Amazing Card Edgers

Hello crafty friends! Today I’m bringing you Edger Cutting Dies from Creative Expression that will take your cards to the “next level.”

This delicate Dragonfly card could not have been easier to make. I’ll walk you through it.

Place the Creative Expression Dragonfly Edger Cutting Die on the right side of a blank White Card (6″ tall) and run through a die cutting machine (with at least a 6″ wide platform)

Die cut a second image (focusing on the dragonfly) from pink Pastel Cardstock. Cut the dragonfly free from the surrounding image, as shown.

Align and glue the pink cardstock dragonfly over the card edge dragonfly.

I stamped a greeting from Grateful Heart Stamp Set and glued half pearls, rhinestones and flower sequins, from Aloha Sparkletz Embellishments, among the flowers and swirls.

Sparkletz Embellishments, from Buttons Galore, are the perfect companion to card making!

I lined the card inside back with aqua blue paper from the All My Heart Paper Pack and ribbon from Dots & Stripes Ribbon Set.

Here’s another example, from the wonderful Design Team at Creative Impressions, using the Daisy Edger Cutting Die and a Mini Expressions Cutting Die. Notice that the die cut “Happy Birthday” and the card inside back are misted with Lush Pink Cosmic Shimmer for a pop of color!

Also using the Daisy Edger Cutting Die, Debbie colored the die cut flowers, vines and leaves using Le Plume Markers. Notice how the gold sequins, from Coconut Palms Sparkletz Embellishments and the gold Happy Birthday Dazzles™ Stickers (now available in multi-colors) add sparkle!

You can see more of the Edger Cutting Dies from Creative Expressions tom on Paper Wishes Weekly Webisodes. Thanks for joining me today and happy crafting!

LeNae Gerig

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13 responses to “Amazing Card Edgers”

  1. Norma says:

    Beautiful as always LeNae, thanks for sharing you creative ideas with us. Looks like I’ll be adding Edger cutting dies to my wish list.

  2. Valerie Breingan says:

    Super cute cards Lenae.I so love your creative spark.

  3. Orpha Smith says:

    Love those cards. So pretty.

  4. Diane Lynne Clemen says:

    You took these edgers from fabulous to glamorous.

  5. Diana says:

    Thank you for the inspirations. I do love those edger dies. Beautiful cards!

  6. Elaine says:

    You do such beautiful work LeNae, but I miss seeing the finished inside of the cards.
    Is Paper Wishes no longer making any of their signature papers? And I miss seeing Paulette. Sob, sob!

  7. super clever. I wasn’t sure if all of those cards with the edges cut off were used by dies, or crafting machines. Beautiful designs

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