Jennifer McGuire Ink

jennifermcguireink.com · Jan 6, 2020

Quick Coloring Die Cut Hacks


Hello and Happy New Year! Today I am sharing a few simple tricks for adding color and life to simple die cuts. Easy and quick!

(All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting my video work!)

I have said it many times – I enjoy using dies even more than stamps! And with a bit of “basic” inks and tools, you can give them a more realistic, dimensional look. You can use Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink (SSS | HA) and white pencil to add highlights to the die cut edges, along with details with a Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen. It is easy to do – watch the video for the details!

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


THINKING OF YOU BOUQUET
Featuring:
Hero Arts January My Monthly Hero Kit– all die cuts and stamps
Hero Arts Window on Love Confetti Die (SSS | HA) – background
Unicorn White Pigment Ink (SSS | HA) and Sponge Daubers – for highlights


HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Featuring:
Hero Arts January My Monthly Hero Kit– all die cuts and stamps
Unicorn White Pigment Ink (SSS | HA) and Sponge Daubers and Prismacolor White Pencil – for highlights


SENDING MY LOVE
Featuring:
Hero Arts January My Monthly Hero Kit– die cuts and stamps
Hero Arts Togetherness Flower Bouquet (SSS | HA) – floral background
Unicorn White Pigment Ink (SSS | HA) and Sponge Daubers and Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen – for highlights


HERO ARTS KIT

This post features the January Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit. This kit is valued at over $75 (!!!!)… but only costs $34.99. You can see all the details HERE. The kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. And they sell out fast! The stamps and dies are not sold separately. (Remember that Hero Arts does have a subscription option with FREE US shipping and $9.99 international shipping in case you never want to miss out on a kit. Find out info HERE.)

HERE is the kit. All this is valued at over $81, but costs under $35…

There are also many great new products available that coordinate with the kit. You can find them all HERE.

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the Hero Arts kit, stamps, and dies which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Hero Arts January My Monthly Hero Kit ( HA )
Hero Arts January My Monthly Hero… ( HA )
Hero Arts Togetherness Flower Bouquet… ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Flower Bouquet Pieces… ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Flower Bouquet Pieces Dies ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Cup of Love Stamp Set ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Floral Heart Wreath Stamp Set ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Unbearably Thankful Stamp Set ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Window on Love Confetti Die ( HA | SSS )
Sponge Daubers ( SSS )
Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink ( HA | SSS )
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen ( SSS | AMZUS )
Prismacolor White Pencil ( SSS )
Luminance White Pencil ( SSS )
Hero Arts Soft Granite Ink ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Pale Tomato Ink ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Navy Ink ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Fresh Lawn Ink ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Soft Vanilla Ink ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Meadow Cardstock ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Lapis Cardstock ( HA | SSS )
Hero Arts Kiwi Cardstock ( HA | SSS )
The Stamp Market Blush Cardstock ( THS )
The Stamp Market Bubble Gum Cardstock ( THS )
Neenah Classic Crest 110lb Cardstock ( SSS | AMZUS )
Simon Says Stamp Fog Cardstock ( SSS )
Gemini Junior Die Cut Machine ( SSS )
Gina K Connect Glue ( SSS | GNK )
EK Success Tweezers ( SSS )
Gina K Comfort Blocks ( SSS | GNK )
Concord & 9th Die Release Tool ( C&9 )
Tim Holtz Haberdashery Scissors ( SSS )
Sketch Copic Markers ( SSS )
Hemptique Natural Hemp Cord ( SSS )
Lucys Cards Berry Pearls ( SSS )
Jewel Picker ( SSS )
Sakura Black Glaze Pen ( SSS )
MISTI Stamping Tool ( SSS )

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