Today I’ve got a card making tip: How to use negative space for 2 cards! I love making handmade fall cards and I set out to see how I could use the negative space from die cuts so there would be no waste.

Being a huge fan of copper foil I am sharing a card making tip so that you don’t waste any of it!  The Stampin’ Up! Stitched Nested Die that I used was quite large so I decided to make two cards in reverse!  The Tin Tile Embossing Folder is a huge favorite of mine so I embossed both the copper foil and the very vanilla cardstock!


Remember you will have better results if cut with the die first then emboss.  Depending on your die cutting machine you could press out the embossed layer if you emboss first then cut!


Another tip for you is to line up the cardstock or foil with the line on the embossing folders.  Very noticeable if you get this embossing folder crooked.  Ask me how I know that!  LOL!


Had some fun embellishing some decorative pumpkins this week and I loved how it matched this card!  


This is a simple card to make using just your paper trimmer, Come to Gather Designer Series Papers and the Pretty Label Punch!

Card Making Tip: How to Use Negative Space for 2 Cards ~ Video

Using negative space for 2 cards is a great card making tip that not only will save you paper but you get 2 cards pretty much for the same time it takes you to make 1!


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  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored and folded at 4 1/4″
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock – 4″ x 5 1/4″, scrap for pumpkins & sentiment 
  • Copper Foil – 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Old Olive Cardstock – scrap

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