Welcome to the newest bi-weekly Make My Monday challenge! Our host for challenge #203, Dawn, chose On the Water for the theme. When you finish here, I hope you will visit the challenge site. It’s always a treat to see what the rest of the design team members created for the challenge. I hope you will be inspired to play along with us and post your creation in the gallery.

Here’s my card:

While it may not look like a water card, the DSP (designer series paper) is called By the Bay, and the swirls remind me of the different colors in the water and the sky at the beach. It’s my family’s annual beach week this week, so maybe I just have the beach on my mind.

Measurements and Such:

  • Trim a piece of Night of Navy to 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. Score at 4-1/4 inches to create a tent card.
  • Use the largest deckled rectangle die to crop the background DSP. Adhere to the card base using multipurpose liquid glue.
  • Use the next smallest deckled rectangle die to crop the swirled DSP.
  • Trim a piece of gold foil to 1 inch wide. Use the same deckled rectangle die as above to create the gold foil trim.
  • Offset the gold trim so that just a sliver of it shows under the swirled DSP.
  • Stamp a sentiment onto a scrap piece of white cardstock using Night of Navy ink.
  • Crop the sentiment using an appropriate size deckled rectangle die.
  • Crop a piece of the wavy Night of Navy DSP. for a mat under the sentiment. Attach it to the swirled DSP using multipurpose liquid glue.
  • Wrap Night of Navy ribbon around the swirled DSP so it goes over the sentiment mat piece of DSP and tie it in a bow.
  • Add dimensionals under the sentiment panel so they straddle the ribbon. Adhere to the card.
  • Trim a piece of white cardstock to 4 by 5-1/4 inches for the inside panel.
  • Stamp the sentiment using Night of Navy ink.
  • Trim a 1/2 inch wide piece of the swirled DSP and adhere to the bottom of the white cardstock.
  • Trim a piece of coordinating DSP (I used the waves pattern) to 6 by 2-1/2 inches for the envelope flap.
  • Punch a 1 inch circle from coordinating DSP to use for the envelope seal. I use the XYRON create-a-sticker to do this. You can find the link on Amazon here. The link for the permanent adhesive refills can be found here.
  • With that, I’d finished this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a Peachy Day!


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