Stars & Stripes Invitation

Materials

  • Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury White Cardstock
  • Pebbles, Inc. Let Freedom Ring Collection Papers: John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin
  • Stickers: SRM Stickers Say It With Stickers 4th of July, Pink Paislee Declaration Element Stickers
  • Love My Tapes Star (#388) Washi Tape
  • We R Memory Keepers Red White & Blue Collection Mini Flags
  • Bella Blvd. Stars Plastic Buttons
  • The Twinery Baker’s Twine: Maraschino, Midnight Blue

Tools

  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots, foam tape

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 4-1/4”x5-1/2” white top-fold card.

STEP 2

  • Cut 4-1/4”-long “one nation” strip from John Hancock paper and adhere to top of card.

STEP 3

  • Cut two 4-1/4”-long strips of Benjamin Franklin striped paper, one wide and one narrow. Adhere to upper and lower portions of card as shown.

STEP 4

  • Cut 4-1/4”-long blue dot Benjamin Franklin paper strip; adhere across center of card.

STEP 5

  • Adhere star sticker strip beneath “one nation” strip; trim excess. Adhere sentiment sticker to white cardstock area. Cut and adhere short length of washi tape to left edge of card.

STEP 6

  • Thread star button with Maraschino twine and adhere to mini flag with clear dot. Adhere flag to card with foam tape. Tie Midnight Blue twine into bow around stick.

Tip

  • 1. Use leftover sticker strips, paper scraps, and washi tape to decorate cardstock table markers or cupcake picks.
by Carolyn King
Stars & Stripes Invitation
Stars & Stripes Invitation