Aug 24, 2012

Quick Cards Tutorial

Good day my dear ones!
Making cards and any paper project is such a joy to my life especially if I have the opportunity to share it. This month (as usual) I was looking for ideas to make cards (in a hurry!). So after making 10 cards as quick as I could I ended up with these and decided to share a short tutorial. It doesn't matter how much I like to make cards that take me forever, lol! The ones you just can't stop adding embellishments...I always need cards I can make quickly and give away with a bit of my heart in it. This month I made 10 of these and sent them to 10 wonderful people in my life.
I know many wonderful people, if I start with 10 at a time maybe someday they will all receive a card from me.

Ready, set, go!! Make 10 cards....I divided my steps in 10 minutes here and there until all completed. I have little ones so I've learned to use my time wisely and make projects a little bit at a time.

Cardstock (Very Vanilla)
Designer Series Paper of your choice
Big Shot and Elegant Bird Bigz Die (or die cut of choice)
Embossing Folder (Vintage Wallpaper)
Adhesive of choice (2-way glue pen, Stampin dimensionals)
Sentiment of choice (Friendly Phrases)
Ink of choice (SU Early Expresso)
Punch of choice (SU Extra-Large Oval)
Jewels (SU Rhinestones Basics Jewels)

Step 1: Die Cut your Elegant birds out of your preferred designer series paper.
With the Big Shot I cut several at the sam time.
Step 2: Cut your CS to 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half as shown.

Step 3: Glue your birds to the front of your cards.

Step 4: Emboss the front of the card with your EF of choice.

Step 5: Stamp your sentiment of choice 10 times in a coordinating piece of CS and punch.
(optional) I also punch extra ovals from a different color of CS to mat my sentiment.

Step 6: Glue your ovals mats to the sentiment as shown.

Step 7: Adhere your sentiment with stampin dimensionals
for added interest and accent with a bit of bling (rhinestones).
Place in cute envelopes and share!
Hope you enjoy this QUICK CARDS tutorial and find easy ways to bless others with your creativity and the tools at your hand.
What did you think of this tutorial? Would you like to see more?
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Jessica U.

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