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Monday, July 31, 2017

One Sheet Wonder #6

This is the sixth in my "one sheet wonder" set.  In general for this set of cards, in addition to that one sheet of paper (from HOTP "Artful Watercolor"), I used:
  • Card stock cut & folded to make a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" card base.
  • Printouts of an art & tag freebie download that was designed to go with the paper (and occasionally black or white card stock to stabilize them so I could pop them up with foam tape).
  • Black paper - mostly for matting.  
  • Black Sharpie - for faux matting
  • Misc embellishments from my stash. 
If you look at the template on this page, you'll see that the pieces labeled #6 are the ones that were used for this card.

  • Background: I started with the large single panel & matted it on black paper.  Then I added a black 1/4" ribbon about 1/3 of the way up from the bottom before gluing this to the card.
  • Focal & Finishing: The focal was a label from the printed freebie sheet.  I stamped (stamp from "Floral Greetings" set from HOTP) and embossed the greeting with fine black embossing powder. This was attached to white card stock & then fussy cut around the edge leaving a narrow white border all the way around.  I added it to the card with foam tape & tucked a few pieces cut from a gold doily underneath.  I added a bow made from 1/8" black satin ribbon & that completed the front of the card.

  • I faux matted the small rectangle using a black Sharpie around the edge.  Then I added a couple greeting pieces cut from the artwork freebie printout.

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