Cards

Best Friends Dimensional Card

By  Rebecca Peck 

size: 5-1/2"x5-1/2"

  • Best Friends Dimensional Card
  • Fig. 1
  • Fig. 2
  • Fig. 3

Materials

  • Green cardstock
  • White vellum
  • White Chipper chipboard, 5” square (Trace Industries)
  • Metal “Best Friends” charm (All My Memories)
  • Copper wire, 20-gauge
  • Amber glass pony beads, two

Tools

  • Stamps (Innovative Stamp Creations): Daisy; Leaf
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Perfect Medium; Tim Holtz Shabby Shutters Distress
  • Antiquities Frosted Crystal Embossing Powder (Ranger)
  • Perfect Pearls Pigment Powders (Ranger): Sunflower Sparkle; Forever Green; Perfect Bronze
  • Adirondack Dimensional Pearls paints (Ranger): Butterscotch; Terra Cotta; Lettuce; Pesto
  • Posh Impressions Copper Accent Pen (Ranger)
  • Heat tool
  • Distressing tool
  • Large soft paintbrush
  • Vellum adhesive
  • 1. Cut green cardstock to 5-1/2"x11"; score and fold in half.
  • 2. Cut 4-1/2" square from vellum. Randomly stamp vellum with daisy and leaf images using Perfect Medium ink pad; see Fig. 1. Emboss with Frosted Crystal powder.

    Fig. 1
  • 3. Brush flowers with Sunflower Sparkle and Perfect Bronze pigment powders; brush leaves with Forever Green. See Fig. 2. Use large brush to remove excess powder.

    Fig. 2
  • 4. Outline flowers and leaves with dimensional paints as shown; accent flower centers with Terra Cotta dots. See Fig. 3. Let dry completely.

    Fig. 3
  • 5. Distress chipboard frame edges; ink edges Shabby Shutters. Edge vellum with Copper Accent Pen and adhere to center of chipboard.
  • 6. Cut two 4-1/2" wire lengths and thread through holes in metal charm. Insert wire ends through bead on each side. Mat charm on green cardstock; adhere charm to vellum. Wrap wire ends to back of chipboard and secure with adhesive. Adhere chipboard to card.