Friday, November 3, 2023

Layer It Up!

Our new challenge over at Cut It Up is 'Layer It Up.'  So, I decided to layer up the die cut!  I usually layer the card, but this time it's really all about the die cuts!

Interested in my process on this card or some hints on glue 'splotches'?  Check out the video below.

How do you layer?  Come show us at Cut It Up

Material List:

Designer Paper:  Decosse's Dynamite Doodles  Nature of Christmas
Red pattern paper from ColorBok Wild Rose
Black Cardstock
White Cardstock
Black Copic Marker
Blue Gem
Silver Pigment Ink and Sponge
Cereal Box
Adhesives: Fabri-Tac; ATG; Zig 2-Way
Cricut Design Space: Designed, Printed and Cut from CDS; Offset Feature
Cuts from Design Space: Shapes; bird from Lia's Four Season Home Decor
CTMH Art Philosophy: Snowflake Cut
CTMH Artiste: Sentiment
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

This card is off to the following challenges:  
ABC Christmas:  U for Use it Up ~ I used the last of the red print ColorBok paper in the pad!
12 Months of Christmas:  AG Christmas Card
The Holly and The Ivy: AG Christmas
Farmquest Christmas:  AG December Holiday using outdoor/exterior country
Critter Crazy:  AG with a Featured Critter
Moving Along with the Times:  Christmas Animals

When you visit the Cut It Up blog, have fun viewing the DT projects. Then be sure to share your project with us ~ don't forget the die cut!

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  1. Hello from a state with cardinal as it's state bird! "Red birds" is a mascot name at both college level (Illinois State Red Birds) and at high school (Metamora Red Birds is an example). Your red bird makes a pretty wintery scene Christmas card! Thanks for coming to FarmQuest Country Christmas! --Becca

  2. Love the little bird, it is very cool!!! YOur background paper is lovely. Thanks for joining the Outlawz Festive Friday challenge.

  3. Lovely card with this cute bird. Thank you for joining The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge! Anita DT

  4. What a beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us at The Outlawz Festive Friday Challenge.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

  5. This is a very pretty Christmas card,

    Thanks for playing along with our Christmas Animals theme at MAWTT,
    Hugz Tinz

  6. How pretty!! I love your snowflake and your pretty background paper!

  7. Nice bird and snowy background, it's always nice to switch things up a bit. Thanks for sharing your bird with us at Critter Crazy, CarolG

  8. Such a very wonderful design and brilliant elements used.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
    Regards Jenny L DT

  9. What a gorgeous card!! Love the cute little bird!!
    Have a wonderful day,

  10. I love that little bird as in Poland we don't have cardinals. Lovely card!

    Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.
    ~ DT Dagmara

  11. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing at The Crafting Challenge Dt Manuela