Make mini cards using your die cuts!

Let's Make Mini Cards!

Hi friends! I am back featuring a fun new way to use your coordinating die & stamp sets. Today I am featuring the new Holiday Mug Shots stamps & coordinating die set to make mini cards! This is such a fun, inventive way to use your dies, and I can't wait to share it with you! You can find the full process video below.



The first step into making mini cards is to create the card base. First, grab some scrap white piece of paper, and fold it in half, making sure there's enough room for your die cut. 

Next step, put your die cut onto the card base, leaving an opening on the folded edge so this side does NOT cut through.

Now, cut out your card base using your die cut machine! I love my Sizzix Big Shot, and have a whole write up and video on it here, if you need a tutorial. Now, you have a mini card base! How cute is that!?

Next step, I decided to create my front covers for my mini cards. This was as easy as stamping the images onto some watercolor paper, and then using my inks to watercolor the images in. This is my favorite technique to use with my inks!


Next, I decided to ink blend the inside of my mini cards to add some color. I made sure to match the card cover colors and just used my blending brush to blend in one solid color. From there, I stamped each one with a sentiment from the Holiday Mug Shot stamp set.


The final step was to just glue on my card cover to the card bases to create these adorable mini cards! Why is everything that is mini so much cuter? I have 2 nephews, and 3 nieces and thought these would be the perfect little cards for them for Christmas. I can't wait to give them these!


Look how adorable these turned out! So much fun to make, you could definitely add a hole punch where the mug handles are and even put them on gifts like gift tags! So many possibilities. I hope you enjoyed this new technique on how to use your dies to create any size card really! 

As always, thanks so much for stopping by! 

With Heart,


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