The Single Aurora! | By Desiree Kuemmerle

Hello Everyone!

Now let’s see what we can create when we only use one of the layering dies! Today I wanted to have some fun with the Aurora Die Set, but I only wanted to use one of the layers, not all of them.

Since Fall is coming faster than ever, I wanted to chose colors that were warm and earthy (I am not sure if this is word, but it is what I see when I look at this card…LOL). I decided on a maroon, deep green, orange and kraft for my card stocks. I also had a navy blue but later changed my mind and did not have it part of the design.

I started die cutting my card stock with the Layer A of the Aurora Die set, once completed set them aside. I grabbed by paper trimmer and the kraft card stock and started cutting strips in the following sizes – 1/8 in – 1/4 in – 3/8 in. These are going to be used to create our own pattern paper for our card background!

I placed my strips on my design base at an angle using the various sizes we created earlier. To adhere them to my panel my liquid adhesive was perfect to ensure a good bond. Once they were all attached I used my shears to trim around the edge. I used my vintage photo distress ink around the edges to provide some shading.

I placed my die cuts on my design panel using my liquid adhesive and instead of stacking them on top of each other evenly I chose to stagger the layers. Now remember we are using only one die form the set! By staggering each of the colors it forms the shape of a flower! I set this panel aside so it can dry.

I grabbed a scrap piece of the maroon and wanted to use this for my sentiments. The sentiments I chose come from the ‘Just Because’ Stamp and Die set. After treating my card stock with my anti-static tool, I stamped my sentiments using my versamark ink and then heat emboss with fine detail white embossing powder. Trimmed my one sentiment and used the die associated for the other. I set my sentiments in place and set my panel onto my standard A2 size top folding card base.

If you want to see more details just click on the video below and see our project come together step by step!

I hope you enjoyed today’s project… Make sure you stay tuned for more wonderful projects coming soon! Have a great day and always remember… Be Creative!



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