Inspiration Unleashed Friend Card & Music Frame

By  Keri Lee Sereika 

  • Inspiration Unleashed Friend Card & Music Frame
  • Sing & Make Music Frame


  • Wooden frame
  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Intense Cobalt Prismatics; Kraft
  • A Sweet Life Collection patterned (Webster’s Pages): Miracles Occur; Your Best Life
  • Ornate Border Design Adhesives (Clearsnap)
  • Heritage Small Round Paper Fasteners (Creative Imaginations)
  • Lace trim (Webster’s Pages)


  • Stamps: Sing To The Lord set (Our Daily Bread Designs); Love Of A Friend set (Sweet N Sassy Stamps)
  • ColorBox Dark Brown Fluid Chalk Inkpad (Clearsnap)
  • Embossing powder (Clearsnap): Dazzling Copper; Cocoa Bean
  • Fusion for Plastic Choco Brown Hammered Finish spray paint (Krylon)
  • Paper piercer
  • Black permanent marker
  • Foam sponge
  • Wizard Embossing & Die Cutting System and Nestabilities Nested Bird Dies (Spellbinders)
  • Adhesives: Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives); 3-D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L; clear adhesive dots
  • A Friend Card
  • 1. Cut a 7"x10" blue cardstock panel; score and fold to measure 5"x7". Cut 4-3/4"x6-3/4" kraft panel. Adhere Design Adhesive to top third of kraft panel, sprinkle with both embossing powders and shake off excess. Do not heat emboss powders.
  • 2. Cut thin strip of Miracles Occur paper and adhere to top edge of kraft panel. Stamp Dark Brown sentiment. Pierce hole at each corner and insert gold paper fasteners.
  • 3. Adhere lace trim around kraft panel; adhere kraft panel to card.
  • Sing and Make Music Frame
  • 1. Cover frame backing with blue cardstock. Very lightly mark frame opening on cardstock using a pencil.
  • 2. Spray paint frame Choco Brown; let dry.
  • 3. Cut kraft cardstock panel to fit inside opening. See card Step 1 to decorate left side of panel. Stamp Dark Brown sentiment on right side.
  • 4. Adhere lace around panel. Pierce hole at each corner and insert gold paper fasteners. Adhere to frame backing inside border marked in Step 1.
  • 5. Use medium and small Nested Bird dies to cut shapes from desired papers. Sponge die cut edges with Dark Brown ink. Trim beak from small die to create wing; adhere to larger bird with foam square.
  • 6. Color larger bird's beak black using marker. Color paper fastener black and insert in bird. Adhere bird to mat with foam squares.