3 Ideas for Snowflake Window Die-namics - MFT November Tips & Tricks

November 21, 2018

It's time for the November Tips & Tricks feature on the MFT blog. Today I'm going to share three cards using the beautiful Snowflake Window Die-namics.


1. Decorative Border

For my first card, I made a decorative border by cutting the Snowflake Window twice contiguously.

First I cut Smooth White CS to 4-1/4" x 5-1/2", marked the center on the long side, and placed the die as shown in the photo below.


Then I shifted the die as shown below and did die-cutting again.



I made a side-folding card and blended some Wilted Violet and Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide Inks on the front. I adhered the die-cut panel, added a sentiment from the Snow Globe Sentiments stamp set, and embellished the snowflakes with purple jewels.


2. Gate Fold Latch Card

My second card is a gate fold latch card.
I cut Smooth White CS to 1-1/4" x 11" and folded at 2-3/4" and 8-1/4" on the long side. Then I die cut out the Snowflake Window from both flaps. I applied a piece of vellum to the back of each window.


I made a latch using the Rectangle Word Window Frames Die-namics. I layered three frames for a secure closure. The sentiment is from the Tweet Holidays stamp set.

For the inside, I cut a panel of Berrylicious CS using the largest die from the A2 Rectangle STAX Set 1 Die-namics and inked the top portion with Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink to get an ombre background. I added some pool jewels to the snowflakes to finish off the card.

3. Easel Card


My third card is an easel card.
To create this card, I made a top-folding card from Smooth White CS and scored a line at 2-3/4" from the top of the card front. I placed the die to the center and ran it through my die-cut machine.


Then I placed the rectangle die that included in the Snowflake Window Die-namics as shown below and cut only the upper half using the partial die-cutting technique.



For the inside, I blended Salty Ocean and Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide Inks on a Smooth White panel cut with the A2 Rectangle STAX Set 1 Die-namics. I kept a little white space on the bottom portion of the panel, so I can write a message there and it won't be seen when the card is closed.
I heat embossed a sentiment from the Snow Special stamp set on Black Licorice CS and cut it out with a strip die from the Hearts in a Row - Horizontal Die-namics. I adhered it to the inside panel with thin foam squares, so it works as a stopper.

I also added a sentiment strip to the window and embellished with several blue sequins.



Head on over to the MFT blog to see more tips and tricks from the DT participating today.

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6 comments:

  1. Beautiful, stunning cards! I always love and enjoy your cards. Great description and directions on how to make them too. Thank you!

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  2. Oh Torico! I'm in LOVE with all three cards but that gatefold is my fave, with the clever latch! You're amazing!

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  3. このダイをこんな風にいろいろと活用できるのですね!3種類ともとてもきれいな色合いで、デザインも素敵です☆
    ステップごとの丁寧でわかりやすい写真付きの作り方をどうもありがとうございます!
    くまこ

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  4. These are all beautiful and such clever uses of that fabulous die. Thanks for the step-by-step.

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  5. Thank you for such details to create these cards! They truly are snow much fun and spectacular!

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