I am not even sure if I want to put a sentiment. I find it so simple yet pretty. Thinking of making it a blank card for someone to fill there own sentiments.
Guess what? ME..I have a couple of craft tips I want to share as I made this card.
1) if you want to get a knot out of thin/small ribbon use a toothpick to wiggle and loosen it.
Something about the wood. I remember this from my Mom telling me that is what she used to get knots out of her necklaces so thought I would try it on the ribbon..and it worked so easily. Of course, after I struggled on my own and remembered.
2) the stripped ribbon is a paper ribbon. This particular strip of paper is cut about 3/4inch wide, 10 inches long. I scored it every 3/8 and 4/8 inch until I got to the end of the paper. I did fold the scored areas to crease but flattened/straightened again before I put through a Xyron 2inch adhesive machine. THen voila..place it at your beginning spot and fold in scored area as you lay across your card. It really is so pretty in person.
|Example of creased scored strip
|Placed ribbon left to right creasing& folding scored sections as moving towards end
I did something different with the cover. I placed a double sided paper as the inside of the card. The outside is the biege hand-diecut punch with the smaller paper design on the outside. I also folded this to be 1/2 inch wider in the back closure with a different diecut. I still need a little more work on perfecting but i love the final design of this card. Wait until you see the inside it gives such a sweet pop of tenderness.
I hope to make many of these. I will keep working on perfecting. I hope you enjoy and are inspired.
|The final look of my Simple Pleasures Card
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