How to Make a Rare Oddities Card Using Graphic 45 Rare Oddities

I look forward to seeing gorgeous paper collections each year, especially by Graphic 45. This year's Halloween paper is Rare Oddities, and it's beautiful. You can find it at www.fotobella.com

How to Make a Rare Oddities Card Using Graphic 45 Rare Oddities
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Cut a 5" x 6 1/2 card base from the patterned paper called "Charmed, I'm Sure"  (The paper with orange flowers and butterflies on it.)

Cut a 5" x 6 1/2 card base from the patterned paper called "Charmed, I'm Sure" (The paper with orange flowers and butterflies on it.)

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From the 6 x 6 Rare Oddities paper pad,  select the orange paper and cut a strip measuring 2 3/4 x 5".

From the 6 x 6 Rare Oddities paper pad, select the orange paper and cut a strip measuring 2 3/4 x 5".

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Cut 1 strip of paper measuring 2 1/4"x 5" from the "Brews and Potions patterned paper.   Cut the row that had the books and include the black line on either side.

Cut 1 strip of paper measuring 2 1/4"x 5" from the "Brews and Potions patterned paper. Cut the row that had the books and include the black line on either side.

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Measure and cut a line 1" into the center of both strips of paper.

Measure and cut a line 1" into the center of both strips of paper.

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Then cut a chevron into each strip to create the flag.

Then cut a chevron into each strip to create the flag.

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Adhere patterned paper to card base.

Adhere patterned paper to card base.

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Glue together the two flags so that they stagger, and adhere the flag to the card front on pop dots. Set aside.

Glue together the two flags so that they stagger, and adhere the flag to the card front on pop dots. Set aside.

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Use Scor-Tape to adhere the thin black ribbon to both sides of the card.

Use Scor-Tape to adhere the thin black ribbon to both sides of the card.

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Trim the ribbon.

Trim the ribbon.

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Using the Prima Doily die cut a doily from black shiny paper die, cut a black shiny butterfly from the same paper.  Set aside.

Using the Prima Doily die cut a doily from black shiny paper die, cut a black shiny butterfly from the same paper. Set aside.

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Fussy cut a few orange flowers and a butterfly,  and anything else on the paper that you want inside the doily.

Fussy cut a few orange flowers and a butterfly, and anything else on the paper that you want inside the doily.

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Remove the decorative circle from the sticker sheet. Place the fussy cuts inside to plan your focal image. Cut as much or as little as you need to fill the opening.

Remove the decorative circle from the sticker sheet. Place the fussy cuts inside to plan your focal image. Cut as much or as little as you need to fill the opening.

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Place the circular sticker on top of the black doily.

Place the circular sticker on top of the black doily.

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Cut a circle from the black shiny paper.

Cut a circle from the black shiny paper.

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Adhere the black circle to the back of the doily and sticker.

Adhere the black circle to the back of the doily and sticker.

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Place the fussy cuttings inside the circle to your liking. Adhere with wet glue.

Place the fussy cuttings inside the circle to your liking. Adhere with wet glue.

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Adhere the doily to the top of the card as shown.

Adhere the doily to the top of the card as shown.

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Turn over the leftover orange paper,

Turn over the leftover orange paper,

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With Dusty Concord Distress Ink, stamp a rectangle using the Graphic 45/Hampton Arts stamp set.

With Dusty Concord Distress Ink, stamp a rectangle using the Graphic 45/Hampton Arts stamp set.

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Using archival black ink, stamp the sentiment of your choice inside the box.

Using archival black ink, stamp the sentiment of your choice inside the box.

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Trim the sentiment as shown.

Trim the sentiment as shown.

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Adhere the black butterfly to the card with a glue dot.Place the stamped sentiment in the lower right section of the card and adhere with a pop dot.

Adhere the black butterfly to the card with a glue dot.Place the stamped sentiment in the lower right section of the card and adhere with a pop dot.

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Your card is now finished! Find all your supplies at http://www.fotobella.com. Tutorial by FotoBella Design Team Member ReNae

Your card is now finished! Find all your supplies at www.fotobella.com. Tutorial by FotoBella Design Team Member ReNae

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