Weavers and Wickers

Cheery Lynn Designs has a new product called Weavers and Wickers.  These are cutting and embossing plates that create strips of paper 1/4" wide for the Wickers and 1/2" wide for the Weavers.  I decided to create a Bargello background with the strips of paper.

Using the larger versions of each plate and an assortment of 4 solid color papers from the Basic Grey Lollipop Shoppe collection, I cut a full plate of strips;
 1/4" wide from the red
 1/4" wide from the blue
 1/2' wide from the green
 1/2" wide from the peach

Then using a piece of card stock 6 inches square as a base, I glued them down in a diagonal pattern.  This looked pretty good but I wanted to take it one step further.  I cut vertical strips 3/4" wide out of this paper and then started a new pattern.  And here is the result.....

I liked the background so much, I did not want to cover it up.  So I added two Oriental Butterfly Doilies to the panel.  Using my Scalloped Diamonds border and some patterned paper from the same collection, I created the nice border accent, adding some pearls as a finishing touch.  This was a fun technique and one I want to try again soon.  Finished size is 6" square.


  1. Beautiful design. Know it took a while to make, but well worth the effort. Edna.

  2. Wow!! The effect that you created here just blows me away! Great work Sandy!

  3. The background looks awesome!! I don't blame you for not wanting to cover it up!

  4. This background it's so creative and the finished card is awesome!

  5. HOLEY MOLEY!! That is FANTASTIC!! Love that card! Gorgeous!

  6. WOW- WHAT A WORK! Fantastic card


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