Check It Out

This complex looking card by Sandy Ang was actually creating using a quick shortcut – and she shows you how below!
Check It Out

Supplies | Patterned Paper: October Afternoon 9 to 5 Coffee Break, Heidi Swapp No Limits Destinations, My Mind’s Eye (unknown), Crate Paper Storyteller Yesterday. Stamps: Citrus Twist Sept. 2012 kit exclusive. Embellishments: pearl microbeads. (All items taken from recent Citrus Twist Kits.)

Do you love the die-cut look but don’t have a cutting machine ? Well here’s a tutorial on using chevron patterned paper to create the negative cut-out effect.

Check It Out by Sandy Ang

You select a chevron paper like this Coffee Break paper and cut out some segments to achieve a sort of ‘fishbone’ pattern. Then place a small-scale pattern like this Destinations papert behind your chevron cut-out to create layered effect.

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Designer: Sandy Ang is a 40-something, paper-based crafter from the sunny, little island of Singapore. She’s a cardmaker, scrapper and off-the-page project creator. She loves playing with lines and shapes to produce layered, textural and often dimensional items. Sandy currently designs for Citrus Twist Kits, Ruby Rock-It, and Artfull Crafts.



2 Responses to Check It Out

  1. Sandy Ang November 5, 2012 at 7:50 pm #

    Thanks Nancy for featuring my card and tutorial !

  2. Nancy Grant December 2, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    Sandy’s creations are always amazing! This one is no exception. LOVE YOUR STYLE SANDY!

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