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Background Dies…New Essentials By Ellen

Today’s sneak peek is all about the backgrounds! Diamonds, stripes, snow and scallops, oh my! For all of you that love the Essentials by Ellen Strands die, prepare to have your socks knocked off! And if you haven’t seen the Strands die yet, well you should hold on to your socks too!

Check out this fourth sneak peek of the November Essentials by Ellen release, available this Sunday, November 4th at 9am PST.

Meet the new background dies…

These dies create amazing “knock-out” designs on your card front but they are also amazing multi-taskers! Use the negative, use the positive, make DIY stencils for ink blending or glimmer paste! 

Check out some of these awesome dies in action with cards by our team!

Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes card by Ardyth Percy-Robb
Essentials by Ellen Snowfall card by Kelly Griglione
Essentials by Ellen Scallop Ginger House Roof by Ardyth Percy-Robb
Essentials by Ellen Snowfall & Skinny Stripes card by Laurel Beard
Essentials by Ellen Snowfall card by Lisa Adametz
Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes card by Kelly Griglione
Essentials by Ellen Scallops card by Kelly Griglione
Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes by Julia Stainton
Essentials by Ellen Diamond card by Ardyth Percy-Robb
Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes card by Laurel Beard
Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes card by Kelly Griglione
Essentials by Ellen Skinny Stripes card by Emily Midgett

Join us here tomorrow for another Essentials by Ellen November sneak peek! And leave a comment here for a chance to win $25 to the Ellen Hutson shop!

Here are the details…enter to win by commenting on each sneak peek post this week before 5pm PDT on November 3rd. Please leave only one comment per person, per day. One winner will be randomly selected from each day and the winner will be announced on release day, November 4th at 9am PST.

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63 Comments

  • Reply Laura Cushman November 1, 2018 at 6:06 am

    Always so much inspiration! Thank you for sharing it!

  • Reply Cindy November 1, 2018 at 6:25 am

    The cards show such versatility from everyday cards to birthday cards to Christmas cards! Thanks for showcasing the many ways they can be used.

  • Reply Erin November 1, 2018 at 6:51 am

    I love the versatility of these new products!

  • Reply Christine M November 1, 2018 at 7:36 am

    All I can say is ooooooooooooooooooooo.

  • Reply Melissa November 1, 2018 at 7:48 am

    I can’t wait to see the full collection!

  • Reply Debbie Br November 1, 2018 at 7:53 am

    Intrigued to see these dies in action!

  • Reply Denise Bryant November 1, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Fabulous background dies! They add so much interest and texture to a card… so many possibilities!

  • Reply Denise Terry November 1, 2018 at 9:17 am

    Oh my word…Julia’s woven card is so creative and just plain stunning!

  • Reply Jane C November 1, 2018 at 9:50 am

    I can’t wait to see more. These are amazing a,

  • Reply Judith Jarvis November 1, 2018 at 10:14 am

    Amazing how many different things can be done with background dies. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Reply Viki November 1, 2018 at 10:18 am

    These background dies are wonderful! Thank you.

  • Reply Mindy1414 November 1, 2018 at 10:28 am

    WOO HOO! I am a background die fanatic lol, oh the fun I can have playing (um…. working) with these new background dies!!

  • Reply Diana Creswell November 1, 2018 at 10:33 am

    The scallop die cutouts are adorable on the gingerbread house roof!

  • Reply heather Beck November 1, 2018 at 10:36 am

    I love all the dies! mondo Poinsettia has always been my favorite stamp amd die set!

  • Reply ScrapsPaperScissors November 1, 2018 at 11:24 am

    Love that woven look with that background die! Wow! Great colors too.

  • Reply trainwithmeghan November 1, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Such cool background dies! I love all the unique colors and designs that the DTs made with them!

  • Reply Kathy Dierking November 1, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    I can’t wait for the 4th. I love all of the new releases.

  • Reply justMarie November 1, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    The background dies look like a lot of fun

  • Reply Sue Ro November 1, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Looking forward to the background dies!! Can’t wait to see all the possibilities!

  • Reply mypapercraftworld November 1, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    Wow … cool, creative, clever … dies as well as projects … so inspiring! Anita 🙂

  • Reply Annalisa November 1, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    So many creative ways to use these shapes! I love the weaved look as well as making letters from the die cut strips. Thanks for sharing these!

  • Reply Andrea D. La Vigne November 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    These die sneak peeks look very intriguing! Great card samples, too. Can’t wait to see the new products! 🙂 ~ Andrea

  • Reply Sue McRae November 1, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    These are so fun looking background dies! Love the woven card by Julia, very cool!

  • Reply Linnea S November 1, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    Luv the woven background that Julia did!

  • Reply Cheryl B. November 1, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    These are great. I really like Kelly’s card with the open “slats” and the leading Lady peeking through!

  • Reply Madeline T November 1, 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Thoroughly wonderful. Love the woven card.

  • Reply Leslie M November 1, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    I lo of the new dies. They are so versatile!

  • Reply Valerie Ward November 1, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    What a GREAT looking die!! I must have that!!

  • Reply Jeanne Beam November 1, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    Wonderful background dies. The cards are great.
    Thanks for sharing…

  • Reply Jane Daniels November 1, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    I’m a backgrounds kinda gal and I’m just loving those stripes and diamonds!

  • Reply Amy Morose November 1, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    Love the weave done with the strip die!!!

  • Reply Susan Lang November 1, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    These cards are amazing. I would be proud to send cards like this. Looks like I might have some shopping to do.

  • Reply Betty Sue November 1, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Loving the stripe background die!

  • Reply Rosemary D November 1, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    Loving what I see with the new dies! Can’t wait to see everything on Sunday!

  • Reply Delana Lyman November 1, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    I seriously want all the things so far in this new release!!

  • Reply Miriam Prantner November 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm

    That strip die is such a great basic and I am loving all the different ways the team used it!

  • Reply Dana M November 1, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    Oh so much creativity! Amazing products and fantastic projects!

  • Reply cmszekeres November 1, 2018 at 9:07 pm

    I love the strands die so I’m looking forward to these new ones!

  • Reply Eileen Bochsler November 1, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    Amazing dies!!! Looking forward to the release.

  • Reply Rosal B. November 1, 2018 at 11:46 pm

    Super great dies, the cards are amazing and really show how versatile the dies are!

  • Reply Cherie November 2, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Yay, more fun and versatile background dies! Love all of the creative DT projects.

  • Reply Julissa Padilla November 2, 2018 at 3:33 am

    These dies will work on any card, any season!!! ♥️

  • Reply Anna November 2, 2018 at 6:25 am

    Beautiful samples – exciting release!!

  • Reply Sophie Farah November 2, 2018 at 6:37 am

    I love the versatility of this die and the wide array of inspiration from your design team featured here. Really excited about this release! And I also love these little sneak peak intro videos!

  • Reply creationsonmydesk November 2, 2018 at 7:58 am

    So exiting! & we all can’t wait to see how Carly uses the glimmer paste

  • Reply Amy McCue November 2, 2018 at 9:21 am

    The woven background is beautiful! There are so many uses for this die!

  • Reply Joy Meadows November 2, 2018 at 11:21 am

    Such a versatile die! Love the Joy card!

  • Reply Sharma W. November 2, 2018 at 11:40 am

    I love background dies for so many things but especially for spotlighting and adding texture

  • Reply Yvonne M November 2, 2018 at 11:53 am

    What a great die! I love how it’s so versatile!

  • Reply Catherine Garcia November 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Wow! Just wow! Can’t wait to see how the pop up mittens die works!

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