This week's sketch is provided by Velda. She recently taught a class for seniors, they made a bunch of these and she sent along the tutorial she made for them. Thank you, Velda, for the beautiful sketch, instructions and the sample card!
Tip: Cut the accent paper for the rectangles to 3-1/2 x 4-3/4 first, then in half. Space them 1/4 inch apart on the card.
Option: You can make this style card for any occasion. Just change the color of paper or use patterned paper. Add a message to suite the occasion. You can use a 2inch square of cardstock or the doily folded into a pocket to hold a sentiment.
Option 2: You can also fold cardstock so edges meet in the center front. This is called a gate-fold card. To do this, score and fold at 2-1/8 from each side. Attach the center embellishment to only the left side of the front so it can be opened.
With wrong side of doily facing, turn doily upside down.
Fold up doily one-third of the way (from bottom) as shown.
Fold left side of doily to center as shown and press to flatten.
Fold right side of doily to center as shown and press to flatten. Your doily envelope is now complete. Place a dab of glue under each edge of sides where they meet at the center.
To play along, just upload a project using this week's sketch to your online blog or gallery then leave a direct link to your project in the Mister Linky widget at the bottom of this post.
You can use this sketch at any time. When a NEW challenge is posted next Sunday, we'll also include photos of the cards that used this sketch before then. Feel free to re-post the sketch on your blog along with your card… then come back and leave a link for us so we may all see your cards!
If you'd like to create a sketch and sample card to be featured in an upcoming sketch challenge, please send an email to Karen and you are on your way! Keep in mind that the sketch you will create is just a rough draft, we don't expect it to be formated the same as the ones posted here on the blog. Karen will work with you to create a rough draft in word, excel or even just draw it on paper and scan or take a photo of it. From there Sandy will work her magic and re-create the sketch in her photo editing software and format it to look the same as the ones posted here on the blog. So really all you need is your creativity and to make a card!
Thanks for stopping by and hope you join in the fun!