Card Cafe Thursday with Latisha Yoast!

Card Cafe Thursday with Latisha Yoast!

Hello Friends! One of the questions I am asked quite often, is how to make a shaped card.  Some card makers, especially those just starting out, have a hard time figuring out the base of a shaped card.  Today I am going to walk you through a few simple steps, that will have you creating shaped cards with ease.

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First you are going to need, two die cuts that are exactly the same.  

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You can mechanically die cut out shapes (shown above) with card stock, or with an electronic die cutting machine, or even with scissors.  You will just need two shapes of the same exact size.

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Next, with one of the die cuts, you are going to score a line about an inch down from the top. This is going to make the card open, close and stand up unassisted.

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Above the score line, you will need to add a strong permanent adhesive.  This will ensure that your card stays together.

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Now that your base is created, you can start assembling your card. 

Below are a few examples of how to make different shaped cards!

SCTblogpost_latishay_card1Supplies: Lawn Fawn dies; Fancy Pants Designs Dream Big Collection; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L adhesive; Lawn Fawn Twine kraft & white card stock

SCTblogpost_latishay_card2Supplies: Lawn Fawn Oval dies; Lawn Fawn Plane and Simple stamp set; Lawn Fawn Stitched Cloud backdrop; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L; Copic Markers

SCTblogpost_latishay_card3Supplies: Spellbinders Nestabilites Labels 4; Altenew Faithful Feather Stamp set; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L adhesive; Lawn Fawn Twine; Lawn Fawn licorice ink; Ranger Distress Oxide inks (abandoned coral, candied apple & wild honey) watercolor paper

Thank you for joining us today, and you picked up a tip or two to help out in your next craft project!

~ Latisha

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Latisha was born and raised in a small northern California town, but thanks to her husbands career as a Helicopter Pilot in the US Navy, she resides in NE Florida. She has a 21 year old daughter, a 17 year old son and a miniature Schnauzer named Skipper. Latisha has been a concept designer and content contributor for many craft companies and magazines since 2005.  Currently she designs for Lawn Fawn, Fancy Pants Designs and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.  Her style is somewhere between clean and simple & classic elegance.

Here is where you can find her

blog: crafteebee.blogspot.com

IG: latishayoast

FB: Latisha Nicolas Yoast

Pinterest: Latisha Yoast

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12 Comments

  1. Gisèle July 27, 2017 at 11:06 am

    So cute ??

  2. Helen Gullett July 27, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    Oh they are so beautiful and fabulous. Love the shaped cards. Thank you for the inspirations.

  3. Margaret July 27, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    Thanks for the tips on making shaped cards – very helpful! And the cards are adorable!

  4. Sandy Carveth July 27, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    Neat ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Barb macaskill July 27, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    Great card ideas! TFS!

  6. Sandy Clinton August 1, 2017 at 1:43 am

    Love that! And so easy!!

  7. Zehavit Shaked August 1, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Great card!

  8. Kim August 7, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Love the shaped cards nice.
    Have blessed day!
    Kimberly

  9. Kelly Cutrone August 16, 2017 at 6:47 am

    Omg, that is fantastic! I will def being trying this technique, thank you!

  10. Piia Hiltunen August 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Just beautiful!

  11. Brenda Brown August 31, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Oh what a great idea!!Thank you!

  12. MichelleB September 5, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Love these little cards!

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