Monday, November 5, 2007
Horizontal Pocket Card
Hi everyone!! I don't usually get to do many of the challenges from SCS these days, but I saw these awesome Horizontal Pocket Cards that Beth wanted us to do on the Try A New Technique Challenge 141 and I had to give it a try!! Here is the technique from SCS but notice that at the very bottom, there are specific directions for making it HORIZONTAL instead of vertical card. I started out making a vertical one before I realized what I was doing.... you'll probably see that card tomorrow, LOL. I started the card out by using some Buckaroo Blue cardstock for the main part of my card. Did the cutting and folding as it instructed me to do. Then, I used one of the flourishes from the Fancy Flexible Phrases set on the folded part of the card. I added this beautiful piece of designer paper on the front of the card, under the fold. I'm sorry, I used most of the paper on another project and I no longer have the name of who designed it. If I find it, I'll edit the post and let you know. Don't you just love it when you find a beautiful piece of designer paper and cardstock that matches perfectly!! This color combo has been sitting on my craft table for the last few weeks, just waiting for the right project!! Back to the card. After adhearing the edges closed, I made the inside part using Certainly Celery cardstock. I simply added a 1" circle of the designer paper as a pull tab. Then I took this teeny tiny picture of a House Mouse (that I received from my friend, thanks Jessica!) and colored him in using my Prisma color pencil crayons. I then cut him out very carefully using my hobby knife and watercolored some Buckaroo Blue beneath him. I adheared him to this rectangle of Certainly Celery with rounded corners and stamped the "little baby" sentiment from Everyday Flexible Phrases set. Once together, I thought it needed just something to make the Certainly Celery pieces stand out so I took my black marker and drew a line around the edges of those pieces. Perfecto -- or should I say Wiggity!! I hope you like this little guy. If you try the horizontal pocket card, leave a comment with a link so I can check it out!! Thanks for visiting.