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Less is More with chevrons...

I made it...with just a half a day to spare to enter this week's Less is More challenge  'Take Three Challenges'.  Choose any three of the past Less is More challenges and combine the critieria from them on your card.  I've gone for...
  • Masculine
  • A Splash of Red
  • Don't Scrap It
Chevrons seem to be one of the latest trends and there's lots of different turorials out there to make them, some a lot easier than others.  Here's the simple method I used to make this card. 
First, I printed the sentiment at the foot of an A4 sheet of 300gsm card.  Cut at 21cm from the bottom edge and scored at 10.5 cm to make a DL card.

Trimmed 1cm strips of patterned paper, then cut the strips down to 4cm sections.

To make each chevron I laid two rectangles on top of each other to form a right angle and cut from the bottom to the top corner.  Then arranged them on the card front, that was the hardest part!

Papers:  Echo Park Happy Days
Font:  Splendid 66


  1. fabulous card Vicky and what a cool way to use up those left over papers! excellent, TFS :) xxx

  2. This looks great Vicky and perfect for a chap!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  3. Fabulous as always Vicky love it

    ali x

  4. Great use of three challenges Vicky. Love your chevrons!

    Have a good weekend.


  5. Love the chevrons. I saw a fancy chevron die but no I will give making them a try. Hugs Lisa xxx

  6. This looks FAB Vicky
    Good to see you again plenty of time to have entered

    Thank you very much
    "Less is More"

  7. I really like this - and it's a super guy card! Love the splash of red!

  8. Well done for getting it done in time and such a great card! Love the chevrons. I got a bit distracted this week but hope I'm a bit more organised to play along next week.

  9. I like your combination of colours and newsprint Vicky and a great layout too. Vicky x

  10. Very effective chevrons Vicky... perfect card!

    Christine x

  11. This is fabulous. I love the chevron you've made and that vertical sentiment is great! Ann Y.

  12. This is so cool! You really do have a lot of patience cutting all those strips :)


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