Have you ever made a card and then a day or two later decided that it lacked something? The card I made HERE is like that. I liked it the day I made it and then yesterday decided I wanted to add a few more things. But I didn't want to start over just add something, you know?
1) Using the Scallop Edge Border Punch on a piece of Pacific Point card stock, I made a scallop edge and then trimmed it into a narrow strip.
2) I snipped this scallop edged strip into 2 lengths; one to fit above the scallop circle already on the card and one to fit below. I butted them against the printed DSP layer and glued them in place.
3) I used Basic Black ink to stamp "sweet treats" from the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White card stock, then punched it out using the Jewelry Tag Punch. I carefully inked one word at a time and stamped them as shown.
4) I glued the punched tag onto a scrap of Pacific Point card stock and trimmed it out using my Paper Snips.
5) Using the Paper-Piercing Tool and the Mat Pack, I pierced a hole in the tag and threaded some Linen Thread through it.
6) Next I put a Stampin' Dimensional on the back of the tag and adhered it onto the card.
7) Finally, I threaded one end of Linen Thread through one of the pierced holes in the scallop circle, tied it in a knot and trimmed the ends. If you want to see my secret for easily getting that Linen Thread through those little holes, check Photo #3 in this post.
So! There you have it! A quick way to dress up a simple card. I hope you find it useful.
For instructions and a list of supplies used on this card, please visit HERE.
Additional supplies used:
- Stamps: 115370 Teeny Tiny Wishes
- Ink: 101179 Basic Black
- Accessories: 117190 Jewelry Tag Punch, 119882 Scallop Edge Border Punch, 104199 Linen Thread