Be Merry Card

Materials

  • White cardstock: textured, smooth
  • Queen & Co. Trendy Tape Vertical Stripes Teal

Tools

  • Punches: corner rounder, assorted circles
  • Printworks Stamps: Star Snowflake (B3845), Be Merry (A2764)
  • Black pigment ink pad
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Markers: Ranger Tim Holtz Evergreen Distress Marker, Imagination International COPIC Yellow
  • Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents
  • Water-barrel brush
  • Tiny stapler
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, ruler, pencil, heat tool

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 4-1/2”x6” top-fold card from textured white cardstock; round bottom corners.

STEP 2

  • Cut 4-1/4”x4” textured white cardstock panel; round bottom corners. Apply diagonal tape strips across panel as shown; trim tape even with panel edges. Adhere panel to card.

STEP 3

  • Stamp sentiment and four snowflakes onto smooth white cardstock, leaving space between images; heat emboss with clear powder.

STEP 4

  • Lightly trace snowflakes with Evergreen marker; use water-barrel brush to blend color, creating watercolor look. Color stars with yellow marker. Punch snowflakes into circles of assorted size; overlap and adhere to card along top of taped panel. Highlight stars with Glossy Accents; let dry.

STEP 5

  • Cut sentiment into small, notched flag; staple to upper left corner of card.

Tip

  • 1. For a glitzy version of this card, use metallic tape and outline snowflake images with glitter glue instead of marker.
by Linda Beeson
Be Merry Card
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