Hi everyone. Whew.... it's been a long two weeks. I've been out of town for work in Lexington, KY and Irupato, Mexico so it's been a while since my last post.
Today I'm going to post two cards. The first one is called a Z-fold which found on a blog by Carla Bazhenow. I changed it up a little by using two colors instead of one; Crushed Curry CS & Rich Razzelberry DSP [FAV of mine] and this a color of which I'll never tire. Here is what mine looks like.
I think the two colors together are so rich looking. Don't you?
Here is the card closed.
I used the Circle Scallop Die #2, the scallop punch, and also learned how make a scallop inbetween the using a 1 3/8" punch first then going around the circle with the slit punch! How cool is that. I used the polka dot rich razzleberry ribbon with dots showing, where as Carla turned her ribbon to the plain side. I just couldn't cover those adorable dots. I LOVE polka dots and I'm going to miss them as I heard the polka dot ribbons will be discontinued. [Say it isn't so]. The full directions can be found on Carla's blog.
The next card I saw on my upline's blog over at Canopy Crafts and just had to give it a try as well. The following is my 'prototype' and certainly could have been more precise, but I just wanted to get the idea down when it was fresh in my mind. I do plan to use the Ruffle technique again and again.
Well that's it for now!
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