How to Add Dimension With Nesting Frame Dies | Lydia’s Crafty Corner VIDEO

by Lydia Evans

Hello there, everyone! Happy Friday! Lydia here. Today I'll be sharing a fun way to add a little dimension and interest using nesting frame dies.

floral handmade cards - how to add dimension with nesting dies tutorial

I started by stamping the outline from Blossom Wreath Stamp Set onto a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panel of Watercolor Cardstock and a panel of the same size of Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock using Obsidian Pigment Ink. I used my Misti so the images were in the same place on both of the panels.

I then use the Artist Watercolor 24 Pan Set to color the stamped image on the watercolor panel. I used dies from Soda Top Nesting Die Set to cut out both of the panels. To make sure that I cut both panels the same, I adhered the dies to a piece of acetate so I could use this as a guide when die cutting.

I swapped the pieces of the panels around so I would have a colored and black and white piece on both of the panels. I just love how this looks! I adhered the die-cut panel and sentiment piece of both of the panels flat onto 2 card bases. Then, I added the wreath piece using foam tape for dimension.

For a video to see how these came together, please watch the video below. Or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Blossom Wreath Stamp Set
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Soda Top Nesting Die Set
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Watercolor Paper Set (A2 loose sheets)
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Artist Watercolor 24 Pan Set
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Classic Crest Solar White (25…
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3 Pack Glue Tape
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Obsidian Pigment Ink
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Maureen Reiss July 3, 2020 - 11:36

Beautiful cards!!!

Patricia Wilson July 3, 2020 - 13:03

So pretty and making two cards out of one. Love it. That would work well now for mass producing thank you cards. HMMM!

Inkin' Chickie July 6, 2020 - 07:53

Great idea for die use to make two cards. I like the tip shared to use the acetate to line up the dies for each cut. Wonderful share.

Judi Dempton July 13, 2020 - 21:37

I love this stamp set!


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