Sweet Card

Materials

  • White cardstock (Georgia Pacific)
  • Papers: scalloped notebook (Creative Imaginations); text (7gypsies); brown/aqua floral grid (Deja Views by C Thru Ruler Co.); white glitter (Doodlebug Designs)
  • Blue satin ribbon (Offray)
  • Flowers: paper (Prima); felt (K&Company)
  • Tiny glitter brads or glitter glue

Tools

  • Scroll stamps (BasicGrey)
  • Ink pads: ColorBox Creamy Brown Fluid Chalk (Clearsnap); VersaMagic Cloud White (Tsukineko)
  • Permanent pens: Chocolate Zig Memory System Writer (EK Success); White Gelly Roll (Sakura)
  • Die-cutting systems: Creative Cutter and downloadable Classic Heart (Pazzles); Cricut Expression and Graphically Speaking Cartridge (ProvoCraft)
  • Small heart punch (Uchida)
  • Sewing machine with white thread

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make white 4-1/2”x5” card base. Cover front with scalloped notebook paper. Sponge brown ink around edges; stamp scrolls in opposite corners. Machine stitch edges.

STEP 2

  • Use Creative Cutter to cut large text heart and smaller brown/aqua heart. Cut text heart in half and sponge edges brown; sponge brown heart edges white.

STEP 3

  • Cut white cardstock circle to fit upper portion of brown heart; adhere and trim edges. Stamp circle with brown scroll and sponge ink around edges. Write “love love love you” around edge.

STEP 4

  • Adhere heart layers to card; machine stitch edges. Use Expression machine to cut “SWEET” from white glitter paper. Adhere to card.

STEP 5

  • Tie and adhere ribbon bow. Punch white glitter heart and adhere to bow center. Adhere paper and felt flowers to card; insert tiny brads through paper flower centers or embellish with glitter glue.

STEP 6

  • Use pens to add detail dots here and there.
by Regina Easter
Sweet Card
Sweet Card