Welcome to February's Control Freak Blog Hop featuring our fabulous Sale-a-Bration products.
If you're wondering what Sale-a-Bration (SAB) is it's the best of our annual promotions where you get to pick one free choice of products for each $50 you order. There are 11 choices this year! You'll see quite the assortment from us Freaks so be sure to click on each of the links at the end of our posts to see them all.
You may have arrived from my friend Dawn's blog where I know she wow'd you with her clean and simple style. I get lots of inspiration from her myself!
First I want to share a project I made for my Team Meeting last weekend. It's a card box that holds 6 full-sized A2 cards with envelopes; perfect for gift giving!
I used the Flowering Fields Sale-a-Bration set and Rose Wonder for the greetings. I stamped the images using Black Archival ink and colored the images with my Subtles markers. I also added a variety of 1" strips of Soft Subtles Backgrounds papers on each to pull the colors together. I made this card box using the Envelope Punch Board which is on sale this week! I've created a video tutorial on this card box and will post that next week so stop back in!
Here are the measurements for the cards:
- White main card 5 1/2" X 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
- White stamped layer 3 1/4" X 4 1/2"
- Black layer 3 3/8" X 4 5/8"; black strip 4" X 1/4"
- Subtles Backgrounds Designer Series Paper 3 1/4" X 1"
I love how the thin Black strips add that final detail to the cards without adding bulk. I used the Banner punch to punch just a bit off the ends like this:
Next is a quick card I made with the Wildflower Fields Designer Series Paper. It's also one of the free Sale-a-Bration choices; pick any with each $50 you spend.
I paired it with the Grateful Bunch stamp set from the Occasions catalog on page 22. My colors here are Lost Lagoon, Blackberry Bliss & Whisper White.
Did you notice the unique lower edge? I cut off 1 1/4" from the bottom of the front card layer and added a thin strip of Blackberry Bliss card stock on the inside. This allowed me to add a greeting on both the front and the inside; showing both at once. This layout also makes your Designer Paper the star of the card. I have so many pretty papers that are perfect for this!
Now you're off to Connie's blog to see her projects; don't miss them!!