Best Dad Ever Card

Materials

  • Stampin' Up! Cardstock: Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla
  • Comfort Café Designer Series Paper*
  • Very Vanilla Medium Envelope*
  • Naturals Designer Buttons*
  • Summer Starfruit Stitched Satin Ribbon*, 3/8"
  • Ivory crochet thread
  • *Products by Stampin' Up!

Tools

  • Sizzix for Stampin' Up! Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Textured Impressions Chevron Embossing Folder
  • Sewing machine and ivory thread
  • Square Punch*, 1"
  • Stamp Sets*: Best Dad Ever, Forever with You
  • Classic Stampin' Pads*: Midnight Muse, Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots
  • *Products by Stampin' Up!

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 4-1/4"x5-1/2" brown top-fold card.

STEP 2

  • Cut 4"x5-1/4" vanilla panel. Use die-cutting system and embossing folder to emboss bottom inch of panel. Set panel aside.

STEP 3

  • Using Summer Starfruit ink, stamp Forever with You flower images several times onto matching cardstock. Using Soft Suede ink, stamp "Best Dad Ever" sentiment several times onto matching cardstock.

STEP 4

  • Using photo as guide, punch 15 squares from stamped cardstock and assorted papers. Re-punch one corner of each square to create large chevron shapes.

STEP 5

  • Adhere chevron pieces to vanilla panel as shown, adhering center of shape only. Straight stitch down center of each chevron line.

STEP 6

  • Insert crochet thread through three buttons, knotting ends at back. Adhere one to each brown chevron with clear dots.

STEP 7

  • Stamp Midnight Muse sentiment onto panel just above embossed area. Adhere panel to card. Tie ribbon around card front.

STEP 8

  • Emboss envelope flap with chevron texture.

Tip

  • 1. To create a more feminine version of this card, punch chevrons from floral papers and accent with gems or crystal buttons.
by Robyn Pollard for Stampin' Up!
Best Dad Ever Card
Best Dad Ever Card