Wednesday, March 13, 2019
One Product Three Ways With Jill Hawkins
Hey, crafty friends! Do you love using Pinterest for collecting inspiration and ideas? I use Pinterest all the time and one of my favorite things is coming upon an idea that is so different and unique that it makes me gasp out loud. How do these people come up with these ideas? Mainly, it’s because they are taking a look at things in a different way. Changing your perspective can really open the door to different possibilities and ideas!
Speaking of ideas, all this week we are sharing ideas from a few members of the Taylored Expressions Creative Team on using One Product Three Ways. We took one product (a stamp set or die) and created 3 projects to show you how you can use that product at least 3 different ways.
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Today, Jill Hawkins has three projects to share with you using the Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection. You might think projects created with this die collection would have a holiday or winter theme, but Jill has some fun ideas to create cards that you can use throughout the year!
If you order any of the featured products now through March 17th for One Product Three Ways (today we are featuring Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection), you will receive a coupon to use for FREE shipping on a future order over $25 through April 30, 2019!
For this first project, Jill used the largest triangle in the Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection to create a color block background. She die cut the triangle from various colors of cardstock and assembled them together. Attach the triangles to a piece of cardstock to hold everything together in one piece.
I really like how Jill die cut the background with a Petite Scallop Rectangle Stacklets die before she added it to a Sugar Cube card base. The sentiment is die cut from Sugar Cube cardstock using the Framed Script Hello die and it really pops on the colorful, color blocked background!
This next project is just the cutest and such a fun way to send a happy hello to a friend and let them know you are cheering them on! Jill used the medium triangle to create pennant shapes on her project. The pennant shapes are die cut to create fun windows for the cute critters from the Look Who’s Talking stamp set to peek out of!
Jill used the smallest triangle to create the cute little pennant flag that the bear is holding! This card is a perfect example of taking elements of a stamp or die collection and looking at them in a new way to create something completely different that what the product was designed for.
For this last card, Jill nested the triangles from the Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection into each other and then used the them to create a border design for her card. To create this effect, nest the triangle dies and secure them together with removable tape. Then, die cut the nested dies from different colors of cardstock.
Mix and match the die cut pieces together to create the colorful, nested triangles. Finally, arrange the triangles into a border design for your project.
Jill finished off her card with a sentiment on her project using the Kindness Script die and the coordinating Plant Kindness stamp set.
Jill really had some great “out of the box” ideas to use the Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection. Here’s a list of the ideas that she shared today:
- Using a triangle to create a color block design.
- Using the triangle die as a pennant flag.
- Using the triangle die as a window for other stamped and/or die cut images to peek out of.
- Nesting the triangle shapes together in multiple colors.
- Building a border with the triangles.
Don’t forget that if you order any of the featured products now through March 17th for One Product Three Ways (today we are featuring Christmas Tree Stacklets die collection), you will receive a coupon to use for FREE shipping on a future order over $25 through April 30, 2019!
Thank you so much for stopping by today! I will be back tomorrow with another One Product Three Ways feature with TE Creative Team Member Angelica Conrad. Make sure you stop back to check out her projects!
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