Monday, May 27, 2019

Believe In Magic with Scrapping For Less

Greetings friends and fellow crafters, LeeAnn here with my final Scrapping For Less project for May 2019. I had so much fun making this, other than the video that I tried, and it stopped working half through.


How I made this fun Magic Color Slider Card... without the die...

  1. Take an 8.5" x 11" sheet cardstock, score at 5.5" on the short and 4.25" on the long.



2. Cut away the top left panel as this will be used later for your slider.


3. If making your card portrait as I did, Cut .25" off along the outside of the right panels.


4. With the remaining lower left panel score in .25" and cut the top and bottom corners at an angle.

5. Decide if you want a Circle, Square, Rectangle or whatever hole for your window, I went with Rectangle  using my stitched rectangle dies. I folded my panels so that the bottom left which is what would be the top panel would be cut with the die and ran it through my die cutter.


6. For me at this point I cut in .25 from each side on the top right so that it would say down easily.

7. I then folded the upper right down over the upper left, and folded the lower left over to cover the same, to put the panel that was upper right in between the two.

8. Using score tape on the little flap I closed it up by tucking it into the back panel. making a big pocket with a panel in the middle.


9. Cut a piece of acetate to be 5.25" x 3.75" and using a piece of score tape attach to the center top of the panel we had cut away in step 2 which I cut to the same measurements.

10. Stamp the image on the acetate using Staz-On ink in the same place it will be on the inner panel. For I stamped on the acetate, then positioned the piece I had already cut and colored in the same spot so they lined up.


11. Using pattern paper out of the "Believe" paper pack I used my stitched rectangle dies to make frames for the front of my card and panels for the slider part as well.


12. Using a tab die from a Lawn Fawn set I made a pull tab and attached with score tape to the top of the slider panel and attached some bakers twine to that for a pull string.


13. Putting the card together at this point was easy, I slid the panel with the pattern paper and colored image behind the white panel and the acetate panel in front. It is all hidden by the frames on the front of the card. After some stamp surgery I stamped the sentiment on the cloud and attached it to the top of the frame to complete my card. 

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