Sunday, June 09, 2013

Sun Ray Die-namics–MFT June Teaser, Day Five

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Welcome back to Day Five of MFT’s June Teasers! What a great Die-namics die I have to show you today! It’s called Die-namics Sun Ray and it is definitely a ray of sunshine. Be sure to check out the MFT Blog for set and die reveals and for a chance to win a prize. And don’t forget, release is on June 11 at 10pm.

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After I got the sun rays adhered, I cut another circle with Die-namics Circle STAX and stamped the image, from LJD On the Line and popped it up on foam. To finish it off, I added some Die-namics Cloud Trio clouds. Die-namics Sun Ray does all the work for you—just cut it out and glue it down :)

There are several ways to utilize this awesome die: you can use the rays with the border, the rays separated, and the one with the border as a template.  I’m going to show you an easy way to get all the separate pieces aligned perfectly PLUS a use for the “negative” border version, so let’s get started.

I began with a Sweet Tooth card stock base and added a Sno Cone card stock layer. I cut Die-namics Sun Ray out with Lemon Drop card stock and here’s the general placement of the pieces:


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To assure that all the pieces were lined up perfectly, I took my “negative” with the border and taped it down to my Sno Cone card stock layer and onto a mat with removable tape for stability.


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Then I started to add the pieces back, much like working a puzzle. For the larger sections, I used some tape runner in the center and then liquid glue around the edges and adhered them down to the Sno Cone card stock layer. For the small pieces, I used liquid glue only.

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This is what it looked like when I was done:


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I removed the tape and the “negative” and voila! Perfect placement!


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For the inside of the card, I took the “negative” and taped it down again, this time all the way around, to the inside Sweet Tooth card stock layer. Taping all around protects the white edge because…

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…then I sponged Lemon Drop ink in all the open spaces, using it like a stencil. How cool is that!? I stamped another sentiment from LJD On the Line and it was done! Lots of creative options with this one die, right?

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And there you have it! I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial and that you’ll try it when you get YOUR Die-namics Sun Ray in your hands :)







~Supplies~
Stamps: LJD On the Line (MFT
Paper: Sno Cone card stock, Sweet Tooth card stock, Lemon Drop card stock (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice ink (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond; Die-namics Sun Ray, Die-namics Cloud Trio, Die-namics Circle STAX (MFT); foam tape


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25 comments:

  1. That was a really cool way to use the die-namics in an atypical way!!!!! :))
    Not just cut it & glue it!!
    Loved the innovative use!

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  2. What a fun way to use the die, beautiful card

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  3. Holy Smokes - You are so clever! Love what you did.

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  4. What a clever way to use that die. Love the card.

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  5. Love your card Barbara and thanks so much for another clever use of this new dienamic.

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  6. Ooooo - great idea to use it as a placement template!! And I love the clouds that you added to make the scene!

    Tricia

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  7. Very nice! Love the new Die-namics!
    Thank you for the inspiration.
    Have a sunny day

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  8. I love what you did with this sunburst!! Gorgeous work!!

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  9. OMGosh I love this new die! LOVE it!

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  10. Love the sunshine!! Lemon drop is perfect!

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  11. This is so cute...and it looks so easy to make too! Love this Barb, the On the Line sentiment fits perfectly.

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  12. Great idea for lining up your pieces!

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  13. Love it Barb! Thanks for the step by step on how you got it perfect! Love it! Also love it as a template for sponging!

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  14. Thank you for showing me ALL the different ways to use this great die! What a fun set of cards.

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  15. Fantastic ways to use the sun die. Very pretty card.

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  16. I am loving this new die and your card is fantastic! So bright and cheery!!

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  17. beautiful card, Barbara, thanks for the inspiration!

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  18. Yet another die added to my never ending list of gotta have MFT items! Thanks for the great ideas using this die!

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  19. Love that sunshine die & how you used it 2 ways. Great card!

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  20. VERY Cool!! I love that sunshine rays and clouds on your card! Thank you for showing us how you did it...and how to use the negative of that die as well!

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  21. What a fun card. Love how you have used the sun rays on the outisde and as a stencil on the inside. Very creative.

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  22. love this new die thanks for the tutorial

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  23. Loving this card. Thanks for the tutorial, love to see ways to utilize what you got.

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  24. what an awesome creations... I just love how you used it... this hop is awesome... can't wait till release day...
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  25. Your cards are so clever. Like how you used the negative as a stencil.

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