Royal Peacock Die-namics for the Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge

Royal Peacock birthday cheers card front view

Royal Peacock stamp set is an example of my fascination with stamping.  It is not so much the end product (which is a great benefit, by the way) but the process that I enjoy so much.  I have played with the image on various papers and with several mediums. Generally, the color combinations have been similar in order to take advantage of the coordinating suite of products that accompany Royal Peacock.  This particular card is being used to showcase the coordinating dies, thus, my Royal Peacock Die-namics.  The Sisterhood of Crafters blog has a new challenge by our Sis-tah Terri that starts today.  It is all about the use of dies and its “die-namic effect” to our finished handmade cards.  So, please pull out your favorite dies (or something brand new!) and come play along with us!

Card Details
  • Stamp Sets:  Royal Peacock, Itty Bitty Birthdays, Perennial Birthday
  • Papers:  Regular and Thick Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Blueberry Bushel, and Pretty Peacock cardstock; Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper, Noble Peacock Foil Sheets
  • Inks:  black and white pigment inks; Versamark; Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, and Old Olive dye inks; Blends
  • Tools & Accessories:  Beads and Baubles embossing folder, Detailed Peacock dies, Stitched Labels dies, Detailed Trio punch, white and black emboss powders, Noble Peacock rhinestones, black Glittered Organdy ribbon
Additional Notes for Royal Peacock Die-namics
  • I did not use the second step peacock body image on the front card panel.
  • The inside sentiment panel does contain a clear embossed watermark image of the second step peacock image as well as the plume image.
  • Note to self:  Using the Xyron adhesive machine for a die-cut containing inside intricate cuts is not a good idea!
  • Lessen the Big Shot sandwich pressure when using foil paper with the Beads and Baubles embossing folder to avoid cuts in foil.
Picture of Inside Sentiment Panel


One More Card!


I hope you will consider playing along with The Sisterhood of Crafters “Die-namics” challenge!  We would love to see you in our gallery!  Please let me know if you have any questions.  In the meanwhile,

Have fun stamping,




4 thoughts on “Royal Peacock Die-namics for the Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge

  1. Cindie McDuffee

    Katie, it looks like you have a new favorite stamp set! I love love love all your peacock cards…. each so different, each so beautiful. Thanks for all the inspiring photos, and I hope that if you got Stamper’s Elbow from cranking your big shot that it subsides quickly !!! LOL

  2. Darlene Pavlick

    WOW! Both cards are gorgeous! I bet that 1st card is amazing in person! GREAT job Sis … thanks for inspiration (and enabling, lol).

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