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Music Blues CD Card

Description

A dark blue deckle edge card has a silver CD disc mounted in the centre. A design created with folded tea bag paper sits in the centre of the CD. Blue and gold music notes surround the folded design. The edge of the card is trimmed in gold. The card is finished with a gold Happy Birthday sticker.

Materials used

  • Dark blue single fold greetings card with deckle edges 144mm x 144mm (5¾ in x (5¾ in)
  • Tea bag paper Music Blues
  • CD disc
  • Krylon gold foiling pen
  • Sticker gold Happy Birthday
  • Foil card linen gold
  • Dark blue card
  • Card adhesive or double-sided tape
  • Scissors

Method

Edge the dark blue greetings card in gold with a Rotring Star gel pen. Allow to dry.

Mount the CD disc in the centre of the card with adhesive or double sided tape.

Fold the tea bag paper design as follows:

Tea bag folding chart

Paper folding chart. Click here for a bigger picture.

Close view of fold

Close view of fold

You will need eight pieces of tea bag paper 4cm x 4cm (1.5in x 1.5in).

The green shaded areas represent the right side of the paper, the white areas the wrong side of the paper.

It is easier to work on a cutting mat with a grid marked on it or on a piece of paper with a cross marked on it (preferably a coloured piece of paper).

The dotted lines represent folds you are about to make, the solid lines represent folds you have already made.

Fold your tea bag paper as shown in the chart.

In diagrams 1 and 2 you are creating creases by folding and unfolding.

1. Fold the paper into half and then unfold it. Fold in half the other way and unfold it.

2. Turn the paper over and fold from corner to corner then unfold it. Fold the other two corners together then unfold it.

3. Fold the lower half up and the outer edges into the centre, manipulating the creased paper into shape 4.

5. Fold a total of eight shapes to this stage. Slide a second folded sheet between the V of the first shape.

6 Continue sliding new pieces into the V of the previous piece until the design is complete.

Edge the dark blue greetings card in gold with a Rotring Star gel pen. Allow this to dry.

Mount the CD disc in the centre of the card with adhesive or double-sided tape.

Fold the tea bag paper design as follows:

Mount the design in the centre of the CD disc and fix with adhesive or double-sided tape.

Cut six musical note from linen gold foil card. Cut three musical notes from dark blue card and decorate with glitter glue. Add the musical notes to the card using the illustration as a guide. Fix with adhesive.

Add a Happy Birthday sticker.


Music Blues CD card made by Lynda Bishop and reproduced with kind permission.

The Happy Birthday sticker and tea bag paper Music Blues are copyright and reproduced with kind permission.

This project was originally published at Card Inspirations. It is reproduced here here with kind permission. Card Inspirations are sponsors of the Card Making Inspirations web site.


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The layouts and techniques used in these projects are timeless. However, products such as stamps, stickers and patterned papers are quickly discontinued to be replaced by new items. When this happens we suggest that there is a lot of satisfaction in finding an alternative product that suits the design.

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