Torn Effect Card Making Technique

Today I decided to make a few cards using the torn effect card making technique.  I love the absolute simplicity of this dramatic and clever style.

A portion of one of the New Horizons 6″ x 6″ Designer Paper landscapes was used for the revealed “scene.”  This paper collection is beautiful and has so many vistas you could use to make these cards. 

Check out this torn effect card that I shared on Facebook.

Torn Effect Card Making Technique -

This designer paper set is scheduled to retire the end of June or when supplies are depleted.  It shows low inventory right now, so if you want it you'd better pick it up soon.

How To Make This Card

The torn effect card making technique is so simple to do.  I cut some white cardstock at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ and tore across from left to right to create the reveal.  I used a skewer to roll it up, but a small pen or something similar would work well, too.  Some glue was applied just underneath the edge of the scroll to hold it in place.  You'll want to hold it for a bit to ensure it stays.  If you're mailing the card and don't want the bulk, you could always just cut off the scroll portion.

I decided on the position of my card sentiment first before tearing the paper.  You can stamp it now or at the end.  For this card design I used a sentiment from the Nature's Prints stamp set.  Then I cut my “scene” from the designer paper I selected and glued it to the back of the scroll piece.  After that I glued the layered piece to the front of the card.   So easy!  And this clean and simple card required very little supplies to make.

Here's another handmade card idea using the gorgeous New Horizons Designer Paper collection.

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