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  • Step 1

    Use your favorite dies and stamps to create an image that's outside the box.

  • How to make stationery. Out Of The Box Image Cutting - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stamp your chosen image onto cardstock.

  • How to make stationery. Out Of The Box Image Cutting - Step 3
    Step 3

    Position the die so that there are areas that extend above it and draw a line around those areas to mark them.

  • How to make stationery. Out Of The Box Image Cutting - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use a pair of scissors to cut in towards the image and a little in past the lines that you have drawn. You may have to cut around he image a little to get the die to move in to position. Make sure the pieces that you drew the lines around are on top of the die as shown in this picture.

  • How to make stationery. Out Of The Box Image Cutting - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now run it through the die cut machine. This is what it will look like at this point.

  • How to make stationery. Out Of The Box Image Cutting - Step 6
    Step 6

    Color the image to finish it off.

  • Step 7

    You now have a piece that is ready to become the focal point of any card that you make.

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