On my oval cutout, I used a 3/4" circle punch and punched out a little from each side so that the decorative swirls of the diecut below it would show. I think it made a nice look.
CDS! Hope you enjoy and can get out there to create! Wishing you a wonderful new year and happy week!
STAMPS: Winter bear by CDS
CS/PAPER: 90 lb. Canson watercolor paper, CDS tropical mist, black, Basic grey Hello luscious DP
INK: brilliance graphite black inkpad, Tombow markers 925, 553, 373, N15, 899, 947, 942
ACCESS./TOOLS: waterbrush, spellbinders ovals die, fancy die LR0116, pearls, circle punch, black brads, gingham ribbon, K&C fancy brad, offray ribbon, sewing machine, foam dimensionals
COLORING: watercolor with markers and waterbrush on watercolor paper