Welcome to this month's Blog Hop featuring projects using Terrific Techniques. My project is a Telescoping Circle Card. Cards that move add an extra wow factor for the recipient. Plus, they are fun!
Here is the card closed, with the three circles on top of each other. I used the Festival of Trees Stamp Set and the Tree Punch on the smallest of the three circles.
By pulling on the Baker's Twine, the card opens and you can see the greeting from the Merry Everything Stamp Set on the middle circle.
When the card is fully opened, you will see the largest circle, where you would write your personal message. This card fits in a medium Stampin' Up! envelope.
TELESCOPING CIRCLE CARD TUTORIAL:
1. Begin with three nested circles.
- Bottom: 4 ½” Circle Die in Whisper White Cardstock
- Middle: 3 ¼” Circle Die in Mossy Meadow Cardstock
- Top: 2 ½” Circle Die in Whisper White Cardstock
The bottom and middle circles need to be flat, so that the card will stay together when closed and not catch when opening. The smallest circle can have some dimension to it.
2. Stamp images and assemble each of your circle layers. Pierce through the very top of the top layer and add a piece of Baker’s Twine.
3. Lay the middle layer UPSIDE DOWN on top of the bottom layer. Pierce through both layers at the top. Insert a brad through both layers and secure behind the bottom layer.
4. Swing the card open so that the middle layer is right side up above the bottom piece (also right side up).
5. Lay the top piece UPSIDE DOWN on top of the middle piece. Pierce through both layers at the top as shown. Insert a brad through both layers and secure behind the middle circle. Your Circle Telescoping Card is complete.
Did you know that the largest size of the Rhinestone and Pearl Basic Jewels fit in the Candy Dots Brad Bases?
Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy looking at all the different blog projects.
Click on the image below to see what Susan Campfield has created.
Click on the image below to see what Dena Rekow has created.