Hey Friend Card
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.
Next I cut out the circle from the Ornament Box Diecut and embossed with the Woven Leather 3D Embossing Folder. I lightly inked over the raised areas before adhering to the card base.
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.
If you haven’t stopped by Eileen’s blog lately you can find the latest posts from Inspiration and Educator Teams HERE and HERE.
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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