The key these thinlits is to put wax paper between the die and the paper on the first cut. Then there are little holes on the die that you can use your paper piercer to poke out the die cut. I used a very thin glue pen to glue it down.
Stamps: A Round Array
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Sweater Weather DSP
Accessories: 7/8″ scallop punch, Ribbon border punch, Expressions Thinlits dies