Negative die-cutting is all the rage in paper crafting these days so I thought I would give it a shot. The new Cricut Craft Room software (FREE!) is also pretty new so I thought I would give that a shot, too. As soon as I saw the numbers in the Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger photo (below), I thought of the well-known quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, I thought that combining these three elements would make a sweet and lovely Valentine's Day card.
To make the card, I first printed out the sentiment on white cardstock, flush right with a 1" margin. This made it easier to line up my images in Cricut Craft Room (CCR) (I mentioned it was free, right?). I then arranged the numbers from the free Cricut Craft Room Basics digital cartridge and moved them to the exact spot they would cut on the printed paper. Believe it or not, this was the first and only cut I had to make. CCR makes it really easy to determine the placement of a cut on a piece of paper.
I trimmed my die-cut to fit my card with 1/8" margins, adhered a bright red heart to the card and mounted the die cut with foam adhesive. Not too bad!
Here is a picture of my Moxie Fab inspiration:
I am also submitting this card for this week's CASE Study Challenge #73, inspired by the negative die-cut butterflies on this card:
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