Hello folks! It's Kim from Katydid Cards sharing a Father's Day card with you featuring the Great Sport Set. Here's a peek at the full set:
thought a circle flip card would be a perfect backdrop for the
basketball...or the baseball or bowling ball, for that matter. I'll
chat a bit more about the basketball in my next paragraph, but I want to
tell you about the rest of the card first. The base is made using a Christmas Wreath Flip Card
cut file from the Silhouette Store (minus the wreath, of
course) using Night of Navy card stock.
The file comes with one set of
mats, but I wanted to double mat it. To do this, I simply created a
1/8" offset to create a slightly larger mats from scrap card stock for
under the patterned paper. Speaking of the patterned paper, it's Basketball Digital Paper by ScrapbookGems.
a close-up of the basket ball. To give it the appearance of spinning, I
copied one of the vertical lines, flipped it and ran it horizontally
across the top. I used the Tiny Bubbles embossing folder to give it a
Flip cards are such a great design. I wonder who figured out this clever fold as I wouldn't even know where to begin.
just flip to read the sentiment. The idea for the sentiment came from
the Sunsational set, I just changed the font to match the patterned
paper and I color matched it to the card base.
That wraps up my post for today. If you want to take a better look at Sunsational's whimsical images, just click here. And for some inspiration and interaction, you can check out the blog and the Facebook page. And if you get the chance, come and visit me at Katydid Cards.
Before I leave you, I want to remind you about our monthly
challenge ( the theme is Swim, Beach, Ocean) you still have time to
enter. The challenge post can be found here.