Hello! Diana here to show you my take on this week's challenge at the Classy Cards 'n Such blog. I just love the colors and textures in the inspiration photo.
I first die-cut the large stitched die from MFT Blueprints 13, then embossed with
a chevron embossing folder. I then stacked the colors from the
inspiration photo onto a sheet of typing paper, and die-cut the large
banner from the same MFT Blueprints 13 set. I used the Memory Box Fresh Foliage twice
- once on the color block tag and another on white card stock, so that I
could piece them back together for an in-laid die-cut. I love it that
the Fresh Foliage extends beyond the tag.
I found an easier way to do the in-laid die-cutting. I used to glue
all the pieces down individually.Now I use a thin sheet of typing
paper and cover it with an adhesive, using Scor-tape around
the edges, and anywhere there might be smaller pieces. I then alternate
between the background pieces and the actual die-cut so that I don't
mess up my spacing. Any tiny pieces that I might not adhere well, I add
a bit of Art Institute Dries Clear Adhesive. After all that work - you don't want any pieces falling off in the mail!
last bit of embellishment is to add a scripty 'Thanks', covered
in ultra thick embossing powder adhered to the bottom of my card with Art Institute Dries Clear Adhesive.
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