Border dies are a useful addition to your crafty "Stash" as they can give you some really pleasing effects very quickly
For this card I have used the Scalloped Borders Three but although there are different patterns and styles to each of the sets they all work in basically the same way
I have also used Sentiments Three for this card but take a look at some of the others as you are sure to find some that will suit your needs
For the base cut two #7 5x7 Matting Basics A in white
With a color of your choice cut one #7 5x7 Matting Basics B
I have embossed this colored layer with the double sided Garden Lattice A4 folder
Cut two more layers in white with the #7 from 5x7 Matting Basics B
With your choice of Border Dies ... add one cutting edge and one patterned piece from the set to one of these white layers
Tape securely in place so that the dies will not cross over and run it through the machine
And at the other side you will have two pieces of card with the pattern in one of them
Emboss the second white piece of card with an embossing folder and then tape just the cutting edge to this layer
This will give you another layer that is now divided into two and this will be embossed also but will not have the cut out pattern in it
Now you need to layer them altogether so that you have a staggered look.
I have used foam tape and placed the embossed layer on the top of the lacy layer so that the pattern can be seen.
Trim the card at the top and bottom as you need to give you a neat finish and make all the card level.
Once you have wrapped ribbon around these layers add them to the base card and embellish as you would like.
I have added a simple sentiment, a bow and some pearls and that's it
More tomorrow ...