Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Party Owl the Time

Welcome to the Scandinavia Blog Hop brought to you by Club Scrap.  Each month the talented Club Scrap owner, employees and members present a project, card or layout using the monthly featured collection. 
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To showcase the gorgeous Scandinavia collection I wanted to share a way to get more from your craft supplies. We're going to use our metal dies to emboss instead of cut.

Start with a cutting plate, layered with a rubber mat, your paper, the die (cutting side down) and then another cutting plate.  Run this through your machine. Easy peasy!

Now the fun part...let's create some cards.
Club Scrap papers, felt circle and stamp. Elizabeth Craft Designs die. Cuttlebug embossing folder. Pretty Pink Posh sequins. Stickles. Woodpile Fun owl.

Club Scrap papers, ribbon, stamp and tags. Spellbinders die. Lawn Fawn die. 
You can also use your word dies to create background panels. For this card I took the words from Tim Holtz's Holiday die set and arranged them on a panel, secured them with washi tape then used the same process as above.
Club Scrap papers, ribbon, stamps, border and felt circle. Tim Holtz dies. Nuvo drops.  

Thanks for hopping with us today. Please continue on to see what fabulous project Tina has created for you.


  1. Beautiful set of cards with some great ideas, Lisa!

  2. Love this - I think I need a thinker rubber mat because mine always cuts through :)!

  3. Oh my, that wood owl fits right in with this kit and he is just darling! I really like that red mesh you incorporated as well...another super element! Great cards, TFS!

  4. What great ideas. I really need to try this Lisa! Awesome post!

  5. love these cards, and great idea to get more use out of our dies!

  6. Love the embossing with dies technique. Your cards are lovely.

  7. I have yet to try embossing with dies...after seeing the results you've gotten, I'll have to give it a shot. TFS!

  8. Oh WOW! You taught me something new! I'm itching to try this! I always admire your element clusters. You are so creative! ♥

  9. Awesome little technique and beautiful cards to boot! Thanks for all the new ideas - you rock!

  10. Love the cards! Thanks for the new technique.

  11. Awesome technique! Love the details on all the cards!


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