Hello and welcome!
I’m SO glad you stopped by to see what crafty inspiration I have today! I’m up on the Heffy Doodle Blog with “Stretch Your Supplies” card series!!! It means that I’m focusing on how to get more from your craft supplies and think out of boxes, giving new life to your crafty stash! So let start!
I’ve been doing a lot of coloring and cute critter cards lately and so I decided it was time to try something different and stretch a couple of dies from my stash! Today I’m focusing on wonderful triangles from Heffy Doodle Zig-a-zig Ah Chevron Die Set. I LOVE so much a triangle shape because it allows to create lots of different patterns. To start, I came up with a simple rainbow design, die cutting a bunch triangle stripes from colorful cardstock and then arranging them with a bit of dimension that is quite hard to capture in pictures as well a pretty metallic gold shine on the “Happy Birthday” sentiment. This card was so easy and fun to create! If you like the idea, geometric patterns or die cutting, please, let me know in the comment area below and I will make more examples for you!
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- STAMPS AND DIES:
- Zig-a-zig Ah Chevron Dies (available at Heffy Doodle and Scapbook.com)
- Imperial Stitched Rectangles Dies (available at Heffy Doodle and Scapbook.com)
- Happy Birthday Shadow Heffy Cuts (available at Heffy Doodle, Scrapbook.com, Crafty Meraki)
- OTHER CRAFT SUPPLES
- Heffy Doodle Coloured Cardstock – Mix 1 (available at Heffy Doodle and Scapbook.com)
- Heffy Doodle Coloured Cardstock – Mix 2 (available at Heffy Doodle and Scapbook.com)
- Heffy Doodle Glubert – Craft Glue (available at Heffy Doodle and Scapbook.com)
Step By Step Instructions:
- Trim and score an extended A2 size card base (5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″) from Neenah Solar White paper.
- Die cut from a cream cardstock a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ faux stitched rectangle, using Imperial Stitched Rectangles Dies. I used on this project Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting machine.
- Die cut from Neenah Solar White paper a smaller faux stitched rectangle, using the same Imperial Stitched Rectangles Dies.
- Die cut from Heffy Doodle Coloured Cardstock – Mix 1 and Mix 2 eight triangle stripes, using Zig-a-zig Ah Chevron Dies.
- Arrange on a small white rectangle the triangles and pop them on a foam tape to add a bit of dimension and interest. Trim off the edges.
- Die cut the words “happy birthday” from a gold foiled paper and the shadow layer from a vellum, using Happy Birthday Shadow Heffy Cuts.
- Glue in place all the elements on the card front with Glubert – Craft Glue and a foam tape.
That’s all for today! Hope you like this rainbow birthday card! Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fabulous day!