Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Paper Sweeties October Release Party!

It's time to party!! The new releases are available and I have to say that this is one of my absolute favorite releases to date.

In addition to the releases, I have something else that's new and exciting for you today. I made my first ever video tutorial!! It's probably not as smooth as others who have been making videos for a long time, but it was my first try. I really wanted to share a way to get your dies to cut perfectly around your stamped images.

The stamps in the Joy set are very narrow and the dies are closed, so this technique is a great way to line up the two for a perfect cut every time!

 If you're on a mobile device, or you're having trouble viewing it in the post, click here to watch it on YouTube.

Now for my card. I used the Joy sentiment from the new release also called Joy. The pattern is made up of holly leaves cut from a die in the set Snow Friends. The dies in this set are designed to coordinate with an existing stamp set that I don't yet have, but that didn't stop me from getting use from these dies!

Take a look at the rest of the design team's creations. You are going to love what they did with these awesome new sets!!


Lysa said...

Love the CAS design- and those sparkly red berries are the perfect touch!

Maria said...

WOW! First of all what a wonderful helpful video! You did a great job explaining how to achieve a perfect die cut with the stamps! I've never seen this helpful hint before, so I truly appreciate it, thank you! And, your Christmas card highlighting the joy sentiment is perfect!:-)

Nancy Penir said...

Oh my goodness, how clever! Loved your lineup video, and your resulting card is so festive! Great idea!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card and great video!

Mynn xx said...

Great video! LOVE the CAS feel of this card! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jill Norwood said...

Wonderful video and card! I loved your tip! I have also seen people use the die cut piece to line up letter i's and j's that need to be dotted in the proper place on a project. I hope we see many more wonderful tips and tricks and paper sweeties products shown off via You Tube!
:) Jill


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