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Soft Finish Cardstock cards

October 25, 2016

Hello everyone! Sanna here again today with a set of Soft Finish Cardstock cards. These are again very clean and simple in style and quick and easy to make. I was looking for a soft and nice fall color combination and came up with this one. I really like the color tones of the Soft Finish Cardstock line. They all combine so well together. This is how I created my cards:

Soft Finish Cardstock cards - Sanna Lippert

1. Cut a 14,5 x 10 cm sized piece of Misty Mauve, Perfect Purple, Pink Peach and Sunflower Soft Finish Cardstock. Then take the Holiday Garlands 2 die and cut 3 strips of white Soft Finish Cardstock with it.

Soft Finish Cardstock cards - Sanna Lippert

2. Take the colored Soft Finish Cardstock pieces and run them thru your die cutting machine again using the Holiday Garlands 2 die to cut them in 1/3 and 2/3 pieces. This way you will have 2 parts and the garland piece to use from those papers.

Soft Finish Cardstock cards - Sanna Lippert3. Now take a white card base and glue the colored cardstock pieces, overlapping, onto the card base. Adhere the white garland pieces between two colors along the die cut line. Take the Winter Sentiments clear stamp set and stamp the “wishing you a colorful day” sentiment onto a piece of white cardstock. Cut into banners. Adhere the sentiment with a paper flower and add some enamel dots and the first card is done.

Soft Finish Cardstock cards - Sanna Lippert4. For the second card repeat steps 2 and 3. This time, however, use the colored garland pieces instead of white ones. Always adhere a different tone between the two base colors for more interest. Ink the stamped sentiment and glue that, the garlands and the paper flowers on their places. This card is now done.

Soft Finish Cardstock cards - Sanna LippertThese cards are so fast and easy to do. You can create different looks by changing the cardstock colors, the garland shape and the sentiment. You can create ombre effects by choosing similar tones or do a playful looking card with bold colors. Whatever you prefer. And while you are at it, make several sets, you never know when a handmade card might be needed. Have fun!

Happy crafting,
Sanna

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:
Soft Finish Cardstock – Misty Mauve
Soft Finish Cardstock – Perfect Purple
Soft Finish Cardstock – Sunflower
Soft Finish Cardstock – Pink Peach
Soft Finish Cardstock – White
Joset Designs – Winter Sentiments clear stamp set
Els van de Burgt Studio – Holiday Garlands 2
Clear Double Sided Adhesive

Other:
Big Shot die cutting machine
Paper flowers
Enamel Dots
Distress Ink – wild honey
Black stamp ink

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  • Joset van de Burgt October 25, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Beautiful cards Sanna! Love how you used the Holiday Garlands!

    • Sanna October 26, 2016 at 10:38 am

      thanks, Joset 🙂

  • Kim V October 25, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Thank you for this brilliant idea! I have various border dies of Elizabeth Craft and this is so versatile. I have pinned and printed this wonderful idea

    • Sanna October 26, 2016 at 10:38 am

      thanks, Kim 🙂 glad you liked the tutorial <3