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 Circle Card

Class created and designed by Karen


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This class primarily teaches how to create word circles.



Class Supply List:

  • One x blank A5 card

  • One 12x12 sheet of Basic Grey Obscure "Vague"

  • One sheet of Basic Grey Infuse "Salt" paper

  • One sheet of 6x6 blue paper (optional)

  • K&Company Light Ideas Grand Adhesions "Happy Birthday"

  • Ink - dark blue and orange (I used Tim Holtz distress inks faded jeans and dried marigold)

  • Adhesive


  • Microsoft Word

  • Printer

  • Bone Folder

  • Cutting tools



Step 1

Cover a blank A5 sized card in Basic Grey Obscure "Vague" paper. Fold and crease with a bone folder.


Step 2

Open up Microsoft Word. Click on WordArt in the bottom toolbar (circled). Choose the third box (circled) and click OK.


The following box appears:



Type the text. Highlight the text and choose font "Herman" and font size 36. Click OK.



You now have the following semi-circle on your document:


Step 3

Click on the image so that it is selected, then right-click to get the object menu. Click "Format WordArt" (circled):

Alternatively you can select the "Format WordArt" command through the WordArt toolbar:


On the resulting screen go to the "Size" tab. Change the height and width to 13cm:



Step 4


Go back to the WordArt toolbar and click on WordArt Shape. Choose the circle shape (circled):


You now have your circle.


Bring up the format box again, choose the "Colours and Lines" tab and select Dark Blue.



Step 5

Print the word circle on Basic Grey Infuse Salt cardstock. Make sure you choose the correct setting on your printer to allow for the thicker paper.

Cut the circle out. Sand the edges lightly then ink edges with "dried marigold" ink. Glue the circle onto a marginally larger circle of blue cardstock.


Step 6

Ink all the edges of the card with the Tim Holtz distress faded jeans ink. If you are not confident you can do this without getting any on the inside of the card you can ink before gluing the paper onto the card. Stick the circle onto the front of the card.


Attach the main Light Ideas Birthday Grand Adhesions to the centre of the circle, and position the three smaller grand adhesions on the sheet around the circle.




At the touch of the button the card lights up in a cascading display as depicted by the next sequence of pictures:




We hope you enjoyed the class.


Class designed and created by Karen from Charmed Cards & Crafts


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