Cards

Easy, Adaptable Card

During the month of March, I am taking the “You’ve Got Mail” card-making class at Studio Calico. Each week, we receive a PDF-format lesson on the week’s topic, as well as a video of additional techniques.  Last week’s topic was “Everyday Cards.” One of the card examples was attractive, easy and very adaptable to many different reasons for sending a card.

I can’t, of course, copy the class material, but I adapted the process for making to card to one that doesn’t require a double layer of card stock on the front, adding to the card’s weight, but still incorporates the basic idea, one that involves a strip cut off the right side front, leaving the inside card back showing, a strip that lends itself to all kinds of possibilities. Continue reading »