Monday, April 5, 2010

Happy Camper

Happy Camper
Good Morning, hope everyone is well and happy. Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! The weather here was fantastic!!! Okay this is my first ever tutorial and I must admit, I'm nervous. It's like the world out there is going to be grading me so please, be kind. LOL. I am going to show how to make a 5x5 card with a matching envelope. One of my favorite tools now is my Scor-Pal. Just makes it so much easier! Okay first thing I do is gather every thing I think I may need, most time I add to.... I went with 2 stamp sets, Hello Hunny and Happy Camper. I just thought she looked like a happy camper. That's one thing that I love about CCS stamp sets, you can mix them up so many ways! After stamping and coloring her I cut her out using a nestie. Added a punched border down the side then stamped Happy Camper in the lower right hand corner. My card is all finished and moving on to the envelope. I started with a 81/2 x 11" sheet of paper, trimmed it down to 8 1/4"x8 1/4". Then align the corner in the 3.66 on the scor-pal (this is the inverted triangle). Score at 6 3/8" (dot) on all 4 sides. After scoring on all 4 sides you will see where they over lap, that is your cutting mark, so cut those out. You are now ready to assemble your envelope.I attached scor tape to 2 sides. Peal and stick.
Now I am ready to insert the matching card stock, I measure it turn and trace the end that is going to fold over, trim it,round my corner off, tape it down and it's finished.
Hope you have enjoyed my tutorial and that it's helped you . I love making the larger cards once in awhile and I just make the envelope to match. Thanks for taking time to visit today, I do appreciate it and your wonderful comments. Don't froget to check out the other gorgeous cards, sentiments, sketches and turorial at CCS. Happy Stamping!!

13 comments:

Sue W said...

Thanks for this Olga - I just need to make a couple of small envelopes cos I can't get htem here think I'll read through this again see if I can make it work!!! Good for you 1st tutorial done now you can relax!!!

Kelly said...

Great tutorial Olga!

CraftieConnie said...

What a good teacher you are, Big Sis! I guess I am going to have to get myself one of those Scorepals now! heheheheehe

CraftieConnie said...

Your card is so cute!

Jessie said...

Great tutorial Olga!

Jennie said...

What a great tutorial Olga! Love the step by step directions and you are a pro already :o) I give you an A+, and very cute card to boot!!!

Patti said...

Wow Olga... you rock. You get an "A+"! Great tutorial. I have never made an envelope! I will today tough, with your help!

Miesje said...

Fantastic Olga - I will try that. PS: you cna come relax in my back yard anytime - or play in my craft room! :-)

grandmalee said...

Wonderful job on this tutorial! Love the card! Love that you uses uncustomary colors for the bear to make it stand out even more! Whoever gets this card will be a happy camper!

Traci66 said...

Your card is cute. My family are avid campers so this would be a good one for any of them. I won a $5 gift card from CCS and now I know what to get. Thanks.

pammie said...

Very neet! Great Job Olga.

Colleen said...

Olga,
Wow, that envelope is amazing! I always have trouble with envelopes so I stick to the ready made sizes. LOL Love your card also

Theresa said...

Great job! Now that I have a scor-pal and your tute, I'll make some envelopes. I always stay away from 5x5 cards because of envelopes, now I'll venture out. A+ to you.