You’re the Best Card


size: 4-1/4”x5-1/2”

Materials

  • American Crafts AC Cardstock: Vanilla, Begonia
  • Webster’s Pages Sunday Picnic Collection Paper: Al Fresco, Joy Ride
  • Webster’s Pages Sunday Picnic Trims: Picnic Butterflies, Orange Sunburst
  • Webster’s Pages Embellishments: Orange/White Pearl Flower, Storytellers Blue Alphabet Stickers

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber

Tools

  • Sewing machine and cream thread
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Punches: Butterfly, Jewelry Tag
  • Brown ink pad
  • Black fine-tip journaling pen
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots

Directions

  • 1. Make 4-1/4”x5-1/2” Vanilla side-fold card. Sponge edges brown.
  • 2. Cut 4”x3” panel from orange side of Al Fresco paper and 4”x2-1/2” panel from pink striped side. Adhere paper pieces to card front; stitch edges with sewing machine. Cut and adhere lace trim over seam.
  • 3. Trim bicycle card from Joy Ride paper, sponge edges brown, and adhere to top of card.
  • 4. Apply alphabet stickers and write “you’re the” on scrap of cream cardstock. Trim into banner shape, sponge edges brown, and adhere to bottom of card.
  • 5. Tie butterfly ribbon into bow around card front. Punch jewelry tag from Vanilla cardstock and butterfly from Begonia; ink edges of both shapes brown. Tie tag to ribbon with thread. Adhere butterfly to tag; adhere pearl flower to center.
  • Tip
  • 1. Double-sided paper, like Al Fresco used on the card base, is a great way to get two looks in one on cards and other projects.

by Jill Cornell

Print Project