You Are My Anchor Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: My Favorite Things Nightshift Blue, X-Press It Blending Card
  • Lily Bee Design Double Dutch Collection 6”x6” Paper Pad
  • Silver brads, six

Tools

  • Die-cutting system and My Favorite Things Die-namics Dies: Sentiment Strips, Simply Scallops Medium
  • My Favorite Things à la modes Collection You Anchor Me Stamp Set
  • Acrylic block
  • Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
  • .Too Marker Corp. COPIC Markers: E00, E11, Y21, E31, E33, R05, R08, R37, B95, B97, B99, C00, C1, C3, BG70, BG72, 0.25 Black Multiliner, Opaque White
  • Newell-Rubbermaid Prismacolor Colored Pencils
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive; X-Press It Foam Tape, 1/2”

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, ruler, pencil, toothpick, paper piercer and mat

Directions

STEP 1

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

STEP 2

  • Cut 4”x5-1/4” red patterned paper panel; adhere to card.

STEP 3

  • Die cut navy scalloped border strip.

STEP 4

  • Cut 4”x2-3/8” blue gingham paper panel; mat on 4”x2-5/8” navy cardstock panel. Center scalloped border strip along back bottom edge of mat; trim ends. Adhere to lower half of card as shown.

STEP 5

  • Stamp image onto Blending Card; trim to 2”x3-7/8”. Using photo as guide, color image with markers. Using toothpick and Opaque White marker, dot shirt with polka dots. Add grass using Multiliner; color ground with colored pencils. Mat image on navy cardstock.

STEP 6

  • Pierce six holes in image panel for brads, using photo as guide. Insert brads.

STEP 7

  • Die cut one sentiment strip from Blending Card scraps. Stamp “You Are” onto one flagged end; trim. Stamp “My Anchor” onto remaining flagged end.

STEP 8

  • Adhere image panel to card using foam tape; adhere sentiments under edge of image as shown.

Tip

  • 1. Use a toothpick and an opaque white marker to create easy polka dots on the shirt.
by Michele Boyer
You Are My Anchor Card
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