5 Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin’ UP! Detailed Heart Die

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Today I have tips & tricks for you using background dies.

I chose to use the Stampin’ UP! Detailed Hearts die. I love this die and it’s so versatile.

Creating different background and card ideas was super easy with this die.

Here’s my first idea. It’s simple.

Cover the cut out die with VersaMark ink, dip in embossing powder and heat set. Repeat. Now you have a beautiful die cut background you can use to create a fancy and impressive card.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die
5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Next, this is so easy because you get a two for 1.

Use inks and sponges to create an ink blended background. Die-cut the background. You can use the two pieces separately or together like a I did here.

Press N Seal is your friend. Cover the back of the die after cutting it out but before punching the pieces out with Press N Seal. Flip it over. Remove die. Add a white die-cut to outline and make the pieces look inlayed.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die
5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Third, use Stampin’ Blends. Color a piece of Whisper White Thick cardstock with Stampin’ Blends. Die cut using the background die. Before popping all the hearts out of the die, add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the hearts.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Lay the card base on to the hearts and remove from die. Now you have perfectly placed popped up hearts all over your card front.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Fourth, use the Stampin’ Blends colored die cut piece and layer on top of 2-3 white die cuts for a chipboard look. This will create a thick die cut that stands out well on your Whisper White thick card base.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

Last, partial die cut bottom of the front of the card base. Add a window sheet to the inside front of the card base. You can then make this a sneak peek window or leave it blank.

5  Ways To Use Background Dies|Stampin' UP! Detailed Heart Die

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Comments

  1. Lynndorian Swindell says

    Oh my goodness! I have never seen you do such tedious cards but they are perfect! You may have done this but I am a newer follower of your blog.. Thank you for sharing these techniques, I fear I may be watching this several times to catch all of it!

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