The card I have for you today is a true beauty - IMHO
(NOTE:: The best part is, this card was a winning entry over at Anna Griffin's Facebook page on 1 April (and it was no April Fools!!!)). See below for the wounder full box of goodies Anna sent to me.
The card base is my design (see below); But all the beautiful embellishments are from various Anna Griffin products (see below).
I call it a stadium card because it looks like bleachers (but stadium sounds nicer). Just look at all those lovely layers!
Yes, It folds flat for mailing (well - almost flat). Fits in an Envelope for a 5x7 card.
I welded the base in Cricut Design Space with some basic shapes.
|Note: I did the the straight stabilizer pieces in graduating stair-step size, but I found that is not necessary depending on the embellishments. The white piece goes on back for sentiment and signing. Yellow is patterned paper and pink is solid. You could also do this with straight lines and not use a cutting machine at all.
Here are the shapes I used:
|you could use any shapes you like for a different look or find similar ones that are free with access.
When I finished the template in design space - I cut out about twenty for future card use.
NOTE: If you would like the file/canvas number - please become a follower and post a comment/ request - I will PM you the canvas number.
PLEASE NOTE: You will need to own Close to my Heart's - Artiste and Close to my Heart's Art Philosophy carts to use this file. But you could use any shapes you like for a different look or find similar ones that are free with access.
ANGEL POLICY: If you use my canvas to make a card and post it somewhere - please be an angle and give my blog credit. And please don't share the canvas #. Thank you.
Credit Note: My idea for the card base came from a per-made kit I saw by Paper Wishes
Anna Griffin - Garden Party Paper Pad
Close to My Heart - Blush - solid
Roses - Anna Griffin - Favorite Flowers II
Bird - Anna Griffin - All About Birds and Butterflies
Sentiment - Anna Griffin - Floral Impressions Card Kit (I think)
Close to my Heart - Artiste
Close to my Heart - Art Philosophy
Cricut Access Basic Shapes
Close to my Heart - liquid glass
Anna Griffin - All Heart Layer
Challenges I am Entering:
Anna Griffin's Facebook Page - National Craft month (closes 31 march) (Winner! -see photos below)
Dragon Lair Designs Challenge - Spring Flowers - Closes 4 April
DL.ART - April Linky - Green or Thank you - Closes 30 April
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes - Closes 4 April
CropStop - March Lin Party - Closes 10 April
Die Cutting Diva - #310 Anything goes - Closes 3 April
|This is the Goodies Anna Griffin Inc. sent me for this winning entry!
|This the nice thank you note included in the box of loveliness she sent me! Thanks Anna Griffin and crew!!!
God Bless and Happy Craftin'