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Fuzzy Valentine

Look at this fun Valentine card!

 

I’ll show you how I did it. I used Helmar Premium Craft Glue, DCWV Fabric Paper, and May Arts ribbon in 3/8” chenille center dot , ¼” solid/iridescent ribbon, and 3/8” double faced satin.

 

 

First I cut a piece of fabric paper & laid out my strips of ribbon.

 

 

I used my Helmar Premium Craft Glue to adhere the ribbon.

 

 

I turned it over to trim off the excess

 

 

Now you need to repeat this process with your ribbon in the opposite direction. Here you can see that with 1” strips already cut.

 

 

Next you’ll line up the ribbons as close as possible to create your zigzag.

 

 

This Fabric paper is self-adhesive, so I pulled the backing of to attach it to pink cardstock & trimmed to my desired size. I tied a satin bow around the focal panel, which was then attached to a white card base with Helmar Premium Craft Glue. I stamped a sweet sentiment from Lawn Fawn stamps to finish the card.

 

 

Isn’t the texture great?

Thank you to Helmar for your wonderful adhesive products! And thank you for your time! I hope you’ve been inspired!

 

Blog post by: Jen Shears

  1. sue wisniewski

    what a great card. good technique.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  2. Carol Douglass

    Lovely chevron design for the upcoming Valentine’s day. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Laura Cox

    This is just a brilliant way to do chevrons…..with the ribbons!! Great tutorial….TFS!!!!

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  4. Me-Ma Kim

    GORGEOUS Card! Thanks for sharing! Have a GREAT Day,
    Me-Ma Kim
    kimnsammy at gmail dot com

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  5. Charlene

    I knew this was yours the minute I saw it…I’m so casing this one!

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  6. Miriam Prantner

    This tutorial is fabulous! That card looks like it’s so much work, but then you see the how to, and it’s really so doable. I LOVE your ribbon choices too!

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  7. Jessica Toulmin

    Beautiful. And what an easy way to make chevrons! Thanks for the tip and the inspiration.

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  8. Kathy P

    WOW—what a unique, fun card!

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  9. Cindy Holshouser

    So darn cute!

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  10. erin

    Look at you, you totally mastered that technique when I failed so miserably, must give it a second try.

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  11. Amanda Coleman

    Fantastic! I love how the finished project came together!

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  12. Christine Dring

    Jen, this card is amazing!! Love it!

    Reply
  13. Jeyatha

    Neat card.. good one..

    Reply

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