Bridal Shower Trio

Materials

  • Papertrey Ink Cardstock: Aqua Mist, Stamper’s Select White, Harvest Gold
  • Yellow/white floral paper
  • SEI Cream Adhesive Pearls
  • Cream satin ribbon

Tools

  • PSA Essentials Stamper Body and Frenchie Peel & Stick Stamp Set
  • Circle punches: 1-1/4”, 1-3/4”, 1-7/8”
  • Computer and color printer
  • Papertrey Ink Fresh Snow Ink Pad
  • White embossing powder
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam mounting tape

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil, heat tool

Directions

Invitation

  • 1. Cut 6-1/2”x5-1/2” Aqua cardstock panel. Cut 6-1/2”x2” yellow floral paper strip; adhere across bottom of card base.
  • 2. Using circular border stamp from Frenchie stamp set and Fresh Snow ink pad, stamp repeating designs down one edge of remaining Aqua cardstock sheet, re-inking stamp for each impression.
  • 3. While ink is still wet, sprinkle with white embossing powder; tap off excess over clean sheet of paper and return to container. Heat emboss designs using heat tool.
  • 4. Detail cut cardstock along bottom of stamped images to create large, scalloped border. Trim border to 6-1/2” long and approximately 1-1/2” tall, measuring from lower scalloped edge. Adhere border to card over top edge of yellow floral strip.
  • 5. Tie cream ribbon into bow around card base. Adhere small pearls to scalloped border as shown.
  • 6. Using word-processing program, create invitation wording and details. Print onto Stamper’s Select White cardstock. Trim wording as desired and mat onto Harvest Gold cardstock.
  • 7. Adhere invitation panel to card base using foam mounting tape.

Place Card

  • 1. Make 3”x3” Aqua top-fold card.
  • 2. Tie cream ribbon into bow around top of card front; adhere large pearl to bow as shown.
  • 3. Using circular border stamp from Frenchie stamp set and Fresh Snow ink pad, stamp design onto Aqua cardstock. Heat emboss with white embossing powder. Punch image into 1-3/4” circle.
  • 4. Using word-processing program, create name and print onto Stampers’ Select White cardstock; name should fit inside 1-1/4” circle. Punch name into small circle.
  • 5. Punch 1-7/8” Harvest Gold circle. Layer and adhere circles together; adhere to card with foam mounting tape.

Thank You Note

  • 1. Make 4-1/4”x4-1/4” Aqua top-fold card. Cut 4-1/4”x1-1/2” yellow floral paper strip; adhere across bottom of card base.
  • 2. Using circular border stamp from Frenchie stamp set and Fresh Snow ink pad, stamp repeating designs down one edge of remaining Aqua cardstock sheet, re-inking stamp for each impression.
  • 3. While ink is still wet, sprinkle with white embossing powder; tap off excess over clean sheet of paper and return to container. Heat emboss designs using heat tool.
  • 4. Detail cut cardstock along bottom of stamped images to create large, scalloped border. Trim border to 4-1/4” long and approximately 7/8” tall, measuring from lower scalloped edge. Adhere border to card over top edge of yellow floral strip.
  • 5. Adhere small pearls to scalloped border as shown.
  • 6. Using word-processing program, create desired wording for card front. Print onto Stamper’s Select White cardstock. Trim wording as desired and mat onto Harvest Gold cardstock.
  • 7. Adhere wording panel to card base using foam mounting tape.

Tip

  • 1. Mail invitation inside padded envelope to accommodate ribbon and pearls.
by Jennifer Holmes for PSA Essentials
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