You Make Life Sweet

size: 4"x5-1/4"


  • Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury White Cardstock
  • Papers: Jillibean Soup Atomic Soup Collection Minced Molecules, Echo Park Paper Co. Wintertime Collection Icicle Blue and Everybody Loves Christmas Collection Bright Stripes, October Afternoon Thrift Shop Collection Ice Cream
  • Pink grosgrain ribbon
  • The Twinery Pink Sorbet Twine
  • Bubble wrap

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil


  • Corner rounder punch
  • Die-cutting system
  • My Favorite Things Die-namics Cloud Trio Die
  • My Favorite Things Make Mine A Double Stamp Set
  • Dye Ink Pads: Stampin’ Up! Soft Sky, Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento
  • .Too Marker Corp. COPIC Markers
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape


  • 1. Make white top-fold card base. Cover card with grid paper. Round top corners with punch.
  • 2. Cut 1-1/2”x4” green paper strip. Handcut rolling hill along top edge. Adhere to card. Die cut clouds from blue paper and bubble wrap. Adhere layers together and adhere to card.
  • 3. Stamp girl image with black ink onto white cardstock. Stamp again onto red paper and detail cut dress. Color girl image with markers. Adhere red dress to image; color sash and heart white. Adhere girl to card with foam tape.
  • 4. Stamp black sentiment onto grid paper scraps and cut words apart; ink edges blue. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • 5. Tie ribbon around bottom of card; tie twine around ribbon knot.
  • Tip
  • 1. What else can you make with the grass die? Glittery icicles? Spiky hair? A grass skirt? A flower garden?

by Carolyn King

Print Project