Hi! and welcome to my blog and this month’s Creation Station blog hop. We’re excited to have you join us!! This month our theme is Tricks of the Trade. So, we’re all sharing tips and tricks that we use in our cardmaking. I’m using Musical Season with Merry Music designer paper to share some tips and tricks.
Creation Station Tricks of the Trade
Musical Season with Merry Music
I started my Musical Season card with a Real Red card base.
My first tip would be to use layers.
The simplest layers are just 1/4″ smaller all the way around than the layer below.
That’s what I’ve done here with the Silver Glimmer Paper and the Merry Music designer paper.
For my sentiment, I stamped in Real Red.
Then, I cut with the Everyday Label Punch.
My second tip is to play with your punches!
You can usually create a variety of shapes/sizes.
Check out this chart for ideas using the Everyday Label Punch.
Surrounding the sentiment are silver embossed garlands that
I cut with the Musical Instruments Framelits.
Next, I stamped the lute in Real Red.
Then, I used Fine Tip Glue Pen on the strings and the tuning pegs and embossed with silver.
Tip number 3 -Fine Tip Glue Pen is awesome for selective embossing!
After that, I added more layers.
Tip number 4 – USE Dimensionals and don’t be skimpy!!
They take a card from “blah” to “oh yeah” all by themselves.
After that, I finished the card with Rhinestone Basic Jewels and a double bow
tied with Silver Metallic Thread (that might be another tip).
Thanks for stopping by today and checking out my Musical Season with Merry Music card,
along with my tips and tricks!
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