I absolutely love screen doors of all shapes and sizes. So, for this week I'd love to share with you a tutorial on how to create a screen door card of your own. They are very easy and fun to make and really the sky is the limit on the variations you can create once the basis has been laid.
So to begin with, I'd suggest compiling all the supplies you need together in the general area of your work space.
You will need:
Cardstock for your base and also some for the actual door.(I recommend that they aren't the same, but it's all up to you!)
Clear Velum or any firm plastic will work fine
Exact-o Knife and or scissors
Screen Mesh (I found mine at Canadian Tire)
Brads ( I use large and minis)
Double back craft tape
Embellishments (Stamps, digis, ribbon, whatever you would like....)
Now to begin: We will be making a template for the actual door. I have gotten the basis from one that I found in a Country Woman Magazine. I love that magazine! So first of all I used my clear velum and a pencil to trace over top of the one from the magazine, or with your creativity you could hand draw one yourself. I have done this to, but for a clear visual I picked the magazine picture of it. (Mine never comes out as concise, LOL)
After this stage comes the real fun - what do I decorate my card with? I've chosen to use a mailbox from one of Sliekje's Images and a stamped sentiment for the inside (I don't know who it's from?) Make sure that you can see the sentiment/and or image through the door.
Also we have a wonderful challenge going on this week....it's a beautiful photo inspiration. We'd love to see your take on this!