Monday 29 January 2024

Heartfelt Hellos Card of the Month

Friends, can you believe January is almost over? I'm not sure where it went, but it seemed to evaporate for me!

So just today, I realized I'd never posted my January card of the month...oops!!

When you place an order with me, I like to treat you to some free goodies as my thanks. I send a tutorial bundle (sneak peek near the end of this post), plus my card of the month to make. Here's the January card:

This card uses not one but TWO items you can earn FREE during Sale-A-Bration, with every $60 spend. More bang for your buck!

To make the card, I started by using Designer Tags Dies to cut a tag from Basic White Cardstock. Then I stamped my sentiment in Granny Apple Green Ink. 

I used the terrific all-sentiments stamp set available FREE with $60 spend during Sale-A-Bration. It's called Heartfelt Hellos. You can earn it FREE until February 29 or whenever it sells out. Here's the set:

Next, I tied a length of Lemon Lolly ribbon from the Sheer Ribbon Combo Pack through the tag. 

I then embellished with Opaque Faceted Gems, another item available for FREE with $60 spend during Sale-A-Bration.

To assemble the Z-fold card, I started with a 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Daffodil Delight Cardstock card base. I scored it at 4 1/4" and then again at 2 1/8".

Basically, what the scoring is doing is allowing you to fold the card base in half (as usual), then to fold one of the two panels in half again - but in the opposite direction of the first fold, to make the Z. (See above.) A bone folder really helps to make the folds crisp. 

I then adhered panels of Meandering Meadows DSP to the card base. To make the panels, I took a 6" x 6" sheet of DSP, then cut it down to 5 1/4" tall. I then cut the sheet into 3 strips: two 1 7/8" strips for the left side of the card plus one 2 1/4" strip for the right side of the card.

To finish, I added a 1 3/4" x 5 1/4" strip of Basic White Cardstock to the card, to provide a surface for writing.

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