May 12 2009

All About Dad Origami Tie and Tutorial!

Late Night Stampers group is running a masculine card/project challenge this month in honor of Father’s Day in June!  Yesterday, I spent some time working on my Father’s Day cards that I’ll be showing you over the next few days!

This card uses a large Origami Tie as the focus…made from our wonderful Walk in the Park Designer Paper and the Eight Great Greetings set from the Occasions Mini Catalog!  Truthfully, one of the major reasons I purchased Eight Great Greetings was for this DAD stamp!  I love it!

Here is the TUTORIAL I made last year for making these ties!  They really are quite easy.  You can also see a card sample for using smaller ties.

For today’s card, I started with a 4 1/2 square** piece of Walk in the Park Designer Paper for the tie.  The base of the card is Basic Gray and I layered a piece of Kiwi Kiss on top.  I had a couple strips of Urban Garden stripe Designer Paper and layered them in the background.  I stamped the D image with Versamark and then Basic Gray ink onto Whisper White and embossed with Clear Embossing Powder.  I trimmed it to size and layered it on Basic Gray cardstock.  I adhered the Tie to Whisper White cardstock and layered it on Baja Breeze.  I LOVE how it turned out!  Just as I imagined!

**Note:  4 1/2 square is the largest you can use and still fit on a standard card size.  Come back tomorrow to see the larger one I made!

Set:  Eight Great Greetings
C/S:  Basic Gray, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Baja Breeze
DSP:  Walk in the Park, Urban Garden
Inks:  Versamark, Basic Gray
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Stampin’ Dimensionals 

Remember…the Designer Paper and Textured Cardstock sale is still going on!  Buy 3 and get the 4th one FREE!  Now is the time to STOCK UP…the majority of these beautiful papers will retire after next month because they have In-Colors.  Email me with your order TODAY or use the easy ONLINE ordering system.  Click here and then Shop Now in the upper right corner!




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May 14, 2009 - 11:05:15

What a cool fathers’ day card! Thanks for sharing this great idea!