Patterned Paper Fun Featuring Spellbinders Large Die Kit of the Month

I'm into New Year's resolutions!  How about you?

I spent a lot of time thinking at the end of last year about what kind of projects I want to make and how to go about it.  As the name implies Perky Penny Paper Arts isn't just about making cards but also about playing with paper.  I love my paper :)


With so many fun stamps, dies, techniques, embellishments etc. my lovely papers sit and collect dust some times.   I decided that this year I would blow off the dust and play with my paper more.

One of my favorite things to do with paper is play with beautiful dies.  Well, when I think of dies there is one company that comes to mind and that is Spellbinders Paper Arts.  In my research I found that Spellbinders has not one but two great monthly die clubs to join AND a monthly card making kit  as well.  Not only that but they were incredibly affordable.  From the Small Die Club at $7.50 plus shipping to all 3 kits for $50 plus shipping.  A fantastic deal any way you look at it.

I decided to start with the middle of the line $20 Large Die of the Month set for January.  Check out all the dies I got for $20.  How much fun is that!

I got out some of my 6 x 6 paper pads and started creating.

This first 3 card I created using the My Mind's Eye Blush 6 x 6 paper pad.

On the card above I popped up the flowered panel and used the die cuts to create a flower which I coordinated with the leaves already printed on the paper.  There is a thin strip of foam tape behind the vellum that pops up the sentiment, Tim Holtz Ideaology Small Talk Stickers, as well.


This second is a card made to celebrate a friends wedding.  I stamped a sentiment from Pretty Pink Posh Everyday Greetings, in Navy Hero Arts Ink, several times to get the color as close to the paper as possible.  I die cut the small scalloped lattice heart from a piece from the paper pack and a rose gold glitter piece from a DCWV paper pack.

Some rose gold sequins from Pretty Pink Posh made for the perfect finishing touch.


 The last card made from the Blush paper is this cute heart card that uses the largest die in the set.  I also used the strip of hearts to create some texture to my card.  This one might be my favorite.

Stamped it with a stamp from Concord and 9th's On Your Side stamp set and  couple of sequins and this little doll is all ready for the party :)


The paper on this next card is from the current Recollections Paper Pack called Valentine from Michaels.  I needed to get a Valentine's Day card in because what would heart dies be without it :)  The Love Die are from Spellbinders and also comes with the word You and a heart.


To add dimension and interest I popped up the word strip and the lattice heart on top of the card.
Finally I had to make a card using this big beautiful lattice heart die.  This die is 2 pieces so you can cut an entire lattice heart out or you can just cut a lattice heart window into the front of your card.  This heart is so big I needed to put it on a 6" square card to showcase it's beauty.

These pretty papers are from Flora collection from Echo Park Paper Company.  I fussy cut some of the flowers from the cut out heart, to pop up around the sentiment which is also from the paper pad. 


Thank you so much again for checking out this week's project :)  Check back often for new posts and videos.

Have a great weekend :)

Joanne and Penny

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Supplies List: 
Scotch Foam Tape
Scotch Foam Tape
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EH | SSS
Neenah Cardstock
Neenah Cardstock
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EH | SSS
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
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SB | SSS
Tim Holtz 8.5 Paper Trimmer
Tim Holtz 8.5 Paper Trimmer
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EH | SB | SSS
Spellbinders Platinum 6
Spellbinders Platinum 6
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SB | SPEL | SSS
MISTI
MISTI
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EH | SB | SSS
Tombow Dots Tape Runner
Tombow Dots Tape Runner
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SSS
Gold and Silver Foil Paper
Gold and Silver Foil Paper
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EH | SSS
Penblade Triple Pack
Penblade Triple Pack
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Marvy Jewel Picker
Marvy Jewel Picker
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EH
SB Large Kit of the Month
SB Large Kit of the Month
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SPEL
MME - Blush 6 x 6
MME - Blush 6 x 6
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SSS
SB Love You Dies
SB Love You Dies
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SPEL
Hero Arts Navy Ink
Hero Arts Navy Ink
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EH
PPP Every Day Greetings
PPP Every Day Greetings
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EH
C&9 By Your Side
C&9 By Your Side
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EH

Comments

  1. clever idea to take string of small hearts and put it over the large heart to make a unique card. love all of your designs.

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