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Torn card technique

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Today’s card is actually very simple to create. You just need some cardstock, patterned paper, glue and a stamp/ink for the greeting, oh and some embellishments if you wish!

Starting with a Thick Basic White card base with layers of Real Red and Basic White, each 5mm smaller than the previous one. Starting with the Real Red layer, carefully tear the cardstock two thirds of the way across the card. Repeat this with the White layer, but make the starting points slightly larger than the Real Red one. Once you are happy with these, glue the Red & White layers together. (many people only do a single layer of the torn cardstock, but I wanted a white base and top layer to stamp on).

Torn Card Technique by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Now it’s time for some patterned paper to fit behind the torn section. I actually glued the Boughs of Holly designer paper to the back of the layers so I knew it was positioned correctly. Glue these layers to your card base. I actually cut out these two pieces and rolled up the white section only to form the scroll. I tied some Garden Green Ribbon around the scroll and glued it back onto the card. Finally, stamp the sentiment in Garden Green ink and add some Iridescent Rhinestones Jewels.

On the inside, I stamped two more sentiments from the same Brightest Glow stamp set!

Torn Card Technique inside by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

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8 thoughts on “Torn card technique”

  1. What a fantastic card Kate, it looks so effective and to have both the layers torn as well! I love the DSP that you chose to go under it as it is so vibrant and is perfect for this technique! Knowing me I would not have the layers so well match like you have! Love you card!

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  2. A lovely card Kate and a great way to feature the “torn technique”. The starkness of the white cardstock allows the beautiful paper you have chosen to shine.

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  3. What a fabulous technique, Kate! This looks so effective, especially with the contrast between the bold red and the white. Your card is wonderful!

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