Mon Amie Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: white; textured shimmering beige, pale blue, pale orange
  • White Just the Edge Cardstock (Bazzill Basics)
  • Devonshire Collection Free Printable Download (KaiserCraft, kaisercraft.net)
  • Recycled lightweight shirt liner or kraft cardstock
  • Bright green grosgrain ribbon
  • Adhesive gems: blue; orange; green

Tools

  • Stamps: Mon Amie (Stampin’ Up!); Inkadinkado Beauty Magnified Butterfly (98273) (EK Success Ltd.); Elegant Brocade (F5243) (Hero Arts)
  • Ink pads (Clearsnap): ColorBox Lemon Grass pigment; ColorBox Fluid Chalk in Chestnut Roan, Prussian Blue; Top Boss Watermark
  • Circle punches (The Paper Studio): 1-7/16”; 1-7/8” scalloped
  • Foam tape
  • Computer with Internet connection and color printer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make top-fold card base from shirt liner or kraft cardstock. Repeatedly stamp upper two-thirds with watermark ink and brocade pattern.

STEP 2

  • Download and print Devonshire free printable from KaiserCraft Web site, www.kaisercraft.net, onto 8-1/2”x11” sheet of white cardstock. Trim floral strip from sheet to 6-1/2” long.

STEP 3

  • Adhere pierced scalloped cardstock strip across bottom of card; adhere alternating gems to every other hole. Adhere floral strip over top of scalloped strip.

STEP 4

  • Tie ribbon around card front at top of floral strip. Stamp “Mon Amie” in brown ink at left.

STEP 5

  • Punch scalloped circle from each colored cardstock; adhere across card front.

STEP 6

  • Liberally ink butterfly stamp with Prussian Blue; stamp off a few times onto scrap cardstock to remove excess ink. Ink over blue layer with Lemon Grass ink; stamp separate areas of white cardstock to create three images. DO NOT re-ink between impressions; this will create the color variation. Punch images into circles; adhere to scalloped circles with foam tape.
by Dawn Gehring
Mon Amie Card
Mon Amie Card