King of Hearts Card & Pretzel Pouch

By  Lori Craig 

sizes: card, 4-1/4"x5-1/2"; pouch, 4-1/4" across

  • King of Hearts Card & Pretzel Pouch


  • Cardstock: Poison Ivory (Arjo Wiggins); Suede Brown Dark (Prism Papers)
  • Flowers (Prima), brown and red assorted
  • Ribbon (May Arts): brown ruffled; brown grosgrain; brown/cream gingham
  • Brown brads
  • Red button
  • Linen thread or thin twine
  • King of Hearts playing card


  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): For the Man; Card Suits Backgrounder
  • Adirondack Dye ink pads (Ranger): Espresso; Latte; Red Pepper
  • Build-a-Brad (Stampin' Up!)
  • Scor-Pal (Scor-Pal)
  • Marvy Oval Punch (Uchida of America)
  • Dot N Roller Adhesive (Kokuyo)
  • Cellophane bag filled with pretzels

Basic Supplies

  • scissors
  • Card
  • 1. Make brown top-fold card base. Cut ivory piece; stamp Latte background image. Sponge ink around edges.
  • 2. Stamp Latte sentiment on ivory cardstock scrap and punch with oval punch; ink edges Latte.
  • 3. Layer and tie ribbons around ivory panel. Adhere playing card to panel. Stamp Espresso images above and below playing card. Layer flowers and secure with brads.
  • 4. Stamp Red Pepper background image onto scrap of ivory cardstock. Cut or punch single heart from cardstock and attach to Build-a-Brad. Place clear pebble over image.
  • 5. Using adhesive roller, adhere elements to panel; adhere panel to card.
  • Treat Box
  • 1. Cut 7-1/2" ivory cardstock square. Using Scor-Pal, score cardstock at 2-1/2" and 5" from one end. Turn cardstock 90° and repeat scoring at same measurements to form grid.
  • 2. Cut two short lines on opposite sides of grid, stopping at first long score line.
  • 3. Repeat Card Step 4 to create two brads for pouch. Fold remaining score marks to form an open-top box; secure front and back with heart brads.
  • 4. Using adhesive roller, adhere ribbon and layered flowers to box.