Hi Everyone! Today I'll share how you can get four 4×4 cards out of one sheet of Whisper White Cardstock.
Trim Cardstock at 8". Take the 8×12 turn and trim at 4" and repeat. Now you have three 8×4 stips. Take the 4 x12 strip and trim at 8". Now you have four 4×8 and one 4×4. Fold all 4×8 in half. Here's the cutting series.
For my images I used the flower and sentiment from the Watercolor Trio stamp set from the summer mini. For the look, it's not 3 different color tones, but the same ink, The trick is NOT to re-ink in-between stamping. I normally get 3 stamped images out of one inking. They get lighter each time. This creates your background pattern. I think this makes for a simple elegance feel and look.
Next, I stamped the sentiment and punched out using the small oval. Take your dauber or sponge and ink the edges all around the card and punched saying. Layer with dimensional. Here's a few samples showing other colors. I also wanted to show you what it looks like with a standard card size so the Rich Razzelberry is shown with a ribbon.
Here's the tutorial and Happy Crafting! ~Dee