I created this card as a challenge entry for the Come Find the Treasure! VSN challenge. We were to create a card and hide something in the card.

I hadn’t created a Big Buckle Card in a very long time and thought it would be the perfect time to create one for the challenge and then use it as a sample for the video tutorial for that technique.

I recently had purchased the Life is Good Technique Tuesday stamp set at my LSS and thought it would be perfect for a Buckle card. I stamped the image in Jet Black Archival ink on Echo Park Playground paper. The image was cut and embossed with a Classic Circle Nestabilities die. The sky was sponged with Tumbled Glass Distress ink, the ground with Shabby Shutter Distress ink before the image was adhered to a piece of black cardstock, cut and embossed with a Floral Doily Motif die.

The card base was created out of the Neenah Solar White cardstock. The left hand side of the card front was lined with a 2 1/4″ x 5″ piece of Echo Park Playground paper that had been stitched to a  1/4″ bigger piece of Kraft cardstock. Before the stitched panel was adhered to the left hand side of the card front, a white cardstock strip was cut and embossed with the Floral Doily Accent border die and adhered under the panel.

A 1 7/8″ wide strip of Echo Park Little Girl paper was adhered to a 2″ wide White cardstock strip. The corners of the right end were rounded, the left end was adhered under the 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Kraft cardstock that was adhered to the inside panel of the card.

The sentiment is also from Life is Good. It was stamped in Jet Black Archival Ink directly on the buckle. Part of the sentiment is hidden to comply with the challenge. The smaller sentiment (really good) that comes with the set, was stamped on the inside of the card underneath the panel. Silver Recollection pearls finish off the card.

Here is a video for the visual learner:

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

23 Responses to “Video Tutorial – Big Buckle Card”

  1. Beate – terrific card. haven’t made one of these cards in ages. thanks for reminding me.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

  2. I’m sure there’s lots of work to a tutorial, but THANKS for sharing them; I’m enjoyin every one that you share

  3. Absolutely beautiful Beate. Thanks for the tutorial.

  4. I love this idea. I may have to give it a try.

    Brenda

  5. I love making buckle cards!

  6. This style of card is totally new to me and I love it! Must try this one! Thanks!

  7. Just gorgeous, Beate! And fabulous tutorial too!

  8. Love this idea. You always amaze me Beate. Thank you for the video also. ;0)
    See you tomorrow.

  9. Wow Beate! Another learning technique…and a great one too! After watching this, I have decided that I need to get out of my ‘box” and try something different…I love this buckle card and after watching the video…hey, it is not so hard to do. Thank you for sharing my friend!!!

  10. Wow, Beate, such a beautiful card, I love the main silhouette image. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful video!! I’ve not seen this particular technique before but look forward to trying it out!

  11. such a sweet image and a beautiful card! love it! off to watch the video!

  12. Great idea for holding a card shut! Thanks so much for sharing. Love the video as I am a visual learner!

  13. Very very beautiful card Beate
    I love it and thank you for the video
    hugs

  14. I love your tutorials! … lovely card … thanks for sharing ..

  15. Gorgeous, Beate! LOVE your sponged backgrounds!! What a wonderful silhouette image!!!

  16. Great image and another neat design, thanks for taking out the time to do these videos

  17. Beate – I was just thinking about buckle cards last night and trying to “put one together” in my head for Father’s Day. It was not coming together at all. thank you for your tutorial and for sharing your beautiful card. You have helped me get some ideas flowing.

  18. What a lovely card and great tutorial Beate. Love the silhouette images and great colors. :o)

  19. This is a great video again. Love this card of card! I have never seen this before and it will be fun to try.
    Have a wonderful day!

  20. Wow I love this technique and card. You always have a way to show us how easy it is to do fancy folds with your videos. Thank you.
    Ter 😉

  21. I like that you used the leftover base for the buckle! No waste. Lovely idea.

  22. Very cool Buckle Card…and I LOVE that beautiful silhouette image!! The papers are so pretty as well!! Thanks for the great video!!

  23. Simply beautiful! I love your perfect colouring, and many thanks for the tutorial xx

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