To Encourage You Card

By  Candy Slabaugh 

This handmade message is the perfect way to encourage cancer survivors and their caregivers. Die cut card layers to create stunning dimension.

  • To Encourage You Card


  • Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper Pale Pink, Arjo Wiggins Curious Iridescent Cryogen White
  • Echo Park Paper Co. Be Mine 6”x6” Paper Pad
  • Maya Road Trinket Pins: Round Pearl, Hot Pink Heart
  • May Arts Pink Silky Crushed Ribbon, 1-1/2”-wide


  • Heartfelt Creations PreCut Stamp Sets: Classic Bella Rose, Bella Rose Leaves, Inspire Me Sentiments
  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die-Cutting System and Nestabilities Dies: Classic Circles SM, Petite Scalloped Circles LG, Labels Four
  • Imaginisce i-magicut Ribbon Cutter
  • Posi-Bendr Bow-Easy Tool
  • Ink Pads: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Walnut Stain
  • .Too Marker Corp. COPIC Markers: RV21, RV23, RV25, YG03, YG17, YG67
  • Adhesives: 3M Scotch Brand ATG Runner; Scor-Pal Scor-Tape, 1/4”; foam dots; glue gun

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. Make 6"x6" pink top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut 6"x6" square of hot pink swirl paper. Wrap ribbon around bottom of pink swirl panel, 1/2" from edge; adhere ends with Scor-Tape. Use Bow-Easy to tie full bow; trim ends with ribbon cutter. Hot glue bow to panel; adhere panel to card. Insert pins in center of bow.
  • 3. Stamp black sentiment onto Cryogen White cardstock; die cut into small circle. Die cut larger scalloped circle from pink cardstock. Adhere circles together; adhere to card with foam dots.
  • 4. Die cut label from pink cardstock. Adhere label to right side of card, slightly overlapping top edge of ribbon.
  • 5. Stamp brown rose image onto Cryogen White cardstock; stamp brown leaves onto separate area of same cardstock. Using photo as guide, color images with markers. Die cut images.
  • 6. Using photo as guide, layer and adhere images to label using foam dots.
  • Tip
  • 1. If creating card for a home with children, omit stick pins.