I found this great tutorial last year for leaf card that I have been meaning to try out. Now I had the perfect opportunity. It took me a two attempts and fussing around with the color scheme (several layers and shades of green cardstock) to have a finished product that I was happy with. I sanded the edges of the card for a more worn look and added a machine stitched border to the front and inside of the card.
Because I sell cards on etsy, I wanted the card to stand. Martha Stewart has a good tutorial on creating a menu stand. Pretty basic origami stand that you can decorate. I choose to add a die-cut owl and some leaves from the Give a Hoot Cricut Cartridge. The little guy is pretty thick. He has several layers and gold bead eyes.
|My little guy on an origami menu stand.|
|Inside of Card|
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