Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Folded Card with Band

Remember the beginning of the book that Snoopy was always trying to write?  I started out "It was a dark and stormy night."  Well, it really is a dark and stormy night here.  It's the perfect time for snuggling up with a good book and I have one I want to finish.  But then I have a TV show I want to watch, and a prayer shawl to finish.  I have a feeling I'll knit and watch TV for a while and then read just before heading to bed.  In the meantime, I have to show you my card for today. 

This one is for the challenge at The Friday Mashup!  They wanted a card with a belly band, with or without twine.  Mine is without since my limited supply didn't have any that looked good with my paper.  I wanted to use this big bold print (actually "use it up" is a better statement) so I cut it to fit my folded card, and then added the coordinating piece for the band.  The flourish is cut from Cindy Lou and then I added some pearls.  Here is what it looks like open.

I cut a piece of cardstock 5 1/2 by 12 and then scored it at 4", and 8".  Then I turned it over and scored at 2" and 10" and folded it in so it fits an A2 envelope.  It was easy to do and a great way to use a large print.


  1. I love the pattern on your paper and the curly cue on your belly band! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!!

  2. This is really lovely. I love all the swirls and the colour combo is really pretty. Thanks for joining us in our challenge.

    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Friday Mashup DT

  3. Very cute! And I'm sure the belly band is great for keeping it closed! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup.

  4. Beautiful rich colours! Thanks for joining us at the FM.

  5. Stunning! The colors really make this card pop! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week! :)

  6. What a gorgeous card! That paper is so bold and stunning! Looks great with that belly band too!!