Hello, everyone! Toni here with you today sharing a card that turned out amazing but was a lot more time-consuming than I had anticipated. Of course, it’s after the fact that I think of ways to make it easier!
I wanted to use one of the fabulous BPD mandalas, Arista in this case, over the entire card BUT without adding the bulkiness of layering each mandala on top of the other. This meant I needed to cut the mandalas so they could nest.
I worked up each mandala first using a combination of foil, Memory Box Pastel Glitter Cardstock and Memory Box Lush Green, Vibrant Violet, and Ocean Blue 6×6 Cardstock. Once I had my layout planned-ish, I adhere first the blue one to my card base followed by the others, diecutting with a circle die from my stash and/or fussy cutting them to nest into each other.
I could have made it a lot easier on myself doing this with the first layer (foil) to figure out the nesting cuts then once that was done, I could have adhered the other layers down and trimmed away the excess quite easily. Ah, well, lesson so so learned!
I finished up the card by adding the Sugar Script Big Hugs and the Happy Lingo sentiment stamped in Versafine Clair Twilight. A LOT of work but well worth it!
I hope you enjoyed today’s card and have a great rest of your week!
Comments by birch press
Two Cards from One Die Cut | by Tracey McNeely
"Thanks Lisa! Do you know which one was my original idea? lol"
Light-Up Christmas Cards with Layering Dies | by Ardyth Percy-Robb
"Thanks so much! The lights are from PearBlossom Press."
2 for 1 Rainbow Thank You Card Design | by Ardyth Percy-Robb
"Brilliant inking Ardyth! These cards are stunning!"
Lovely Butterflies Card | By Leigh Houston
"Thank you so much, Andre!"
Gate Fold Thank You | by Kimberly Wiener
"I love the tri fold card.. what a treat waiting inside!..."