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Margie Higuchi

Forever Wedding Card Tutorial using Adhesive Sheets

One of my favorite adhesives to use on die cuts is Adhesive Sheets from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®. For those intricate designs, it is a life-saver and a time-saver! With the etched dies (aka thin wafer dies), it cuts like butah – leaves NO MESS on you & on your dies.

Forever Wedding Card Tutorial using Adhesive Sheets by Margie Higuchi for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L


I trimmed a piece of white cardstock that fit my die and then applied Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6″ to the back. Trim the excess adhesive sheet off and run through your manual die cutting machine. Cuts with no problem/no residue and no mess 🙂  They come in three sizes: 4 x 6″, 6 x 12″ and 12 x 12″.


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Next I worked on my background, I colored my card base with Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® (Mango, Watermelon and Raspberry). Then blended with a baby wipe to achieve that trendy watercolor look.

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While the card base dries, I die cut my sentiment “Forever” with textured gold cardstock and Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6″. Just repeat my earlier step with the background die cuts.

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Next I used my test paper (I tested my Gelatos® color combination on a piece of white cardstock) and trimmed to 1.5 x 4.25″ strip. After I edged the strip with Raspberry Gelatos®, I applied adhesive on the back with Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6″.

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I wanted to create interest with the sentiment so I colored my looped threaded wire with Pigment Powder Pink (I rubbed the wire with leftover Adhesive Sheet before coloring). Small flowers were layered with Dodz Adhesive Dots Medium. All were secured with Dodz Adhesive Dots 3D.

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Lastly, adhere the sentiment, add touches of purple glitter to the flower center and background.

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Here’s another look at the card.

Forever Wedding Card2 Tutorial using Adhesive Sheets by Margie Higuchi for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Forever Wedding Card Tutorial using Adhesive Sheets by Margie Higuchi for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Love Adhesive Sheets – no need to bring a tool, stores flat and is lightweight. Perfect to bring to a crop, class or crafternoon.

Thanks for stopping by!
Margie Higuchi

Supplies List:
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®:
Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6″, Dodz Adhesive Dots Medium and Dodz Adhesive Dots 3D

Dies and Die Cutting Machine (Spellbinders® Creative Arts); Coloring (Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® in Mango, Watermelon and Raspberry); White Cardstock (Darice/Core’dinations); Gold Cardstock (Recollections); Threaded Wire & Flowers (Prima Marketing Inc); Glitter (Ranger Ink)