Die Cutting for Paper Crafters

Hey there! Hope your week is off to a great start! I’m finally playing catch-up and posting projects that I’ve had published in recent issues of Paper Crafts magazine. The one I’m showing today is in the “Die Cutting for Paper Crafters” special issue. You can find a copy online here.

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Here’s one of the projects I have in this issue:


This card combines 3 of my favorite things: chevron, gradient and a clean sans serif font. I used a Spellbinders border die to create the chevron pattern and simply lined up different Bazzill cardstock colors to create a fun and bright gradient effect. Then, I took my favorite font die from QuicKutz / Lifestyle Crafts and created the sentiment. It’s an easy card with a lot of impact and would be great to make for a card set since it’s easy to reproduce.

Do you have a favorite font die or border die? Leave  a comment and let me know! I’m always up for new suggestions to add to my collection. 🙂

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    May 14, 2013 at 6:13 pm

    This is fabulous Kalyn. I love these colours together and with the chevron…perfection 🙂 Congrats on your publications.

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    May 16, 2013 at 4:01 am

    LoVe that funky font Kalyn, I’ve been looking at the Parker lower case large dies from Memory Box! Congrats on the publication.

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    May 26, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Hi Kalyn! Sorry I don’t get by to comment as often as I’d like, but had to pop in to tell you how much this card rocks!! Love it! It makes me want take up card making again. Thanks for the inspiration! Carly

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