Want to use your special glimmer paper as a mat but don’t want to cover it all up and waste it?
Poinsettia Paper: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Gold Glimmer Paper: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″
Evening Evergreen card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″
Before we dive into tips for making the most of your glimmer paper, I wanted to give you a quick tip for the die I used on the front of this card: because it has a very detailed border around it, I found it easiest to add my card stock to an adhesive sheet first and then cut with the die. Run your sandwich through your machine a couple of extra times to make sure you get a good cut and then your label will be just like a sticker so you won’t have to fuss with adding tape or glue to the back!
In this video, I’ll give you a quick tip for making the most of your papers!
Glimmer Paper Saving Tips:
- First, cut the paper to the size that you want to use as a mat.
- Then you can use a punch or dies to cut shapes out of the middle! Just be sure to stay far enough away from the edges so the cut-outs will be underneath your top paper.
- Now you have extra gold pieces to use on your card front and perhaps even a few more cards!
Ever wonder what to do on the inside of your cards?
Here’s what I did on the inside of this Christmas card…
Small strips of patterned paper are perfect for decorating the inside of your cards, and that’s a BONUS “make the most of your paper” tip!
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I hope you’ll give one of these tips a try on your next card.
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