Saturday, June 07, 2008

Making use of those "dodgy" cards

This is an anniversay card I made this week. Just a bit of a collage thing going on there!

However... this isn't the "dodgy" card (even if I do say so myself LOL!)

No the picture below is the dodgy card, and with it the album it came in.
I liked the album design, it had pockets inside for each month and holds 2 cards per month and cost £4.99, thereby I calculate that each card (of varying sizes) costs just 20p including the matching envelope!

Firstly the cardstock quality is up there, if not a little better than the standard card blanks you can buy for the same or less, and of course you're getting the holder.
It's just that the pictures on them - this particular set anyway - are so boring I yawn just looking at them! LOL

So, I am using them as card blanks, they have no words inside so are truly versatile, they have the matching envelope and often I completely cover the front of my cards with patterned paper and such anyway.

These particular cards all have a white border around the front image so, as with the anniversary card above I have made use of that.

On the back of this type of card there is often a thumbnail print of the front picture and the copyright details, etc. As you can see in the final pic... I just cover the text and graphic with some paper!

If I was really sorted, I could make up all 24 cards in advance and place them back in the pockets provided in the album... but I'm not sorted... so I won't be doing that then! LOL

1 comment:

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