Here's a quick card to make for Cinco de Mayo or any festive occasion. It is easy and fun to work with Oly*Fun™ Multi-Purpose Craft Material from Fairfield™ World.
To make a card like this I cut strips 2 inches wide and the same of some length as the card base (mine is 5.5 inches) in Clover, Cherry Pop, and Snow White Oly*Fun™.
Using fringing scissors, or get the same result with regular scissors, make fringe along the bottom of each strip.
Add some adhesive in lines straight across the card. My adhesive of choice is by Tombow.
Apply the strips of fringe on top of the adhesive and stagger them.
Here is a side view of the card once all the strips are glued down.
Enjoy making projects with Oly•Fun, it is a Multi-Purpose Craft Material which is easy to cut, does not fray, is water repellant, can be used indoors or outdoors, and comes in 12 x 12 inches craft sheet packs, or on bolts 60 inches wide, and in Craft Packs of 20 inches wide by 3 yards. Link to Fairfieldworld.com
On May 5th, it is Cinco de Mayo day. A holiday traditionally celebrated in the US and Mexico. According to the History Channel: "Cinco de Mayo - or fifth of May- commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). ...Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations. Cinco de Mayo traditions include parades, mariachi music performances, and street festivals in cities and towns across Mexico and the United States."
I know, I do not celebrate this holiday but I love everything about it! Especially the food, and I thought you might too. So I wanted to share my card project and the link below for some great recipes.