Saturday 3 September 2022

Basic Borders Meets True Beauty - Stamping With Friends Blog Hop - Stand Alone Dies

 Hi Everyone,

Today I have been playing with the Basic Border dies and  the True Beauty Bundle and made a pretty card using some of my favourite colours, Tahitian Tide and Starry Sky.


1 piece of Starry Sky card stock 5 7/8" x 8 1/4", scrap for the sentiment
1 piece of basic white card stock 4" x 5 7/8", 1 piece 2" x 5 7/8", scraps for the sentiment and stamping
1 piece of Tahitian Tide 3 1/2" x 5 7/8"
True Beauty stamp set
Organic Beauty dies
Basic Border dies
Stampin' Cut & Emboss machine
Best Label Punch
Starr Sky ink
Tahitian Tide ink
Parakeet Party ink
Opal Rounds
Simply Scored
Bone Folder
Multipurpose adhesive


On the long side score the Starry Sky card at 4 1/8" and fold and burnish to make the card base.

Run the front edge of this card base through the Cut & Emboss machine with the chosen die in place, any of the dies in this set will work in the way that I have made my card.

Run the Tahitian Tide and basic white piece through using the same die so that all of the centre points will line up as in the photo. Adhere them in place.

Stamp several flowers and leaves (I've chopped the leaves apart to make single ones) and die cut them.  Arrange these on the card front and fix in place, I've used dimensionals on some of them.  Add opal rounds to the flower centres.

On the remaining piece of white card, stamp a flower and then adhere in place on the inside of the card.  Stamp a sentiment on a scrap of white and punch out with the Best Label Punch, add a contrasting colour one too and add them to the card front as shown.

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Happy Crafting,

Karen XXX

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  1. Love your card Karen, love the border dies x

  2. What a neat idea for using these dies! I had not thought of that!

  3. Great use of the border dies. I love this idea!

  4. Great card - endless different ways to use those border dies!

  5. Pretty card Karen! Love those dies!

  6. This is a great card Karen. Thanks for sharing.