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Card using small rectangle patterns and getting more out of dies

Hi friends,

I am slowly trying to ease back into card making and blogging. Please note that for the next 3-4 weeks also, the card making and sharing will be on a slower pace than usual. “Life” is calling :-)

Today’s card also uses the same idea as the last one – I used a couple patterned papers from April 2016 card kit by SSS. (USPS informed me that my May kit is on the way, but it might be a couple more days till I get it.) I picked 3 rectangle patterns with sentiments on them. I also used my regular stitched rectangle dies to create banner shapes using the same trick I did last time. You can read all about it here.

SSS April 2016 card 5

I adhered the banner on a stitched rectangle, die cut from a red patterned paper (also from the same kit). I added twine behind the banner shapes to give an impression of the banner hanging up. To finish, I added a sticker saying, “xoxo” (also from the same kit) + a few sequins and mounted everything on a white card base.

Supplies list

For your convenience, I am sharing links to the supplies I’ve used for these cards – click on the picture or link to go directly to the product. Wherever available, I have used affiliate links, which means when you make a purchase, I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) which I use to run this blog. I truly appreciate your support!

Simple Stories LIFE IN COLOR 6 x 6 Paper Pack 5022

Simple Stories Life in Color Collection

Simon Says Stamp Card Kit of the Month APRIL 2016 A COLORFUL LIFE ck416

Doodlebug BEETLE BLACK Doodle Twine

Simon Says Stamp Sequins SUNSHINE MIX SSSYLW01

Simon Says Stamp WHITE CARDSTOCK 120 LB Base Weight 12 Pack

Ranger Inkssentials GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue Dimensional Adhesive GAC17042


3M Scotch 1/2-Inch by 36-Yard Double-Sided Foam Tape

Scor-Tape 1/8 Inch Crafting Tape

[Amazon] Scor-Tape

xoxo, ~Varada

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