First pick a photograph that you know the recipient will like. Preferably pick a photo that he/she has yet to see.
Secondly, pick out two colors of card stock that goes well with the photo that you have chosen. One piece will be for your card (base) and the other will be for your mat.
Cut your sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 card stock in half (so that it is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2). Score this piece of card stock in half. This is your card base.
Next cut your "mat". I usually cut mine at 4 x 5 1/4. You will place your mat on top of your folded card. The mat goes between your folded card and photo. Now trim your photo to fit the mat. Place the mat on the folded card and then adhere your photo on top of the mat.
|My card base is blue & my mat is red.|
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The card turned out really cute! Thanks for the instructions and for linking up!ReplyDelete
What a great idea! If you love crafts you will love our Crafter's Giveaway we have going on this week! Come on over and check it out!ReplyDelete
Great way to send a 'memory'. Cute.ReplyDelete
I hope I can get this to work I wanted to share a photo card I made a few years ago I have a small Shih Tzu and my special friend Lisa loves her like I do, so for her birthday I decided to make this for herReplyDelete
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/949345?&cat=500&ppuser=31330 if not it is in my galley on SCS page 5 or 6