Love, Love, Love Card

Materials

  • American Crafts Kraft Cardstock
  • Webster's Pages Sunday Picnic Collection Paper: Rainbow Sky, Blanket of Poppies, Picnic Basket, Sunday Gathering, Al Fresco, Fly a Kite, Poppy Fields, On Our Way
  • White vellum
  • Melissa Frances Pearl Stickers
  • Webster's Pages Storytellers Alphabet Stickers: Hollywood Vogue, Girl Land, Trendsetter
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Burgundy/White Baker's Twine

Tools

  • Sewing machine and cream thread
  • Fiskars Pinking Paper Edgers
  • Punches: Fiskars Hearts, Large and Small; Martha Stewart Crafts Pinked Circle
  • Brown ink pad
  • Black journaling pen
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, glue pen, foam squares

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 9"x4" kraft top-fold card; sponge edges with brown ink.

STEP 2

  • Cut 8-1/2"x3” Rainbow Sky paper panel; sponge edges brown. Cut 8-1/2"x1/2” Blanket of Poppies paper strip and trim bottom edge with pinking scissors; sponge edges brown. Adhere border to top edge of cream panel; adhere cream panel to card.

STEP 3

  • Sew straight stitch around edges of card and around edges of cream panel as shown.

STEP 4

  • Punch six circles, one each from remaining papers, and stitch together with sewing machine, forming long banner. Adhere to card with foam squares.

STEP 5

  • Tie twine bows and adhere to card with glue pen; let dry.

STEP 6

  • Punch one large and two small hearts from vellum; adhere to card with glue pen. Adhere pearls and alphabet stickers to card as shown.

Tip

  • 1. To create quick banners for cards and other paper projects, simply punch shapes and stitch through them with a sewing machine. Practice until you get the hang of it.
by Jill Cornell
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