Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Cards - 8 Easy Cards

8 Easy Elegant Cards
8 Minutes, 8 Supplies, 8 Steps

You can create these 8 elegant cards in an average of 8 minutes or less. You can create these quickly by using the same materials, cutting a circle or oval, using both the positive and negative of each shape. Requires using only 8 supplies in just 8 easy steps.

4 sheets of Black Cardstock (Provocraft)
1 sheet of Patterned Cardstock (Club Scrap)
Gold Accent Pen (Posh Impressions)
Rubberstamps (Club Scrap)
Black ink (Superior Palette)
Versamark ink (Tsukineko)
Gold Embossing Powder (Ranger Industries)
Circle/Oval cutter (Creative Memories)


1. Cut each sheet of black cardstock in half, creating 8 pieces 12 inches x 6 inches.
2. Fold the 8 pieces of black cardstock in half, creating 6 inch x 6 inch cards.
3. Cut patterned cardstock into 4 pieces, each 6 inch x 6 inch.
4. Using your circle and oval cutters, cut various shapes and sizes of circles/ovals from the four pieces of patterned paper as shown in examples. You will use both the positive and negative cuts from the papers.
5. Ink edges of pattern paper with black ink, then mount onto card fronts, trimming edges as shown, if you want black borders.
6. Rubberstamp images and sentiments using versamark ink.
7. Emboss with gold embossing powder.
8. Finish off cards by running the gold accent pen along the edges of the card.

Good luck and have fun!!
Debbie Weller

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