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Here is my 6x6 Wrap Around Notecard
For todays card I wanted to showcase our 6x6 designers series paper (dsp) and our notecards. There are 48 sheets of gorgeous paper in these little packs, 12 different designs, 4 pieces of each design - that's a lot of creative options! I often grab a notecard when I want to send a quick card, with the addition of this paper you have a card in minutes.
Here's the card details & the trix & tips:
* Start with a notecard and cut an inch off the front side - don't be afraid to cut up the card, it is thick cardstock and a perfect 1 inch piece ready for a sentiment in future use, or on the same card if you choose.
* Here's the twist, cut an inch off the bottom of the 6x6 dsp, (keep it for future use, perhaps a scrappy strip technique card) so that it matches the 5 inch size of the notecard. Wrap the 6x5 dsp completely around the notecard, the paper will need a bit of 'give' at the fold line, so line it up with the back side of the card and let it fall into place on the front - you will probably have an 1/16 of an inch smidge of white on the front edge. To assist the dsp to find its fold you can gently score it at 2 1/2. Let it rest and fall into place and then use your bone folder to crease it once you have it lined up.
* I choose to put Mutipurpose Liquid Glue on the three open edges of the back of the notecard, and not glue at the fold line - it helps to evenly line up the dsp with the notecard. Then I add glue to the front three open sides of the notecard, again avoiding the fold line so the dsp can settle in place.
*Stamp your sentiment on the visible inside side strip of the notecard or add a strip of complementary paper to the inside and highlight the dsp.
Here are a few others that I've made with our 6x6 dsp pack.
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Lovely! Thanks for showcasing the 6 x 6 DSPs and notecards. Thank you Lesley for taking part in our Demonstrator Training Blog Hop this month.ReplyDelete
It was so much fun! Thx for organizing it for us! I appreciate your kind words and I look forward to next month!Delete
Great notecards! I love how you cut off one side to show the sentiment!ReplyDelete
Thx so much for taking time to comment. They’re so versatile eh!Delete
Love the idea of the stepped edges to expose the sentiment!!ReplyDelete
Aaahhhhh thank you, actually this was a happy accident sort of, bc of where the fold goes the paper just creates an edge :) thx for your comment!Delete
Oooooo, such an awesome way to use the larger patterns on the DSP!!! Thanks for the inspiration.ReplyDelete
Your welcome! Our papers are sooo pretty I feel like I have to showcase it all! Thx for writing, I appreciate your comment.Delete
Great cards Lesley, so clever xReplyDelete
Thx so much ! Thank you for writing!Delete
Lovely cards. Thank you for sharingReplyDelete
Thank you for your kind words and taking time to write :)Delete
Such pretty cards and I love your colour combos xReplyDelete
Aaaah thx Sara! The paper is gorgeous, it makes colour combos just work :)Delete
thx so much for the note! I appreciate your time :)Delete
Hi Lesley, thank you for sharing such a clever way to use the DSP to decorate a notecard. I'll definitely try this technique int he future.ReplyDelete
Excellent! The possibilities are endless :) Thank you for writing!Delete