Blue Skies Card

By  Julia Stainton 

size: 5-1/4"x5-1/4"

  • Blue Skies Card


  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!): Whisper White; Blue Bayou
  • Patterned (Daisy D’s): Nursery Blue Lullaby Check; Ledger
  • Antique Copper Jumbo Brad (Making Memories)


  • Stamps (Inkadinkado): Beach Chair; Blue Skies sentiment
  • Classic Stampin’ dye ink pads (Stampin’ Up!): Basic Black; Close to Cocoa
  • Copic Sketch Markers (Imagination International): (B00) Frost Blue; (BG93) Green Gray; (E31) Brick Beige
  • Sewing machine and black thread
  • Small sponge
  • 1. Cut blue cardstock to 5-1/4"x10-1/2"; score and fold in half.
  • 2. Cut 4-3/4" blue check piece and 2-1/2"x4-3/4" ledger piece. Randomly sponge paper pieces with brown ink. Layer papers as shown and adhere to card. Straight stitch around paper square and zig-zag stitch along ledger strip. Use fingers to fold up paper edges for distressed look.
  • 3. Use black ink to stamp chair image on white cardstock; color with markers, using photo as guide. Trim image to 3" square; sponge edges with brown ink. Mat on blue cardstock and adhere to card.
  • 4. Insert brad at left side of image. Stamp black sentiment at lower right.