Card Design Idea With Embossing Folders

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Card Design Idea with Embossing Folders   

Card Design Idea with Embossing Folders


Today I'm sharing a handmade card that will have you whistling a tune while you work! I had so much fun playing with this card design idea with embossing folders. I used the Stampin' Up! Seaside embossing folder and the Softly Falling embossing folder as the focal layers of the card. This is a quick and easy handmade card and came together very quickly. If you love making handmade cards for birthdays this is a project you'll enjoy!

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Supplies for today's Birthday Card:

Stamps: Sheet Music Item 143967 Wood Block or Item 143970 Clear-Mount Peaceful Place Item 146686 Wood Block or Item 146689 Clear-Mount
Cardstock: Basic Black Item ; Real Red Item 102482 ; Whisper White Item 100730 :
Foil Sheets: Silver Item 132178
Inks: Memento Black Item 132708
Embossing Folders: Seaside Item 141481; Softly Falling Item 139672
Framelit: Layering Circles Item 141705; Musical Instruments (Retired)
Punch: (Optional) Tailored Tag Item 145667; 1" Circle Punch Item 119868

Cutting Dimensions for Birthday Card:

Cut basic black cardstock for base 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 Scored at 4 1/4
Cut Real Red layer at 4 X 5 1/2 and emboss with Seaside embossing folder
Cut Silver Foil 1 1/4 X 5 1/4 and emboss with softly falling embossing folder
Cut Silver Foil for Sentiment mat at 3/4 X 3 1/2
Cut Whisper White Banner 1/2 X 3 1/4 and stamp sentiment in memento black ink
Inside card Panel: Whisper White 5 1/4 X 4

On Whisper White cardstock stamp the Sheet Music background in Memento Black Ink
Using the 1" circle punch, punch 2 circles out of the stamped sheet music image.
Using the layering circle framelits (or punches if you don't have the framelits) cut 1 circle at 1- 1/8" and another at 1-5/8" from the sheet music.
Out of basic black cardstock, cut a layering mat that is 1/8" to 1/4" bigger than each circle. I used real red cardstock for the mat behind my largest center circle.
Take the sentiment and banner cut the cut. Next adhere it to the foil sheet mat 3/4 X 3 1/2 and then banner cut that. 
Next, attach the real red layer onto the basic black card base. Attach the 1 1/4 X 5 1/4 silver foil panel toward the bottom of your layer leaving about 1/2 inch of red showing at the bottom.
Attach the matted circles on the card front where desired with dimensionals. 
Finally, attach your sentiment toward the top left corner. 

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Until next time, have an Inkredible Day!

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