Get Creative with our First edition Transport Dies Card Making Tutorial

Acetate Travel Card


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You will Need:

First Edition Transport die set

First Edition Travel Notes 6x6 pad

Dovecraft  A4 Acetate

Dovecraft 6x6 card blank

First Edition textured cardstock


How to Make

1.Measure a line 3cm across on each side with the fold at the top of the card, and on each side, score down the card to 12.5cm . Join both score lines up with another  score line. Score  at 6cm, 11cm flip your card around and repeat on the back.  Cut along the 12.5cm score lines, then accordion fold the middle sections so you have two peaks. 

2.Cut two 9.5cm x 4cm pieces of backing paper. Tear along one edge and adhere to the first two steps in the centre of the card. 

3.Die cut two of the ship dies, cut the sails from one piece and adhere to the front of the first die cut. Adhere to the first step. Repeat and adhere to the second step.

       Tip: Use different card colours to achieve a two tone look. 

4.Cut a piece of 14cm square acetate and adhere to the inside of the front section.

5.Cut a piece of backing paper to fit the front of the card and fix down.

6.Cut two 3cm strips of backing paper to adhere to the back inside side panels and a 9.5 x 3 cm piece to fit on the last step.

7.Die cut the bike and glue to the left side of the front section.

8.Die cut the car, adhere to a contrasting piece of textured cardstock and cut around the edge. Adhere to the right bottom side of the card.

       Tip: Use the transport dies to decorate a scrapbook to document your travelling memories. 


Slider Car Card

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You will Need:

First Edition Transport die set

First Edition Travel Notes 8x8 pad

First Edition modern sentiments dies set

First Edition textured cardstock

First Edition Flower die set

Dovecraft 5x7 card blank


How to Make:

1.Cut a 17.5 x 12.5cm piece of textured cardstock, mat and layer with a piece of 17 x 12cm backing paper. Adhere to the card blank.

2.Cut a 16 x 5.5cm strip of textured cardstock, mat and layer a piece of 15.5 x 5cm strip of backing paper. Cut out a strip from 1cm  x 12cm  across the centre. 

3.Die cut 2 of the 2cm circles from the flower die set, place a circle either side of the open strip and adhere together with a foam pad to connect the two. Add foam tape to the back of the finished strip and stick to the card.

4.Die cut the car, adhere to a piece of contrasting textured cardstock and cut around it. Adhere this to the circle on the strip. 

5.Die cut the Love you banner from the First Edition textured cardstock along with a piece of patterned paper. Adhere the love you words from the backing paper die cut to the textured cardstock piece. Use craft glue to stick to the card.

6.Use the smallest circle in the flower die set to cut 6 circles of textured cardstock., round each circle with a ball tool to add dimension. Adhere to the top right and bottom left of the card with foam pads to finish.


Triple Car Card

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You will Need:

Dovecraft 6x6 card blank

First Edition travel notes pad

First Edition Travel die set


How to Make

1.Cut a 15cm square of backing paper, adhere to the card blank.

2.Cut a piece of 12 x 12cm backing paper, layer this and adhere to the card blank at an angle.

3.Cut a 8x14 piece of backing paper, cut a V shape in one end adhere to the centre of the card using foam tape.

4.Die cut 3 cars using different colour textured cardstock, use foam pads to adhere to the strip of backing paper to finish.


It is that simple! Their intricate designs can be easily reused for more masculine themed creations, what else could you craft using the transport dies? Let us know and make sure to upload your creations to the project gallery!



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