Out of Bounds with Nestabilities

I'm sitting on my couch with an icky stomach – hoping it's not this stomach bug going around. Maybe I should just stop watching all they twirling and swirling going on with the Olympic figure skating and men's aerials.

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Meanwhile, someone asked me how I did the cutout on this card, extending the image past the Nestabilities oval die.

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I love, love the look of this technique, and it's really pretty easy. Here's a video from Paperthreads that shows how to do it. If you can't see the video, here's the link. This video made me a new fan of the Paperthreads Blog for all it's great tutorials for die cuts and stamping.

Leave me a comment with a link to your projects if you try this technique – I'd love to see what you create!

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  1. Welcome to Mo's as guest designer!  Love to see what you create!  Denise 

    • Denise – Thank you! I am so freakin' excited! I'm a Mo Digial Pencil fanatic – and I love all the work you and the other design team members do. Such an honor!!!

  2. I'm probably the only papercrafter out here that hasn't used nestabilities-but your tutorial made me want to try! Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing. Hope you feel better soon (I had "the bug" last week-end–not fun!) : (   Blessings, Sharon

  3. Sandy Knecht says:

    That was a really neat tutorial. Thank you!

  4. Congrats on being a guest designer for Mo.  I just realised that your boat card was one of my favourites during the challenge – the colouring is fantastic.  Looking forward to seeing further designs using Mo's digis. 
     
    Hugs
    Wendy M xx

  5. thank you for showing us how you do that with the stamps outside the nestabilitys, I most deffinatly will use that on my cards
    greetings from the netherlands, marijke

  6. Hi, Linda!
    First, I want to say how happy I am that you are joining us as a guest designer at Mo's for the month of March. I've admired your work and can't wait to see what you do for the upcoming challenges!
    I love your Mummu card! That technique is one of my absolute favorites! That's an excellent tutorial…easy for a beginne to understand.

  7. Darla Welch says:

    I am thrilled with your video.  Even with the speakers on my computer not working, I was able to follow it well.  Thanks for the lesson, and keep up the good work!  I may even USE my Nesties now!

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