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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Die Cut Exchange Surprise!

It all started when I started cutting out and embossing a bunch of these holly borders using Spellbinder's "Holly Accents" for a die cut exchange.  They are such pretty borders.  I especially like using chalks to color them like I did here:

Anyway, because I was cutting quite a few of them for a die exchange, I found myself trying to cut them fairly close together to waste as little card stock as possible.  To do so, I needed to offset the die each time, so I ended up with leftover card stock that looked like this.

If you look closely between the two cutouts, you will discover another interesting border.  I liked them so much I went ahead and cut them loose to be able to used them on another project.  When I had done so, they looked like this:

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