Design Team Tips with Melissa Bickford

Join Melissa Bickford today as she shares tips on how to use dies as stencils to create beautiful backgrounds for cards.

“I just love the Bold Borders die series and use them quite often in my creating. There is such a wide variety of beautiful designs to choose from … from polka dots and hearts to flowers and diagonal stripes. Today, I’m sharing how I extended the use of the polka dots to create my own stenciled background. Pop on over to my blog for all of the details!”


  • STAMPS: Botanical Bounty, Botanical Bounty Sentiments
  • INK: True Black, Orange Zest, Aqua Mist, Melon Berry, Raspberry Fizz
  • PAPER: Stampers Select White
  • DIES: Botanical Bounty, Botanical Bounty Sentiments, Bold Borders: Polka Dots
  • OTHER: Clear sequins, Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

CLICK HERE to visit Melissa’s blog to see more!

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