The Cut Shoppe NSD 2018 ~ Large Title With A Cut File Challenge

Welcome to The Cut Shoppe‘s National Scrapbook Day 2018 (more than one day) celebration!!! We’ve got lots of fun things happening over the next four days, so make sure you check out everything in this post, so you won’t miss out! Also… there are FREE cuting files for you to grab!!!

Today challlenge is the Challenge No.3 ~ Large Title With A Cut File. I created this set of rainbow cards using the Hello There Cut File. It is perfect cut file for sentiment or title.

I open the PNG file with Silhouette Studio Desinger Edition software. And then using the Tracing tool, I traced the image, clicked the Trace bottom, then create cutting file. I resized it to fin on the front on 4 1/4” x 5 1/2” (A2) cards.

After I rezised it, I cut the file with Silhouette Cameo and use 80 lbs white cardstock.

For the watercolor washed backgrounds, I used smooshing technique to create them. I used watercolor papers. First, I added the Distress Oxide ink on the craft mat, sprayed with water, and them smoosh the paper in the ink. I dries it with craft heater for each time I added layer of colors. Adding extra texture on it, I sprayed some water using Distress Sprayer and then I dabbed it off with paper towel. I repeated the steps for all the colors.

After all the backgrounds done and dried well, I distressed the edges with Distresser tool. If you do not have this tool, you can use scissors to get the same effect, but have to be very careful.

I added each diecut sentiment on each watercolored background with Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive Glue. After that, I added each finished panel on the A2 card bases using Ez-Runner Grande.

I wrapped each card with natural twine ribbon and I added some matching color sequins on each card. They are finisned.

Now, it’s your turn to play along! Head over to The Cut Shoppe Blog for all details about the challenges and to link up your projects.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today! I hope you all can join our challenges this week! Have a fabulous day!


I also link up at:

Die Cut Diva’s Challenge – May

Challenge Week 332-333 Anything Goes


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10 thoughts on “The Cut Shoppe NSD 2018 ~ Large Title With A Cut File Challenge

  1. Fantastic backgrounds – all. You can use these cards for any kind of event. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  2. Gorgeous watercolor backgrounds! Thanks so much for joining us this month at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge!

  3. Beautiful colours, Helen! I love those large sentiments and the thin black border! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx