King of Hearts Card & Pretzel Pouch
sizes: card, 4-1/4”x5-1/2”; pouch, 4-1/4” across
- Cardstock: Poison Ivory (Arjo Wiggins); Suede Brown Dark (Prism Papers)
- Flowers (Prima), brown and red assorted
- Ribbon (May Arts): brown ruffled; brown grosgrain; brown/cream gingham
- Brown brads
- Red button
- Linen thread or thin twine
- King of Hearts playing card
- Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): For the Man; Card Suits Backgrounder
- Adirondack Dye ink pads (Ranger): Espresso; Latte; Red Pepper
- Build-a-Brad (Stampin’ Up!)
- Scor-Pal (Scor-Pal)
- Marvy Oval Punch (Uchida of America)
- Dot N Roller Adhesive (Kokuyo)
- Cellophane bag filled with pretzels
- 1. Make brown top-fold card base. Cut ivory piece; stamp Latte background image. Sponge ink around edges.
- 2. Stamp Latte sentiment on ivory cardstock scrap and punch with oval punch; ink edges Latte.
- 3. Layer and tie ribbons around ivory panel. Adhere playing card to panel. Stamp Espresso images above and below playing card. Layer flowers and secure with brads.
- 4. Stamp Red Pepper background image onto scrap of ivory cardstock. Cut or punch single heart from cardstock and attach to Build-a-Brad. Place clear pebble over image.
- 5. Using adhesive roller, adhere elements to panel; adhere panel to card.
- Treat Box
- 1. Cut 7-1/2” ivory cardstock square. Using Scor-Pal, score cardstock at 2-1/2” and 5” from one end. Turn cardstock 90° and repeat scoring at same measurements to form grid.
- 2. Cut two short lines on opposite sides of grid, stopping at first long score line.
- 3. Repeat Card Step 4 to create two brads for pouch. Fold remaining score marks to form an open-top box; secure front and back with heart brads.
- 4. Using adhesive roller, adhere ribbon and layered flowers to box.
by Lori Craig