Papertrey Ink | Throwback Thursday – Delicate Details Die Collection

Hey there! Happy New Year! In 2018, I want to do more crafting and blog about it. So, here’s my first post. I am substituting for another Papertrey Ink design team member for this week’s Throwback Thursday post. Lucky me, right?! This week, Papertrey Ink wants you to take out your Delicate Details die collection. Remember that one, introduced in May 2014. These dies are designed with intricate details that allow you to layer them or use them in a single layer.

CONFESSION: I’m really late on sending a wedding card, so I knew Delicate Details dies would be the perfect product to use to inspire me to make a soft and beautiful card for newlyweds.

I chose to work with the largest die in the collection to create a textured background on my card front. To me, it resembles lace.

I die cut the largest die three times from white cardstock. I adhered one to the center of a 4.25″ x 5.5″ card front. For the adhesive, I used Scrappy Glue by squeezing tiny dots to the back of the die cut.

I used the second die cut to cover the left and right corners of the card front. I added some adhesive to opposing corners of the die cut, adhered it to the card front, then trimmed off the excess die cut using scissors.

I repeated this process to the bottom left and right corners of the card front to finish the “lace pattern.”

To add my sentiment, I used Huge Sentiments along with Huge Congrats die. I die cut the drop shadow Congrats in pure poppy cardstock and the detailed Congrats in white cardstock and adhered them together.

Next, I stamped “On Your Wedding Day” onto a banner die cut.

To complete the card, I stamped some flowers and leaves onto their coordinating die cuts from the Farmer’s Market Florals collection.

So, don’t forget to use your Delicate Details die collection for your delicate projects. And as a tip, don’t forget that intricate designed dies such as this one may require a tighter sandwich for your die cutting machine. I use a few sheets of folded printer paper to get my sandwich tight enough. To remove all the negative die cut pieces, I use a piercer tool to poke them all out. Does it take a little time? Yes! Is it worth it? Yes!

Thanks for stopping by to see my card. I hope to be back soon with more to share on my blog.

Stamps: Huge Sentiments, Farmer’s Market Florals

Ink: Smokey Shadow, Limeade Ice, Berry Sorbet, Pale Peony, Sweet Blush, Simply Chartreuse, Ripe Avocado

Paper: White, Pure Poppy

Dies: Delicate Details, Double Ended Banner, Huge Congrats, Farmer’s Market Florals

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  • Treva - Beautiful card!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy Mc - Have been wondering what happened to you, Ashley, as haven’t seen your lovely creations for over a month. Hope all is OK with you! Your wedding card is lovely, and I’m sure the recipients will be thrilled even if delayed.ReplyCancel

  • Beth - Stunning card! I have these dies and needed the inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Erin S - Very pretty card Ashley. So excited to know we will be seeing more of your beautiful creations this year. You e been missed!!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Clapper - Hi Ashley! Late or not, I think your wedding card will be cherished. On one of the most memorable dates in our lives, to have something that is handmade makes it extra special. Your creation is truly lovely. Thank you for a wonderful post. 🙂ReplyCancel

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