Card Samples, Thursdays with Sandiebella

Thursday with Sandiebella: Curvy Girl loves the Beach Canopy Card

Sandie has a gorgeous summery tutorial for us today, featuring our CURVY GIRL LOVES THE BEACH stamp set.

Curvy Girl Loves the Beach Canopy Card


Coloured card & white card
Beach/nautical themed papers
Stitched rectangle die
Hearts stencil
Peacock Feathers distress oxide ink & ink blending tool
Adhesive & foam tape/dots
Scoring board and bone folder

Cut coloured card:
(1x) 5″ x 7″ – card base
(1x) 5″ x 7.5″  – card base
(1x) 4″ x 8″ – large canopy
(1x) 3″ x 7″  – small canopy
Cut white card:
(1x) 4-7/8″ x 6-7/8″ – card base
(1x) 3-7/8″ x 5-7/8″ – large canopy
(1x) 2-7/8″ x 4-7/8″ – small canopy
(1x) 4.75″ x 6.75″ – inside
Cut paper:
(1x) 4.75″ x 6.75″ – card base
(1x) 3.75″ x 5.75″ – large canopy
(1x) 2.75″ x 4.75″ – small canopy

How to:

Score the 5″ x 7.5″ piece of card at 0.5″

Score the 4″ x 8″ piece of card at 0.5″, 1″, 1.5″ and 7.5″

Score the 3″ x 7″ piece of card at 0.5″, 1″, 1.5″ and 6.5″

To create a top opening 5″ x 7″ card base, apply adhesive on the 0.5″ section of the 5″ x 7.5″ piece of card and adhere the 5″ x 7″ piece of card to it.

Adhere the layering panels to the card front.

Take the large canopy piece and fold down the 0.5″ section. On the other end, mountain/valley fold the score lines.

Repeat with the small canopy and then adhere the card and paper layers to each of the canopies.

Apply adhesive to the 0.5″ section on each end of the large canopy.

Adhere to the card front, centered horizontally and vertically.

Repeat with the small canopy.

Adhere the white card layer to the inside.

Stamp the Curvy Girl Loves the Beach sentiment onto a piece of white card measuring approx. 4″ x 4.5″. Mat with some coloured paper.
Decorate the inside panel (optional) and adhere the sentiment panel

Stamp Curvy Girl Loves the Beach onto white card and colour using your preferred medium.

Cut out using a stitched rectangle die approx. 5″ x 2.25″. Use the heart stencil and peacock feathers distress oxide ink to create a hearts background.

Adhere the image to the small canopy using foam tape/dots.

Decorate with some stickers, die cuts or other embellishments.

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