Monday, February 28, 2011

Stretching A Die Cut

This Monday has crept up on me and once again it's my turn to post here on the blog. Last week, I showed you how to use bits and pieces of your die cuts and this week, I'm going to show you how to "stretch" one.

I used the 5 5/8" x 5 5/8" French Flair die on this 8x8 layout to highlight this photo of my son on the day of his Kindergarten graduation.

The die cut was a little shorter than I wanted, so I cut the bottom portion off and then adhered the entire piece as shown below. I adhered a strip of striped patterned paper over the gap and then added the rest of the elements to my page as normal.


Below are the products that I used on this layout:










Thanks for stopping by the blog today! Have a great week!!

Tanisha

6 comments:

  1. I absolutely ADORE this layout (that photograph is SO DARLING too!)... what a great idea to cut the die cut and use it like that!!)... so clever! Fantastic work as always Tanisha!! I really love your work!

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  2. Tanisha, What a great tip to stretch a die. Darling layout!

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  3. Tanisha, what a fabulous layout and quite a handsome young man! Thanks for the tip on "stretching your die", very clever. Great job.

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  4. Great LO Tanish! The bright colors you used are so striking! Great job!

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  5. Fantastic page!! Love all use of dies and your boy is the next Obama..Lol

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  6. Very sweet page! Awesome, what else would one expect from you:)

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