As you are reading this, I’ll be enjoying a weekend away stamping with 65 of my Stampin’ Up! friends!! While at Amy’s Vintage Valentine Retreat this weekend, I’ll be demonstrating some ideas for using these wonderful Stampin’ Up! Laser-cut cards!

 

Laser-cut card from Stampin Up featuring die cut magnolia flowers from Magnolia Lane designer paper, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

I’ll be sharing more of the cards from my presentation over the coming week.  Today I wanted to highlight the difference between adding a light or a dark liner inside the card.  It’s amazing what a dramatic difference it makes when you add a dark liner or insert inside the laser-cut card!!   I applied a piece of Basic Gray cardstock using Mulitpurpose Liquid Glue  to the back side of the laser-cut card front for this Magnolia card.  Laser-cut cards available online here.

 

Laser-cut card from Stampin Up featuring die cut magnolia flowers from Magnolia Lane designer paper, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

I die cut the magnolias out of the Magnolia Lane designer paper using the Magnolia Memory dies

Thanks was stamped in Basic Gray ink onto a Very Vanilla die cut from the Wild Rose die set and added to the front of the card, then I layered the die cut magnolias on top and tucked behind the die cut.  Thanks is from the Seriously the Best stamp set.

Stampin' UP! Bird Ballad Laser-cut cards with decorative tin. Card Making supplies available at www.PattyStamps.com

The Stampin’ Up! Laser-cut cards come in a beautiful tin, shown above.  Find them here online #149595.

 

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The magnolia laser-cut card is finished off with Champagne Rhinestones and Wink of Stella added to each flower.

Laser-cut card from Stampin Up featuring die cut magnolia flowers from Magnolia Lane designer paper, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

Dark vs. Light

Above: Dark contrast of Basic Gray cardstock behind the laser-cut card

Below: Light contrast of Perennial Essence designer paper behind the laser-cut card

Laser-cut card from Stampin Up featuring die cut watercolored butterfly and Perennial Essence designer paper, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

To show a contrast and another way to use the Laser-cut cards, this card uses a piece of Perennial Essence designer paper behind the laser-cut card front.  This gives a really soft effect.   I added a die cut butterfly (from Springtime Impressions dies) to the card.  It was die cut from Watercolor paper, colored with Brusho or Pigment Sprinkles, and then dipped into a versamark pad and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.

The Blushing Bride swirly circle, and the sentiment label are from the Painted Labels dies, and the thinking of you sentiment is stamped in Night of Navy using the Peaceful Moments stamp set.

 

 

Laser-cut card from Stampin Up featuring die cut watercolored butterfly and Perennial Essence designer paper, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

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