Saturday, November 10, 2018

♥ Glimmer Hot Foil ♥


Have you seen the New Glimmer Hot Foil System from Spellbinders?? OMG I am hooked! It is so fun and easy to make shimmery, professional looking foiled cards with this machine! And all of the fabulous plates that you can use with it are just beautiful! For this card, I am using the Warm Winter Wishes Holiday Glimmer Hot Foil Plate. The snowman, sentiment and snowflakes are all on one plate! So you just let it warm up on the Glimmer Hot Foil Machine and then run it through your Platinum Die Cutting Machine or other approved machine and you have this amazing foiled image! Easy Peasy!!

     
Look at all of that shimmer!


Becca from Amazing Paper Grace also has her own line of Glimmer Hot Foil Plates! And they are simply stunning!! You can find them HERE! I will have some amazing cards using them up real soon! I am also using the Hemstitch Squares Etched Dies by Becca on this card.


Hope you have an AMAZING Day!

hugs...


Thursday, November 8, 2018

♥ Deck the Halls ♥


Hi there! Stopping in today with a shimmery holiday card to show you. I used 2 different Die sets by Amazing Paper Grace for Spellbinders. The bottom die is from the Charming Christmas Boughs Etched Dies Set. I simply die cut it 3 times and layered them using foam dots for lots of dimension. The ornament hanging from the bow is also from this beautiful set.


I then used the frame die from the Sentimental Christmas Stamp and Die Set to layer over the first die cuts. I layered 2 of these, again, using foam dots. I then added some chunky glitter to the die cuts to give it an "icy" look. The "Deck the Halls" sentiment is from the Charming Tag Sentiments Stamp Set.   


You can find all of Becca's AMAZING Dies HERE at the Spellbinders Website!


Have a wonderful day!

hugs...


Sunday, November 4, 2018

INTRODUCING AMAZING PAPER GRACE DIE Of THE MONTH


Good morning!!  Welcome to our inaugural blog hop of the Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month.  Today we're here to pump you up with some inspiration for the many ways and many colors to use the Die of the Month as well as to give you the skinny on the club.  Stay tuned until the end of the post when I'll point you to the next inspiration stop in our blog hop.

What is the Die of the Month?
The Die of the Month is an exclusive die, crème de la crème, designed by Becca Feeken that are unlike previous collections.  These are the special ones, the ones that have waited for a special occasion!  What better way than to take you on a year-long ride of pleasant surprises!

Where is the Die of the Month available?
The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available through Spellbinders.  You can buy it -------> HERE.

How much is the Die of the Month?
It's a large die and subscription to the club is $30.00 per month and includes US Shipping.

What's so special about the Die of the Month?
These are dies designed by Becca that are chock full of extra rims and options so that you have a huge amount of flexibility in creating more than one creation from the same set.  It's exclusive and limited, so you won't see it anywhere else and it's available until the subscription quantities are gone.

When is the Die of Month available?
The die of the month is available on the first of every month in quantities to cover subscriptions.  When it is gone, it's gone :-)

Why have a Die of the Month?When most of Becca's dies come out they are themed collections of 12 to 14 dies.  These are the dies that are more specialized that she didn't want to build an entire collection around - they are definitely Becca's style but she's built extra functionality and thought into these sets.  You all have spoken loud and clear to say that you have a monthly budget and that you want Becca dies all year long without breaking the bank.  Well, here you go.  Don't worry, collections are not going away but streaming them out on a monthly basis you'll see one once a month and they are delightful on the budget.

Join other Gracelets
Once you're in, start creating!!  We can't wait to see what you make with these exclusive dies - be the first to post your creation on Instagram using the hashtag #AmazingPaperGraceClubKit

Why post?  You'll be showing Becca how you use the die so that she can fine-tune upcoming months to fit your groove and you'll be inspiring everyone who looked at the die and didn't know all the possibilities - it's a community thing.

Still, need more info?  Be sure you read all the Frequently Asked Questions -------> HERE.

Here's My Die of the Month Make:
This month's die is called Christmas Village Vignette Frame Die.  If you look closely you'll notice that it looks a whole lot like the popular 3D Vignette Grand Cabinet.  That's no accident - Becca likes to make things that work together and add value to what's already in your stash.  No worries though, you don't have to have 3D Vignettes to use this die.

Here's what I decided to make.  First up, I have a sweet little lantern that I made with the set. It would be perfect to use as table decor or even place cards on the dinner table. Just add a little tag to them with a name on it.  It was super easy and fun to make!


I simply cut out 2 of the frames using green cardstock and one of the outer only frames using a piece of vellum. I then cut out 2 pieces of paper for my sides and then glued them together. (If you have the Grand Cabinet Die Set from 3D Vignettes, you can use the side panel die from that!) The vellum was glued to the back of the front panel. I then adhered the Santa sleigh and reindeer to the back of the vellum. When the (battery operated) candle is lit, you get a little surprise by seeing Santa. When It's not lit, you don't see him. :) 


My second project is a fun card using this fabulous die set! I wanted to make something in non-traditional Christmas colors.


I just love how you can layer the house, church and trees in what ever fashion you like! This is one AMAZING set that Becca created! Too FUN!!


And this folds flat for mailing purposes too!


More Inspiration
There is much more inspiration in store for what you can use this die set for.  Just pop down the list of Creative Team Members to see more!

Visit Joanna   – joannakrog.blogspot.com
Visit Teresa   –  victorianpaperqueen.blogspot.com
Visit Melissa  – keepsakesbymelissa.blogspot.com 
Visit Judy       – judyhayesdesign.blogspot.com
Visit Becca     – amazingpapergrace.com/blog

Hop along with us every month as a new die of the month is revealed.  The line up is pretty awesome!


Have fun hopping and shopping!! ;)

hugs...