Paper

Sweet Card

By  Regina Easter 

size: 4-1/2"x5-1/2"

  • Sweet Card

Materials

  • White cardstock (Georgia Pacific)
  • Papers: scalloped notebook (Creative Imaginations); text (7gypsies); brown/aqua floral grid (Deja Views by C Thru Ruler Co.); white glitter (Doodlebug Designs)
  • Blue satin ribbon (Offray)
  • Flowers: paper (Prima); felt (K&Company)
  • Tiny glitter brads or glitter glue

Tools

  • Scroll stamps (BasicGrey)
  • Ink pads: ColorBox Creamy Brown Fluid Chalk (Clearsnap); VersaMagic Cloud White (Tsukineko)
  • Permanent pens: Chocolate Zig Memory System Writer (EK Success); White Gelly Roll (Sakura)
  • Die-cutting systems: Creative Cutter and downloadable Classic Heart (Pazzles); Cricut Expression and Graphically Speaking Cartridge (ProvoCraft)
  • Small heart punch (Uchida)
  • Sewing machine with white thread
  • 1. Make white 4-1/2"x5" card base. Cover front with scalloped notebook paper. Sponge brown ink around edges; stamp scrolls in opposite corners. Machine stitch edges.
  • 2. Use Creative Cutter to cut large text heart and smaller brown/aqua heart. Cut text heart in half and sponge edges brown; sponge brown heart edges white.
  • 3. Cut white cardstock circle to fit upper portion of brown heart; adhere and trim edges. Stamp circle with brown scroll and sponge ink around edges. Write "love love love you" around edge.
  • 4. Adhere heart layers to card; machine stitch edges. Use Expression machine to cut "SWEET" from white glitter paper. Adhere to card.
  • 5. Tie and adhere ribbon bow. Punch white glitter heart and adhere to bow center. Adhere paper and felt flowers to card; insert tiny brads through paper flower centers or embellish with glitter glue.
  • 6. Use pens to add detail dots here and there.