Congratulation on Your Weight Loss Card

My friend Faith recently posted about reaching another weight loss goal so I made her this Weight Loss Card.  I know she follows this blog so. way to go Faith.

I used some rolled flowers I made.  To see how to make them go here.  I also used a butterfly I made.  To see that tutorials go here.

This card is called a slanted easel card.  It fits nicely in an A2 envelope.

You will need:

        • Heavy cardstock for the base
        • various pieces of cardstock 
        • Pen
        • Glue
        • Foam tape
        • Butterfly and Rolled Flowers (see links above)

Cutting the Card

I made this card out of plain cardstock but the dark red colored paper could very easily be patterned.  The light pink needs to be solid for all the writing to show up.

Cut the card base and the cricut will do the writing.  I used a black pen.  If you want to change what the card says, that can easily be done before cutting.  

Assembly
Once the card is cut re-crease the folds and work the card a little.  First assemble the embellishments.  Don’t glue down the scale until the rest of the card is assembled.  Attach the front of the card to the inside of the top triangle of the base card only.  This allows the card to stand.

 

Then fold the card forward, so that the front stands up.  With little pieces of foam tape attach the scale so that it catches and holds up the front of the card.

 

The card fits in an A2 envelope.  I would put a little padding in so the embellishments aren’t crushed.And you’re done. Enjoy

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