How To Create Double Sided Layered Die Cuts – Lydia’s Crafty Corner

by Lydia Evans

Hello there everyone! Happy Friday! Lydia here. Today I'll be sharing a technique that hides the back of over-hanging die-cuts and makes them just as pretty from the back.

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I started by cutting 6 of each of the flower and flower center layers from Layered Wood Flower Die Set. For the flower I used Frosty Pink and Coral Berry Cardstocks and Caramel Toffee and Paper Bag Cardstocks for the flower centers. The leaves come from Just Leaves Die Set and were cut from Forest Glades Cardstock. When adhering the flower layers I did 3 in the normal way but for the other 3 I flipped the die cuts over to create a mirror image.

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I cut 2 1/4″ from the card front to create a small flap on the front of the card. Then added a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panel of vellum to the front of the card, just adding glue to the flap. I then added a 2″ x 5 1/2″ strip over the flap to hide the adhesive. Once this was done I could then add the die cut flowers into place on the front of the card. Now when you open the card the adhesive may be seen through the vellum, to hide this I then added the mirror image die cuts behind the other die cuts to hide it.

The sentiment is from Circled Sentiments Stamp Set and was stamped using Obsidian Ink.

20201207 122853 1  For a video to see how this card came together please watch the video below. Or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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6 comments

Michele W December 18, 2020 - 10:51

Gorgeous card! I really love this idea and look forward to giving it a try. Thanks for the helpful video and for sharing this design!

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Karen Seekatz Hale December 18, 2020 - 11:26

Stunning card, Lydia. Thanks for the wonderful video and sharing your ideas.

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Patricia Wilson December 18, 2020 - 13:16

This looked so delicate and different using the vellum like that. Ingenious!

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Maureen Reiss December 18, 2020 - 13:20

Really Gorgeous card!!!

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Gail December 18, 2020 - 21:10

Love your card, thanks

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Dorothy Mutafopulos December 20, 2020 - 20:02

Love your colors and need to flip my flowers too! Great idea!

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