Thursday, October 12, 2017

One Die Four Ways

Good morning friends~  I've got 4 cards for you today using just one die.  What a great way to extend the use of your dies!

The Frantic Stamper Dresser Card Panel Die is so dalring used as it's intended.
But here are some other ways to use this die:
I used the die that's used to make the top ledge of the dresser as a clothes line pole and hung those sweet little dresses in the set out to dry.

There are two rectangle dies in the set so I used them to make a frame and added those darling little baby embellishments that are also included in the set to the bottom.  The baby embellishments are colored using copics.  You could also use this frame to create a shaker card and use the little embellishments as shaker elements.  That little peanut in the frame is a picture of my very first grand child, due in May 2018.  Just had to share my joy with you!

For my final card, I used the die elements to create a rolling tool chest.  I cut the chest out using the smaller rectangle and added four of the large drawers and used the trim piece to cut silver metalllic carstock for the trim on the drawers.  I had these old tool stickers from Mrs. Grossman's that fit perfectly in the drawers.

So there you have it!  Four cards using one die!

I hope you're inspired to look at the dies you have and think of different and unique ways to use them.

Don't forget to join in on all the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Blessings~ Birgit

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  1. How do I not own that die set?!?! I adore your cards! That sweet little bureau card and that sweet little clothes line complete with sweet little dresses! Oh My Word! CUTE! The framed UltraSound will be a keepsake--so frame worthy! And making the tool chest is amazing too. This die does it all in your crafty little hands! MUST order!!!

  2. Adorable and craft cards, Birgit. You are so creative.

  3. Four FABULOUS cards Birgit, although I'm a little partial to the one with your grandbaby in it!! Really though, you outdid yourself with 4 great ways to use the same die set...well done my friend!! :0)

  4. OMG, your cards are amazing. I love the dresser with all those cute little baby clothes. And the frame you made is just darling! You amaze me! Heart hugs, friend, Col

  5. Wonderful cards made with that die. I really love the rolling tool chest.

  6. These are all delightful Birgit!!

  7. very creative use of the dies, I love all the items on the dresser top! Especially love the border of baby items on the picture of your grandbaby, so sweet!

  8. Just love your set of cards Birgit, you really do think outside the clever! What a fabulous keepsake card of your baby peanut too ;-))

  9. Congratulations, Grandma. You've done well showing us four ways to use that die set. I love the tool box and I used to have that same set of tool stickers.


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