Create An Easy Fancy Framelit Border

I love finding new ways to use tools, especially when they are new tools like the Label Framelits dies! 

Fancy framelit card 1  Fancy framelit card 3

CASEd from and inspired by Patty Bennett at Patty's Stamping Spot

Check out these Two Cool cards with a fancy top border that looks like an archway!  It's so easy to create with the Labels Framelits dies.  (I've shown how to do it below.)

Fancy framelit card 2Card Details: The flower stamps are from Mixed Bunch, inked in Poppy Parade and punched with the Blossom Punch.  Flower centers are from the same set, inked in Pool Party and punched with the 1" Circle Punch and topped with an Everyday Enchantment Brad.  I added some Lucky Limeade leaves to card #1 that were also punched with the Blossom Punch. 

Sentiments are from Sale-A-Bration stamp sets: Sprinkled Expressions and Elementary Elegance respectively, both punched with the Curly Label Punch.  I added the hand-cut butterfly and key from the Elementary Elegance set for a little more detail.  Love those cute little images! 

The background has Everyday Enchantment Designer Series paper and is tied with either Calypso Coral or Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon.

Fancy Framelit Border How-To

Fancy framelit border 1

My card stock was cut to 4" x 5-1/4" and 4" was the perfect width to slide into the largest Labels Framelit.  Notice how only one side is actually under the die-cutting edge, and the other is threaded through the die and lying on top, since you only want to cut one side.

TIP: When you run it through the Big Shot, only send your die through half way, then back that thing up!  This will eliminate unwanted embossed marks on the bottom part of your card stock.

Try experimenting with this idea to create other fancy borders…

Fancy framelit border 2  Fancy framelit border 3

These samples use the long edge of the largest Label Framelit to cut either the long or short side of a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of card stock.

Fancy framelit border 4

I used the same size card stock here, but tried the next smallest Label die.  See how you can achieve different edges depending on how wide your card stock is and which size Label die you choose?  Too Cool!

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