Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards with Zsoka

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Hello there, Zsoka back with you today with another 3 cards I’ve created with the beautiful Exclusive Indie collection. If you’ve missed the first part of this series, you can find it here. Like I mentioned in my previous post, I love layering dies! So I picked another one today, the awesome Layered Tulip set.

Tulips are one of my favorite flowers so I was particularly happy for this die!

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I die-cut the tulips from yellow patterned paper and yellow card stock, then adhered the layers. I used two different patterned papers for the leaves and stem and this was the point where I decided to go with a black and yellow color scheme. I assembled the flowers.

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I adhered a piece of striped paper to my A2 size top folding card base. I fussy cut out some black and white flowers from another patterned paper. I then die cut the word “Wishing” from the Wishing Expressions Stamp and Die Set, once from textured yellow card stock, then 3 times from heavy weight white card stock. I layered these up and glued them together to create a dimensional sentiment. I embossed the rest of the sentiment using white embossing powder. I glued down every piece and added some enamel dots to finish it off.

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I created another two cards, for these I used the beautiful Layered Monarch set.

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

This set contains 3 layers to create a butterfly. However, I only used 2 layers for each of them: the same bottom layer but 2 different top layers. Also, I made 2 butterflies that mirrored each other – for this I had to flip over the die cuts. I generally avoid doing this because my die cuts never look nice on the wrong side. First of all they don’t have the beautiful rounded edges and they are also full of impressions from the plate. I gave it a go anyway, and it looks acceptable (the yellow butterfly). However, if you check the black butterfly, it looks much nicer!

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I made two A2 size top folding card bases from heavy weight white card stock, then adhered a patterned paper panel on them. From other patterned papers I fussy cut two frames and a bunch of black and white flowers. I added foam adhesive behind the frames and glued them on the card front with the fussy cut flowers tucked behind them.

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I then die cut my sentiments using the Hugs Expressions Stamp and Die Set, just like before: I glued together 4 layers of die cuts to create a dimensional sentiment. Last but not least, I added bows and enamel dots, and done!

Exclusive Indie Collection Inspiration | Layered Tulips Cards by Zsoka for Spellbinders. Using: SDS-154 Hugs Expressions SDS-157 Wishing Expressions S4-923 Layered Tulip S4-920 Layered Monarch. #spellbinders #diecutting #handmadecard #neverstopmaking

I hope you like these cards and they inspire you to create something! If you want to see more, I’ll be back tomorrow with some new ideas!

Spellbinders Supplies:

Other supplies:

patterned paper and embellishments – Maggie Holmes,Pink Paislee; enamel dots; white heavy weight card stock for card base; color card stock – American Crafts; trimmer; liquid adhesive, double sided adhesive, foam adhesive.

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I wish you all a lovely day!

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3 Comments

  1. Beautiful cards! Loved the layering and bright yellow on them 🙂

  2. Stunning! I love the pop of a single color with the black and white. The multiple use of textures is brilliantly done too!

  3. Gorgeous layering of yellow with the black and white patterned papers!! Loved your inspiration!

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