Elements of Style Swap Card

Creative Tips:

1. The Elements of Style Stamp Set is from Shelli’s Signature Collection. Her favorite style is vintage and this set is great for capturing that aged look with style. If vintage isn’t your favorite, the images are so versatile you can create your very own personal style.

2. To create the scallop border around the circle, begin with a 3/4″ x 12″ strip of card stock or designer paper. Next scallop the longest side, distress the strip with a Bone Folder, and finally run through your Crimper. Apply adhesive to the back side of your circle and gently wrap the strip around attaching it as you go. I used up a scrap of Merry Moments left over from Christmas.

3. The striped pattern on the Rose Red panel was done using my Scoring Blade and Paper Cutter.

4. The Old Olive Satin Ribbon bow added a feminine homespun finishing touch. It was applied with a Pop-Up Glue Dot.

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Card Recipe:
Stamps: Elements of Style (120045)
Paper: Old Olive (100702), Rose Red (102544), Pretty in Pink (100459), Whisper White (100730), Merry Moments DP (115672)
Ink: Rose Red (100063), Old Olive (100079), and So Saffron (105114) Stampin’ Write Markers, Basic Black (101179)
Accessories: Old Olive Satin Ribbon (117292), Scallop Edge (112091) and Scallop Trim (118402) Punches, Backgrounds 1 Texturz Plate (114512), Big Shot (113439), Crimper (101618), Bone Folder ((102300), Scoring Blade (104154), Pop-Up Glue Dots (104183), Dimensionals (104430)

Blessings,

Dacia Smith

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7 thoughts on “Elements of Style Swap Card

  1. Beautiful. This really stands out because of the striking scallop border. Thanks for showing us this unique way of creating a border! Very pretty card.

    This website is really beautiful. I love all of your work!

  2. I got one of these cards … looked at it just this morning and thought what an excellent job – and now I find it here! Yeah!! I’ll be subscribing to your blog via google reader. You are soooo talented!
    Kay

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