I’ve seen lots of cards made using acetate and have wanted to try one for a while and well I wasn’t sure where to start or what set to use. Then I noticed the little one on the front cover of our Spring Mini Catalogue.

AcetateFriend1If you look closely you will notice that I have added a few more accents to my card than that on the Mini Cover.  To work out the size I wanted to make I first measured the frame image from the Summer Love rub ons then added a nice margin. I then took 5mm off top, bottom and right side to give me the size of the whisper white insert.

All the rub ons I’ve used came from the Summer Love pack in the Spring Mini Catalogue – I love this set and they are such good value as you get two colour sheets in the pack and it coordinates so well with the Great Friend Stamp set and the Walk in the Park Designer Series Papers.

AcetateFriend2Here is a photo where you can see the shadow on the whisper white layer from those rub ons on the front of the acetate.

I’ve applied the ‘friends forever’ and frame to the front of the acetate piece. Then holding the whisper white piece in place I position the leaves  and small flowers on the whisper white layer.

My good friend Caz has made quite a few so I consulted her on how to assemble them so as not to have the adhesive showing. Now the one on the cover of the Spring Mini has a little baja breeze spine on it which I assume is to cover the adhesive. I didnt really like this way so I decided to use my handy dandy Crop-a-dile and punch a couple of holes and tie some ribbon through to secure it all together.

AcetateFriendInsideThe card opens to the lovely greeting from the great friend stamp set on the left and I’ve added some of the gorgeous butterflies, leaves and other accents.

I love how easy this card was to make and what a special card it then becomes!

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  1. Hi Leonie, Thanks for the inspiration. I have been looking at that acetate card and wantingto make it from the spring mini and now I know how. Thanks again. Your work is beautiful.

  2. Leonie, this is gorgeous! You know, I hate to admit this, but I’ve never thought of using rub-ons on acetate! I mean, duh! I’ve stamped on acetate many times, used alcohol ink on it, all kinds of stuff. But never rub-ons! I don’t know, maybe it’s because I don’t live on the right side of the world, lol.

    At any rate, I love this card, and I now have inspiration for the next time I make one!

  3. Great card Leonie…isn’t great when an experiment comes off 100% and looks fantastic!!! It’s a great idea. U even made me look at the cover of the mini…and lo and behold…I hadn’t seen it!!! I like yours much better.

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