Embossed Circle Frame Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: cream, pale blue
  • Gold/white dot paper
  • Blue silk ribbon
  • Crystal button
  • Photograph

Tools

  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Tools: Framelits Circles Die Set, Textured Impressions Circle Frame & Rosemary Embossing Folder Set
  • Chalk ink pads: gold, green, light brown
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, craft knife and cutting mat, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 4-1/2”x6” cream top-fold card. Emboss card front with Circle Frame design.

STEP 2

  • Use sponge dauber to carefully highlight raised areas of embossed design with green and gold inks as shown. Sponge card edges with brown ink.

STEP 3

  • Cut gold paper strip to fit bottom of card; sponge edges with brown ink. Adhere strip to card.

STEP 4

  • Die cut photo into circle of desired size; circle should fit inside embossed frame. Die cut larger circle from pale blue cardstock; sponge edges with brown ink. Layer and adhere circles together; set aside.

STEP 5

  • Using craft knife, cut along upper edges of flower and leaves closest to center of embossed frame. Tuck photo circle behind cut edges and adhere to card.

STEP 6

  • Tie ribbon into bow around card front. Adhere button to bow with clear dot.

Tip

  • 1. For a tone-on-tone look, emboss colored-core cardstock and gently sand raised designs to add a vintage touch.
by Cara Mariano for Sizzix
Embossed Circle Frame Card
Embossed Circle Frame Card