WARM HOLIDAY WISHES!
I have been having a lack of mojo lately, and I wondered if this might get me back into the swing of things again. We'll see!
I have been wanting to try a card like this for a little while now, but if any of you out there know me, you know that I don't have or take the time to look up or read tutorials. I just take an idea and try to figure it out. I like how this turned out, but it did not turn out like I had imagined before I started. That is pretty typical of me too.
I did not anticipate making this a trifold as well as a duofold card. Lol, but that is how it turned out anyway. I was just adding things and trying new stuff every step of the way just hoping it would turn out ok in the end.
I used lots of glitter which is nothing new with me either, but it really does work well with this card. I think it turned out pretty festive and I kind of like the way it sort of turns from a kind of fancy, sentiment card into a whimsical card when you open it up.
Has anyone noticed lately that I got a new Martha Stewart punch? lol
I just love these new around the page punches. I am going to go soooo broke trying to buy all of these! I do love the look of them. I used my new Lace Heart punch that I have been longing for all year too. I need a 12-step program to get this punch addiction under control. ; )
Ok, I am showing so many pictures of this envelope, because I made this totally from scratch. I really did not think it was going to turn out, but I did not have a template that was going to fit the size of card that I happened to make for this, so I had to do something. It is not perfect, BUT I kind of like it for a first try and a shot in the dark. Have any of you tried to make an envelope just by looking and trying to figure measurements with no directions? It is not as easy as I had hoped it was going to be. What do you think? Will it pass?
I do have to admit that I was very pleased with the thickness of this envelope, and it fits the card so perfectly and comfortably.
I lined the envelope with some designer paper and added a shaped piece of velcroe for the closure. So, that's it. My experimental card and envelope. I hope you like it. I would love to hear your comments and thoughts, even if you tell me that maybe I should start reading some tutorials and learn how to do these things the way that they are meant to be done ; )
Thanks for dropping by, and have a great evening.