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Perfect for Patriots

Allison Cope is back with us today with two fun patriotic projects using all those fabulous and fun edge punches we love! Here's her project:

To celebrate some Canada Day and Independence Day fun with some of my scrappy friends, I made some holiday cards to send them this year. I love using all kinds of edge punches so I thought I would incorporate them into my card designs.

1. Punch a variety of strips of white cardstock and cut them into strips the desired width.

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2. Adhere the punched edge strips overlapping them. Use guidelines on your paper to help keep them straight as you adhere them down.
3. Machine stitch the edges of your card.
4. Place your layered edge punch section on your card and embellish and finish your card as desired.

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Happy Summer
By Allison Cope

Here's a little close up of my edge punch detail:

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supplies: patterned papers, My Mind’s Eye; cardstock, Prism, Bazzill; edge punch, Martha Stewart; leaf embossing die and die cut, Provo Craft; ink, Ranger; label die, Spellbinder’s; stamp, Papertrey Ink; jute, Stampin’ Up!; other, thread.

I used the same procedure to create my Independence Day card too.

Here are the punches strips I used for this card.

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Here are all my strips adhered down on a matching off white cardstock base.

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Here’s my completed card:
 

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Let’s Celebrate
By Allison Cope

supplies: patterned papers, My Mind’s Eye, Creative Imaginations; cardstock, Prism; edge punch, Fiskars; ink, Ranger; label die, Spellbinder’s; stamps, myStamp BOX, Stampin’ Up!; jute, Stampin’ Up!; other, thread.

Happy Canada Day and Happy 4th of July to all our Canadian and American readers!

Article by: Allison Cope

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