Miscellany

Delight Card

By  Deena Ziegler  for  Sizzix

size: 7"x5"

  • Delight Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: yellow, white, pink
  • Patterned paper: dark pink floral, light blue dot

Tools

  • Sizzix Big Shot or BIGkick Die-Cutting System
  • Sizzix Framelits Die Set with Textured Impressions Delightful Bicycle Set
  • Decorating chalks
  • Markers: green, gray, lavender
  • Blending tool
  • Crystal glitter glue
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. Make 7"x5" yellow top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut two white cardstock panels to same size as embossing folder. Emboss both panels with bicycle/grass embossing folder. Cut closely around grass and bicycle on one piece to create mask.
  • 3. Align mask over second panel and use blending tool to apply blue chalk around mask and out to edges. Remove mask.
  • 4. Use blending tool to apply gray chalk over bicycle and pale green chalk over grass area to reveal designs.
  • 5. Color streamers and hearts behind bicycle with gray and lavender markers. Outline grass with green marker.
  • 6. Double-mat embossed image on pink paper and white cardstock. Adhere to card.
  • 7. Hand-cut two small cloud shapes from blue dot paper. Use blending tool to apply blue chalk around cloud edges. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • 8. Emboss basket on yellow cardstock scrap and sentiment on white cardstock. Align dies over embossed images and die cut shapes.
  • 9. Accent basket and sentiment with chalk and glitter glue to reveal patterns. Adhere basket to card with foam tape. Adhere sentiment to clouds.
  • Tip
  • 1. For cute springtime place cards, stamp and die cut bicycles. Back with a tent-fold strip of cardstock to create a mini easel, allowing bicycle to stand. Emboss and die cut basket; fill with paper flowers and adhere to bicycle.