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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Comfort Card


Made this card for a friend’s sister, who is very ill.  Thought it might cheer her up a bit.



I had a lot of fun making this card, as I was learning different techniques, along the way.
The first technique was how to place an image in a different place, on your Imagine mat.   I saw a video, here, where it’s explained how this could be accomplished.

Here’s a shot (not very clear, sorry!) but you can sorta get an idea of how I was able to input just 4 blank squares on the mat, making my design move waaaaay over to the right.



When the paper is placed on the mat, opposite to how it was done to begin with, I was able to get the design printed on the opposite side of my card base.  Cool, eh?  J

The second technique on this card was learning how to print a sentiment on the inside of the card.  I now have a template I saved, to allow this to occur on any 5 ½” x 8 ½” card base.  I enjoy making larger size cards, instead of the usual A2 size. J

Tools/Items:-
Cricut Imagine
Cricut Imagine Cartridges: – see below
Cricut Cartridge – Christmas Noel
Glue – ATG; Zig Two-Way
Cardstock – blue for the card base; white (for the Imagine)
Patterned paper – sky background
Corner Rounder - Corner Stone by EK Success
Stickles – “Crystal
Rhinestones

Cricut Imagine Cartridges
Lori’s Garden
Better Together
Imagine More

Firstly, I used this design (bottom), from Imagine “Lori’s Garden”  for the flourish on the card front. 


The Angel is from the “Christmas Noel” cartridge, using patterns & colors from the Imagine “Better Together” cartridge.

The frame is from the “Imagine More” cartridge (Image 25, Layer 1), floodfilled w/ the same pattern as the Angel’s dress.

Hope she likes it!  J




3 comments:

  1. Linda, Beautiful Card.... I don't have an Imagine, but love what it can do! I am sure she will cherish this wonderful card!
    Well Done!
    Maureen

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  2. Absolutely beautiful thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Beautiful card Linda! and how clever to move the design on the mat! I have to try that (have an imagine that i've used ...mhhh twice!)

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