May 26 2011

T-Shirt Card for a Teenage Boy

Extreme Surfboard Card

 

Isn’t this card fun?

I needed a card for my nephew’s birthday this week and in my stash of many, many cards there wasn’t a single one that was quite right for a teenage boy. 

At our last Dreaming About Rubber Stamps team meeting, one of my downline, Tracy Raymond, shared a t-shirt card pattern with us. And I knew right away that this template would work for the card I needed.

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Keep reading this post to see how to make a t shirt card. You won’t believe how easy it is!

I used the Extreme Surfboard stamp for this card with Wild Wasabi embossing powder and paper.

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Sleeves for Tshirt Card

 

For the sleeves, I cut a 2" square of cardstock and adhered it to the card at an angle as shown.

Before adhering the sleeve to the card, I trimmed it with a 3/8" wide piece of paper at the bottom that matches the embossed image.

 

Neck for Tshirt Card

 

 The collar is a punched 2" x 1-3/8" oval of the same paper that was cut in half and added along the fold of the card.

On top of the paper, I added a narrow punched oval of Basic Black cardstock.

 

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Stamps: Extreme Surfboard (115173

Inks: VersaMark (102283)

Paper: Subtles Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117152), Basic Black (121045)

Punches: 2" x 1-3/8" Oval (119859)

Other: Wild Wasabi Embossing Powder (123224)

 

Wild Wasabi Embossing Powder

 

 Wild Wasabi Embossing Powder

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6 comments so far

6 Responses to “T-Shirt Card for a Teenage Boy”

  1. Kathyon 27 May 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Gotta love that T-shirt. I know it looks easy but you know2 what they say it is always easier said then done. Love it!!

    Kathy

  2. Terrion 28 May 2011 at 12:51 am

    Awesome card! Love all your ideas and cards.

    Ter 😉

  3. Yvonneon 28 May 2011 at 11:54 am

    I love this T-shirt card, it is such an awesome idea!
    I was wondering what the measurment for the t-shirt card base is?
    Thanks

  4. Sueon 30 May 2011 at 1:55 pm

    Brilliant tee shirt card and thanks for sharing Luv Sue x

  5. Darlene McCallumon 14 Jun 2011 at 9:05 am

    The base is the traditional size – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ folded. To mail it, I used a 6″ x 9″ catalog envelop and folded back the flap before sealing.

  6. Trina Kurigeron 14 Jun 2011 at 10:47 am

    I love this T-shirt card! Actually I just found your blog and I love the whole blog! Thanks so much for the T-shirt tutorial!

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