Welcome to the June North Carolina Demo Blog Hop. You might have just come from Tracie's blog. Great project! You are in for a treat today on the hop.
This month we can use or do anything we want! I am showing you a gate card we made in class a couple weeks ago. They really liked this card!
The card is closed using a belly band.
Start with a card base of Night of Navy that is 4 1/4 x 11. Score this at 2 3/4 and 8 1/4. Fold in toward the center. You need 2 pieces of Balmy Blue cut to 2 5/8 x 4 1/8. The next layer is from the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper. It's the sheet with the Balmy Blue lines. Cut two at 2 1/2 x 4. This makes the outside of the card.
For the inside of the card, I used the saying from the stamp set Hold on to Hope. I thought it worked so well with the saying on the outside. Cut a Garden Green plant and add to the inside. Stamp the anchor in Night of Navy and cut out with the Smooth Sailing Dies. Hint: You'll end up needing two of the anchor.
The belly band begins with a 1 1/4 x 11 piece of Night of Navy. Score at 2 3/4 and then fold around the card. This band is just a little short, but it will work.
For the front of the belly band you will need a piece of Night of Navy cut to 2 7/8 x 3 5/8. Next you need a piece of the navy stripe designer paper that measures 2 3/4 x 3 1/2. This is from the Some Sail Away paper.
We are using the Sailing Home stamp set. With the Smooth Sailing Dies, this makes a wonderful bundle. Stamp the saying in Night of Navy ink and cut out with the dies. Add with dimensionals.
Cut the plants from Smooth Sailing in Garden Green and Soft Sea Foam. You also need plants from the Under the Sea Dies. They are also in Garden Green and Soft Sea Foam. The darker green plant from Under the Sea is cut in half and is sticking out above and below the saying.
Add that other anchor with dimensionals.
Knot two short strands of the Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Twine and pull out the strands with the Take Your Pick Tool. Add with a glue dot.
Use Tear & Tape to add the front to the band. Add the tape to each end of the band. Add the panel with the band on the card to make sure it will slide on and off.
I thought a video might help a little so here it is.
Thanks so much for stopping by on your hop. The NC Demo group is definitely filled with so many talented stampers! You don't want to miss a single stop on the hop. Up next is Toni.
This Month's Blog Hoppers:
Erin Cook - http://www.artsyacorndesignstu
Tracie Evans Langley -
Jo Anne Hewins - https://luv2create.typepad.com/my_blog/2019/06/nc-demo-blog-hop-for-june-sailing-home-1.html
Toni Campana - https://tonimariscreations.wor
Frances Wagner -
Sue Root -
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