Strut Your Stuff
By LeNae Gerig
Designer’s Tip: Cover the inside of the tunnel card and place the peacock Dazzles™ on the fold, centered where the window will be. Embellish the Dazzles™ with glitter glue and Stickles™ while the card is laying flat and let dry. Cover the card window piece and complete the card.
- Front: Cover the card with Artful Watercolor border paper with the border along the right edge. Place a length of Pink Jewel Dazzles™ next to the border as shown. Cover the label die-cut with tan/purple/blue paper and ink edges. Place Peacock Dazzles™ greeting “Strut Your Stuff” on the label center and swirls and hearts at the top and bottom. Foam tape to the card front, as shown. Knot a length of 1 ½” wide purple crepe Artful Watercolor Ribbon and trim tails to 1 ¾” long. Zot™ the knot to the left side of the label, as shown.
- Cover the center fold on the inside of the card with Artful Watercolor green paper. Place the Peacock Dazzles™ where the window will be and color body with blue and green Smooch ink and feathers with blue and green Stickles™. Let dry.
- Cover the inside tunnel panel with window with Artful Watercolor dark pink/blue paper and cut out the window and ink edges. Ink edges of 5/8” wide strip of striped paper and glue across the panel bottom edge and a 3/8” wide strip 1/8” from the top edge. Place a length of Peacock Dazzles™ purple border along the bottom edge of the striped border as shown.
- Cut out the flowers from the 2nd sheet of Artful Watercolor border paper and place on the bottom right corner of the panel, without gluing down. Place Peacock Dazzles™ feathers to extend from under the flowers as shown and color with Smooch® Inks. Let dry and glue the flowers in place. Place Happy Birthday Greetings Dazzles™ on the left side of the panel ad hearts and bursts from Peacock Dazzles™ as shown. Glue the Tunnel Panel to the inside of the card as shown.