Friday, July 8, 2011

Spellbinders Edgeabilities tutorials and ideas

KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO

Welcome back! I hope you are having a blast (hee hee) seeing all the new die templates from Spellbinders on the Blog Frenzy and all the wonderful inspiration from the designers! Let me also thank you for your sweet comments on my post-each one was so appreciated!!

Today I wanted to show you more about this layout I created using E8-005 Classic Postage Stamp Edgeabilities and S4-348 Postage Stamp.
KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU moon

The little man started saying, I love you to space, a few months ago and I could not wait to scrap it. When I was first looking at my new die templates, I saw this Edgeabilities decorative insert and I instantly thought, moon!

I die cut/embossed LF-114 Grand Circles from grey cardstock. Then I embossed ONLY the decorative insert many times. I wasn’t very careful about placement, just wanted to create the texture. Once the embossing was finished, Colorbox Chalk Grey Whale ink was added to the edges and onto the surface of the circle.
KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU borders

I also used the Edgeabilities in a more traditional fashion. Two pieces of Echo Park patterned paper were cut measuring 2”x8.” One was die cut /embossed with the Edger only. The second was die cut/embossed with the Edger and the decorative insert. I love this insert because it has little hearts inside it, relating back to the love theme. A piece of orange patterned paper was laid behind it and the embossed edges were sanded to bring the border out.
KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU postage stamps

With S4-348 Postage Stamp, I wanted to create a set of “stamps.” I used the same photo in each square.
KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU die cutting photo

S4-126 Classic Squares Large works perfectly with Postage Stamp. I was able to die cut my photos to fit perfectly inside each space. I placed the die template over the photo, to be able to see what part would be cut out. To secure the die template, I added a small piece of tape.
KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU die cutting photo on plate

Turn the die template over when placing on the Base Plate, because you want your cutting edge up when you cut. Try die cutting your photos with any of the Nestabilities.

KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU stamp and rocket

Just a look at a die cut stamp and heart. It adds a fun little touch.

KC Blog Frenzy Project 2 LO CU rocket and hearts

And one last look at the die cut hearts leading up to the rocket sticker. I thought it was kind of cute.

I hope you enjoyed a closer look at the new die templates from Spellbinders Paper Arts. thanks ever so much for stopping by!
~kimberly
Supplies: Spellbinders-E8-005 Classic Postage Stamp, S4-348 Postage Stamp, S4-126 Classic Squares Large, S4-136 Classic Hearts, LF-114 Grand Circles, Patterned paper-Echo Park (Playground;Kick the Can) (Little Boy;Buttons, Rock Star, Sailboats), Letter stickers-Cosmo Cricket (Tiny Type), Cardstock-World Win (Treasures-Honey), Bazzill, Ink-Clearsnap (Colorbox Chalk; Grey Whale), Stickers-October Afternoon (Rocket Age)

12 comments:

Ryann Salamon said...

I love and I mean LOVE this layout. Easily my favorite of yours! It's so creative!

Rox-Ann said...

Super cute and love the instructions you make it seem so easy! Thanks for sharing

Julie Overby said...

Oh my goodness! You are BRILLIANT! This is such a fantastic layout Kimberly!

Angela Fehr said...

Ditto Ryann - this is my favourite layout from you (so far!). Great colour combo and design!

Ruby said...

Wonderful dies and you have used these to create these gorgeous projects.

Barbara Colbert said...

Great projects...great dies!

Judy Hayes said...

This is such a great layout! Love it!

Adela said...

Ok, who is that cutie on the layout?

TanishaRenee said...

Could he be any cuter? Sweet layout!

Melinda Gleissner said...

Kimberly, thanks for the terrific tutorial. Your layout is wonderful, luv your embossed moon!

Sandy Ang said...

I love the design of your LO, how the shapes and lines intersect. That embossed 'moon' is so creative. Hope you'll link it up to my Little Boy themed challenge here http://angsandy.blogspot.com/2011/08/sandys-challenge-5.html

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