How to make a diamond ring using Eclectic Layers Thinlits

I had so much fun making this card for a VERY SPECIAL PERSON!!!  Last week my daughter Jesi was proposed to and it was a total surprise to her!  Little did she know that we were all in on the surprise!  They were coming back to Michigan for a few days and he “popped the question” while at the beach!  So I had this card all ready to give to her!

Card Recipe for project posted

  • Pool Party Card Base:  11″ x 4 1/4″
  • Gold Foil:  5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Silver Foil:  scrap
  • Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper:  scrap
  • Whisper White & Basic Black scraps

How to make a diamond ring using Eclectic Layers Thinlits

Card Tips for Project

  • It may look like a lot of pieces–but this was really simple once I figured it out.
  • PAPER SAVING TIP:  Using the 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, punch out of the center of the Gold Foil Layer (you won’t see this once layered!)
  • Punch again, using the 2″ Circle Punch centering the first punched circle, to create the ring
  • I typed the words on my computer, figured out the size and then printed on a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  Then used the 2″ Circle Punch
  • For the diamond I used 2 dies from the ECLECTIC LAYERS THINLITS.  Begin with the “detailed” thinlit on a piece of Silver Foil.  It will NOT cut it out–just cuts out the center
  • Center the “open” die over what you just cut and cut again–now you have the detail of a diamond
  • Cut another “open” die from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper
  • Now you just have a lot of “parts & pieces” to assemble!

How to make a diamond ring using Eclectic Layers Thinlits

How to make a diamond ring using Eclectic Layers Thinlits

  • CONGRATS is also cut from Silver Glimmer Paper
  • Emboss the Bermuda Bay layer with the Polka Dot Basics embossing folder

Here is the inside:

How to make a diamond ring using Eclectic Layers Thinlits

  • LOVE is cut using the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits
  • “Is in the Air” is from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set, embossed in White and cut out with the Bunch of Banners Framelit

 

Here are just a couple of my favorite pictures from the special day!  I am so very very happy for these 2 very very special people!

Oh, and can’t forget SAGE WEENIE!

Thanks for letting me share a bit about our family’s special day!  Now, back to the card!

Products used on project posted today

Here are the products I used on these cards.  If you need anything, simply click on any picture to place an order.


If you have any questions, or if I can help you in any way, I would love to hear from you!  Also–if you love the projects, please leave me a comment!  I love to hear what you like so that I can continue sharing similar type projects!

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