Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wednesday Trends - Jodi

Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday!

Jodi here and it's my turn to share a Wednesday Trend with you. I thought I'd show you how I cut an image "out of the box" when using Nestabilities. I have seen a few different ways of doing this, and the way I've done it below is the easiest for me.

I started by stamping my images in Memento Tuxedo Black onto X Press It Blending Card. For my card, I've used the SUPER sassy Domestic Goddess set from There She Goes.

I then choose which Nestabilities die I want to use, and I place it over my image. Using a pencil, I mark off the areas of my image that do not fit in the die.

Using a pair of paper snips, I carefully cut around the portions of the image that I marked off. I make sure to cut into the image (ie: go further with the cut than necessary).

I then place my paper in the Nestabilities Die I am using, making sure to put the portios that are NOT being cut with the die on the outside.

I then run my die through the Cuttlebug and then cut off the excess from "out of the box pieces". Easy!

I then colored this sassy gal with Copic Markers and added a bit of sponging to the panel. I LOVE the sentiment, "I would like to cancel my subscription. I'm tired of your issues". Cracks me up!

I hope you've enjoyed my little tutorial and are inspired to try this yourself!

Thanks SO much for stopping by!!

Stamps: Domestic Goddess from There She Goes
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), X Press It Blending Card, Dark Chocolate (PTI), and Dutch Mustard (Jillibean Soup)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Memento Cantaloupe
Accessories: Copic Markers, Petite Oval Nestabilities, Die-Namics Say What? Die, Die,Die-Namics Open Scallop Border Die, Leaf Green Saddle Stitch Ribbon, Bow Easy, Vintage Brads and Foam Tape



  1. Thanks for sharing this with us. I was wondering how everyone was doing this. But now i know. Thanks.


  2. Fantastic tutorial Jodi and that card is awesome! I love those papers with that stamp!!

  3. Thanks for the tutorial. I could never figure this out. Now it is so easy!

  4. Thanks for the tutorial, absolutely brilliant!

  5. Looks terrific Jodi! I have seen this tutorial before but always seem to forget 'ho's they do that?' when it comes my turn to try it. Thanks for the great pictures & reminder, your finished product looks great! ~Meredith

  6. Wow, Wow, Wow...I have got to try this! Great tutorial and beautiful card! Love it!

  7. Thanks for that - I was wondering how people were doing that! Great card and I love my mad cow - she gets used a lot!

  8. OMG, this is all it is!!! I have wondered about that for I don't know how long and couldn't wrap my brain around it and here you are just going 'snap snap snap' (see me putting my hand back and forth) freakin' brilliant!

  9. I'm with Wendy!! I didn't know that's how you extend the image from the frame without layering!
    HA!! You're genius girl!!

  10. Gorgeous card, and a great technique! Thanks for sharing :)


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