I love getting cards in the mail. It’s not often that happens because we have so much technology. BUT, what if you changed that! Once a month you should make ONE card and send it to someone special. That’s not hard right? Once I show you this tutorial you might end up doing 5 cards a month because it’s super chic, contemporary and cute.

Good news is this weekend is MOTHER’S DAY! What a perfect time to make a special card for your your mum!

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Let’s get started

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Fiskars – ProCision – 12 Inch Rotary Bypass Trimmer
-Scrapbook Paper
-Craft Knife
-Tape

Abstract Card using Fiskars - ProCision - 12 Inch Rotary Bypass Trimmer jaderbomb

Use paper that makes you smile. If you know who you are sending it to you could even design the card completely around them!

Abstract Card using Fiskars - ProCision - 12 Inch Rotary Bypass Trimmer jaderbomb

 

Get the paper that you want to use for the card. I used a piece of paper that looks like a notebook. I did this because I wanted it to look neat when I wrote inside. Simply fold your sheet of paper (8×10) in half, then fold it again in half.

Use your cutter and cut different size strips.

Abstract Card using Fiskars - ProCision - 12 Inch Rotary Bypass Trimmer jaderbomb

 

Start by making a small incision with your craft knife to the end of your paper. You want to be careful when doing this because you don’t want to cut a strip too big. You will slide your strips of paper through the slits then tape the back.  I love this project because you can be super creative and overlap your paper as much as you like.

Abstract Card using Fiskars - ProCision - 12 Inch Rotary Bypass Trimmer jaderbomb

I made an abstract initial, a T. I then added different strips along the top to dress it up. Don’t be afraid to create a beautiful abstract card. Enjoy! I hope in return you will get a card in the mail, it’s super fun and brings you back to how things used to be.

See ya in the next post!

in other news

* I am now working with YaYa Club Clothing Company as their Social Media Manager. Make sure you check out their Facebook page HERE because we will soon be doing ton’s of awesome giveaways!

*If you are not sure how to use the Fiskar’s trimmer check out my review and tutorial HERE.

*Don’t forget this Sunday is Mother’s day! Not sure what to get you Mum check out this cool candle you can make her HERE.

*Other important dates coming up
May 18 is Armed Forces Day
May 24 is Victoria Day
May 27 is Memorial Day

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