection!

Today's projects were created with dies provided by Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

Featuring the S4-1130 Silver Bells Dimensional Doily set, I created three bell shapes to better show off this sweet set. Like Becca's other Dimensional Doily series, you just die-cut, fold each side, and slide into the slits to lock them into place.

My 5x7-inch card features a vellum shaker card panel which I accented the upper right corner with the three Bells Dimensional Doily. See the gold backing? I die-cut with gold mirror cardstock to show off the intricate design of the bells.

The other card is a 6-inch square card which I added half of a round dimensional doily. Both cards have the S4-960 Cinch and Go Poinsettia flower. Just love this flower die set! I hope these cards get you into the holiday spirit!

Designer's Tip: You can cut three bell shapes at the same time. Make sure to secure the insert die with washi tape to avoid slippage when die-cutting.

Supplies List: Etched Dies and Tools: Spellbinders® Paper Arts (S4-1130 Silver Bells Dimensional Doily Etched Dies Set fm Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken, S4-960 Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Set fm Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken and Platinum 6 Die-Cutting and Embossing Machine)

Other: Patterned Papers: PhotoPlay Paper Co.; Adhesives: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® (Crafty Foam Tape 108ft., 3D Foam Circles White, Metallic Transfer Foil Sheets in Holographic, Creative Photo Corners in Gold, E-Z Runner® Permanent Fine, Adhesive Lines, and Adhesive Dots Small); Scoring Tools: ScorPal (Scoreboard and Creasing Tool); Stick Pin Leaves: Maya Road; Vellum Paper; Red, Gold Mirror and White Cardstock; Gold Ribbon; Beaded Sprigs

Holiday Medley Availability:

These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: Holiday Medley Collection.

Holiday Medley Collection Blog Hop!

Click on the links to each member, they're waiting to inspire you to create something beautiful:

Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Elena Olinevich
Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Beth Pingry
Visit Margie Higuchi (You are HERE!)
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace


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Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Amazing Paper Grace August Die of the Month Blog Hop – Lattice Petal Foldover

It's a square card front! It's an envelope! It's both!! In the transformers world of dies, we love for our dies to be used in many different ways. This die was designed to function as both a card front and for the petals to fold over to enclose a notecard. The pretty lattice filigree is just the icing on top. Welcome to your stash, the Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for August 2021 - Lattice Petal Foldover.

You asked and we listened. Our May 2020 Die of the Month was so popular that we made a slightly smaller, dainty version. Becca said that the inspiration for this die set is all about the Note Card. As someone who loves to drop a little notecard into lunch boxes, drop them into packages, and even leaves them on the door for delivery people - this is quick and easy. Die-cut 10 of the lattice petal jackets and 10 of the 3" (or 3x6 for a folded note) notes for inside and you'll always be ready with a stunning note.

Here are some ideas that will inspire you to create with the foldover elements:
1. A box with the foldover as the lid
2. Notecards (there is even a closure piece)
3. A sweet, petite basket

**Dies for my creations today were supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.**

There are 14 dies included in the Lattice Petal Foldover.

My Project Today using Lattice Petal Foldover.

I created a Get Well slimline card by taking bits and pieces from the set to make a wonderful focal piece. I accented the front with the rolled flowers also from the set and inked the edges of the card.

Designer Tip: Think outside the intended purpose by cutting and/or assembling them in different ways. 

For my second project, I made a square gift box and created a topper on its lid. Love how it turned out with its intricate design and full of sweet blooms in the center!

Accessories: Amazing Paper Grace July 2021 Die of the Month – Lattice Petal Foldover
Patterned Papers, Origami and Bling: Kawaii Paper Goods; Ink: Ranger Ink; Adhesives: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L; Light Green, White and Kraft Cardstock

For more Lattice Petal Foldover Inspiration, visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas with Lattice Petal Foldover, the Amazing Paper Grace August 2021 Die of the Month!

Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Tara Brown
Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Elena Olinevich
Visit Margie Higuchi
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace

The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during August 2021. Lattice Petal Foldover at the special kit club price, along with other membership perks.

View this month's Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month!

How will you use the Lattice Petal Foldover dies? Share with me and comment below!

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