Monday, June 17, 2013

KellyCraft - I'm Bananas About You Card

Created by Lisa Rojas, Stampin' Queen Creations
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This card again, is unusual in the fact that it's cut different from your "normal" cards. Of course using the Get-it-Straight Laser Square makes creating even the most difficult folded and cut cards a total breeze. If you haven't tried a more advanced card because you are worried about getting it cut straight. etc. the Get-it-Straight Laser Square is the tool for you! Soon you'll be hearing a lot of "How did you create that card, it looks really hard!" from all of your family and friends!!!

 I'm Bananas About You Card
Finished Card Size
7"W x 6"H

Cardstock- Brown, Tan
Pattern Paper- Tropical Theme
Clearsnap Archival Dye Inkpads- Mudslide & Golf Course
Stampendous Rubber Stamp Set- Changit Dos
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
Gamsol Mineral Spirits
Foam Tape
Wire- Gold
Round Nosed Pliers 
Ribbon- Brown Leaf & Tan Loop
Stamp monkey and palm tree twice with mudslide
 Color images with colored pencils. Using Gamsol and a
stamping stump to blend colors.
 Cut images out with scissors.
Cut two pieces of wire 3" long. Use pliers to create
the monkey's tails
Cut brown cardstock into 7'W x 12"H. Fold in half
to create card size of 7"W x 6"H. Open card. Use
Get-it-Straight Laser Square to measure 2" down
from top of paper to fold and 1 1/2" in from each side.
 Cut out the area that you measured
The card should now look like this.
Cut tan stock as follows- (1) 6 3/4"W x 1 3/4"H and
(2) 5 1/4"W x 1 1/4"H. Cut pattern paper as follows-
(1) 61/2"W x 1 1/2"H and (2) 5"W x 1"H.
Use the Get-it-Straight Laser Square to
layer pattern papers onto the tan cardstock.
Adhere the pieces together with Zip Dry.

Adhere tails to one of the monkey images. Adhere both
images together.

Cut two pieces of ribbon 3 1/2"L.
Adhere ribbons together and then to
back of monkey images.

For the inside of the card cut tan cardstock
 6 3/4"W x  5 3/4"H and pattern paper
6 1/2"W x 5 1/2"H. Adhere together and to the
inside of the card

Adhere the two side panels. Use the
Get-it-Straight Laser Square for perfect alignment.

Apply foam tape to top piece. Adhere monkeys
in the center. Adhere top panel to front of card.

Adhere leaf ribbon to loop ribbon, then adhere
both ribbon to center of top panel.

Apply foam tape to palm trees and then to side
panels on card front.

Cut tan cardstock (2) 1 1/2"W x 2"H. Stamp word sayings
using mudslide inkpad.

On a scrap piece of tan cardstock, stamp palm leaves
twice with golf course inkpad. Cut out and adhere to
back of word images. Add images to front of card.

Close up view of finished card

Side image of finished card.

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