Hello crafty friends! It’s Nina-Marie here with you today, sharing 3 ideas for creating with our Simon exclusive Dahlia die. I love this die, as it is so stunning, it makes a gorgeous impact as the center point on a card.
My first idea for using this die is to foil it with a hot foil machine (I used the Gemini Foil Press, but you can also use the Spellbinders or Couture Creations foil machines instead). You could leave the foiling as is, or add color to it! I opted for a bit of color with Copics. The subtle Sea Breeze foil accents the coloring perfectly!
The second idea I have to share with you is in lay die cutting. I always enjoy in lay die cutting, and this Dahlia looks especially elegant in glitter cardstock. I used white glitter cardstock for the outline, along with blues and green for the negative areas.
Finally, the last idea I have for you is using simple die cuts with leftover backgrounds and scraps to make a fabulous design – I had this so much fun doing this, I made a whole bunch of these cards (keep scrolling to see them all)! I don’t know about you, but I have way too many scraps and backgrounds in my crafty space that never seem to get used… this is such a great way to knock down that stash!
I hope you will watch the video to see how I put all these card ideas together using the Dahlia flower die! Thanks for stopping by and visiting with me today; I will see you again very soon!
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