24 September 2018

Sparkle - die cutting, embossing, gift card holder

My make for today is a combo tag and gift card pocket using die cuts with a glitzy cardstock to make the pocket and a fun sentiment from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.

Putting It Together

This is my equivalent of 'popping a single' when I would really like to set up a triple axel (I love watching figure skating). It wasn't the "not a card" project I was wanting to make this month, but one that really sparkles on its own :)

I used dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs and Scrapbooking Made Simple to cut the pieces for the tag and pocket.

I ended up cutting a bigger tag so I could have room for a sentiment, too, when I found my first dry fit was too small. After dry-fitting the second time, I trimmed off the bottom of the tag.

To make the pocket, I used foam mounting tape on 3 sides, leaving the top open.

I stamped the sentiment and embossed the 'sparkle' with sparkly iridescent powder. I then added rhinestones and flowers with rhinestones for more sparkle. The gift card will be visible through the open work of the die cut.



Kraftn' Kimmie Stamps Skrappy: Anything But a Card
Outlawz Saturday Paper a-la-Mode: Girly
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Bling It On
Pearly Sparkles: Glitter


  1. Very pretty! What a beautiful design that is on the lower section and I love that the word sparkle actually sparkles!! Thanks for joining us for the Bling It On challenge at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  2. Pretty design. Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles this month for our "Glitter" Challenge.


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