Celebrate with Style

Materials

  • Cardstock: white; light pink; olive green
  • Olive green satin ribbon
  • Vintage brooch
  • Olive Green Gemstones (Hero Arts)

Tools

  • Stamps: ClearDesign Birthday Messages set (Hero Arts); floral paisley background
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Adirondack Lights Sherbet Pink; Adirondack Brights Citrus; Tim Holtz Distress Peeled Paint
  • Marvy craft punches (Uchida): oval; scalloped oval
  • Cuttlebug Birds & Swirls Embossing Folder (ProvoCraft) and compatible die-cutting and embossing machine
  • Scoring board and tool

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make olive green card base. Cut 4-3/4”x6-3/4” light pink piece; score double border around cardstock, 1/4” and 1/2” from each edge.

STEP 2

  • Cut 3-1/2”x5-1/4” white cardstock piece; stamp pink floral background over entire piece. Place cardstock in embossing folder and run through machine; highlight raised surface with Peeled Paint ink. Adhere to pink piece.

STEP 3

  • Tie ribbon around layered panels; pin brooch to knot. Adhere gem to each corner. Tip: Place glue dot under brooch to hold it to card.

STEP 4

  • Punch white oval and stamp in same way as white cardstock piece; stamp green sentiment near bottom. Punch olive green scalloped oval. Trim 1/4” from top of each oval. Adhere ovals and pink cardstock to card as shown.
by Sue Czosek
Celebrate with Style
Celebrate with Style