Hi everyone! As I’m slowly getting back into the swing of crafting, from a busy couple of months of things pertaining to family and all things summer, I want to share a card I created for Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Team! This month’s theme is cards and I used the Skinny Mini Elements Thinlits along with a few other dies, embossing folder and thinlits by Eileen. So let’s get started!
I originally was going to cover a per-cut card base with the Skinny Mini Elements Thinlit and do the usual decorating. But when I I placed the Thinlits onto the piece of glittered cardstock ( I ran the die through the machine two times) it didn’t cut through. Instead of tossing I decided I would fold in half and create a card base. I did back the inside with a piece of light pink cardstock before decorating the front.
I dug into my big stash of scraps and cut out flowers, wreath and leaf sprigs from the following thinlits: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits and Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits. I placed Foam Pop Dots onto the back of two strips of patterned cardstock and placed onto the card base.
Next I glued a piece of wood looking cardstock under the raised patterned cardstock along with the wreath die.
I shaped the flowers and leaf sprigs with a Stylus and adhered to the card base.
I added Glossy Dots to the centers of each flower. Also I printed, cut and chalked the edges of a “Hey Friend!” sentiment and placed onto the card to finish.
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Skinny Mini Elements Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Ornament Box Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Woven Leather 3D Embossing Folder
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits
Various Patterned and Plain Cardstocks
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesives
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Thanks for stopping by, hope your Tuesday is wonderful and enjoy creating!