Make & Take: Quick card with vellum

I have a little card make & take for you today, using the August kit, the patterned paper add on, letter stickers from the Hong Kong add on and a wooden tag from the Calcutta add on.

Start out by cutting a card base from the kraft cardstock. I made mine 10 centimetres wide, that is about 4 inches. Also cut a strip of patterned paper, make it a bit shorter than the card. I used one of the patterned papers from the London add on. Also cut another strip of a contrasting paper, making it thinner and longer, so that it extends outside the edges of the card.

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Then cut a strip of vellum, I used the vellum in the London add on. Make it a bit wider than the first (the wide) strip of patterned paper. Punch or die cut three holes into the vellum. This was actually a leftover piece I had, from die cutting circles for one of my layouts.

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Then make the thin, long strip of patterned paper go through the holes in the vellum.

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Glue, staple or stitch the three papers together. I used my sewing machine to stitch one line, along the chevron paper. I only wanted to attach the papers in the middle like this, because I don’t want them to be completely flat. This way the edges will lift some and give life to the design.

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Then take one of the wooden tags from the Calcutta add on and write someting on it, using letter stickers. At this point, when I had added the black letter stickers spelling out “tack”, which means “thank you” in Swedish, I felt that I needed something else in black, and I cut another piece of patterned paper and layered it under the others.

Add some twine to the tag and glue everything down – finished!

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I love the effect of the vellum.

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Thank you for checking in and I hope you enjoyed this little make & take. Have a wonderful day!

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