Hi Crafty Friends,
It’s challenge time with the “Crazies” over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Rebecca Ednie our challenge hostess for the month, continues to issue the challenges.
Our challenge this week is to create a Bridge card.
As I am still enjoying creating Slimline cards when I can, I decided to create a Slimline Bridge Card for the challenge today.
To create my card, I started out with a piece of red cardstock that measures 4 inches x 9 inches. I then scored this panel at 1 1/4 inches & 2 1/4 inches on either end of the card.
The bridge panel at the bottom of the card is 9 inches long. This completed this creates a Slimline Bridge card that is 4 inches x 9 inches.
To decorate my card I used Mama Elephant's Gingerbread Cookies stamp set. I placed all the gingerbread cookies, the milk bottle and note to Santa on the bridge panel at the bottom of the card.
On the back panel I added the Oh So Merry sentiment which is a die included in Mama Elephant's The Penguin Waddle die set. This was layered onto an elongated oval using Spellbinders Mega Ovals & Mega Scallop Ovals which are two older die sets in my stash.
The Slimline Bridge Card fold down flat and will fit into a #4 Envelope.
On the back of the card I added a panel of white cardstock. I placed a piece of leftover patterned paper to the left side of the panel.
I added the milk bottle and three gingerbread men to the lower right hand side of the panel.
I added a Christmas sentiment to the top left corner of the panel.
This is a good place to write a personal greeting for the recipient of the card.
Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.
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Mega Ovals - Spellbinders (retired)
Mega Scalloped Ovals - Spellbinders (retired)
Christmas Sentiment - Kaisercraft (retired)