Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Bad (W)rap

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May 29, 2011

Bad (W)rap

mummy card

bandages card

I made this get well card for one of my husband's co-workers who recently suffered a concussion. Couldn't resist the pun.

The design idea came from a mummy card from CornerstoneLAE.

It's pretty self explanatory.

The wrapped front is a separate piece (off white) from the card (green). I suggest you do not wrap the gauze around and around the front and back of the card. I placed a strip where I wanted it and then cut it to barely wrap to the back of the card, where I taped the ends. This reduces bulk and lets you put every strip exactly where you want it. I squirted a little white glue under the gauze any place it seemed loose.

The nose padding is a half a cotton ball wadded up with a little white glue and slipped under the gauze strip.

I let the whole front panel dry completely before gluing it to the card front.

This mailed very well in an empty CD case.

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cg said...

So cute & clever! Love your idea to send it in a CD case too.

BlueCat said...

How fun!

Carmen Cune said...

Nice!Vety funny!

Myrna said...

This card would surely make anyone smile. Great idea !!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

This is such a great idea!

Catrick said...

I love it...so hilarious!


Crayola58 said...

This card is just so clever and so cute.

SusanBluerobot said...

this is wonderful

Shoshi said...

Great card, Carol! Hope your hubby's work colleague has now fully recovered!

Kris said...

Love it! Clever girl! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

mootseeka said...

I love this site great projects fun fun fun