Best Dad Ever Card


size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"

Materials

  • Stampin' Up! Cardstock: Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla
  • Comfort Café Designer Series Paper*
  • Very Vanilla Medium Envelope*
  • Naturals Designer Buttons*
  • Summer Starfruit Stitched Satin Ribbon*, 3/8"
  • Ivory crochet thread
  • *Products by Stampin' Up!

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Tools

  • Sizzix for Stampin' Up! Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Textured Impressions Chevron Embossing Folder
  • Sewing machine and ivory thread
  • Square Punch*, 1"
  • Stamp Sets*: Best Dad Ever, Forever with You
  • Classic Stampin' Pads*: Midnight Muse, Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots
  • *Products by Stampin' Up!

Directions

  • 1. Make 4-1/4"x5-1/2" brown top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut 4"x5-1/4" vanilla panel. Use die-cutting system and embossing folder to emboss bottom inch of panel. Set panel aside.
  • 3. Using Summer Starfruit ink, stamp Forever with You flower images several times onto matching cardstock. Using Soft Suede ink, stamp "Best Dad Ever" sentiment several times onto matching cardstock.
  • 4. Using photo as guide, punch 15 squares from stamped cardstock and assorted papers. Re-punch one corner of each square to create large chevron shapes.
  • 5. Adhere chevron pieces to vanilla panel as shown, adhering center of shape only. Straight stitch down center of each chevron line.
  • 6. Insert crochet thread through three buttons, knotting ends at back. Adhere one to each brown chevron with clear dots.
  • 7. Stamp Midnight Muse sentiment onto panel just above embossed area. Adhere panel to card. Tie ribbon around card front.
  • 8. Emboss envelope flap with chevron texture.
  • Tip
  • 1. To create a more feminine version of this card, punch chevrons from floral papers and accent with gems or crystal buttons.

by Robyn Pollard for Stampin' Up!

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