In my Michael Strong yahoo group we were shown a Screen card for Technique Thursday. I liked the look so decided to make one. Very quick and easy!
1. Cut some paper 12"x6"
2. Score the long side at 6"
3. Flip the paper over and score the long side at 3" and 9:
4. Take a border punch and punch all the way across the top. (I used Stampin Up! Scallop Trim Border punch)
5. Now take another punch and punch each panel on the bottom to make the legs. (I used Stampin Up! Decorative Label punch)
6. You are done! Fold and decorate!
I originally thought I should punch the border before I scored so it'd be easier to punch. But then my border would rip when I scored. So I scored first then punched and finally folded and I think that worked best. If I folded first it was harder to punch. I also thought of drawing a light pencil line so that the bottom punches all lined up but A) I'm a little too lazy to erase and B) it just seemed like a hassle what with having to find a pencil and everything. I ended up drawing a couple of lines on my punch (with marker) so I knew where the bottom should line up each time. That worked for me.
The panels are all 2.75"x4.25". I used the "Stencil Spray with a Twist" technique from the April/May 2014 issue of Technique Junkies. After the silver smootch I used for that dried I also applied some macro beads onto the paper with some glue applied over a circle stencil so the beads only stuck in circles. The butterfly die cuts are from a Stampin Up! die.
Ink: Salty Ocean
Paper: Bashful Blue, Whisper White