Sunday, August 22, 2010

Card of the month

Ever wonder what else you can do with your paper dolls?

How about making your own cards? Send a friend a thoughtful card or attach a more personalized card to your present.

I will continue to give you more ideas for creative uses with your doll and collections.

Each month I will post a new card. I will include instruction with each card and you may take all or part as your inspiration.

Invite a friend over and make some cards for future use. It is always great to have a card ready for any occasion.

Have fun!

"Back to School" Card

1) You will need a legal size envelope.
2) Trim a letter size sheet of paper or card stock to 9 1/4 x 8 inches.
3) Fold the card stock in half vertically.
4) Trim the first layer of paper or card stock slightly smaller than the card. A corner rounder was used to round the corners.
5) Trim the second layer of paper or card stock slightly smaller than the first layer, round the corners and glue to the first layer.
6) Dress your Susie doll for proper fit in an outfit of your choice.
7) Carefully remove your outfit from the doll and tape the pieces together.
8) Glue your assembled outfit to the two layers of paper or card stock.
9) Affix all three layers to the card with pop dots.
10) Use your creativity to choose embellishments for your card. This sample card attaches three fancy hair pins underneath all three layers at the upper left side of your card.