Last week, I got a text from my friend asking if I wanted to participate in a fundraiser for Chatham Trades, a local community rehabilitation program serving the Chatham County I jumped at the opportunity to help support this community program, which has been providing vocational and developmental services for Chatham adults with developmental disabilities since 1980.
Last night, I put together some note card packages using water colored images from the Hey Chick Stamp Set. I thought these would be perfect for the rural community in which we live. I also made a coordinating box, which I saw on Sam Hammond's website. It's just the perfect size to hold my cards and envelopes.
I've provided a tutorial for the cards below, and will have a video on how to assemble the box tomorrow. In the meantime, if you're local and in the area on Friday night,
"You are cordially invited to participate in Stillwater Salon & Spa Grand Opening & Fundraiser on Friday, February 24th from 4pm - 8pm. The event's theme is a red carpet event with a fun photo backdrop and photographer for glam photos and selfie opportunities. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle and enjoy a variety of vendors."
See you there!
For more information about how you can help Chatham Trades, please visit their website.
Cutting & Measurments
Base: Whisper White Note Card, 5" x 3-1/2"
Layer 1: Real Red Cardstock 4 3/4" x 3 1/4"
Layer 2: Sending Love Designer Paper 4 1/2" x 3"
Layer 3: Metallic Ribbon
Layer 4: Watercolor Paper, 2nd to largest Stitched Shapes Circles Framelits
Putting it all Together
1. Stamp image in Black Archival Ink onto Watercolor Paper circle. Color, by lifting color from Watercolor Pencils using the finer tip Aquapainter.
2. Adhere Layers 1 & 2. Wrap Metallic Ribbon around both layers and secure in the back with Glue Dots. Add a ribbon to the front, secured with a glue dot.
3. Adhere layers to base using Fast Fuse.
4. Add circle to front of card using 3-4 dimensionals.
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