Made to Measure

I’m back today with some more Vintage Measuring Tape love. One of the cards I designed for Maya Road for CHA Summer was this one featuring their beautiful Measuring Tape trims. I had this idea for making a fun fringed look with the ribbon and it turned out just as I had hoped.

To keep the trims in place, I used a Be Creative Adhesive Sheet and applied my ribbon lengths in rows. The overlapping ends of the ribbon aren’t adhered and I love how they curve slightly upwards for an interesting dimension to the design.

The burlap flower adds still more texture and makes a great place to pin on some additional embellishments.

If you’re looking for more measuring tape ideas, you may have missed this post.

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Happy creating!

6 Responses to Made to Measure

  1. Absolutely adorable! I love measuring tapes used in paper crafting, and I love your take on it!

  2. I LOVE how this turned out!! Can’t wait to get my hands on at least one of those tapes!! I even see a zipper on your card! So fun, thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Great card. I like how you used the measuring tapes and love the burlap flower.

  4. Oh how I LOVE this, Julia!! Brilliant!

  5. Ahh ruffley-like! One of my fave crafty things right now.. :) This is very creative and beautiful!

  6. This has got to be THE cutest card I’ve seen in a long time. Thanks for sharing.

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