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Dare to Dream Video Tutorial

Hello everyone, Yana is here sharing another card making video. Today I’d like to encourage you to dress up your die cuts using glitter. I love to create glitter die cuts to use on my projects, however if I am able to die cut the glitter paper I find the glitter to shed a bit and leave a mess; and if I use high quality glitter papers it’s almost impossible to die cut them, so I’€™m inviting you to create your own no-shed glitter papers for your die cuts in this blog post.

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I have found that the best way to do this is by using glitter embossing powders. I like to first die cut my shapes out and then apply embossing powder with a mix of glitter on top. This way I can be sure my glitter will not come off the die cut shape and will stay there. By glittering the shape after I’€™ve die cut it I can also minimize the use of embossing powder and make sure I’€™m not wasting any.

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I also love to use my dies to create masks to help me build backgrounds for my projects. Watch my video tutorial below to learn how you can easily use your simple shape Spellbinders dies to create masks for your next card.

Spellbinders Supplies:
S2-230 Pretty Princess
S4-116 Standard Circles SM
S5-201 A2 Curved Borders Two
PL-001 Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing machine
T-001 Tool ‘N One

Other supplies:
Watercolor Paper; Distress Inks in purple and pink; Ink Blending Tool; Water; Paper Towel; Clear Stamps; White, Pink Glitter, Blue Glitter Embossing Powders; Clear Sticky Embossing Ink; Black, White Cardstock; Sequins; Tape Runner; Glue; Foam Adhesive in white and black.

Learn how you can make this project below.

Thank you so much for stopping by today, have fun die cutting!

Hi! I'm Yana Smakula (pronounced Sma-coo-la)! I love all things handmade. My passion is cardmaking featuring some fun and simple die-cutting and stamping techniques!

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