March 01, 2008

Criss Cross Card

DS Tape
Corner Rounder
12" Cutter
Scoring Tool
More PP for accents
Two - 4 1/4" x 11" peices of cardstock for your card base
One - 4" x 5" peice of double sided PP
one - 3 3/4" x 5" peice of cardstock for insert
One - 3 1/2" x 4 3/4" peice of neutral cardstock for insert
One - 1 1/2" x 12" peice of carstock for card band

Step by Step
1. Score both 4 1/2" x 11" peices of cardstock at 5 1/2".
2. Take one of the scored peices and cut it diagonally from centre top to bottom right.
3. Take second peice of cardstock and cut it from centre top to bottom left.

4. Tape one of the rectangle bases to the other rectangle base ensuring both long edges of the diagonal section are on the bottim.
Patterned Paper
1. Cut the PP in half diagonally
2. Using DS Tape adhere the PP to the triangular flaps

3. Add a strip of DS Tape on the bottom of one of the triangle flaps and secure to rectangle.
4. Now place a strip of DS Tape on the bottom of the remaining flap and secure to other triangle.

1. Take both peices of cardstock for the insert and use corner rounder on all four egdes.
2. Tape them together.

3. Decorate as desired i.e. stamp with sentiment etc

Optional Band
1. Take the 1 1/2" x 12" peice of cardstock and score at 5 5/8" and again at 11 1/4".
2. Add a strip of DS Tape to the end of the strip with a small 3/4" scored section.

3. Decorate and embellish as desired.

Your Criss Cross Card is now finished....

NOTE: I used Kaiser Craft PP (Ebony & Ivory) in Felicity,Isable and Tiffany.


gypsyangel said...

This is gorgeous Bron. If you want to do another one of these, I would love you to run one at Scrapchat. I have joined the one at SM and can't wait to see what everyone comes up with.


Lexie said...

This looks great Bron!

Susan said...

These look great. I must try doing one sometime.

ScrapManda said...

Oh these like fun...will be trying them soon! Thanks for such great instructions!