The Project Life® by Stampin’ Up!® Card Collections and Accessory Packs give you a lot more than you will probably use for your scrapbooking! So here’s an idea… make a card or seven with the leftovers! You can even fit a picture on the inside!
This Thanks card was designed by Stampin’ Up!, but I adapted it slightly for what I had on hand. You can see the exact original on my Pinterest site, the Card Ideas Board. Everything on the card is included in the Everyday Adventure Project Life® Card Collection (135298) and the Everyday Adventure Project Life® Accessory Pack (135301) except for the Crazy About You Stamp Set (138856, wood-mount; 138859, clear-mount; 137137, photopolymer), the Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad (132708), the Bermuda Bay 8-1/2” x 11” Card Stock (131197), the Basic Black Baker’s Twine (134576) and the adhesives.
You will need to trim the banner surrounded by a cloud of multi-colored dots card from both ends. It’s a vertical design. Use about 1-1/4” of the vertical design side of the Diagonal Stripes pattern for the bottom border. I trimmed about 1/2” off the bottom, 1/4” at a time. Place the striped piece on the card to make sure you have a little room between it and the lowest point of the cloud of dots. Trim the layer to 4”, then adhere the striped border to the bottom with Fast Fuse Adhesive (129026).
For best results, use a few small dots of Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755) on the back of the small wooden arrow and attach. I place the open-lattice arrow piece on the Silicone Craft Sheet (127853), then place the wooden arrow on top so the glue won’t smear on paper. It only takes a few minutes to dry, then it’s ready to be added to the card front. For this embellishment, cut a narrow strip from the thin outer edge of a sheet of Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430) then adhere it to the card front.
I used one of the Glue Dots (103683) to attach the heart. The heart embellishment is translucent, so one flat Glue Dot works fine and doesn’t show through. I thought about using Glue Dots instead of Liquid Glue on the arrows, but rolling them small enough and placing them on the cross bars of the base arrow was a lot more work than dropping dots of Liquid Glue.
You know, talking about the idea of making greeting cards with spare Project Life® components makes me wonder what other card designs I could make. The last layout I did was with the Let’s Get Away Project Life® Card Collection (137907) and Accessory Pack (137908) in my post, Easy Vacation Pages with Let’s Get Away. Some interesting card possibilities there!
How about you? Let’s see what you can do! Take a picture or scan of your own version of this project and e-mail it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a list of supplies and I’ll be glad to post it here. If you’re a Mailing List Subscriber, you will also get to enter my monthly contest! You could win $10 in 3am Stamper merchandise, including Stampin’ Up! products!
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