A Joyful Celebration Card

Materials

  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Vanilla Cream; Natural Smooth; Vellum
  • Sugared Collection 6”x6” Pad (BasicGrey)
  • Antique gold brads, two (We R Memory Keepers)

Tools

  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Thomas Kinkade Collection Streams of Living Water; Mona Lisa Moments Script Essential Expressions
  • Adirondack Dye Ink Pads (Ranger): Espresso; Pitch Black
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • Sewing machine and white thread

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make cream top-fold card base. Cut smaller green patterned paper piece; mat on solid green paper piece same size as card front. Machine stitch paper seams.

STEP 2

  • Cut 1”x5-1/2” white paper strip and adhere to card just above center. Insert two brads in left edge.

STEP 3

  • Stamp sentiment onto strip of vellum; trim and adhere to same-size strip of natural cardstock. Adhere sentiment to lower right corner of layered papers; stitch left and right edges. Adhere layered papers to card.

STEP 4

  • Stamp Espresso image on vellum; let dry. Color image on back side using markers. Trim to size, leaving very narrow border. Adhere to same-size piece of natural cardstock, applying tiny dots of liquid glue behind darker colored areas. Adhere stamped block to card.
by Michele Boyer
A Joyful Celebration Card
A Joyful Celebration Card