A Joyful Celebration Card

By  Michele Boyer 

size: 5-1/2"x5-1/2"

  • A Joyful Celebration Card


  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Vanilla Cream; Natural Smooth; Vellum
  • Sugared Collection 6”x6” Pad (BasicGrey)
  • Antique gold brads, two (We R Memory Keepers)


  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Thomas Kinkade Collection Streams of Living Water; Mona Lisa Moments Script Essential Expressions
  • Adirondack Dye Ink Pads (Ranger): Espresso; Pitch Black
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • Sewing machine and white thread
  • 1. Make cream top-fold card base. Cut smaller green patterned paper piece; mat on solid green paper piece same size as card front. Machine stitch paper seams.
  • 2. Cut 1"x5-1/2" white paper strip and adhere to card just above center. Insert two brads in left edge.
  • 3. Stamp sentiment onto strip of vellum; trim and adhere to same-size strip of natural cardstock. Adhere sentiment to lower right corner of layered papers; stitch left and right edges. Adhere layered papers to card.
  • 4. Stamp Espresso image on vellum; let dry. Color image on back side using markers. Trim to size, leaving very narrow border. Adhere to same-size piece of natural cardstock, applying tiny dots of liquid glue behind darker colored areas. Adhere stamped block to card.