How to use Triptych Dies for triple the cardmaking creativity
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Throw open the windows of your cardmaking creativity and take new inspiration from the innovative new Triptych Dies from Gemini!
Each die creates a trio of beautiful arched windows to show a stunning panorama. Perfect for Christmas, birthday and every day and they’re so easy to use. Read on to find out how…
What does tryptich mean?
The term ‘triptych’ has its roots in Greek and comes from the word triptychos which means ‘having three folds’. Over the years it has come to mean something composed or presented in three parts or sections. This can relate three related parts in art, music or even literature.
What is a Triptych Die?
Gemini’s new collection of Triptych Dies is designed to create a trio of beautiful windows with a scene inside.
The dies have a cut-in ability so your design is integrated immediately into your card to create a see-through set of three windows.
Each set features an intricate and delicate setting, with three ornate windows and stunningly detailed scenery and characters.
How to use Triptych Dies
These dies create beautiful, versatile and professional looking card designs. And, they’re very easy to use!
Each set includes 3 dies, one for each window. The dies cut directly into landscape 5” x 7” card blanks to create a trio of windows.
They’re guaranteed to impress friends and family and they’re so straightforward to create!
Simply lay your dies in your chosen combination and create your plate combination using the helpful Sandwich Guide in the instruction manual. Run through your die-cutting machine and voila – it’s that simple!
Layer your Gemini Triptych Die creation with vellum, coloured cardstock or acetate to form additional depth and dimension.
The Triptych Die Collection
There’s a Gemini Triptych Die Set for any occasion. From a charming countryside scene, a pair of enchanting fairies and majestic stags in an atmospheric forest to cosy and traditional Christmas scenes! So whatever the occasion – you can create three times the die cut beauty.
Here’s a run down of the full range:
O’ Holy Night
With the O’Holy Night Set, you will receive 3 dies to create a traditional nativity scene shown through three beautiful arched windows.
Santa Over the Rooftops
Perfect for Christmas cards, the Santa Over the Rooftops Set includes 3 dies to create an atmospheric Christmas Eve skyline across three arched windows. This set includes a fourth die to create a silhouette of Santa and his Reindeer flying through the night sky.
Step into wonderful wilderness with the Magical Forest Set. This set includes 3 dies to create a stunning woodland scene across three arched windows, filled with deer and sweet critters. Turn it into a Winter wonderland for seasonal makes, or fill with flowers and greenery for an all-year-round look!
Fairies and Florals
Add a touch of sweet magic to your makes! The Fairies and Florals set includes 3 dies to create an enchanting scene of fairies and a sweet little bird on a branch of blossom across three arched windows.
This chocolate box scene looks picture perfect! With the the Quaint Village set you will receive 3 dies to create a charming and classic street scene across three arched windows.
The Charming Church set includes 3 dies to create a stunning countryside scene of rolling hills and a beautiful church across three arched and ornate windows. Perfect for wedding cards!
We can’t wait to see your makes with the Gemini Triptych Dies! Make sure you share your project photos with us on Facebook UK, Facebook USA, Twitter, Instagram UK, Instagram US, Pinterest UK or Pinterest US using the hashtag #crafterscompanion.