Spring Delight Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla; Kraft
  • Patterned: India Sea; Elysium
  • Life’s Journey brad
  • Linen thread
  • Martini flower
  • Olive Stitched ribbon

Tools

  • Rubber stamps: Touch of Nature; Delight in Life
  • Ink pads: Chocolate Chip Craft Stampin’ Pigment; Classic Stampin’ Dye: Basic Black, Bashful Blue, Close to Cocoa, Certainly Celery, Marigold Morning

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut cardstock to 5”x10”; score and fold in half. Cut 4-1/2” square from blue paper, ink edges Chocolate Chip, and adhere to card. Cut 2-1/4”x4-1/2” strip from green paper; ink edges. With card fold at top, adhere green strip to card as shown.

STEP 2

  • Stamp Basic Black bird onto cream cardstock; use photo as guide to watercolor images (see “Techniques” section). Trim image block as shown, ink edges Chocolate Chip, and adhere to card. Stamp Chocolate Chip sentiment at lower left.

STEP 3

  • Stitch top left corner of stamped panel to card with linen thread. Tie two ribbon lengths around card front.

STEP 4

  • Insert brad through flower center and fold ends back; adhere to card using adhesive dot.

More

  • 1. Use bird on branch image to embellish a log book for a birding friend.
  • 2. Sentiment stamps are a great investment – ink individual words if that’s all you need, i.e. “delight” or “life.”
by Julia Stainton
Spring Delight Card
Spring Delight Card