Creating a Belly Band with the So Detailed Thinlits!!!

Today, we are creating a belly band!!! Using the So Detailed Thinlits, you can make a belly band or just a focal point on the front of your card! You may remember me showing off this card here which is just the focal point! Today, I’m showing you the belly band!

Creating a Belly Band,

You can see how both of these cards look fairly similar. The card on the left is the one I posted before with the band across the front only. The card on the right has the belly band sitting on top. It will slide over the card securing it closed. The recipient would slide off the belly band and open the card.

I started with a Soft Sky card base and added a piece of Falling In Love Designer Series Paper to the front! Using the flowers from the So In Love Stamp Set, I stamped a few onto the designer paper all over the card front. I used Soft Sky Ink. I did more little flowers on this card since the focal point will be slid off when the open the card. Next, I die cut the little belly band in Very Vanilla with the So Detailed Thinlit Dies. I, also, cut a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock measuring 1-3/8″ x 4-1/4″. Using my score blade on the Stampin’ Trimmer, I scored the tabs on the die cut piece to make it easier to fold them back. You can always use a ruler and Bone Folder or just bend them back. Next, I added Tear & Tape to the tabs and placed it on the rectangle vanilla piece. A few tips is that you want to make sure your belly band fits your card. One way to make sure is to adhere it together while it is on the card or just make sure there is extra room on both sides.

Belly Band,

Using the coordinating So In Love Stamp Set, I stamped the greeting in the center of the belly band. Then I finished off the card with a bow using the 1/4″ Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon. I adhered to the card using Mini Glue Dots!!!

If you would like to see this all in action, check out my Video Tutorial below or click here! Don’t forget to give it a thumbs up if you liked it and be sure to subscribe if you are new. I post a new video every Tuesday and Thursday!

Happy Stampin’


2 thoughts on “Creating a Belly Band with the So Detailed Thinlits!!!

  1. Ciao sono Laura Mazzei ti scrivo dall ‘ITALIA . I miei Complimenti. ….Bellissima cards.
    Io praticamente amo e adoro la Stampin Up ,peccato che nn avete la politica di spedizione, spero che in futuro potrà cambiare questa situazione,……Per avere Detailed Floreal ho faticato. …Una signora che vive in Germania mi ha fatto questo favore,che tra l’altro nn vuole più perché è molto impegnativo. …….E mi è costato …..Ti mando un grande saluto

    • I hope you will be able to get Stampin’ Up! goodies soon as well. Thank you for the sweet sentiments! ~Laura

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