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Fast Friday Cards

It's Friday!! This Friday's Fast Cards features a boxed set of 6 thank you cards. The entire project took about an hour or so including the time it took to drum up the design. But I was not going for 'time' since I was watching the debate, so sometimes I was a bit sidetracked. Anyway, I wanted to use a simple and fast design style that included pattern paper, cardstock and a simple sentiment. I chose the Basic Grey pattern paper. I stamped the sentiment and the flower on vanilla cardstock. Using my cuttlebug, I die-cut the cirlced sentiment. I cut the flowers and set aside for later assembly. When creating multiple cards, I find it easy to do one step multiplied by the amount of times you need to do cards. For instance, I cut all of my cardstock for the card base at once, then scored all at once.

Here are all six cards! They look so fancy together!

This is a picture of one card with the matching card box. The box is made out of one 8.5 x 11 sheet of cardstock. The lid is a portion of another sheet of cardstock. I added some leftover pattern paper and placed a ribbon on the lid. The lid closes by a magnetic snap. I find the best way to adhere them is to use a hot glue gun; otherwise, the magnets are too powerful, causing the adhesive to not hold.

  1. Make card base by trimming cardstock to 4.25" x 11" then score at 5.5"
  2. Trim pattern paper to about 4.25" x 2.5" then adhere to top of card base.
  3. Trim brown carstock to about 4.25" x 1" then adhere to center of card base.
  4. Die cut a circle and stamp sentiment on it.
  5. Stamp flower on cardstock, then cut out and adhere to center of circle with dimensional.
  6. Adhere circle to card base.

:: My Goodies ::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink-Remember
Ink: Chocolate Chip; Twilight
Paper: Cardstocks: SU!-Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla; PTI-Aqua Mist; Pattern Paper: Basic Grey Mellow Harvested
Accessories: PTI-aqua mist grosgrain ribbon; dimensionals; Basic Grey magnetic snap; circle nestabilities, cuttlebug; scallope edge punch; scor-pal
Technique: Stamped; Heat Embossed
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

1 comment:

Catherine said...

Ashley, this is gorgeous. Love the PP that you use and that box...very cool!

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