Heart's Memory Mother's Day Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: White (Wausau); Artesian Pool, Burning Ember, Candlelight (Bazzill Basics)
  • Heavy weight mat board, 2-7/8”x4-3/8”
  • Oyster twill tape, 1/2” (Wrights)
  • Small gold brads, four (Making Memories)

Tools

  • Stamps (Penny Black): Thinking of You acrylic set; Sentiments acrylic set; Languish; Gratitude
  • Ink pads (Tsukineko): Black Onyx, Habanero VersaFine; Frost VersaMark Dazzle watermark ink; Red Magic VersaMagic; Memento Dye in Cantaloupe, Lady Bug, Desert Sand, Rich Cocoa
  • Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder (Ranger)
  • Tombow markers (Tombow): 158; 815; 837; 879; 985
  • Crystal Stickles glitter glue (Ranger)
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser (ProvoCraft)
  • Mega-Nestabilities Curved Rectangles dies (Spellbinders)
  • Flowers Impressabilities embellishment template (Spellbinders)
  • Embossing heat tool
  • Stylus and light box
  • Hole punch, 1/8”
  • Small water mister bottle
  • Small sponge daubers (Tsukineko)
  • Iron and pressing cloth
  • Adhesives: Foam Tape (3M); Permanent Mono Adhesive (Tombow)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make top-fold Artesian Pool card base. Follow manufacturer's instructions and use die-cutting machine to emboss card front with flowers design. Rub Frost watermark ink pad over raised design only; set aside.

STEP 2

  • Cut mat board to size specified in materials list if needed. Cut 3-1/4”x4-3/4” White cardstock piece. Place mat board on light box and center cardstock over it. Use stylus to dry emboss a narrow border around cardstock.

STEP 3

  • Using sponge dauber, apply Desert Sand ink to embossed border. Apply Rich Cocoa ink to cardstock edges using direct-to-paper method.

STEP 4

  • Ink flower stamp with markers, using photo as guide. Mist with water and stamp image on right side of embossed cardstock.

STEP 5

  • Cut and adhere 5/8”x3-1/4” Burning Ember strip to left of image.

STEP 6

  • Ink length of twill tape Cantaloupe and Lady Bug; stamp Red Magic flourish on tape. Heat set with iron and pressing cloth.

STEP 7

  • Layer stamped twill over cardstock strip and wrap around cardstock panel; adhere ends at back.

STEP 8

  • Double mat stamped image on Burning Ember and Candlelight cardstock. Insert brad in each corner. Adhere matted image to card front.

STEP 9

  • Stamp and emboss Black Onyx sentiment on separate piece of White cardstock. Die cut sentiment into curved rectangle; ink edges with red marker. Adhere die cut to card with foam tape.

STEP 10

  • Apply glitter glue to flowers; let dry.

STEP 11

  • Cut 4”x5-1/4” White cardstock piece; stamp Habanero flourish and Black Onyx sentiment along bottom edge. Adhere panel inside card.
by Elizabeth Allan
Heart's Memory Mother's Day Card
Heart's Memory Mother's Day Card Inside View
Inside View