Layering can take your cards from ho-hum to wow! Read this blog post and check out the video to see what I mean.
I use layers on 99.9% of all the cards I make. Layers give height, dimension and sometimes texture to your projects. There’s a standard layering format that I use for regular card bases. You can download and print the free PDF by joining our SassyPaperCrafters VIP Group on Facebook.
The card I make in the video is the perfect example of how layers create more interest in your projects. Sure, you could just stamp everything onto Basic White cardstock or a notecard and call it a day, but what fun is that?
The measurements for the layers on the card I make in the video are:
- Cardbase- 5½” by 8½” scored at 4¼”
- Basic White- 5¼” by 4″
- Flirty Flamingo- 4¼” by 3″
- DSP- 4″ by 2¾”
- Granny Apple Green- 4″ by 3″
- Basic White- 3¾” by 2¾”
- Flirty Flamingo- 1¾” by 1½”
- Basic White- 1½” by 1¼”
As you’ll see in the video, embellishments can really make a difference as well. Rarely do I make a card that doesn’t use embellishments. Here I even used one to cover up a mistake I made while stamping.
I hope you enjoyed this 101 technique! Tell me in the comments, would you use this color combination? Happy stamping!Product List