DESIGN TEAM THURSDAY

DT Thursday: Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella!

Time for DT Thursday with another fun card making project from Sandiebella to help us get through to the weekend! Click on through for Sandiebella’s fab step by step tutorial.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Criss Cross Birthday Card Step by Step

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Supplies:

White card
Patterned papers
Ribbon
Embellishments of choice.
Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Step-by-Step Guide:

Cut 2 pieces of white card measuring 5.5″ x 8.5″

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Score each piece, on the long side, at 4.25″

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

At the scoreline, cut diagonally down to the outside corner.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial! Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Repeat on the opposite side of the scoreline for the other piece.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Apply wet glue or double sided tape to the full side on one of the panels.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere it down onto the other piece of white card.

This is how your card should look at this point.
Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut a piece of patterned paper measuring 4 1/8″ x 5 1/8″ and adhere to the inside middle panel.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut a piece of patterned paper measuring 4″ x 5.25″ and cut diagonally. If you are using double sided paper you can use the opposite side on one panel, otherwise you will need to cut 2 pieces of paper and cut diagonally in opposite directions for each piece. (1 piece cut from top left to bottom right, and the other piece cut from top right to bottom left.)

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere the panels to the outside of the card.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Apply a thin line of wet glue to the bottom of one of the outside panels

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fold over and adhere to the centre panel.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fold over the second side – do not adhere yet.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Taking a pencil, place a mark just under where the panels cross each other.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Apply glue to the patterned paper panel, from the pencil mark to the bottom, and across the bottom of the other outside panel.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fold in the side and burnish well with a bone folder.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut a strip of white card 1.5″ wide and approx 11.25″ long. Score at 3 3/4″ and 8 1/8″

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Apply double sided tape to the inside of one end and the outside of the other.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Close the band, as shown.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut 2 pieces of patterned paper measuring 4 1/4″ x 1 3/8″

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere one to each side of the belly band

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Slide the belly band onto the card base.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Stamp your image onto white card and colour with your preferred medium

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fussy cut the image.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Tie a ribbon around the belly band and secure with a bow. Use a piece of double sided tape to hold it in place.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere an oval or circle shape over the belly band

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere the image using 3D pop dots.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut one piece of white card measuring 4″ x 5.25″ and punch a 1.5″ circle

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fold the circle in half and apply glue to each side.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Fold over the top of the white card, punch a hole and add an eyelet.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Cut a small panel of patterned paper measuring 4″ x 2″, for the bottom of the tag.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Stamp the sentiment on a thin strip of white card.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Adhere directly above the patterned paper. Alternatively, you can stamp the sentiment directly onto the tag.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Insert the tag into the card pocket.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Embellish as desired.

Stamping Bella - Create a Criss Cross Card with Sandiebella. Click through for the full step by step photo tutorial!

Over To You!

Hopefully I’ve inspired you to sit down and try your hands at this lovely project.

We also encourage you to share your personal favourite Stamping Bella creations with us. We LOVE to see what you’ve been creating with Stamping Bella stamps.

Another way to connect is by joining us in the Stamping Bella Sistahood Facebook Group and share your pictures.

If you are posting your images online, we would love to see them on Instagram and all the platforms mentioned above. To make it easier for us to find you just use #stampingbella as a hashtag. We love it when you connect, so don’t be shy!

Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

4 Comments

  1. Teddi says:

    Absolutely magical. Love your color choices and thanks so much for the measurements to make this special cart.

  2. caroleann says:

    Absolutely loved this and can’t wait to try this out. Great way to insert a gift card for Christmas!!! Ideas are flooding my mind! LOL Thanks so much for sharing you wonderful talents with us all! xxoo

  3. Karen Rogers says:

    she is just adorable & I haven’t made a criss-cross card forever you may have inspired me to have a go again as what an adorable card to receive

  4. Thanks so much for sharing this! I love this card layout but have always had trouble making them! This helps tremendously! 🙂

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