Cards

Celebrate Today Card

By  Linda Beeson 

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

Materials

  • Cardstock: dark brown, gold, white
  • My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found 2 Collection Sunshine 6”x6” Paper Pad

Tools

  • Paper Smooches Stamp Sets: Falling for You, Pretty Phrases
  • Clearsnap ColorBox Black Pigment Ink Pad
  • Clearsnap Clear Embossing Powder
  • .Too Marker Corp. COPIC Markers
  • Ranger Liquid Pearls Cantaloupe Dimensional Pearlescent Paint
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape, Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x5-1/2" dark brown top-fold card. Cut smaller gold panel; adhere to card.
  • 2. Stamp sentiment as shown; heat emboss with clear powder.
  • 3. Cut three 1-3/4" squares from assorted papers; cut each in half diagonally to create two triangles. Overlap and adhere triangles to card as shown.
  • 4. Stamp acorn image onto white cardstock; heat emboss with clear powder. Using photo as guide, color image with markers.
  • 5. Apply Glossy Accents over leaves to add shine; let dry. Apply two dots of Cantaloupe paint to acorn stem; let dry. Detail cut image and adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use geometric paper shapes to create fast and easy backgrounds for stamped art; use a punch or die to save time.