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Spellbinders | Color Layering with Dies. Video. Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello there! Today I have a few cards to share showing how to do color layering with dies. I’m going to be using a few new stamp and die sets from Spellbinders Indie Line collection.

This collection is exclusive to independent retailers. In other words you will be able to get these dies at places like Simon Says Stamp and alike, you will not be able to buy these from Spellbinders online store or Micheals, Jo-Ann or Hobby Lobby. Check you local or online retail store to see if they have this collection.

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VIDEO TUTORIAL

As always, I filmed a video tutorial showing how to create this project from start to finish. I’m hoping you’ll enjoy it. Watch it below or on my Youtube channel. Spellbinders sent me the entire collection and I thought I’d give you a quick overview. If you don’t want to see it and would just like to see the cardmaking part of this video – please skip ahead.

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CARDS DETAILS

For my first card I used white cardstock and my ink pads to add color to the die-cut layers. You can always use this trick when you don’t have the right shade of cardstock in your stash.

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I fist die-cut the layers out of white paper and next used my dye inks (most are from Simon Says Stamp) and mini round ink blending tools to add color. I went with: Green Apple, Willow and Jellybean for the leaves and Pixie (this is Avery Elle pigment ink), Hollyhock and Doll Pink. You can use any inks for this – dye, pigment, hybrid – it doesn’t matter (simply use what you have).

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I used glue and adhered these together to create my roses and leaves. I decided to go with a very simple card layout and used one of the stamps from the Hugs Expressions stamp and die set and stamped a diagonal background that reads “You Give The Best (Hugs)”. I stamped this in Simon’s Stone ink.

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I foam mounted roses and used glue to adhere the leaves. Next, I added a black die-cut Hugs and also stamped “& kisses”. I coated Hugs with some shimmer using my Tonic Aqua Shimmer pen and added several Morning Dew drops onto the background to finish this card.

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I made a few more cards using layering dies – this time I used colored cardstock and specialty paper. I die cut all butterfly layers out of 3 colors of yellow cardstock and also gold glitter paper and this gave me enough layers to make 3 different butterflies for my cards. I also kept the negative die cuts for some inlay die cutting for future projects – I didn’t want to toss these as they looked like they can easily be used.

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I used a Hello die from the Hello Expressions set to create a background for this card – I simply die-cut hello multiple times out of gray cardstock and adhered onto same gray panel creating some texture and illusion of dry embossing. I added a butterfly on top and stamped “How Are You” sentiment is Stone ink.

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I also made another card using tulip dies and Enjoy Expressions stamp and die set – I once again used colored cardstock to add color and dimension to my images.

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The colors of cardstock I used are: Sunshine, Banana and Lemon for the flowers, Green Apple and Green Leaf for the leaves. I also incorporated a bit of Gold glitter paper – I layered it under the die-cut Enjoy for some beautiful drop shadow look.

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I stamped a black diagonal background for this card using a diagonal stipe background stamp from Simon Says Stamp, next I die-cut a rectangle panel using a scored and pierced rectangles die set from Spellbinders. I am really a fan of these simple shape dies – they are a must in my stash!

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 I also stamped Your Birthday sentiment and embellished this card using Nuvo drops in Morning Dew.

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I hope you enjoyed this cardmaking idea and will give it a try using these or other dies from your stash.

Find more ideas using these stamps and dies on the Spellbinders blog.

SPELLBINDERS EXCLUSIVE INDIE LINE

Spellbinders Layered Monarch Dies
Spellbinders Layered Monarch Dies
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Spellbinders Thanks Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Thanks Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Hello Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Hello Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Wishing Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Wishing Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Happy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Happy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Enjoy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Enjoy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Hugs Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Hugs Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Friend Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Friend Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Love Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Love Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Layered Tulips Dies
Spellbinders Layered Tulips Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Rabbits Dies
Spellbinders Layered Rabbits Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Oak Tree Dies
Spellbinders Layered Oak Tree Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Palm Tree Dies
Spellbinders Layered Palm Tree Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Foliage Dies
Spellbinders Layered Foliage Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Rose Dies
Spellbinders Layered Rose Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Butterflies Dies
Spellbinders Layered Butterflies Dies
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Spellbinders Potted Cacti Dies
Spellbinders Potted Cacti Dies
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Spellbinders Happy Llama Dies
Spellbinders Happy Llama Dies
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Spellbinders Fruit Salad Dies
Spellbinders Fruit Salad Dies
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Spellbinders Happy Narwhal Dies
Spellbinders Happy Narwhal Dies
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Spellbinders Out to Sea Dies
Spellbinders Out to Sea Dies
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Spellbinders Tropical Pineapple Dies
Spellbinders Tropical Pineapple Dies
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Spellbinders Happy Octopus Dies
Spellbinders Happy Octopus Dies
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Spellbinders Happy Weather Dies
Spellbinders Happy Weather Dies
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Spellbinders Coffee Time Dies
Spellbinders Coffee Time Dies
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Spellbinders Unicorn and Rainbow Dies
Spellbinders Unicorn and Rainbow Dies
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Spellbinders Fairy Door Dies
Spellbinders Fairy Door Dies
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GIVEAWAY!

To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to a lucky winner. Please leave a comment on Spellbinders blog by Sunday, July 15th 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced in the blog hop post the following Monday. Winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes.

I also have one $25 gift certificate to Spellbinders store. Leave a comment below and let me know if you’ve ever done layering with dies. Please leave a comment on Spellbinders blog by Sunday, July 15th 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. I’ll pick a winner, email and post winner’s name in this post on Monday the 16th. Winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes.

SUPPLIES

I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support

Spellbinders Hello Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Hello Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Enjoy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Enjoy Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Hugs Expressions Stamp and Die Set
Spellbinders Hugs Expressions Stamp and Die Set
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Spellbinders Layered Tulips Dies
Spellbinders Layered Tulips Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Rose Dies
Spellbinders Layered Rose Dies
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Spellbinders Layered Butterflies Dies
Spellbinders Layered Butterflies Dies
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Spellbinders Platinum Die Cutting Machine
Spellbinders Platinum Die Cutting Machine
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Spellbinders Scored and Pierced Rectangles
Spellbinders Scored and Pierced Rectangles
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Spellbinders Main Attraction Magnetic Die Finder
Spellbinders Main Attraction Magnetic Die Finder
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Spellbinders Tool
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Spellbinders Magnetic Handy Mat
Spellbinders Magnetic Handy Mat
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Simon Says Stamp Green Apple Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Green Apple Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Willow Dye Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Willow Dye Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Hollyhock Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Hollyhock Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Jellybean Dye Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Jellybean Dye Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Doll Pink Dye Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Doll Pink Dye Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Stone Dye Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Stone Dye Ink Pad
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Neenah 80LB Solar White Cardstock
Neenah 80LB Solar White Cardstock
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Neenah 110 Lb Solar White Cardstock
Neenah 110 Lb Solar White Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Black Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Black Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Green Apple Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Green Apple Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Green Leaf Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Green Leaf Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Sunshine Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Sunshine Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Lemon Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Lemon Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Banana Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Banana Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Cardstock Gold Glitter 6x6
Simon Says Stamp Cardstock Gold Glitter 6×6
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Simon Says Stamp Stencil Diagonal Stripe
Simon Says Stamp Stencil Diagonal Stripe
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Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
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Ranger Mini Round Foam Refils
Ranger Mini Round Foam Refils
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Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tools
Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tools
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Tonic English Mustard Nuvo Crystal Drops
Tonic English Mustard Nuvo Crystal Drops
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Avery Elle Pixie Pigment Ink Pad
Avery Elle Pixie Pigment Ink Pad
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Tonic Aqua Shimmer Pen Nuvo
Tonic Aqua Shimmer Pen Nuvo
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Scrapbook Adhesives White Foam Squares
Scrapbook Adhesives White Foam Squares
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Tonic Deluxe Adhesive Nuvo Glue
Tonic Deluxe Adhesive Nuvo Glue
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Tonic Morning Dew Nuvo Crystal Drops
Tonic Morning Dew Nuvo Crystal Drops
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Scor-Tape 1/8 Inch Crafting Tape
Scor-Tape 1/8 Inch Crafting Tape
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103 Comments

    1. I think layering dies are the best idea ever! I currently do not own any, but I can see the beauty and ease of making really nice cards with this idea. They would be very helpful for people such as I –no artistic bones. 😉 ha ha I really love your tulip card, the bold colors looks so pretty. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

    1. Such wonderful cards as always! The layering flowers & butterflies are so pretty. I really like the word stamp & dies with the shadow included, it gives you so many options. I think it’s great that Spellbinders is supporting smaller companies!

    1. Gorgeous cards Yana. Love the delicate die-cuts… so much details! The colors are amazing… especially on the butterflies! Fantastic designs.

      1. You are a true artist, Yana! Love the wonderful coloring & gorgeous design on every one of these gems. My favorite is the very first one. Absolutely beautiful!

    1. I really like this Indie line! Placed my order already. FYI, Scrapbookpal.com carries several. (I’m not affiliated with them, just sharing)
      Your cards are an inspiration, as always

    1. I like all of your card samples. The butterfly with the “hello” die cut background piqued my interest.

    1. Such beautiful cards!!!
      Yes I have layered with some of my cards.

    1. I love all of your cards and all of the backgrounds, especially the first one. The repeated sentiment in the soft gray color does not compete at all, but compliments nicely. I also love the touch of gold glitter behind the sentiment on the tulip card. Thank you for the wonderful overview and some great tips on these cards.

    1. I just love this new release and your cards are beautiful, so colorful!

    1. Beautiful cards! Lovely depth and dimension from the layers. Such pretty and fresh colors.

    1. What great dies thank you for sharing them with us crafters. :O)

    1. Layering dies are the trend and you are definitely a trensetter, great cards.

    1. I love layering dies, but only have one, thus far. Your cards are beautiful and your tips for using these dies are great. Thanks! 🙂

    1. All of your cards are wonderful and so creative! I really like the neat backgrounds you made to highlight the new dies.

      I have done some layering with dies, but not a lot. Funny you should ask, because I just used this technique this week on a card for my son. 😉

    1. great cards and tips- i do not have any layering dies, but I need to get some!

    1. As always, your cards are beautiful, inspirational! I am hoping to purchase some of these wonderful layering dies (tulips on the top of the list!) so I can give it a go.

    1. These new layered dies are absolutely gorgeous! I love the inspiration cards. My favourite cards are the butterfly cards. I have never used layered dies before. Though they are definitely on my wishlist!

    1. Yana, all of your cards with this Indie Collection are stunning. Makes me want to try them especially the butterfly & tulips. They will be added to my wishlist. Thank you for sharing how you created these awesome cards.

    1. These are beautiful Yana! I am loving this layering collection. I have a few layered dies in my stash, some are pretty complicated, I love that these ones are very easy to use!

    1. Such pretty cards, Yama. Thank you for these lovelies! Yes, I splurged recently and got a set of layered dies. Have to use it more often.

    1. Beautiful cards!!! I’m in love with these new dies from spellbinders! Can’t wait to get my hands on them

    1. Absolutely beautiful, Yana! I am very impressed with Spellbinders and their new dies! These layering dies look amazing! I can’t wait to try them!

    1. I have not yet layered with dies but I am excited to try it with the inspiration of your gorgeous projects!!

    1. Lovely card, like the colors you have used on the roses.

    1. Love all of your cards using these new Spellbinders dies!

    1. Never used this technique before but boy am i inspire to!!

    1. Your butterfly card is simply breathtaking. I love your work, I find to be inspiring but also doable. Thank you as always for sharing.

    1. What a stunning bunch of cards you made! Love. I dont own any layering dies but id like to remedy that! Thanks for sharing

    1. I haven’t used any layering dies before but I am so in love with all the ones that have come out recently.

    1. These layered dies are terrific and every one of your beautiful cards are outstandingly gorgeous!! I especially like the hello background!

    1. Yana, love your cards so much. Thanks for the video showing multiple ways to use these new stamps and dies.

    1. Layering with dies is something I’ve been meaning to try. I love layering stamps so I’m sure I’ll love the dies just as much. Thanks to you I’ve only just discovered the Spellbinders Die of the Month Clubs

    1. Love your fabulous cards made with the layering dies. The pop of glitter cardstock added a very special touch to each one. The inlaid “hello” sentiment is a great texture backdrop for the butterfly. Thanks for sharing! I love your designs.

    1. I have not worked with layering dies but I love the look and would like to give them a try. The cards you made with them are really beautiful. Thanks for the great tutorial!

    1. Your cards are so beautiful! I tried the Altenew 3D flower dies. I still need to get the hang of putting them together ( a bit fiddly).

    1. I’ve never done any layering with dies but you’ve convinced me to do it. You make it look so easy. These are beautiful dies too!

    1. As usual, I’m completely blown by your incredible talent !!

    1. Wonderful cards. Especially love the beautiful butterfly.

    1. Yes, I have done layering with dies. Your cards are so inspiring! Thanks Yana!

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