When you design for someone else, it's important to take into account the things that make them happy. Anyone who's ever visited Amie Kiger's blog knows well that she loves her bling. If something doesn't sparkle, it isn't finished.
Using inspiration from finalist #9 in the Top 20 of the 2014 Gallery Idol Competition, I created a card using lots of Washi tape and a blingy (blingey? blingish?) strip of gold trim.
Here's the supply list with embedded links for your shopping ease:
- Stamps: World Traveler (same as last week's card.)
- Ink: Black
- Paper: Black
- Accessories: Gold Shimmer Trim, Smoothie Striped Washi Tape, Gold Polka-Dot Washi Tape, Topiary Striped Washi Tape (no link available at this time), Honey Triangle Washi Tape, Black Arrow Washi Tape
- Tools: Paper Trimmer, Micro-Tip Scissors, Foam Tape
To get my shimmer trim to line up with my Washi covered wedge, I glued the black wedge onto my top card panel, laid down the Washi wedge without gluing, laid a ruler along the bottom edge, removed the Washi wedge, and drew a faint pencil line. I cut the shimmer trim longer than I'd need and line up the edges with the pencil line to affix.
The card is for my niece who will be taking a "gap year" after she graduates from high school to visit three different countries for missions. Could the sentiment be any more perfect? I don't think so.
Until next time,
Does she know me, or what? ;) I LOVE this card, Becca, THANKS!
Just FOUR MORE DAYS to get your orders in on my website to qualify for my March Madness Mystery Hostess giveaway! Someone is going to be getting some new CTMH goodies! :)