Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders July 2020 Clubs Inspiration Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to my blog! I’m excited to be joining this blog hop, sharing inspiration using the Spellbinders July 2020 Clubs! 

If you’re following along the blog hop, you should have arrived here from the fabulous Jeanne Jachna. I’ll list all of today’s blog hop participants below, if you want to start at the beginning.

For my card, I’ve combined the Large and Small Die of the Month kits. These kits are available separately as monthly subscriptions. They are also available together as Value club options.

I began by foiling the Modern Lines glimmer plate onto white card with rainbow foil (sold separately to the kits). I then die cut the Large Die of the Month ‘How Does Your Garden Grow Alphabet’ from this panel, to spell the word ‘celebrate’. I also die cut the letters twice more from white card, then layered the letters for dimension.

From the Ornamental Floral Card Creator small die of the month, I die cut the ornamental border die four times from white card, layering two together to get two stacked borders.

Next, I added some distress oxide ink in Speckled Egg and Peacock Feathers ink to a slimline card base. I kept the centre white to add a nice glow effect. I then flicked the panel with water and also some white acrylic paint for lots of texture.

As the ornamental border is sized for an A2 card, it’s wider than my slimline card base. I adhered the borders at the top and bottom of my card, then trimmed off the edges that overlapped. I think the border works really well in this format.

Finally, I adhered the rainbow foiled letters in the centre of my card to finish.

Giveaway

To celebrate this release, Spellbinders are giving away a $50 gift certificate to 3 lucky blog readers – selected from the comments on their blog. Hop along for additional chances to win.

Giveaway closes on Sunday, July 26th, 11:59 pm EDT. The winner will be announced in the blog hop post the following Tuesday. The winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today. I’m the last stop on the hop! I hope you enjoyed all the wonderful inspiration along the way.

Here is the complete list of blog hop participants if you want to start at the beginning:

Spellbinders Blog
Nichol Spohr
Tina Smith
Carrie Rhoades
Bibi Cameron
Kathy Clement
Alicia Havranek
Jill Hilliard
Laurie Willison
Joy Baldwin
Jean Manis
Virginia Lu
Ilina Crouse
Varada Sharma
Hussena Calcuttawala
Jeanne Jachna
Gemma Campbell

Thanks for joining me today. I hope you enjoyed seeing the card I made with the July kits. 


Supplies


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Small Die of the Month
Small Die of the Month
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Glimmer Kit of the Month
Glimmer Kit of the Month
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USA
Glimmer Hot Foil Machine
Glimmer Hot Foil Machine
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USA
Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
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USA
Rainbow Glimmer Foil
Rainbow Glimmer Foil
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UK | USA
Modern Lines Glimmer
Modern Lines Glimmer
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UK | USA
Large Die of the Month
Large Die of the Month
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USA
Disclaimer: July kits kindly provided to me by Spellbinders. All opinions expressed are my own.

63 thoughts on “Spellbinders July 2020 Clubs Inspiration Blog Hop”

  1. What a great slimline card. These tall thin alpha dies work perfectly with this format. Clever use of the modern lines glimmer plates and rainbow foil to add stripes to the letters. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Love the Slim Line card idea and the colors. Don’t know how to foil yet – but looks like so much fun from all the blogs on this hop. Love the colors on your card – and these Alphabet dies are so awesome!!

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  3. Love your card! Hot foiling the rainbow foil and cutting those letters out of that piece is genius!!

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  4. What a clever use for rainbow foil – creating the stripe to use with the thin letters! You’ve definitely got me thinking of new uses for this month’s dies and my glimmer items.

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