Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post
Tis the season to be jolly!  Even though it is only August, Christmas will be here in the blink of an eye.  I’m sure you are already listing out all the cards and gifts you’re gonna make, right?  This year I’ve designed a Christmas Collection and am so tickled to be Introducing A Charming Christmas – for Spellbinders. We have a hop today to show you all the goodies and things we’ve made.  You can see the entire collection —–> HERE. 

By the way, here today I show a project using the Grand Cabinet, and it is back in stock as of yesterday but in short supply!

Also, if you read through my post and look at comments, many thought this collection was sold out – lol not yet :-) It is indeed available.

About A Charming Christmas Collection

Sweet little charms are so fun to play with, they can be dangled off of gifts, dangled off of cards and used in 3D Projects – they are just like the icing on the cake.  You will see that the “holiday” part of most of the sets in this collection have a Charm to personalize them – they are sized the same so you can mix and match them through your projects!  Here’s the big deal: Outside of the charms and embellishments you add to make these dies Christmas, separately they can be used all year-round!! Yep, we’re all budget shoppers too and want to get the most use out of a die!

Join us as each Creative Team member shares their creations with two dies from the collection.  Don’t forget, each of us will be giving away an Amazing Paper Grace die pulled from the comments – one from each blog.  The prize details are at the bottom of my post.  So, without further ado let me talk about the dies I get to introduce:

My Projects Today:

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

First  up is S4-963 – Snowflake Topper Borders 

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post


I love how both of these pieces can be used on the vertical or the horizontal for easy cards.  Today I decided to go with the horizontal panel by cutting the rounded element twice.   That leaves the perfect place for a sentiment!  I used the new stamps in the set from Sentimental Christmas for the sentiment – it’s fairly large and holds its own on a card!

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post


Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post


Second is S6-151 – Holly Jolly Christmas

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

I just love this template!!  Even though I like to make “special” cards, also during Christmas I love a card that I can make assembly line style.  This is all cut in one fell swoop and then assembled!   I wanted a card front design, in a classic style that’s an easy card make, and looks like the beauty and essence of the season.  Yep, Holly Jolly fits the bill :-)

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Third up is S4-961-3D-Angel-Ornament

Introducing A Charming Christmas by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders at this blog post

Oh my, this is one of my favorites.  It’s so easy to make – simply cut one of each angel, intersect them, tie on a loop, hang on your tree!!!  So one of the areas where I always fall down during the giving season is the tags and tie ons for bags and gifts.  Well, this ornament doubles as a gift tag!  I thought it would be so very cool to give some of the ornaments during an ornament exchange and on the bag, use a dimensional angel for the tag.

She’s so simple on her own, but for the version that is hanging in the Cabinet Card Base. I cut two of each angel and then even cut out a set of wings to insert as well.  Cut, intersect, hang and admire!  No glue here on this just cut and assemble project.


  • Teresa M HornerAugust 15, 2018 - 9:11 am

    You always create the most amazing things…. i love the angel and the frame is exquisite.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara WilsonAugust 15, 2018 - 9:22 am

    Beautiful cards and dies, looks like the dies are sold out.ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonAugust 15, 2018 - 9:58 am

    Oh, Becca. Everything is so lovely! What a wonderful collection. Thank you for bringing so much beauty to our card making. You really are a paper genius!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithAugust 15, 2018 - 10:01 am

    You never disappoint with your beautiful collections, Becca! CanReplyCancel

  • Jan Symonds AustraliaAugust 15, 2018 - 10:21 am

    Hi Becca, this card is so pretty, thank you, although I don’t want to think Christmas yet. It’s nearly 1.00am in Aussie, didn’t quite get a project finished. Time to turn in, an early start for me soon as I go to Craft. LOL JanReplyCancel

  • Doris PetherbridgeAugust 15, 2018 - 10:23 am

    I love how these dies are so simple but yet elegant.ReplyCancel

  • Judy InukaiAugust 15, 2018 - 10:56 am

    I LOVE the Holly Jolly Christmas Die. It will really streamline Christmas card making for me.ReplyCancel

  • David Jefferson UKAugust 15, 2018 - 11:01 am

    Hi Bekka, I love your Christmas designs will they be released in the UK?ReplyCancel

  • Yoshiko GlennAugust 15, 2018 - 11:01 am

    Love the angel ornament – so elegant. So excited for all of the holiday products coming up. Thanks for a chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Pamela KellyAugust 15, 2018 - 11:15 am

    Christmas – the time of the year closest to my heart. Amazing Paper Grace – the source of my most inspired creations.
    Once again, you hit it out of the park, Becca. Thank you.
    Can’t wait to order!ReplyCancel

  • Michele SchroyerAugust 15, 2018 - 11:28 am

    I am in love with the Holly Jolly Christmas! It is absolutely stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanAugust 15, 2018 - 11:38 am

    Seasons Greetings, Becca,
    With all the heat and fires here in California it’s nice to think about Christmas, which will be here before we know it! I was on this week and they have your Charming Christmas dies, at a 8% discount that ends today so I’ve been eager to see the whole collection.
    I love your creations and can’t wait to see all the treasures from your fabulous team!
    Love & blessings, SandyReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSAugust 15, 2018 - 11:57 am

    Dear Becca,
    I won’t complain anymore when you are absent. I will know that you are hard at work on another collection. Love the three projects you have shown us here and know I at least have to buy these three sets!!!!! Keep designing these wonderful dies, I never get tired of them.

    • Becca FeekenAugust 15, 2018 - 2:37 pm

      Oh Ann, I send you hugs every time I see your comments. I’m so blessed to have many who come every time I post. My workload is heavy but I know I’ll get through it and fun days are ahead! I’m just trying to be patient and not be discouraged :-)ReplyCancel

  • JoannaAugust 15, 2018 - 12:24 pm

    Beautiful cards Becca! I like the angel in Cabinet Card. Loving your bows :)ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn RaylAugust 15, 2018 - 12:47 pm

    I love cards using gold! These are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy LyndaAugust 15, 2018 - 12:47 pm

    Good morning Becca, fabulous collection but wouldn’t expect anything less your projects are amazing?
    How many Christmas cards??? Loads?
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Carol bAugust 15, 2018 - 12:48 pm

    Becca, All of your dies are so lovely. Your new angel ornament die is a charmer and looks so easy for multiples.
    Carol bReplyCancel

  • Jane WoodAugust 15, 2018 - 1:09 pm

    This is by far the most stunning,beautiful,gorgeous and all the superlatives I can think of, collection. Can’t believe they are already out of stock. Hurry and get them back for us.ReplyCancel

  • Glenda JAugust 15, 2018 - 1:19 pm

    Becca these Christmas cards are absolutely beautiful and I love the die sets too. You also make the most beautiful bows I’ve ever seen. Thank you for all you share on your blog. I think I “must” have the Holly Jolly die set so hope it is available soon. Thanks again!ReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanAugust 15, 2018 - 1:21 pm

    Wow these are stunning love this Christmas collection. Quinty girlReplyCancel

  • Denice with a "c"August 15, 2018 - 1:31 pm

    These are just absolutely stunning. I have got to get on the ball and get my Christmas cards done. I never like to put them off because I don’t do well under pressure. LOL…. Some people thrive on it…. HaHa……………..
    God bless…Denice with a “c” : )ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenAugust 15, 2018 - 1:32 pm

    WONDERFUL DIES, Becca! Christmas IS THE TIME to make cards for me! Your new collection is GORGEOUS in intricacy & beauty! LOVE the SNOW FLAKE BORDERS & TOPPERS, & HOLLY JOLLY TOO! I can see GORGEOUS CARDS coming from them BOTH! Currier & Ive’s quality!!! ;)ReplyCancel

  • BunnyAugust 15, 2018 - 1:32 pm

    These are absolutely lovely dies. Everyone has done a beautiful job. Not that we’d get anything less than fabulous from everyone.ReplyCancel

  • Candy B.August 15, 2018 - 1:41 pm

    Beautiful! Amazing how the ideas keep flowing. God’s gift shared to all of us too! Thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwAugust 15, 2018 - 1:53 pm

    Oh this is another gorgeous collection Becca, and I love the fact that these dies can be used all year round too! I haven’t really made too many Christmas cards in the past, but perhaps I should make more of an effort this year :) Your card inspiration is absolutely beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Jana ZieglerAugust 15, 2018 - 2:03 pm

    Becca, I always wonder if you lie away at night and think of ways to use the beautiful dies…I cannot calculate the degree of creativity that I see in each of your creations — you are truly AMAZING!!!!ReplyCancel

  • LucyAugust 15, 2018 - 2:03 pm

    OMGoodness! I am beyond excited about your cards. I truly plan to make my Christmas cards this year, but I plan that every year!ReplyCancel

  • BeverlyAugust 15, 2018 - 2:03 pm

    Becca, You have just made Christmas so much easier. Thanks.ReplyCancel

  • BarbaraAugust 15, 2018 - 2:51 pm

    Stunning cards, Becca! I took someone’s advice and checked…they were still in stock and I was able to buy both Holly Jolly Christmas AND Snowflake Toppers! I am so excited to get a head start on this year’s Christmas cards, especially because I know they will be gorgeous! Thank you for your beautiful designs!
    Barbara C in SCReplyCancel

  • Anita BraddockAugust 15, 2018 - 2:56 pm

    Wow Becca your Cards are Simply Stunning. The colors are so rich. Love the layering and the bells are Gourgous. You have a great talent to reconstruct each die you use and giving us the knowledge to try too. Thanks for sharing and for you and your Team to bring us many many ways to use your dies.ReplyCancel

  • Betty AldridgeAugust 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm

    Simply elegant and beautiful!
    Awesome work as always!

  • Linda BatsonAugust 15, 2018 - 3:13 pm

    Every part of this collection is spot on. I have a huge number of friends and family. However I have never gotten all my cards made. I think this year that is going to change.

    Linda BReplyCancel

  • Ingrid BAugust 15, 2018 - 3:46 pm

    These are truly lovely and Classic! I’ve cut way back on cards sent at Christmastime as it seems to be a dying tradition. Still. There are a handful of people (my Dad, aunts and uncles how still receive (and send cards every year). For those very special individuals, I will be sending ‘Cards made with Love’ (somewhere in the neighbourhood of 10).ReplyCancel

  • Marion TurnerAugust 15, 2018 - 4:04 pm


  • PeggyAugust 15, 2018 - 4:04 pm

    Such beautiful cards and so elegant. Thanks for the inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn HolbenAugust 15, 2018 - 4:31 pm

    OH Becca these are amazing and you just have just given me the inspiration for starting Christmas cards. Tried to order one but had to put my email down so will have to be patient lol xReplyCancel

  • Crafty CruiserAugust 15, 2018 - 4:46 pm

    Wow, Becca all these new dies are amazing. Love the projects you have created and looking forward to seeing what the rest of your team have to offer.
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • Bonnie DanielsAugust 15, 2018 - 5:14 pm

    After seeing your beautiful cards today, I’m really excited about making some Christmas cards. I have one special lady that I always make a card for. She is in her upper 80’s and looks forward to receiving a special card I make for her every year.
    Smiles, BonnieReplyCancel

  • Kathy sAugust 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm

    Wow Becca you certainly know how to win a girls heart. I am loving these dies and as always with your designs they are so delicate looking but so elegant and beautiful. Thanks for sharing and the chance to winReplyCancel

  • RosemaryAugust 15, 2018 - 5:58 pm

    Absolutely beautiful can’t wait to get themReplyCancel

  • Deb KasteAugust 15, 2018 - 6:38 pm

    Oh Becca! Your new dies are incredible! I can’t pick a favorite, I love them all….thanks for the chance to win one.ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl WrightAugust 15, 2018 - 7:51 pm

    Stunning projects! I am drooling here. :)ReplyCancel

  • christiAugust 15, 2018 - 8:17 pm

    wow, this is a beautiful collection.ReplyCancel

  • April StevensAugust 15, 2018 - 8:37 pm

    Love these new dies!! The angel is fab!!ReplyCancel

  • Rai GuidoneAugust 15, 2018 - 8:37 pm

    Always love your work, but the angel is my favorite.ReplyCancel

  • Michel EspeyAugust 15, 2018 - 8:44 pm

    Love the dies and projects. My favorite is the Holly Jolly Christmas set.ReplyCancel

  • Noelene ApapAugust 15, 2018 - 8:57 pm

    Hi Becca,
    I knew you must have been busy designing something wonderful as I noticed your absence. Wow you came back with a bang! You certainly did not disappoint!!! I was over the moon when I saw that you designed Christmas dies :D
    I have already ordered most of these, just waiting for the stamp ones to be in stock. I plan to make at least half a dozen cards this year & hopefully some ornaments too! Can’t wait to see what the rest of the team has come up with xReplyCancel

  • Denise GoeldnerAugust 15, 2018 - 9:19 pm

    Wow Becca, absolutely stunning, fabulous designing and love everything about Christmas.ReplyCancel

  • Patsy EcclesAugust 15, 2018 - 9:51 pm

    Becca, These designs are beautiful. I love that somehow in your hands, they become even better. I love the little pearls on the Holly Jolly die card. Wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • Lorrayne IngramAugust 15, 2018 - 10:14 pm

    Beautiful cards, I love the angel!!!! The red and gold are so beautiful..hoping for an hour or so some day to craft….ReplyCancel

  • Judy HayesAugust 15, 2018 - 10:43 pm

    Amazing projects Becca! You are so good with color choices and combinations of papers! Outstanding!ReplyCancel

  • Carole HodginsAugust 15, 2018 - 11:31 pm

    Stunning and elegant Becca I can see why you call your blog “amazing paper grace” as your talent never ceases to “amaze” me. I will need to make at least 50 Christmas cards this year and look forward to saving up to buy some of your collection. Keep up the good work and thank you so much for the opportunity to win.ReplyCancel

  • Anita BraddockAugust 15, 2018 - 11:34 pm

    I will be making 5 to 10 cards thanks for this beautiful hop. Loved everythingReplyCancel

  • Tina HallAugust 16, 2018 - 1:30 am

    Your cards are stunning as usual becca i always go to your site for inspirationReplyCancel

  • shartlAugust 16, 2018 - 1:32 am

    Your cards are always unbelievably gorgeous. I love love love the gold and white, with that beautiful red bow.ReplyCancel

  • Darlene SirrineAugust 16, 2018 - 2:01 am

    These are stunning!! I have just purchased the angel die. everyone in the family will be receiving an angel ornament this year. Love, love all your designs. Outstanding as usual.ReplyCancel

  • Pam TASAugust 16, 2018 - 2:02 am

    Becca you are a wizard with these dies does your brain ever
    take a rest or even a breather !!!!!!!
    Hope you are still walking and enjoying the outdoors and
    you were supposed to get some quality sleep !!! and then
    there is the French ……. What is the French for O My Lord !
    Take good care hugs Pam XXXReplyCancel

  • Gilda (McStamper)August 16, 2018 - 3:24 am

    Wow. What a gorgeous collection. Your cards are so beautiful. I love the angel.ReplyCancel

  • CathyAugust 16, 2018 - 6:16 am

    I feel like I would love to know you personally. The projects you do emanate femininity and grace and such love. God has clearly given you great talent and it appears you are using it for His glory.
    I am relatively new to using dies in my paper crafting and every time I see your work I want to include it in my projects.
    I love all of these pieces, but the card from the Holly Jolly set I think is my favorite, although I would not want to be limited to just one of your sets! They are all amazing.ReplyCancel

  • CathyAugust 16, 2018 - 6:37 am

    What did you do to make your leaves so dark and seemingly shiny? That really adds to your card.ReplyCancel

  • Rose BrowoleitAugust 16, 2018 - 7:22 am

    Your work always looks perfect and special. Anyone would’ve receiving one of your cards. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • LizzieAugust 16, 2018 - 11:04 am

    What delightful dies. Love the Grand Cabinet. So delicate.ReplyCancel

  • Kira ZonAugust 16, 2018 - 11:28 am

    Wow, such lovely dies and card and Angel. You really are amzing.ReplyCancel

  • Katy WestAugust 16, 2018 - 12:04 pm

    What a beautiful card! I absolutely love it and love the dies to make it. I plan on making around 80 cards this year and this one would be the absolute best to send to my loved ones!ReplyCancel

  • Leanne SAugust 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

    Gorgeous projects & dies.ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie DonnellyAugust 16, 2018 - 3:09 pm

    Amazing as always Becca, love these dies and your cards are exquisite, I haven’t made any Christmas cards as yet but I have plans, oh so many plans, lol, I’ll get them done eventually. XxReplyCancel

  • Yvonne NicholsonAugust 16, 2018 - 3:19 pm

    Hi Becca, Love all the beautiful cards you made with the new dies.
    I make about 50 Christmas cards.ReplyCancel

  • Myra A FierroAugust 16, 2018 - 3:45 pm

    This Christmas Collection is so beautiful, can’t wait to start making some gorgeous cards!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen HowellAugust 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm

    Oh my! You have out done yourself with this collection, I love it all!! I am headed to the other ladies to see the beauty thereReplyCancel

  • auntie emAugust 16, 2018 - 6:14 pm

    Each one of your cards is so beautiful and elegant but I think my very, very favorite is the one with the holly leaves border and the Merry Christmas in the center. With such beautiful dies, creating a card becomes so much easier and quick to create.
    Your little hanging angel is such a dainty little ornament.
    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely work! :)ReplyCancel

  • Diane FAugust 16, 2018 - 7:16 pm

    So beautiful, Becca. You never disappoint. I can’t wait to see everything that you bring us for Christmas.ReplyCancel

  • Denise BryantAugust 16, 2018 - 10:47 pm

    Gorgeous details on these elegant cards and 3D projects! Amazing creations! Can’t wait to choose a few new dies for holiday creating!ReplyCancel

  • karenladdAugust 17, 2018 - 12:05 am

    Your dies are always just spectacular and so gorgeous. I love all the touches of gold on these cards and can’t wait to see what else the DT comes up with!ReplyCancel

  • Bobbie EcclesAugust 17, 2018 - 4:55 am

    Becca Feeken you are one of my favorite designers. Spellbinders are always beautiful but your are just a step above in Gorgeous Classic dies. And please keep making add ons for the 3d Vignette Dies – love them!ReplyCancel

  • Connie L. RileyAugust 17, 2018 - 8:44 am

    Hello Becca. You continue to inspire with your creativity and your latest, the Charming Christmas Collection, is no exception. I am already having trouble picking out my favorite die from the set, so as usual, I’ll probably have to get them all! Thanks for all of the examples and for turning our thoughts towards Christmas.ReplyCancel

  • Betty RoarkAugust 17, 2018 - 9:09 am

    These are beautiful!! Love the cards and angel. I have just started with using dies so I need these!!!ReplyCancel

  • IraAugust 17, 2018 - 1:23 pm

    Gorgeous as always! In love with all your cards and dies ?ReplyCancel

  • Betty WalkAugust 17, 2018 - 1:29 pm

    Your cards are so elegant. The gold is so beautiful! Love the 3d angel addition to the collection.ReplyCancel

  • Dawn HolbenAugust 17, 2018 - 4:03 pm

    Becca I have been through the blogs and what fabulous sets of you have designed, i love them all.
    I am desperate to order some now and was wondering when these will be available to buy in the ukReplyCancel

  • Jean MarmoAugust 17, 2018 - 6:48 pm

    Wow – an amazing collection! Love the cards and angel! Simply exquisite!ReplyCancel

  • Jean MarmoAugust 17, 2018 - 6:51 pm

    Congrats on a wonderful collection!ReplyCancel

  • Deborah StarlingAugust 17, 2018 - 11:44 pm

    It’s nice to see Christmas done with Elan!ReplyCancel

  • Rosetta JenkinsAugust 18, 2018 - 1:17 am

    OMG! BRING ON THE HOLIDAYS BEECA STYLE. That bell for the 3-d is magnificent. TU.ReplyCancel

  • KathyAugust 18, 2018 - 7:04 am

    Beautiful as all your dies always are!ReplyCancel

  • Lori PodolskyAugust 18, 2018 - 7:50 am

    I am always in awe of the elegance of your cards, Becca! These Christmas dies are truly magnificent. Lucky are the recipients of these stunning cards.ReplyCancel

  • RosemaryAugust 18, 2018 - 12:53 pm

    I nor only believe in angels I collect all those angels and trust me they are there for you when you least expect it.
    I love this dieReplyCancel

  • Linda WaltonAugust 18, 2018 - 3:01 pm

    Ahh! The most elegant Christmas card I’ve ever seen….this die is one I must own. I’m not seeing it at Spellbinders, but I’m not giving up!
    Becca, you amaze me. Please don’t ever stop creating these gorgeous dies.ReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)August 18, 2018 - 3:08 pm

    So glad to see you back! And that was a post worth waiting for! Oh wow! Where to start?!
    I nearly swooned when I saw the first card, loved the second and adored the angel! Don’t ever stop designing!! What a journey of discovery!
    We send about 200 cards and sometimes I make all of them – but sometimes I fail! Will try harder!

  • Aileen FreemanAugust 18, 2018 - 8:17 pm

    I just loved the Merry Christmas die and the beautiful tracery around it. You made an elegant card look so easy. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • Lori SloanAugust 19, 2018 - 2:45 am

    You’ve done it again….yet another fabulous collection! I have looked at all of the blog hops and the gals have all made such lovely projects! Your cards are stunning and I adore the little angel. I was so very lucky to win your Grand Cabinet die! I have made 2 lovely wedding cards so far. Actually both weddings were yesterday. I was so happy to give such special gifts! I do hope you continue to design more additions for the 3D cards. And I am so impressed with your French lessons! Hugs!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy LynnAugust 19, 2018 - 3:37 am

    The 3D Angel is very inventive. Love the idea that it can be used for a gift tag as well. Will make a great addition for the tree this year.ReplyCancel

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  • Constance WoodAugust 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    I really love the Holly Jolly die. This would make some card ver simple to make but yet still lovely. I have already started making Christmas cards and I know that some friends will want me to make some for them as well and this die will really work for that. Love your blog Becca and all of your beautiful work.ReplyCancel

  • Mary MyersAugust 20, 2018 - 9:29 am

    Oh my goodness! I am always in awe of your beautiful creations! Stunning Christmas cards with those beautiful dies!!ReplyCancel

  • Dorothy StewartAugust 28, 2018 - 4:42 pm

    The Xmas dies are so elegant, it will be hard to give the cards away after I have made them!ReplyCancel

  • KimSeptember 7, 2018 - 8:23 am

    What type of paper did you use for the Angel ornament? I have just ordered the angel die and card cabinet dies. I am so excited to get them! My family and friends will get these this Christmas!ReplyCancel

Hi sweet friends!  Two little news notes I thought I’d share with you today.  This may be the shortest post I’ve ever written but there’s a first time for everything right?  By the way, I have been designing behind the scenes and have some surprises lined up this fall.

News Note 1:  I’m so tickled to say that the Grand Cabinet from the 3D Vignettes Collection is back in stock at Spellbinders today.  This die continues to sell out and there are limited quantities available.  If you’ve been waiting for it, fly little bird.  Grab it quick —– HERE.

News Note 2:  The Creative Team and I are having a blog hop tomorrow 8/15/18 to show you a new collection.  It’s a “Charming” one and will put gift giving right at the top of your list :)  Join us at 9:00 am Central time.  Oh and as always, prizes!!post-header-bottom

P.S.  If you have been following me lately (yes, although I’ve been quite silent).  My French is coming along.  I’ve had a lot of car time and I listen to it every moment I’m in the car.  It should almost be a crime how excited I am about this.  I guess I love to learn :-)

  • Jennie BaileyAugust 14, 2018 - 11:15 am

    Woohoo! Can’t wait!ReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSAugust 14, 2018 - 11:50 am

    My dear lady,
    I am on the road too but have computer, will travel so I will see you at 9:00 central time, as I am almost in the central time zone as we speak, on the Ohio River in Warsaw my RV.
    Hugs and can’t wait!!
    Ann RobbinsReplyCancel

  • Debi AdamsAugust 14, 2018 - 11:52 am

    I had thought I was not getting your sweet letters because I had erroneously signed out. Relieved that you have been up to good things and happy to hear that we will see amazing projects shortly. I adore you Becca and am excited to see your latest collection! Keep learning the French. #bigfanReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka LoopyAugust 14, 2018 - 12:55 pm

    Good morning Becca, very excited to see what’s coming?
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy Lynda xxxReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonAugust 14, 2018 - 1:08 pm

    I always look forward to what your brilliant mind and creative spirit develop for our paper creations. Can’t wait for your fall release!
    I so admire your language acquisition. French!!! It’s on my bucket list…..ReplyCancel

  • Daphne DickersonAugust 14, 2018 - 1:40 pm

    looking forward to your new designs.. Safe travelsReplyCancel

  • Jane WoodAugust 14, 2018 - 1:49 pm

    I have missed reading your messages and getting inspired by your designs. Will await with anticipation your new designs. Be well and happy.ReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)August 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm

    Bon soir, Becca! Merci!
    À demain!

  • Becky GreenAugust 14, 2018 - 3:07 pm

    CAN’T WAIT to see your new collection, Becca! ;) The Grand Cabinet DOES fly off the shelves quickly! LOL ;)And all good things take time to come back right? ;) I NEED to pull mine out & play with it! I have a few SPECIAL OCCASIONS COMING UP that I’ll be using mine for! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Dianne SchlegelAugust 14, 2018 - 3:55 pm

    Best wishes to you – there is always room for more joy in our lives Becca – so enjoy what you love presently – time slips away too quickly! Hugs DianneReplyCancel

  • Pam TASAugust 14, 2018 - 6:59 pm

    Hi Becca looking forward to what you’ve been working on
    also having some inspiration from the team hugs Pam XReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithAugust 15, 2018 - 1:48 am

    My beautiful granddaughter, Emma age 15, is taking C rench in school this year. We live in the southwest so Spanish seems the logical choice but she really loves French. She’s even decorated her room in a Paris theme!

    Looking forward to seeing your new collection!ReplyCancel

  • Noelene ApapAugust 15, 2018 - 3:33 am

    Hi Becca,
    Wow you are so talented to be learning another language! Bien joué :)
    I can’t wait to see what you have for us xReplyCancel

  • Deb JuilleratAugust 15, 2018 - 10:49 am

    Beautiful cards; I love the new dies!ReplyCancel

  • Betty SilvaAugust 15, 2018 - 5:44 pm

    Fabulous dies. Thank you for sharing your talents with us. I am always in awe of your wonderful creations.ReplyCancel

  • Deborah StarlingAugust 17, 2018 - 11:42 pm

    I certainly appreciate your creative style, thanks for keeping it comingReplyCancel

  • Bonnie SpringleAugust 21, 2018 - 11:17 am

    How I dream to scrap with you just for a day lol . I do wish you were EST and you taught some classes here. I live by the sea and not far from a beach it’s so beautiful here !! I still love every die you have!! I really would enjoy learning from you ! Have a wonderful day. Thank you for sharing! BonnieReplyCancel

  • NefelibataAugust 24, 2018 - 12:35 pm

    good directory you made on this post :)ReplyCancel

  • sandy thomsonAugust 28, 2018 - 5:37 pm

    Just loved seeing these dies and cards at the Clipperstreet demo…thank you for the demo and card class… was so wonderful!
    Hope you can come again!ReplyCancel

How to make a Shaped Card by Becca Feeken using Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders - Flourished Square and Hemstitch Circles - see full post and supplies at
Good morning sweet friends!  I’ve been tinkering with the dies from the Romancing the Swirl Collection, so I reached for the lovely Flourished Square to make a shaped card and embellished it using Hemstitch Circles.   If you are new here and wonder how to do that, I used the hinged technique outlined in this video —->HERE to get the front and back of the card.   Basically, you cut two pieces – one with a hinge and glue together at the hinge.  It’s so pretty to see the filigree through the front and the back.  On this one, I didn’t want an aperture in the center because I wanted to be able to stamp my sentiment there.   I’m using another new sentiment from Quietfire Design called Without Music.

How to make a Shaped Card by Becca Feeken using Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders - Flourished Square and Hemstitch Circles - see full post and supplies at

Shaped Card Ensemble

I thought it would be cute to create an ensemble box to go along with the card.  I simply cut an extra diecut from Flourished Square and made a score line from the corner point of the interior solid piece to the adjacent corner point and snipped diagonally through the corner.  Then I made a lid (1-1/8″ deep) the size of scoreline square (2-3/4″).  I draped my scored and cut die over the box top and glued it down!

How to make a Shaped Card by Becca Feeken using Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders - Flourished Square and Hemstitch Circles - see full post and supplies at

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How to make a Shaped Card by Becca Feeken using Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders - Flourished Square and Hemstitch Circles - see full post and supplies at

Stamps: Quietfire Design – Without Music
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Papertrey Ink – Sweet Blush
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories:  Amazing Paper Grace Dies by SpellbindersRomancing the Swirl CollectionFlourished Square, Hemstitch Circlespost-header-bottom

Thanks so much for your good wishes.  I’m continually reminded of the sweet friends I have, that visit me here.  I so appreciate you!  Oh, and you can’t imagine what’s going on in my mind after listening to Shauna Niequest – Present over Perfect.  It was excellent, uplifting and thought provoking read listen.  The book would take me weeks to read but the Audible  Book was only four and a half hours.  If you are needing something to get you centered and focused, I highly recommend.


  • Jennie BaileyJuly 30, 2018 - 1:48 am

    How lovely this is and the perfect sentiment too!ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy LyndaJuly 30, 2018 - 2:16 am

    Good morning Becca, I couldn’t agree more Jennie it’s absolutely gorgeous!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Linda BatsonJuly 30, 2018 - 4:01 am

    Just perfect and the right touch not overdone which could happen to all of us.
    Very good to see you back.
    God bless have a great day.ReplyCancel

  • ChrisJuly 30, 2018 - 4:43 am

    I love the way you have used the die to decorate the lid of the box. I’d never thought of using it like that! Love the sentiment too. I’d be lost without my music especially when crafting. Happy Monday Becca.ReplyCancel

  • Christine HarropJuly 30, 2018 - 5:24 am

    What a beautiful matching set Becca. This die set is so beautiful and the sentiment complements it so well. ChristineReplyCancel

  • Pam TASJuly 30, 2018 - 5:34 am

    Hi Becca just thought I would check in so glad I did
    lovely creations as always .
    Great idea to use the die for the lid trust you to come
    up with that, the sentiment and the colours just finish it off perfectly !
    Glad you got home safe and enjoyed your book Hugs Pam XXXReplyCancel

  • LoisJuly 30, 2018 - 5:58 am

    The whole ensemble is beautiful. I have made boxes before to hold cards – it just adds another dimension of beauty to your lovely card. Perfect for my musician husband. Thanks and and glad you are well.ReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanJuly 30, 2018 - 6:36 am

    Just gorgeous as always love the card and box . Quinty girlReplyCancel

  • Denice with a "c"July 30, 2018 - 6:39 am

    Your card is just lovely. I had watched your technique with the hinge a while back but I need to put it into practice one of these days. LOL…. I know what you mean about music… If you hear awe inspiring music it can encompass you with such a feeling of the Lords glory. Our church has such a wonderful musical group and without a doubt they are led by the Holy Spirit as you can just feel the room being filled with His presence. They say smell triggers the most memory response … I think hearing music is not far behind… Have a wonderful rest of the day… God bless…Denice with a “c”ReplyCancel

  • Melanie KilbornJuly 30, 2018 - 8:10 am

    Exquisite, love the colours also.ReplyCancel

  • Crafty CruiserJuly 30, 2018 - 8:16 am

    Simply gorgeous. Becca!
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQJuly 30, 2018 - 8:22 am

    Lovely card design and matching petite box. So glad to see your designs on your blog again. I just can not express to you how much I have missed seeing your creations. Unable to get the link for the video to work. Wishing you a fantastic week. Bonjour mon ami.ReplyCancel

  • Jan Symonds AustraliaJuly 30, 2018 - 8:24 am

    Hi Becca. Another beautiful design and how clever using a circular die to finish a pretty box. Well done. I’m having cataract surgery tomorrow on my second eye and am so looking forward to be able to try some of your ideas out without struggling. LOL JanReplyCancel

  • joy meadowsJuly 30, 2018 - 8:37 am

    Such a beautiful card w/matching box, Becca! Love the soft colors you used. Have a great week!ReplyCancel

  • LathymJuly 30, 2018 - 9:27 am

    Another wonderful design and message! So glad I already have the swirl design. Will need to buy the circle die and the words. Because, you are the music in creating wonderful dies and cards!!!ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonJuly 30, 2018 - 10:01 am

    Have mercy, Becca. That is a gorgeous set!! The colors are beautiful, the flowers are beautiful, the whole set is just beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Kristine VencelJuly 30, 2018 - 10:30 am

    Another great way to use your dies. This one is so soft .& muted and elegant.
    Thank you, Becca, for sharing your wonderful design!ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenJuly 30, 2018 - 12:29 pm

    BEAUTIFULLY DONE, Becca! LOVE this combo you’ve made! I “need” that Flourished Square Die! LOL I HAVE been eye-balling it for awhile! ;) I ALSO LOVE the sentiment you’ve used! It is BEAUTIFUL & OH SO TRUE for someone who LOOOOVES MUSIC!! ;)(Getting deep here: BUUUT, if God hadn’t created music for us, it would ALL be alright anyway! ;) )ReplyCancel

  • Rai LynnJuly 30, 2018 - 2:54 pm

    These are lovely.ReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSJuly 30, 2018 - 3:42 pm

    Good afternoon my dear SoBecca,
    This truly another stunning card. I have yet to try a hinged card but will watch your tutorial one of these days when not too much is going on. Getting ready now for vacation for a month and may come back thru your neck of the woods. If I do, I will holler at ya’. So be ready for lunch treat some day after Labor Day, you just never know!!
    Ann RobbinsReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanJuly 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm

    Hi, Becca,
    For a card crafter who is also a musician, I don’t think this card could be more perfect! I watched the hinge technique again to bolster my confidence to give this a try since I love all the cards that are crafted this way.
    Such a delight to have new cards to enjoy!
    Love & blessings,

  • Beverly JordanJuly 30, 2018 - 7:29 pm

    So beautifully done!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithJuly 30, 2018 - 11:27 pm

    I love shaped cards and the color pink is my favorite so this card is so lovely. Awesome sentiment too!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn in E~TownAugust 1, 2018 - 8:57 am

    Ohh what beautiful projects! I find your blog to be such a refreshing site to visit, with amazing projects!
    Thank you for always sharing, absolutely love your work, your dies and your projects!ReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwAugust 4, 2018 - 5:40 am

    Another beauty Becca!ReplyCancel

  • Joy MossAugust 4, 2018 - 11:21 am

    Gorgeous ensemble! Would make a great gift box for a small trinket.ReplyCancel

  • RikiAugust 14, 2018 - 12:07 pm

    One word: Beautiful!ReplyCancel