Saturday, August 22, 2015

Life is Short....Eat the frosting!!!

Hello AI Fans!!
 
Happy weekend! I sure hope you're enjoying the last bit of August before we head into September! I can't believe how quickly this year is going.  So have you tried any of the AI Spinners from Art Impressions yet? They are SO much fun!! Today I'm showing you Frosting Spinner (sku# 4573) and I cut it out quickly and easily using the Frosting Spinner Dies (sku# 4615).
 
 
Now one of the challenges of the Spinner stamps is that I really don't want my sentiment showing through to the front of the card and taking the attention away from the adorable spinner. So what I did is cut the standard 4.25" x 5.5" card base.  Then when I layered the inside panel, I cut a piece that was double the width of my normal layered mat, scored it and glued it to the card base so it turned the card into a trifold. I usually leave a 1/16" border , so I cut the yellow piece of cardstock at 5 3/8" x 8 1/4". Then scored it at 4 1/8".  Make sense?
 
 
That way, you get the clean look for the spinner, and still get your sentiment on the inside of the card.
 
A close look at this adorable mouse. :)
 
 
 



Copics used:  C1, C2, C3, C5, YR02, YR04, YR09, Y32, Y35, Y38, E33, B00, B02, B04

Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit and hope you have some time to get crafty this weekend!
 


8 comments:

  1. Well, aren't you clever?! That is a great idea to turn it into a trifold! I am going to definitely try that sometime. Love your bright colors and fun paper! Great card!

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  2. You are so smart! I always struggle with the spinners and sentiments! I'm gonna have to "steal" your idea LOL. Wonderful card and I love your bow!

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  3. This is absolutely ADORABLE!!!!!! Love it! You are so correct in saying life is short eat the frosting!!

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  4. That fancy fold is genius! I love the fun party colors. This is just super cute all around!

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  5. Very clever solution! I like that idea...and just love the card. Bright, happy...and the colouring is first class!

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  6. Sharon - what an awesome idea! I adore your bright colours, too!

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  7. Sharon, that's genius! Love how you decide the fold. Awesome!!!

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  8. So Adorable!! Love how you did the tri fold card!! And i the frame around circle is awesome!!

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