Currently my favorite card designs have been the tall slimline cards, that I have been creating a lot of lately. But only a couple weeks go I trimmed down the design to make a shorter slimline card. The measurement is 6.25 x 3.5 (the exact size of an iPhone plus) and it is perfectly sized to fit in your hand, and a regular sized envelope (3 5/8 x 6.5).
I came across a piece of vintage looking botanical paper in my stash and was instantly inspired to use the new Fairy Garden set by Hello Bluebird. I wanted the patterned paper to to be relevant, so after cutting down the paper to 6 x 3.25, I layered a piece of Lawn Fawn Vellum that was trimmed a half inch smaller on top. I stamped my images using my stamp platform, then colored with Copic markers using colors I found in the paper, then die cut using the coordinating Fairy Garden Dies. I also cut the same images out of a scrap piece of fun foam so that I could make thick mounted images. I always attach my die cuts to fun foam using Lawn Fawn Glue Tube then place under an acrylic block so they
can dry nice and flat.
“extra”. I traced the envelope with a pencil then cut out with my paper trimmer. Then I trimmed a half inch off of the top so the envelope adhesive would be useable. Now my little set is perfect and ready for gifting.
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have enjoyed seeing how I made this card ,