Think Spring Card

By  Elizabeth Allan 

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

  • Think Spring Card


  • Cardstock: White (Wausau); Leapfrog, African Daisy and Sprout (Bazzill Basics)
  • Haute Cosmo checked ribbon (American Crafts)
  • Top Boss White Embossing Powder (Clearsnap)
  • Paints: Adirondack Butterscotch Dimensional Pearls (Ranger); Pewter Twinkling H2Os (LuminArte, Inc.)
  • Stickles Glitter Glue (Ranger): Yellow; Eucalyptus


  • Stamps (Penny Black Inc.): Nature’s Dance (3879J); Think Spring (3586E); Scroll Pattern (2636K)
  • Ink pads: VersaMark watermark, VersaColor Royal Blue and VersaFine Onyx Black (Tsukineko); Adirondack
  • Earthtones Lettuce Dye Inkpad (Ranger®)
  • Nestabilities Large Classic Scallop Square Die (Spellbinders)
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser (ProvoCraft)
  • Heat tool
  • 1. Make Leapfrog side-fold card base.
  • 2. Cut 4-1/8"x5-3/8" Sprout panel. Use watermark ink to stamp scroll pattern across bottom third; sprinkle wet ink with white embossing powder and heat set until raised and opaque. Adhere to card.
  • 3. Die cut a 3-3/8" scalloped square from White cardstock. Ink Nature's Dance stamp, using Lettuce for branches and Royal Blue for bird; stamp square as shown. Stamp Onyx Black sentiment at left.
  • 4. Cut 3-1/2" Leapfrog square and 3-5/8" African Daisy square; double mat stamped panel as shown and adhere to card front.
  • 5. Cut a 4-1/4" length from ribbon; mat on Leapfrog cardstock. Adhere strip to card front.
  • 6. Highlight branches with Eucalyptus glitter glue. Dot buds on branches with Butterscotch paint; let dry. Dot buds again with Yellow glitter glue; let dry. Paint thin layer of Pewter paint over bird; let dry.