Proms + Grads = Congrats card by Virginia Nebel!

Proms + Grads = Congrats card by Virginia Nebel!

June greetings everyone!  This is a month for proms and graduations so I just wanted to share a fun Congrats card I made, don?t you love the cute owl? It?s one of many adorable icons you can find in Doodlebug?s Hat?s Off collection I love using twine for my cards, not only colourful twine is lightweight so you don?t have to worry about adding extra bulk to your cards when you send them in the mail. Love that!

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A little tip, when I wrap twine around a card I like to snip a little cut into the sides of the card first.  As I wrap the twine around the card, it will  sit securely into the slot and prevents it from sliding up or down the card.

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It also helps to wrap the twine taut and makes for finishing the knot bow easier too!  Have a wonderful crafty day!

~ Virginia Nebel

 

2017-06-20T09:00:00+00:00

12 Comments

  1. Judy O June 20, 2017 at 9:16 am

    Great card Virginia! So cute! I just did one for my son – such an exciting time for him and us!

  2. Sandy Clinton June 20, 2017 at 9:23 am

    Very cute card Virginia!

  3. Kelly Crowl June 20, 2017 at 10:26 am

    Awesome!

  4. Barb macaskill June 20, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Awesome card! I love the touch of gold with the black/white and gray! TFS!

  5. Margaret June 20, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    Don’t know any graduates this year, but love this card anyway! Thanks for the tip about securing the twine; it always drives me crazy when it moves around.

  6. Joan June 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Love this… always classic B&Q

  7. Jeannine H June 20, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Great tip and super card.

  8. pt June 21, 2017 at 7:18 am

    Such a cute card!

  9. auntie em June 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Cute card! I like the notch idea for the twine. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  10. Dorina D June 22, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Very cute. Love the tip for using twine.

  11. Claudia June 23, 2017 at 9:26 am

    Thank you for the tip with the cut, Virginia, this will help me very much in the future.

  12. Patricia Steer June 23, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    Nice card. Thanks for the tip about securing the twine. This will be helpful on many cards.

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