Give Thanks Card and Tag


Give Thanks Card and Tag

Give Thanks Card

1. Cut off white card stock to 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".

2. Score the center so card folds to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

3. Cut brown cardstock to 4" x 5 1/4". Adhere to front of card, leaving an even off white border around each edge.

4. Print or write "In everything Give Thanks" on 1 1/4" x 4" strip of off white cardstock. Ink the edges. Adhere to bottom portion of the brown cardstock, leaving an even border along the bottom and side edges.

5. Cut 3 coordinating strips of patterned paper to 3 3/4" x 1 1/4". Ink the edges. Space them evenly across the top portion of the brown cardstock and adhere each piece.

6. Cut out 2 leaves using your cutting machine, a template, a punch/die cut, or free hand. One leaf should be 2" tall, the other 1 3/4" tall. Ink the edges. Adhere to the bottom, left corner of the card, above the text box.

Give Thanks Tag

1. Cut off white card stock to 2 1/2" x 3 1/2". Cut top corners at an angle. Ink the edges.

2. Cut a strip of patterned paper to 2 1/2" x 1/2". Ink the edges. Adhere to the bottom portion of the tag, leaving a 1/4" border at the bottom.

3. Cut out 2 leaves using your cutting machine, a template, a punch/die cut, or free hand. One leaf should be 3/4" tall, the other 1/2" tall. Ink the edges. Adhere to the bottom, left corner of the tag.

4. Cut a piece of cardstock (that matches one of your leaves) 3/4" x 1/2". Ink the edges. Adhere it to the top, center of the tag. Punch a hole in the center.

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Photo shot with SHOTBOX and my Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone.

Below you can see the setup inside the box. I used a print that looks like concrete for the base and a print that looks like a wooden fence for the background. I love that you can see the wood grain and splintering in the background print! You would never know that is not a real fence! I grabbed a few leaves that blew into my garage to add some color, texture, dimension and interest to my picture. I used one very dry and curled leaf as a base to rest the tag on. I used the Sideshot Arm for additional front light and to rest my phone on. I adjusted the height and angle of the arm until I got the shot that I wanted.

Give Thanks Card Setup

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My name is Jodie and I am a wife and mother of four. I love to bake, craft, travel, exercise, hike and explore new things. I'm excited to use the SHOTBOX to highlight my creations and to show you how this simple tool can bring light and life to your passions too.

The SHOTBOX is a collapsible tabletop studio that uses high powered LEDs to create a perfectly lit “micro-studio” environment. They are now taking pre-orders to be delivered for Christmas.

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