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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Mini Card Message Panel Card


Happy Sunday, Everyone! A few weeks ago I had bought a "value" set of scrapbooking stuff and the set contained mini 3.5 x 3.5 card bases that had no envelope to go along with them.

I don't have envelopes that could accommodate the cards and I wasn't in the mood to create my own envelopes so I decided to attach the mini cards to a 5.5 x 5.5" card base and treat it as a design element.

It gave me a great opportunity to use some of my scrap designer paper as well so I made a bunch of these cards. It was so quick and easy to create the cards that it was actually quite fun. I actually made 4 of them really quickly and I'll be posting them in the next few days.

All I did was attach a small panel on to the mini card and added the Prima flower. I decorated the card base with designer paper and attached the mini card on to the card base.


Rather than adding a sentiment to the outer aspect of the card, I decided to stamp the inner panel of the mini card. To finish up the card, I added a ribbon. I think this card took me about 15 to 20 minutes to create. It was super fast. Love it!

Anyway. . .not much else to the card. I'll post the other similar cards I made later.

Hope y'all have a fabulous day!!

Card Details:

Stamp: Heidi Grace
Paper: K&CO designer paper, SU Bliss Blue, Sage Shadow
Ink: SU Blue Buckaroo (?)
Accessories: Ribbon (unknown), Prima flowers, JoAnn brad, SU Ticket corner punch

10 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

How cool is this, I need to try this, it awesome, always love your colors.

Elena said...

What a great idea! Love the papers and cute flower! Can't wait to see your other cards!

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Maria, you are WAY too clever using the cards as a design element! I love the look. Gorgeous colours and that ribbon is so sweet on there. :O)

Beth Norman said...

What a darling card. I love the flap you created.

Tracy.H said...

Very pretty, Maria! :0)

Denise said...

Very pretty, great idea.

Jen (Little C's) said...

Great idea on how to use up them cards... I think I just gave all mines to my SIL! LOL!!! Great job Maria!!

Hugs,
Jen

Teri said...

Wow! I love this card! Neat idea!

Bonnie (eggette) said...

Maria, this is VERY cool! What an ingenious way to use them up!

malieta said...

Your card is so beautiful! I love the soft colors and the unique layout of it!