|Connie--asked for a soft, cottage look|
|Kari--asked for bright and funky|
|My first attempt at my own--I cut the papers the wrong size so the black strip is not centered--OOPS!|
I am using old telephone book pages for the foundation. When the 5" paper square is covered, I trim it to 5" again, getting rid of the excess around the perimeters. The recipient can cut them down further or use them that size.