Lydia Crafty Corner- Four Looks With Alphabet Dies

by Lydia Evans

Hello there everyone! Lydia here and today I'll be sharing 4 different looks using Alphabet Dies. Change up your look by using different colored card bases, inlaid die-cutting and the stamped letters themselves.


I started by taking 3 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panels of Solar White Cardstock and I stamped a cluster of flowers and leaves onto each of them. I used Bride-To-Be Stamp Set for the floral images, I just love the look of these. I used Pink Pearl and Coral Bliss Inks for the rose flowers, Volcano Lake and Lagoon Inks for the blue flower buds, Mango Smoothie Ink for the yellow bloosom and Minty Mint and Sweet Leaf Inks for the leaves and stems.


Once I had finished all of the stamping I then cut ‘hello' into each panel using Brush Alpha Die Set.

I then added these panel to card bases in slightly different ways:

  • for the first card I added the stamped and die cut panel to a white card base using foam tape. this is a very subtle look but the dimension of the foam tape adds shadows to the die cut letters to make them pop a little more.
  • for the second cad I added the stamped and die cut panel to a bright colored card base. I added this using glue tape as I didn't need to add extra shadows as the contrast between the white stamped panel and colored card base was great enough already.
  • for the second card I added the stamped and die cut panel to a white card base using glue tape. I then cut ‘hello' again using the same dies from Gold Mirror Cardstock and added these into place on the card front.
  • for the final card I used the ‘waste' from the other panels, the very beautiful stamped alphabet die cuts. I added these to a card base using glue tape.

Please check out the video below to see how all these cards together or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by and I'll see you again really soon!!

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Bride-To-Be Stamp Set
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Brush Alpha Die Set
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Lagoon Cardstock (10 sheets/set)
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Gold Foil Cardstock (10 sheets/set)
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Classic Crest Solar White
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Oval Pink 20Pearl
Pink Pearl Crisp Dye Ink
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Oval Coral 20Bliss 3f8ca6ca e48d 4b07 b5a6 7f1f56aca659
Coral Bliss Crisp Dye Ink
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Oval Mountain Mist 0e3de9ca 723b 42a9 b829 c6e41b921db8
Mountain Mist Crisp Dye Ink
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Volcano Lake Crisp Dye Ink
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Oval Lagoon
Lagoon Crisp Dye Ink
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Mango Smoothie Crisp Dye Ink
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Honey Drizzle Crisp Dye Ink
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Oval Minty 20Mint
Minty Mint Crisp Dye Ink
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Oval Sweet 20Leaf
Sweet Leaf Crisp Dye Ink
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3 Pack Glue Tape
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Henriëtte January 25, 2019 - 10:37

Great cards Lydia especially if you want to make a few cards. They are not to complicated but look stunning. Thank you for showing and have a great weekend.

Beverly Jordan January 25, 2019 - 10:52

This is so inspirational Lydia!! I so need to use mine more and this has triggered me to try this!! Thank you for sharing your beautiful cards with us!!

Billie A January 25, 2019 - 11:54

Beautiful cards. Great idea and so pretty. Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

memalagene January 25, 2019 - 13:03

Awesome projects, I especially love the little letters cut outs for the sentiment!

Kirsty Vittetoe January 25, 2019 - 13:39

WOW! What a fantastic project!

knurse22 January 25, 2019 - 14:06

Very dramatic looks with the big sentiment cut outs! And your cards made me glad I ordered that stamp/die set today. New release is purse-draining this month because every single product is AWESOME! Thanks for the inspiration!

Teresa Doyle January 26, 2019 - 06:33

WOW What an awesome set of cards, the flowers are so pretty in these colours and the letters show through beautifully.

Conniecrafter January 28, 2019 - 10:06

Love all these different ideas for using the lettering with stamps

Tracey Landt January 29, 2019 - 21:04

Lydia, You make it look so simple! These are beautiful.
Thank you for sharing.
T x

Michele W January 30, 2019 - 11:41

Great cards. Thanks for the tip about mounting the alphabet dies on acetate to help with placement! Brilliant idea! I will definitely be giving that a try.


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