Here we are again! It’s time for day 2 of reveals for the Newton’s Nook June release! Today we have another addition to the newest full card front series – ovals!
I love how you can used this with the oval frames dies or on it’s own to fill up your card front. This time, I created an oval shaped card and turned it into a shaker too! This was really fun to make and I love playing with it!
First, I die cut the largest scalloped oval from white cardstock and lined up my stamp within the stitching lines. This is the easiest way for me to make sure I have enough edge for the scallop. I used my copics and colored the whole panel in, then chose a sentiment to stamp in the center.
Then I cut another of the same scallop from orange cardstock but used the next smallest oval to cut a window out of it. I inked up the edges with my blending brush, then added liquid glue to add an acetate window to the back side. I lined the oval frame with foam strips, filled my shaker well and added the colored panel to the back to seal it all up.
Finally, I cut the largest oval twice – once from the pink stripe in the Summertime paper pad we saw yesterday and once from white cardstock. I added a score line about 1/2 inch from one of the long side and adhered the two with scrappy tape only on this flap. That created the shaped card base. Last, I used liquid glue to add the shaker mechanism to the top.
Voila! The card is all finished and ready to play with. Isn’t it so fun!
Would you like to win the “Flamingo Oval” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!
Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday June 16th at 9pm ET to comment — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday June 17th.
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