Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Birthday Easel Card

A friend of mine, who is a big dog lover, is celebrating her birthday this week. I thought that this image from the Imagine Better Together cartridge would be perfect for her! I also thought it would be fun to make her an easel card.

To make the easel card, I first took a piece of 4 1/4" x 11" cardstock and scored it at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2".

After folding it, I put ATG tape just on the section shown, and then adhered a piece of 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" cardstock.

This is how it looks from the side. I flood filled rectangles from Better Together and Best Friends for my background layers. Don't you just love the Best Friends cloud pattern? I use that one so much!

With an easel card, you need to have a popped image that will help prop up the top part of the card. For mine, I took a little 2.2" framed sentiment from Better Together and separated it into layers. I just used the two base layers so that I could add my own sentiment from My Creative Time's "Wow! So Many Candles" stamp set. I also added a 1.4" cupcake from Better Together.

My girl and her dog are cut at 4". I used the layers and popped them up to give more dimension and added a couple of gems on her hair bows.


Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist Cardstock
White Bazzill Cardstock for Imagine Cuts
My Creative Time's "Wow! So Many Candles" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate Ink
Imaginisce Gems
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


Judy said...

Really cute Katie...
Have a wonderful day.

Nadia's Beautiful Mess said...

I love seeing your Imagine cards, keep them coming!

chillin with Quillin said...

Lovely card!!!!

Vicky said...

kate you did a wonderful job on your card, your friend will love it, looks so cute!!
you always do a fantastic job on your cards

Christine said...

I love your card. It is adorable.

Abby said...

Such a beautiful card!!!

marlene said...

Your friend with dog card is so cute, Just what a friend would get a kick out of, especially if she has a dog.

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