Heart's Memory Mother's Day Card


size: 4-1/4”x5-1/2”

Materials

  • Cardstock: White (Wausau); Artesian Pool, Burning Ember, Candlelight (Bazzill Basics)
  • Heavy weight mat board, 2-7/8”x4-3/8”
  • Oyster twill tape, 1/2” (Wrights)
  • Small gold brads, four (Making Memories)

Tools

  • Stamps (Penny Black): Thinking of You acrylic set; Sentiments acrylic set; Languish; Gratitude
  • Ink pads (Tsukineko): Black Onyx, Habanero VersaFine; Frost VersaMark Dazzle watermark ink; Red Magic VersaMagic; Memento Dye in Cantaloupe, Lady Bug, Desert Sand, Rich Cocoa
  • Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder (Ranger)
  • Tombow markers (Tombow): 158; 815; 837; 879; 985
  • Crystal Stickles glitter glue (Ranger)
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser (ProvoCraft)
  • Mega-Nestabilities Curved Rectangles dies (Spellbinders)
  • Flowers Impressabilities embellishment template (Spellbinders)
  • Embossing heat tool
  • Stylus and light box
  • Hole punch, 1/8”
  • Small water mister bottle
  • Small sponge daubers (Tsukineko)
  • Iron and pressing cloth
  • Adhesives: Foam Tape (3M); Permanent Mono Adhesive (Tombow)

Directions

  • 1. Make top-fold Artesian Pool card base. Follow manufacturer's instructions and use die-cutting machine to emboss card front with flowers design. Rub Frost watermark ink pad over raised design only; set aside.
  • 2. Cut mat board to size specified in materials list if needed. Cut 3-1/4”x4-3/4” White cardstock piece. Place mat board on light box and center cardstock over it. Use stylus to dry emboss a narrow border around cardstock.
  • 3. Using sponge dauber, apply Desert Sand ink to embossed border. Apply Rich Cocoa ink to cardstock edges using direct-to-paper method.
  • 4. Ink flower stamp with markers, using photo as guide. Mist with water and stamp image on right side of embossed cardstock.
  • 5. Cut and adhere 5/8”x3-1/4” Burning Ember strip to left of image.
  • 6. Ink length of twill tape Cantaloupe and Lady Bug; stamp Red Magic flourish on tape. Heat set with iron and pressing cloth.
  • 7. Layer stamped twill over cardstock strip and wrap around cardstock panel; adhere ends at back.
  • 8. Double mat stamped image on Burning Ember and Candlelight cardstock. Insert brad in each corner. Adhere matted image to card front.
  • 9. Stamp and emboss Black Onyx sentiment on separate piece of White cardstock. Die cut sentiment into curved rectangle; ink edges with red marker. Adhere die cut to card with foam tape.
  • 10. Apply glitter glue to flowers; let dry.
  • 11. Cut 4”x5-1/4” White cardstock piece; stamp Habanero flourish and Black Onyx sentiment along bottom edge. Adhere panel inside card.

by Elizabeth Allan

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