I was mentally designing an artist trading card that needed to have some stitching…I’m not really a sewer! Then I thought about the Lace-ups I had just gotten from Eye Connect Crafts. Phew.
The arched tag was the perfect size for an ATC…what about splitting it? How to decorate? I liked where it was going so…I started.
I split the arched tag by using an OmniGrid and an Exacto knife. This was easy, only needed a few passes. Also, the cut edge is smooth. Nice!
The doors are glued on, I left them clothespinned together overnight while they dried.
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- Card Base: Product packaging.
- Background: Folk Art – Rose Pink, Distress Ink – Walnut Stain, and a cherry blossom stamp inked with pigment ink – white. The cherry blossom is barely visible.
- Image: This is an image I got via an Apple app (with appropriate copyright). I sized for the front of the doors, and edged it with Distress Ink – Barn Door. A portion of this image is also used inside the doors, but the overall image size is different.
- Doors: Eye Connect Crafts – Tag, Arched, sprayed with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist – Barn Red, I used Copic R59 to color the area I cut, and the fabric is rust colored wired ribbon.
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