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A Question from Dips - When's A Corner Not A Corner?

When you use 4 Tiara Corner Die Cuts to create a pretty focal point!
Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Verso Tiara Corner Die, Layering Scallop Circle Dies, Layering Circle and Square Dies, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Stardream Card
Embellishments: Rhinestone Button 

I created the focal point by cutting 4 die cuts from white pearlescent card using the larger die in the Tonic Studios Tiara Corner die...
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From Dips - Two for the Price of One!

Gosh, isn't the new Tonic Studios new Intrica Daisy Lace Square as pretty as a Daisy?

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Intrica Daisy Lace Square, Layering Scallop Circle Dies, Occasions Dies, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Textured Card, Bo Bunny
Embellishments: Bo Bunny Brads 

To create this shapeed card, I trimmed a sheet of A4 to 15cm wide, then scored and folded it in half. I then positioned the...
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From Dips - A CAS Wreath Card

Many of you will know that I do love a Wreath Card, so it's no surprise that this is what I immediately thought to make with Tonic Studios' new Intrica Wild Vine Circle Die and Punch.
Tonic Studios Intrica Wild Vine Circle Die & Punch
Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Intrica Wild Vine Circle Dies, Intrica Wild Vine Strip Punch, Layering Square Dies, Christmas Cracker Die, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Pearl, Stardream
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Déjà vu From Dips

When I published this final card in my wedding series, I messed it up and it didn't make it to Tonic's Facebook timeline.  So I am republishing this blogpost for those that missed it the first time round (but with apologies for those for whom this is Déjà vu From Dips)!

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Affections Square Vines Dies, Mr and Mrs Die, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Stardream
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From Dips - A Tutorial on creating a box from the Verson Sentiment Die Sets

As promised after all your lovely comments last week, this is a tutorial showing how you can use any of your Tonic Studios Verso Sentiment Square Die Sets to create a favour box.

Project Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Deck The Halls Sentiments Dies, Super Trimmer, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: 1 sheet each of A4 and 30x30 card stock

Let's start with the box lid. Using the cutting blade on the Super...
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From Dips - You Spoil Us, Ambassador!

I do like making little boxes and bon-bon holders, so as soon as I received the new Balloon Weight Keepsake Box Die from Tonic Studios, I was very happy.  But wait, I hear you say, the picture's of a tray not a box, just perfect for any Ambassador wanting to spoil his guests!
Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Balloon Weight Keepsake Box Dies, Tonic Studios Doily Punch, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card:T...
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From Dips - Something Triangular

When you were at school, did you ever think you would need to use a2 + b2 = c2 in conjunction with crafting?  Well that's what I did to work out how to turn the new Tonic Studios Keepsake Box die into a triangular favour box!

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Balloon Weight Keepsake Box Dies, Christmas Inserts Dies, Layering Rectangles Dies, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Textured, First Edition
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From Dips - Tonic Studios Deck The Halls Sentiment Die Set

So, if you looked at the title of this post and thought you were going to see something about Christmas in June, I'm afraid I'm going to disappoint you!

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Deck The Halls Sentiments Dies, Super Trimmer, Grand Calibur 
Paper and Card: Textured, Stardream
Embellishments: Mulberry Flowers

As you know, I always like to show you how to use your dies in different ways, so when...
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