Monday, September 22, 2014

Die-Versions + Great Impressions: A Blog Hop

Welcome to the Die Versions + Great Impressions designers' blog hop!  

We've got both talented teams hopping today with a chance to win prizes from both of these craft suppliers!  

Our theme for this hop is "Tis the Season" so get ready to see some beautiful fall, winter, and   holiday creations!  

You should have started here on the Die-Versions blog.  If you get lost along the way, the entire hop list is shown below, and will also be available on the Great Impressions blog.  We hope that you started at the beginning for the maximum chances to win!  

There will be two lucky winners – Die-Versions & Great Impressions are each giving away one $25 Gift Card!  The more you comment, the more chances you have of winning!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Your next stop in the hop is Ellen Parker's blog!  
We hope you're inspired all along the way, and that you grab all the goodies used from the Great Impressions and Die Versions stores!

Edit:  If you come to a page along the way that says 'this page does not exist', please click HOME. It should take you to the correct page on each blog.  Sorry for the trouble!  The links below should be correct.


 Happy Hopping!!!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Warmest Holiday Wishes...

Happy Friday!
Thanks for stopping by today.
It's my day to post for the Die-Versions blog, and I've chosen, once
again, to work with the 'Deer Ornaments' Whispers DVW-388.
This is one of my favorite dies from our Christmas release.

I used a mirror finish gold cardstock for this, and it's beautiful in real life, but the photos don't take so well!  I hope you can imagine how it really looks!

Speaking of Warmest Holiday Wishes....we hope you will join in on the 'Tis the season' blog hop (where you will see lots of seasonal items for fall and winter!)
on Monday, Sept. 22nd.  The Die-Versions team and the Great Impressions Stamps team will be hopping together!  We received stamps from Great Impressions to create with, and they received dies from Die-Versions to create with - should be an amazing hop!
Start at the Die-Versions Blog!!!

While you're out and about today, be sure to do some shopping at Die-Versions!
The best gifts are those 'to me, from me' gifts, right?
Hopefully, you are following the Die-Versions blog, for daily inspiration
from the DV Dynamo's!

Have a great weekend - see you Monday!!!

Other supplies used:
Repeat Impressions Sentiment Stamp '2208-G Warmest Holiday...'
Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder
Gold Mirror Finish Cardstock
Maroon Cardstock (Hobby Lobby)
White Cardstock - Hammermill 100# - local print store
Perfect Layers Mini Rulers from Perfect Papercrafting (to get my beautiful gold mat!)
(see my sidebar for details)

Patti J.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Season's Greetings card

Hello Die-Versions fans!

Emmy here today with a new winter creation to share. This time I mixed our latest Christmas in July release with a Sweet Wordlets seasonal die -

I took a 10 x 15 cm dark blue card base and mat the ruffled light blue cardstock panel on the front. Then I sprayed the white cardstock panel (9 x 14 cm) with light blue paint spray and spattered some dark blue paint on it. 

When the paint has dried, I doodled the frame and adhered the ready panel it to the card base. 

To create the large snowflake I used DV Whispers Die "Delicate Snowflake". I die cut the snowflake from dark blue and from white cardstock, and adhered it to my card using mounting tape. To finish off my design I added the blue button in the middle. 

For my title I used the Sweet Wordlets "Seasons Greetings" die

I hope I managed to inspire you today!

Have a fabulous weekend!


Wednesday, September 17, 2014


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Won't you meet me under the Mistletoe?  Anne here with today's card which features the Mistletoe Whispers die from the latest release and the Die-Versions Compliments-Holiday 1 die.

I wanted to try something a little different for the background, so I cut some patterned paper into 1/2" and 1" strips.  After distressing the edges with Distress Ink (Pine Needles), I began to paper weave the strips, alternating the widths.  I have to say, it was quicker and easier to do than I thought it would be and I like how it makes a puffy background.

The Mistletoe die cut was colored with Copic markers.  I applied Dimensional Glue to the berries and then covered them with Cloud Nine Velvet Glitter from Sparkle N Sprinkle.  As the white glue dried, it left an opaque white berry (just like the images of mistletoe that I googled).  Adhesive was only added down the center of the die cut as I wanted the leaves to naturally pop up from the background.

The bow was covered in Gypsy Red Velvet glitter and I added a small pearl to the center after the glue had dried.  The sentiment was also outlined with a bit of Spica glitter pen, but the photos didn't pick up that subtle shimmer.

Thanks for visiting today.  Please come back often to see what the rest of the team has created for you.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Making vintage titles with Die Versions by Irit

 Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome  our blog ! 
Irit is here and this time I want to show you my vintage altered projects made with Die Versions titles.
There are a lot of possibilities to make  titles for your projects working with different DV  dies. 
This time I used two of them to make totally different look for titles of a combine project of mini book in the box.
For the box I picked  Express Edges Memories strip die and die cut it from patterned paper. Then I inked the  title to more intensive color using distress inks and added it as a part of   my two words title.
(the first word was made with old stickers used as a mask and the same ink I used for the die cut title).

For the mini book I used Sweet spot " The good old days" circle and made the cut with the same patterned paper; then I inked it with the same ink as the one used on my box. The circled title was a perfect fir for  other round shaped used on this mini book cover, such as a clock and a lion head handle.

 Here are the dies I used for this project:

I hope you got some " title" inspiration and will try it on your altered projects or scrapbooking.
See you soon again.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Deck the Halls

Happy Friday!! Lisa here to share a project with you using one of the gorgeous dies from the latest Christmas in July release.

For this card, I used the Deck the Halls Sweet Wordlet from the Christmas in July release. It was cut once in red cardstock and once in black for a shadow effect. The Sweet Petite Carolers were popped up with foam tape for dimension. The music notes were cut from the Whispers Music Tree die. The button on the ribbon is a Wee Petites Button die.

You can check out all of the dies from the latest release HERE. And we would love to see your projects featuring Die-Versions dies on our Facebook page HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by!! Please come back Monday for more inspiration from the design team :)