Creative use of dies with floral punch outs

Chapter:    Series: Bookmarks & Cards

A few card-sharings ago I had used flower punch outs to make a floral layout against a striped background. For the following cards, I’m excited to change gear a little by altering the look of the flower punch outs using two different small dies to hollow out the middle of the flower.

See-through window cards in three different styles. Die cutting on the centre of flower punch outs with dies not intended for this purpose. Dies can go where my hole puncher can’t.

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Boy-themed journal with pockets and goodies

Chapter: Getting Crafty

The last few weeks has been for me a gift rush to several birthday kids (and they were all boys) around me . What I prepared for them were journals, and of course not regular journals but ones that with pockets/slots stuffed with goodies.

Simple handmade journal with pockets and a hanging band to explore all the goodies.

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