Today I’m sharing a really clean and simple card project featuring the inlaid die cut technique, which is a fun way to create visual interest without adding any bulk to a card panel. I’m also going to share one card that didn’t work so well from a design stand point and I’ll talk about it my YouTube tutorial:
Here’s a photo of the card that doesn’t work quite as well:
There is just something a little off here. The rainbows that bleed off the top and bottom are not equal in the amount of depth they take up, and that makes it feels somewhat off. I should have placed them first, making sure they both were placed with the exact amount of rainbow depth, if that makes sense, and THEN I should have placed the center rainbow. But… even then, they don’t work as a symmetrical reflection from top to bottom. As I said, it’s just a little off to my eye. It might have worked better on a 5 x 7 card panel, but I almost never make larger cards.
I wanted to share it today because I have requests to share the stuff that doesn’t work. And there you go!
But that first card? Simple and adorable. And the Rainbow Whimsy die? Adorable as well!
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