Wednesday, June 24, 2020

3 Slim Card Base & Envelope Size Examples + Flamingo Process

Hello.  For Technique Time at Unity, I am showing three slim card base & envelope size examples.  Plus I show the full flamingo card process.


Sentiment:  I'm tickled pink that we are friends.

Creating slim style cards can be made in different sizes and with different envelopes.


Here are the sizes that I used on the three slim card base & envelope examples.  Please reference the video for the process and details for this project.

Card 1, largest:

Envelope #10 size 4 1/8" x 9 1/2"

Card base cut 9 1/4" x 8", Score on short end at 4"

Card size 9 1/4" x 4"
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Card 2, medium:

Envelope size 4 1/8" x 9"

Card base cut 7 1/2" x 7 1/2", Score at 3 3/4"

Card size 7 1/2" x 3 3/4"

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Card 3, smallest

Envelope size 3 7/8" x 7 1/2"

Card base cut 7 1/4" x 7 1/4", Score at 3 5/8"

Card size 7 1/4" x 3 5/8"


These card base and envelope examples were made using envelopes that I happen to have on hand.
For card base sizes, I like to begin with the envelope size first.  Then, I cut the card base a bit smaller than the envelope size.  Next, I choose dies that fit best onto the trimmed card front.  Finally, dies are not necessary.  A paper trimmer can be used to trim the desired card base and the layers.

I made a quick video tutorial showing the process for this project.
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Here is another look.


Included in the 

Supplies:  Unity Stamp Co. Fabulous Flamingo; Simon Says Stamp intense black ink, mini Misti, cardstock, hole punch, twine, flat and foam double-sided clear tape, MCT tall frame diestall frame die layers and tall kraft envelopes; PFS slim fancy diagonal stripes and slim ornate banner dies; Copic markers RV29, R32, R20, B0000, B01, C3, C7; Sakura Koi watercolor, paint brush, adhesive gems, Fiskars paper trimmer, MSC scoring board, bone folder. 

Be sure to visit the Unity blog for the entire article and tutorial.
Also, you can find my other features at Unity's
Technique Time and
Watercolor Wednesday.


Thanks for visiting.
Gaylynn

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