How To Create A Decorative Edge With A Die Cut

Hello Crafty friends,
Melinda here with you this terrific TuesDIE. Today I am sharing another simple card that you can make in bulk to build your stash. It features the wonderful Cottage Cutz dies!
Here is a look at my completed card. I started with a side folding A2 card base. I used some white cardstock for the base.

I decided to use one of the scalloped slimline dies to create a scalloped edge on the top side of the card.
In this photo you can see how I positioned the die. The cutting edge of the one side is on top of the die cut. I then put the paper over the other edge of the second side so that it would not cut.

Here is a view of my sandwich for the die cut machine. Because the die is a bit longer, I had to use my full size Gemini die cutting machine. 

Here is a look at the finished edge after it is cut.

Because the edge would cause the cover to be smaller than the bottom (back), I put a piece of patterned paper on the inside. You can add a white mat to the right side to write your sentiment or you can use the inside left if using a white or light colored cardstock like I did.

Next, I cut out the Flower 6 die cut from white cardstock. I then cut the stem portion as shown in the photo above. I then proceeded to color my die cut pieces with my markers.

Here is a closeup of the finished flowers. Once they were colored, I adhered them to the patterned paper mat that I put on the top of the mat. I did add some stickles to the inside decorative piece. I also added some sequins scattered for a pretty decorative touch.

Here is a closer look at the edge. It is understated but adds a very nice touch.

I then cut out the thinking of you die cut from white cardstock. I then colored the words with my markers to match my card's color scheme.

Lastly, I added the sentiment to the scalloped oval. I used a little foam tape to give that a little lift.

Here is one last look at my completed card.

Dies Used

Well that about covers it for today! Until the next time, have a wonderfully crafty day!

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