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Fancy Filigree Christmas

by Tami Hartley December 05, 2017 14 Comments

I love detailed dies, so when I saw the new Filigree Border Fancy Die (part of the December My Monthly Hero add-on collection), it was love at first sight. First, here's a look at the die itself and the cut-outs it produces. Delicate, ornamental, and so pretty!

While it complements the December kit and other add-ons beautifully, I thought it would make a lovely background for a Christmas card as well. Here's what I came up with...

Although the card looks detailed, the creation of it was quite simple:

1. Blend 2-3 ink colors on a panel of white cardstock. (I used Distress Inks and added a few water droplets to the inked panel, but you could use any inks here and omit the water.)
2. Adhere the two white Filigree Border Fancy Die pieces on top of the panel.
3. Cut a white Snowflake Tag Fancy Die.
4. Stamp and white heat emboss the message from the Holiday Badges set onto a gray cardstock circle. Adhere to the snowflake tag.
5. Add a gray cardstock strip and silver glitter paper strip to the card with foam tape. Top with snowflake.

 

That's all there is to it! The next time you're looking for an easy way to make a card look elegant, give this intricate die a try. It would make beautiful anniversary, wedding and birthday cards too.

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a great day!

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14 Responses

Marjorie DUMONTIER
Marjorie DUMONTIER

December 15, 2017

That’s an amazing card ! margessw@icloud.com

Henriëtte
Henriëtte

December 07, 2017

What a gorgeous card, great dies!

Josmary Flores
Josmary Flores

December 06, 2017

Love this card i had to get this die.

Karen L K
Karen L K

December 05, 2017

So darn pretty!

Carla Hundley
Carla Hundley

December 05, 2017

Looks gorgeous
and elegant!
Carla from Utah

Helen
Helen

December 05, 2017

Beautiful. Was going to get the texture paste but I’ll get this die instead. Love it!

Frances Crowell
Frances Crowell

December 05, 2017

I love what you’ve done with the dies.

Leanne in Cali
Leanne in Cali

December 05, 2017

Very pretty and elegant! Thanks for sharing!!

paperpicnic
paperpicnic

December 05, 2017

Brilliant, Tami! I adore everything about this beautiful card! Sure to make someone very happy!

Ilina Crouse
Ilina Crouse

December 05, 2017

I LOVE this so much!

Karen Hale
Karen Hale

December 05, 2017

This Filigree Border Fancy Die makes a gorgeous card. Love it!

Karthikha Uday
Karthikha Uday

December 05, 2017

That’s a beautiful card with a superb die! Goes on to my wishlist :)

Cathy Lenda
Cathy Lenda

December 05, 2017

Very creative..Love it!

Sibylle Herbe
Sibylle Herbe

December 05, 2017

Beautiful card!