Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Try Me Tuesday - Box style card

Welcome to a new try-me Tuesday. I hope you are enjoying these challenges as much as we are. Today's project is pretty cool, I think. I had never done this or even seen it before and I was glad it was fairly simple to do even though it may look somewhat difficult.

For my card, I chose to use the small jar die to create my window instead of the usual circle or square. To make my flower embellishment, I used the stitched petals and leaf dies. I took my card a step further and, rather than leaving the "window" open, I added clear acetate to the jar and scored it so that it folds with the card.

I love the look of this and will likely use this card style again. There are so many possibilities for embellishing and wowing your non-crafty friends with this design, and another cool thing about this style card is that while it is dimensional, it folds flat for mailing!  Awesomesauce! I hope you'll try this some time too. Easy tutorials can be found on youtube.

Product List:
My Creative Time, Stitched Chunky Jar dies
My Creative Time, Stitched Petal dies
My Creative Time, Stitched Leaf dies
My Creative Time, Floral Sentiments stamp set
Paper by MME, Wild Asparagus {from a QVC kit I bought YEARS ago!}
Clear acetate, flat-backed pearl


  1. Your card is simply gorgeous. WOW you really did out do yourself!! I so love how you used Miss Emma's goodies and the jar idea is a very clever and creative idea you most certainly are one super talented gal and am really in awe of your idea.

  2. Beautiful, love this one with the jar cut out!!!!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. This is so pretty!! I love how you used that jar and the acetate! Hugs!!

  4. A jar die with the acetate is a fun idea! The paper is beautiful with the watercolor look and shows off the pretty flower well. Fabulous job on this pretty card. I sure will be giving this shaped card a try...it looks like a lot of fun.
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  5. Shar ~ Seriously GORGEOUS! The papers, the details and oh my adding the acetate ~ BRILLIANT idea!

  6. Such an AWESOME box card Shar! LOVE how you used the jar!!!


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