Correct Me, Baby!


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Need a quick card for the big day? This card is actually one you can START while you're at work at the office. All you need is a little cardstock and some Correction Tape!


Fold the cardstock to create a card base. Cutting an 8.5×11 piece of cardstock into two 5.5″ x 8.5″ pieces will yield two cards. Next, create a pattern on the card front using the Correction Tape.  I chose to create a diagonal plaid pattern. It is okay if the correction tape is not perfect — it makes the card look distressed. To get a perfect line, run the Correction Tape in the pattern slowly–fast, loose actions will result in the distressed look I achieved on this card.


Add more lines to the pattern using a Tombow Dual Brush Pen and baker's twine or yarn. Adhere baker's twine in place with Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue. Add stickers and punched paper hearts. Brush the edges of the card with the brush end of a Tombow Dual Brush Pen for an aged effect. No one will ever know that you started this card in your office, not the craft room!

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Have you made your Valentine's Cards yet? Or used office supplies on your craft projects?

Thank you for stopping by,

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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3 thoughts on “Correct Me, Baby!

  1. Very cool card

    Posted on February 4, 2013 at 10:07 pm
  2. Great design sweetie, I really like the addition of twine

    Posted on February 5, 2013 at 2:47 am
  3. How creative! I’ve never used correction tape on a card but just may give this a try!!

    Posted on February 14, 2013 at 4:31 pm