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Friday, 17 May 2013

Thinking of You by Cathi O'Neill




I wanted to showcase this "Thinking of You" Couture Creations embossing folder and I knew that a card was a perfect way to do it! I didn't want to cover up the sentiments on the folder, so I made this card very clean and simple and used my favorite color combo of turquoise blue and brown!

To make this card I cut a 5" x 5" square of kraft cardstock. I embossed the Broken China Kraft-Core Core'dinations cardstock with the Thinking of You folder and used my Couture Creations Sanding Block to have the Kraft Core show through the gorgeous sentiments and images. I used my largest scallop square nesting die to cut the cardstock and attached it to the kraft cardstock base using 18mm double sided tape  I attached a piece of twine around the embossed die cut for a nice accent.


To make a flower for the card I used my smallest Couture Creations Daisy Nesting Die and layered several of die cut book pages. Using my Couture Creations pointy tool I punched through all the layers and secured them with a small brad.


On top of the brad I placed Self Adhesive Pearls and surrounded it with Couture Creations adhesive gemstones...I scrunched up the flower die cuts to make a simple flower and then used my Couture Creations sponge dauber to highlight the flowers with distress ink.


Under the flower, I used a Scallop Oval Nesting Die cut from kraft cardstock which I lifted up over the twine with Couture Creations Foam tape.


I took the card base and attached to a premade square card again with my 18mm double sided tape.

A simple, sweet card to send to someone to let them know you are thinking of them!!


Couture Creations products used
CO723217 - Daisy Nesting Dies
CO723045 - Scallop Oval Nesting Dies
CO723043 - Scallop Square Nesting Dies
CO723296 - All Occasions: Thinking of You Embossing Folder
CO721986 - Handheld Essentials
CO723060 - Sanding Block
CO723061 - Sponge Daubers
CO721961 - 12mm Foam Mounting Tape
CO721965 - 18mm Double Sided Tape
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