Mini layout card

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We cardmakers get moving fast: I’ve done my Christmas cards – I’m now on to the ‘thank you’s’ for the gifts my daughter will receive.

Here’s my favourite way to make a special card: it’s basically a mini-layout…

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Start with your paint or texture paste layers, as with a mixed media layout

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Use big strokes to create a loose look, then set aside to dry

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Trim pretty papers to size and grab some nice neutral elements

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Layer up your cluster, exactly as would on a layout

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Then you simply embellish…

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… and add a personal message on the pull-out tag (or get your daughter to, since these are technically her thank you’s!)

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