Thursday, February 21, 2019

w&w 5th Birthday Bash | Layering Die Cuts Challenge with Jessica

Hi everyone! I’m so excited today because it’s Winnie & Walter’s fifth birthday! We are celebrating with tons of prizes and challenges, and I hope you’ll join us this year, too. 

My challenge is layering die-cuts. Whether it’s word dies, cover plate dies or stand alone dies, you can always find new ways to use them creatively. So I encourage you stretch the use of your dies and layer them!

I have two cards to share with you today; the first one features the number dies from Typecast: Cary Number Cutaways set, and the second one uses the In a Word: Love Coordinating Cutaways set. 

For this CAS rainbow card, I decided to die cut the numbers from Stampin’ Up’s cardstock. The colors I used are Merry Merlot, Tangerine Tango, Hello Honey, Cucumber Crush, and Blueberry Bushel. 

I die cut 5 of each number (because it’s W&W's 5th birthday!) and adhered them together with On-Point glue. This makes the numbers dimensional and almost look like chipboard pieces. 

Then I adhered a strip of silver vellum paper to my card base, added some enamel dots, and the card is complete!

The second card features one of my favorite product lines from Winnie & Walter: the In a Word series! I love these dies so much, and they are actually what captured my heart when I first saw Winnie & Walter. I was inspired by one of Lydia’s cards from a previous release and decided to layer these two love word dies to create this fun look. You can also use In a Word: Happy Coordinating CutawaysIn a Word: Thanks Coordinating Cutaways, and In a Word: Merry Coordinating Cutaways to create similar effects. 

I hope you enjoyed today’s easy tips on layering die cuts. If you would like to learn 3 more techniques about die cut layering, be sure to come back for my next post/video. Thanks so much for stopping by, and I’ll see you very soon.  


Link up your take on this challenge for a chance to win a $75.00 gift card (gift code) to the w&w shop.  One random winner will be chosen.


  1. Wow, that's a fun challenge. Any chance you can make the text bigger on the blog posts. It's a challenge to aging eyes LOL. Hugz

  2. The In a Word: Hello die is how I was introduced to W&W & it's still my favorite product! Can't wait to do something like your love card--fabulous work!

  3. I really like this new technique!! I can't wait to try it, but it's going to have to wait until after I finish my daughter's birthday card. But your cards are fabulous!! I can't wait until your next tutorial!!

  4. Congrats on 5 years and fab cards. Just love the way you have used the 2 love dies, surer creative cards x

  5. Fabulous cards, Jessica!!! I esp "LOVE" how the two LOVE die cuts looks so great together. I adore the florals on that card, too!!! Thanks for this fun challenge!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  6. Oh my, these cards are just fabulous! I love how the layering adds texture and interest to perfectly CAS cards!

  7. Oooh, I love the layered die sentiment design and will have to get busy giving that technique a try. Beautiful, creative cards from Jessica!

  8. I hope that it's okay to link up my second card, which uses only the sentiment from a Winnie & Walter set, and not an image.

  9. FABULOUS cards!
    I love layering my alphas & sentiments for extra dimension, never thought of layering different ones on top of each other live you have done with your layered loves ... ANOTHER fun technique for me to try => thank you for sharing :)

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