Today’s card is the result of a Build A Card Challenge that my upline, Alisa Tilsner set recently. This is a fun way to make a card because you are not aware of how it should look at the end. Each person interprets the instructions differently so no two cards are ever alike.
- Alisa issued instructions each day, then posted instructions on how to assemble the card.
- First instruction was to choose a stamp, stamp it and cut it out.
- Second, cut out a circle that best fits the image.
- Third, choose a card base and decide whether to make it landscape or portrait.
- Fourth, cut a rectangle and a layering rectangle that fit the width of the card base.
- Fifth, stamp a sentiment and trim it.
- Sixth, cut one more rectangle smaller than the previous ones and select some ribbon / twine.
- 1. Adhere the two layering rectangles (the first rectangles).
- 2. Add the second rectangle behind the first so that it is peeping out from behind it.
- 3. Tie the ribbon/twine around this panel.
- 4. Adhere panel to the card base.
- 5. Adhere circle to card front.
- 6. Adhere stamped image to circle.
- 7. Adhere sentiment to card front.
- As you can see, mine doesn’t totally follow the instructions. Can you see where I changed it?
- I used Night of Navy, Mint Macaron and Whisper White cardstock and some retired Mint Macaron Envelope Paper, with Night of Navy and Mint Macaron ink.
- The circles were cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits and the Layering Circles Framelits and attached with Dimensionals.
- 1/8″ Smoky Slate Stitched ribbon completed the project.
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