Sunday, July 3, 2016

Get Well Soon Flip Card


Creating this card is such a challenge. My first challenge is printing the image. The Cricut Explore can print it but cannot draw it. Too intricate, I guess. Since I am going to print it, I went ahead and just print it without using the Cricut. My second challenge, I don't have a Print Shop. I had to rely on whatever installed printer program my computer has. After several trials, I was able to print the image to the size I want to. I colored the image with Copic markers which is my third challenge. I have to be very careful not to color over the lines. I did not do much blending since this is a small image. I applied clear Wink of Stella to some areas. I applied Ranger Glossy Accent to the IV bag.

For the card base, which is the fourth challenge, I cut a white cardstock at 6 3/4" x 5 1/2". I made pencil marks at 1 1/4" on the top and bottom. For the side, I made pencil marks at 1 2/16". I also made pencil marks at 3" and 4" from the left side of the cardstock. This is where I create the folds to make the card flip and it shouldn't be cut.

Using the Simon Says Stitched Rectangle die and using the pencil marks as a guide, I partially cut the center area. Partial die cutting is when you put your top plate on the area you want to die cut. I also did this technique on the other end of the rectangle.

To embellish the flip base card, I cut some patterned paper. For the border, I trimmed the inner and outer edges with a kraft knife to create a small border in between the flip area and the border, and also show white edges at the sides of the card.


I cut a tan colored cardstock for the back flip area where I stamped the sentiment. I first stamped the Paper Smooches Hip To Be Square using Simon Says Stamp Kraft dye ink. I stamped the sentiment using Hero Arts Journal Letters. I colored the letters with white Prisma color pencil. I inked the edges of the patterned papers, the image panel and the sentiment panel with Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink.


I started adhering the pieces making sure the center area pieces are lined up so as not to interfere with the flip mechanism. If it does, just cut a little bit off the edges to make the center area move.

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Thank you for viewing my blog. Have a blessed and brilliant day!

Maria Giselle B.


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6 comments:

  1. Such a cute card Maria! Love the intricate folds and the interactive element of it!

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  2. Very lovely card and thanks for the measures.
    Thanks for joining our challenge at Inspiration Destination Good luck!!
    Jolanda
    (DT member)

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  3. Love the fold Great Card TFS Craft Rocket Lis DT

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  4. Your card is lovely, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket this week, xxx

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  5. Very nice.
    Thank you for joining us at Inspiration destination.And Craft rocket.
    Greetings Geesje (DT)

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  6. This would cheer me up if was feeling ill TFS with Craft Rocket Challenges Karen DT

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