Sweet friends. So often with the Die of the Month, followers ask us to give them ideas of what can be done with the die. Today, the Creative Team has a blog hop to share that inspiration. We are introducing a new Slimline Die that is part of an A7 Card Front – we call it an all-in-one. Who knew that slimline could look so feminine – welcome the slim new Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for June 2021, Victorian Splendor Slimline.
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Our inspiration is always being able to get the most out of a die set and this one scores high on the bar for functionality and feminine appeal. If you can imagine a “Card Creator” type of die that has an inset Slimline, a decorative inset Border, and a sentiment label that could all be used in a Card Front – then you’d be looking at Victorian Splendor Slimline. It has A2 and A7 elements. It functions as a Card Front and pretends to be a slimline – all in one.
Here are some ideas that might inspire you to use pieces of the set:
1. Pull the mini-sized slimline out and use it separately.
2. Inlay the border at the bottom and top of a landscape A7 Card.
3. Create a tall gatefold by folding in the border panel on two cuts of the A7 card front.
There are 10 dies included in the Victorian Splendor Slimline.
My Project Today using Victorian Splendor Slimline.
For today I made a box (surprise)! I always make boxes with the dies I create because I love creating ensembles. This particular box will hold some special tea for the recipient that gets the matching gatefold card. It was easy to make – this one is 3.25″ x 3.25″. Give me a shout-out in the comments if you want a tutorial on this one. To decorate it I simply glued the border die-cut to the edges – it takes two. For the lid, I simply cut the length I needed and adhered the pieces to the top surface of the box.
Designer Tip: The small flowers that come with the die set are so trendy. I keep them handy and whenever I’m cutting anything, I include them on the cutting deck and save them for later. That way, I’ll always have little flowers handy.
Accessories: Amazing Paper Grace June 2021 Die of the Month – Victorian Splendor Slimline
Paper: Bazzill Almond Cream, Recollections – Dove White
For more Victorian Splendor Slimline Inspiration
Visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas with Victorian Splendor Slimline, the Amazing Paper Grace June 2021 Die of the Month!
Visit Beatriz Jennings
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Elena Olinevich
Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Linda Parker
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace
The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during June 2021. Victorian Splendor Slimline at the special kit club price, along with other membership perks.
You can check out how to make a gatefold card with this die, at this video link: HERE
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Thanks so much for taking a peek at the things we are working on. I hope we inspired you to get out your dies and try something new!
Good morning Becca, loving this one it’s so elegant…
I can see a masculine card done in a dark colour maybe russet or navy a lovely olive green… it’s a must…
Have a good one…
Loopy Lynda xxx
Absolutely gorgeous, as always!
Well Becca, this is stunning or should I say “sunning” as it looks to me like the sun exploded into hundreds of tiny suns.
Love it! Sara
Oh boy I am so lovin this month’s die and this box is beyond the pale! Thank you!
[…] Visit Beatriz Jennings Visit Patricia Manhire Visit Agnieszka Posluszny Visit Elena Olinevich Visit Anita Kejriwal Visit Linda Parker Visit Kate Skonieczna Visit Joanna Wisniewska Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace […]
I love the elegance of your dies and the Victorian Splendor Slimline has a ornateness as well as a simplicity that makes it just perfect. I can see so many places to add little pearls that I just have to do to my cards. I’d love a tutorial. It’s always fun to see how others do what they do.
[…] Visit Beatriz JenningsVisit Patricia ManhireVisit Agnieszka PoslusznyVisit Elena OlinevichVisit Anita KejriwalVisit Linda ParkerVisit Kate SkoniecznaVisit Joanna WisniewskaVisit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace […]
Everyone’s creations with this month’s dies wonderful. It’s hard to choose which one you like the best although I do think I have a favorite. The creativeness of your team is amazing.
This box is just so beautiful and elegant!! I love these dies!!
Your team did it again – wonderful group of projects and I absolutely adore this set. Cannot wait to get it in the mail! I agree that it versatile could be for any age, gender or style; dressed up or down; this will soon become a favorite I’m sure.
Please do a video of this project. Thank you.
Oh Becca,, I just LOVE, how you always seems to make some kind of box from anyone of your dies, and this one is just gorgeous too. I love making boxes and you sure has been a great help to do that over the years. I just LOVE all your fabulous makes every time and have tryed quite a few of them too over the years. Thanks sooo much for sharing your outstanding work and ideas with us every time.
Oh yes,please.a tutorial on this box! Love it so much!
What a gorgeous box!