Hello there, everyone! Happy Friday. Lydia here. Today, I'll be showing a fun technique that gives gorgeous soft dimension. 20210423 145728 1

I started by adding Double-Sided Adhesive to the back of a 8 1/2″ x 11 piece of white cardstock. I then took the images from Craft-A-Flower: Morning Glory Layering Die Set and cut all of the elements 3 times from the sheet. Once this was done, I colored the die-cuts using a blending tool and ink. I used Misty Morning and Pale Mauve Crisp Dye Inks for the lightest flower layers, Cloudy Sky and Amethyst Crisp Dye Inks for the mid flower layers, Nimbus and Grape Agate Crisp Dye Inks for the dark flower layers, Misty Moor, Marshland, Sea Forest, and Mangrove Root Crisp Dye Inks for the leaves and Pumpkin Pie Crisp Dye Ink for the flower centers. When colored, I then adhered the pieces together. Using the layering guide on the die packaging really does help.

20210423 145717 1To create the card, I used a piece of vellum 7 1/2″ x 11. I scored this at 3 1/2″. Then I added a 3 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ white cardstock panel butt up to the score line. I then folded the other side of the vellum up to the cardstock panel. After cutting off any over-hanging vellum, I added another 3 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ white cardstock panel behind the other to cover up the showing adhesive. When the card base was made, I added images to both layers of the vellum. The images on the second layer of vellum will be softened by the first layer of vellum to give a beautiful soft look. The sentiments are from Circled Sentiments Stamp Set.

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To see how this card came together, please check out the video below. Or head over to YouTube:

If you liked this technique, this is one of the techniques that I used in our FREE All About Layering: Dies Edition that you can check out HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Cindy C. May 28, 2021 - 10:21

Just love it!!

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Gail Larsen May 28, 2021 - 10:58

Thank you for the fabulous card and the wonderful video. Both are very inspiring!!

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Altenew May 28, 2021 - 11:24

Awesome! Glad to know you liked it! ❤️

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Karen Hale May 28, 2021 - 11:36

Stunning card, Lydia and thanks for the tutorial. Inspired to give this a try!

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Maureen Reiss May 28, 2021 - 11:57

Absolutely Gorgeous card!!!!

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Jan Castle May 28, 2021 - 12:00

Gorgeous card!!!!! TFS

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barbara lassiter May 28, 2021 - 12:43

This is beautiful and the time taken to create it is well worth it. Actually, I don’t think art or creativity has a time limit! Lol!

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Michele W May 28, 2021 - 12:44

This card is beautiful. So soft. Thanks for sharing and for the great video showing us how you achieved this look.

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Donna May 28, 2021 - 15:26

Great idea, thanks! I’m having problem keeping the dies on/in the cardstock that has the double- sided adhesive on it as you showed. What am I doing wrong?

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Donna May 28, 2021 - 15:33

Thank you for this great idea. I’m having a problem keeping the pieces I die cut on/in the cardstock that has the double-sided adhesive on the one side. I want to color them like you showed. What am I doing wrong?
PS I sent comment earlier, but don’t see it posted,so trying again 😜

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Berina May 28, 2021 - 18:29

Such a beautiful card!!

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Marisela Delgado May 28, 2021 - 20:13

Absolutely stunning! Drop dead gorgeous!

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