Pals Guest Stamper: Joyce P

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Joyce Page, a member of my Stampin’ Pretty Pals, is today’s Pals Guest Stamper.  She created the chic and simple card above using the Stampin’ Up! Framelits Labels Dies and Adorning Accents coordinating dies and embossing folders–all new products in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Mini Catalog.  Her colors were inspired by last week’s Pals Paper Arts Challenge.

Since she doesn’t have a blog (oh, how we would ALL love to see more of her work), Joyce wanted to share a savvy tip with you below.  She used the Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die for her example!  Be sure to leave any comments for Joyce about her card or tip at the end of this post.

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JOYCE’S TIP:  I bought a package of sticker paper for the computer at Staples and cut it the size of my dies and put it on the black face.  I then ran it through the Big Shot. The picture shows how nice it works so that you can see exactly were to put your paper when you just want to cut one thing.

6a00e54f95df928834013489124855970c-200wiINDULGE IN THE ART OF STAMPING AND JOIN MY PALS!  I’m so privileged to be surrounded by the talent of Joyce and the members of my Stampin’ Pretty Pals.  We share resources, inspiration and have a great time in the process.  LEARN MORE about the benefits and discounts you’ll receive when you join my group and Stampin’ Up!  The friendly, virtual environment is a wonderful fit for hobbyists as well as business demonstrators.

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  1. Joyce, Thanks for the tip about the sticker paper. I bought some today and covered my Big Shot dies. Then I wrote on that label what size to cut the paper for each die cut. Now I won’t have to measure each time I pull out a die! What a time saver!

  2. Thanks for all of the wonderful comments.

    As for the tip, I will try to explane it a little better. You put a piece of the sticker paper on the Big Shot die and cover the whole die. Then you run it
    through the Big Shot. Then you pull off just the pieces
    that the Big Shot cuts out (these would be the ones that you would take off if you were cutting them to use on a project) You leave the rest of the white paper on the die so whenever you use it you can see the exact place to put your paper. This is really nice when the die has three or four diffrent things on it and you only need one of them. I hope that this helps explane it a little better. If Mary does a one minute wow video it will explane it better than I can.

    Thanks again for all the positive feed back.

  3. I, too, am not able to understand how this tip was used in making the card sample.

  4. Beautiful job Joyce with all of those new dies and embossing tools! Classy card!

  5. Heather Walker

    I, too, love the card and would love a video to clarify the process of lining the dies and the embossers up to achieve the same perfection of this card!

  6. Beautiful card, but I just don’t get the tip. Perhaps a One Minute to WOW Video to explain? Please. . ???

  7. Joyce, love your card! The edges – embossed and trimmed – look so sophisticated and perfectly layered! I just got this die for the edges…hope I can get the look that you have 🙂

  8. Interesting tip, but I don’t quite understand the paper thing about where to cut just one. Explain further–I agree with the previous comment of doing a WOW video. Nice work!

  9. I’m another one that’s interested in clarification of her tip. LOVE her card and Yes, to the blog idea!

  10. Hi Mary, Since Joyce doesn’t have a blog, could you possibly film a one minute to WOW! video about this tip? I’m a visual person (GRIN) ;^)

  11. Fabulous card! Simply done and oh, so elegant! TFS!

  12. Hi Joyce, Love your card! It looks so elegant and sophisticated. I don’t understand your process about your tip. could you explain it to me further? It sounds extremely helpful!

  13. very pretty card. Love the edges and colors using the new edgelits.

  14. I love your card! So beautiful! And what a great tip…TFS!!

  15. I really love your elegrant card! Great tip as well.
    Thanks! (Can’t wait to see your blog…)

  16. Barb in Ontario

    Stunner card! I love it!

  17. I for one say lets all help Joyce get herself set-up with a blog. I would love to see more of her creations. LOVE her card and her tip for the XL Tasteful Trim Die was something that I’m going to do (will help my Camp and Club gals see where they are cutting on the dies)…..COOL TIP Joyce. Many thanks for sharing Joyce with us.

  18. Great tip! The card is beautiful.

  19. Beautiful card and my demonstrator used white contact paper to cover hers, I just need to find some and do mine. It is such a great tip so you can see exactly where the die cuts, especially if you want to make a fold card with say the scallop circle or the scallop square die.

  20. kathyc/northcarolina

    Beautiful card, and a great tip! Thanks!

  21. Very elegant, Joyce. I love the color combo and the new dies!

  22. Charmaine Babineau

    Sophisticated, smart card.
    Interesting tip! I’ll use it on many of my dies. Good question from Kim. Thank you.

  23. Love the card.

    Does the sticker paper take away some of the “stickiness” of the foam? Would it be better to leave the sticker paper on the part that gets cut out?

  24. Lovely card Joyce. I like the tip you shared.

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