Quilt Block Hello

Borrow stars-and-stripes colors for a quick summertime "hello."


  • White cardstock
  • Papers: The Paper Co./TPC Studio Christmas Cheer Collection Fleur De Lys, My Mind's Eye 29th Street Market Peaceful Collection Dream

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil


  • Star punch, 1-3/4"
  • Die-cutting/embossing system and Provo Craft Cuttlebug Swiss Dot Embossing Folder
  • Stampin' Up! Simply Scored Scoring Tool
  • Hero Arts Essential Messages Stamp Set
  • Tsukineko Memento Lady Bug Ink Pad
  • Black fine-tip journaling pen
  • Elmer's Craft Bond Adhesives: Permanent Tape Runner, All-Purpose Glue Stick, Pop-Up Medium Glue Spots


  • 1. Make red dot top-fold card. Cut 4" white cardstock square and 4-1/4" blue paper square.
  • 2. Using ruler and pencil, mark center of each side of white square. Using ruler and black pen, draw 3/8"-long dashed lines, dividing square into quarters.
  • 3. Layer and adhere white and blue squares to card using tape runner.
  • 4. Punch two red and two blue stars. Place blue stars into embossing folder and run through machine. Adhere stars, mirror-image fashion, to white square using glue stick.
  • 5. Stamp red sentiment onto white cardstock scrap; trim to size. Ink edges red. Adhere sentiment to center of card using pop-up glue spot.
  • Tip
  • 1. To create a more weathered look, lightly sand edges of card and blue square before assembly. Lightly sand across raised dots on blue stars to reveal white under layer.

by Dawn Gehring

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