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Hello everyone!  It’s Kelly Klapstein here today to share some designing tips using Spellbinders® dies.  I created this vintage layout by layering Spellbinders die cuts behind my photo.

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SUPPLIES: Spellbinders Nestabilities; graphic45 papers and stickers; May Arts ribbon; Beacon Adhesives 3in1; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z Runner; Kuretake pen; Westcott scissors and trimmer; EK Success punch.

I used the beautiful graphic 45 “Botanical Tea” collection, which I thought was perfect for this photo of my mom and her friends having a casual tea party back in 1953.

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This gorgeous Spellbinders Nestabilities® set called “Elegant Ovals” (S4-425) die cut beautifully with this cream card stock (which came in the graphic 45 paper pack)

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Just look at those intricate cut designs! You cannot get that result from an electronic cutting machine.

I used the dies themselves to trace the same shapes from patterned paper to fit inside each Elegant Oval.

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All of my embellishments are either graphic 45 stickers or fussy cut from the patterned papers.

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I can always count on Spellbinders dies for intricate cut designs that really pop on a scrapbook page or card.

Click HERE to visit the Spellbinders website and click HERE to visit their blog for more inspiration!

kelly To see more of Kelly’s work, click HERE to visit her blog www.kellycreates.ca.


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  1. Melisa McKee Reply

    This is just gorgeous!!!!! And I just love this paper line,I can’t wait to use it. But now I have to get that die set too!!!!!

  2. barbara macaskill Reply

    Gorgeous! Love both Graphic 45 and Spellbinders! Together they make creating so much fun!

  3. Recently, I received the Excailber machine, I hace not even oo ened the vox, this due set is sending me to my cradt space!!

  4. Becky Lodestein Reply

    I have the Botanical Tea and I have the Spellbinder dies. Time to have some fun.

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