Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Greeting card for Cut At Home

Hope you all are having a great day today! I'm sharing a birthday card using Heartfelt Creations Clear Cardstock from Cut At Home!

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I love this unique look of the clear cardstock. This is much thicker then the transparencies you can purchase from an office supply store...therefore they make great card-bases!

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This cardstock comes in 8.5" x 11", or 12"x12".

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I first cut my cardstock to 11" x 4 1/4". Then using my Martha Stewart Scor-board, I scored it on the 11" side at 5 1/5". This gives me a standard A2 sized card at 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

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I then ran the front of my card base through an embossing folder, using my Sizzix Big Shot Machine.

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Look what great results you get:  2016-01-19 14.36.24

I used the Spellbinders Celebra'tios Pierced Rectangles Die, using the largest, and second largest die from the set. From the Spellbinders Celebra'tions Assorted Solids 12x12 Papers I cut two frames from the blue, and two white frames. These will sandwich in between my clear cardstock. I've added these to my card base using Angel Craft Tape (hint: hold them in place with a little tape).

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I also added the pierced die from the collection to give some great detail to my frame:

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2016-01-19 14.36.35  Using some balloons I cut from the Cameo, I cut out four sets. You want to sandwich them between the clear cardstock, therefore you avoid being able to see the adhesive on the back. This also gives you a place to write your sentiment on the inside of your card.

I've added a frame to the front of my card, but first tucked in two balloons to the front as well.

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Then tucked two behind it, along with another frame:

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Here's a photo showing where I can now add my sentiment:

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For embellishment on my card:

2016-01-19 14.34.03  I added a white pen line around the edge of my card. I've also added the word "Happy Birthday" using a Spellbinders D-Lites Sentiment 3 die. I ran my tiny yellow balloon through the same dots embossing folder, then tied a little Baker's Twine to my balloons. I finished it off with a little Wink Of Stella Shimmer & a few enamel dots.

For the back of my card, I've added a 'Handmade" stamp:

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If you'd like to see how this card came together, please stop by Cut At Home's Blog. You will also find a full list of products used.

Thanks so much for stopping by Cut At Home today...I hope you've enjoyed!

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