Friday, March 22, 2013

March SOTM: 7" × 5" Being with You Card

Helpful Hints

To create the techniques featured in this artwork, follow the helpful hints outlined below. Then use the pattern found on page 52 (Medallion™) of our Wishes™ how-to publication for inspiration.

  • Cut the following Cricut® Art Philosophy shapes using papers of choice, if desired:
    • 2 1/2" <Banner2> (p. 29)
    • 3 1/2" <Circle3> (p. 41)
    • 1/2" Shift <Bttrfly2> (p. 55)
    • 3 1/4" and 3 1/2" <Tag4> (p. 60)
    • 1" and 1 1/4" Font Layer <Tag4> (p. 60)
    • 3/4" Font <Rctngle3> (p. 64)
  • To color the White Daisy Cricut® flourishes, sponge ink of choice on the surfaces.
  • To create the multicolor seam binding ribbon, place ribbon on a protected surface then color with various markers to create a multicolor look.
  • To create the fabric ruffle, fold a piece of fabric in half then use a running stitch across the top where the two ends meet. Pull on the ends of the thread and bunch fabric into ruffles, as desired. Attach to card with your choice of adhesive.
  • Embellish with paper accents and accessories, adding dimension with 3-D foam tape as desired.

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