Friday, October 16, 2009

Adding sentiments to cards-part 1

I had a friend ask a very good question today. How do you add sentiments to the insides of your cards. Especially if it is a dark colored card. So I decided to do a post of how I sometimes make the insides of my cards. I do use my computer for this a lot of times, so I'm doing this step by step for these of you who aren't computer savvy!

Open a new document. I moved the right Margin over to about the number 7. I then moved the left margin over to about the 3 mark. You can always play with that later!
I typed in a sentiment, and highlighted it all.
Over in my fonts box I scrolled until I found a font that I liked. I tried a few before I found one that I though looked kind of robot like.
I typed in my sentiment and adjusted the sizes as I thought was needed. I also changed what I wanted it to say. I often times will do a search for a sentiment for cards, but after 2 hours of looking for one, I made up my own! There are a lot of sites out there where you can get free fonts, so if your computer doesn't come with one that suits your needs, do a search and you will find some great freebies! The one I used here was called "Hurry Up" and I have no idea who it is by, sorry!
More to follow.....

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