• Paper Crafts,  Tutorials

    Creating a dimensional effect with your die cut embellishments

    A few weeks ago I gave away a password book I was originally going to list in the Gifts for Men section in MisterPenQuin, but decided to re-create because I had leftover paper. The original book was embellished with ribbon and buttons, but I wasn’t sure I wanted to do the same cover again—not because I didn’t like it—but because I like to mix things up. I decided instead that I wanted to use die cuts, so I pulled out my Shoot! by in’spireâ„¢ Spellbinders die set, and cut out some arrows in three sizes from Kraft-tex scraps. A roll of this stuff retails at $12.99 for a foot-and-a-half—expensive, in…