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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Birthday Card - Flip Flops!!!



I so love how this card turned out. Hehehe. I decided to make these Flip Flops from Life is a Beach. It's kind of funny that I cannot wear flip flops nor would I be caught dead wearing them, but that is because I am super picky with shoes and comfort, LOL, but I know that there are so many cute ones out there and so many who love them. I wanted my pair to look very realistic. I know I have seen many flowery designed flip flops so I used this patterned paper my Martha Stewart. I also used a shimmery blue paper and cut each flip flop 6 times in that paper and then once in the flower paper...so there are 7 layers of paper. I wanted it to look thick like a flip flop. Then I hid the etch marks also for where you place the straps because I wanted to glue it in a way that the straps are raised up and not flat. I glued the center part first and then the two ends, just curving them up before placing them down. I love how that turned out, and then added the bling to each part where the strap would be secured to the flip flop. I think they look really realistic and pretty. Almost makes me wish I could be comfortable wearing them. I created a little beach scene to place them on! Hope you enjoy.

11 comments:

the cricutologist said...

Christina I am in love with this card! Most Floridians live in flip flops most of the year! I will be making these! I love how you made them dimensional! Ooooh fun!

Adrian said...

These are so adorable!

LesleyfromWI said...

Oh I love it. Super job

Sharon said...

These are just perfect!!! I love flip flops but I can't wear them any more because of my RA. :( Your's look sooooo real! Like you could just slip them on and go! :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So fun! Makes me ready for summer!

Cheryl said...

This card is awesome!! The flip flops look just like the ones you can buy. I can't wait to start wearing flip flops.

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Jenn said...

Not only do the flip flops look realistic, so does the sand! I love it, so adorable! TFS :)
Jenn
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Lisa said...

What a fun card...I love it! The flip flops really do look realistic! Thanks so much for sharing!

Lisa
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Paula Bee said...

Wonderful flip flops...they look so great!

Faith-Abigail Designs said...

These turned out great. The flip flops look so real.

Scrappy Mel said...

This is the CUTEST CARD EVER!! I love your flip-flops - they turned out perfect! :)

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