Leaves of Friendship Card

By  Carolyn King 

size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"


  • Cardstock: Chocolate Chip; Very Vanilla; Old Olive
  • Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon
  • Chocolate Chip brads, four


  • Stamps: leaf (Rubber Stampede); sentiment*
  • Ink pads: VersaMark (Tsukineko); Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive Classic Stampin’ dye pads*
  • Stampin’ Write Markers*: Chocolate Chip; Old Olive
  • Stampin’ Emboss Glassy Glaze Enamel Powder *
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser and Slider Tag Die (ProvoCraft)
  • Oval Cutter (Creative Memories)
  • Heat tool
  • Water mister
  • Dimensional adhesive dots
  • 1. Cut brown cardstock to 4-1/4"x11"; score and fold in half. Cut 4"x5-1/4" vanilla piece and stamp with brown and Old Olive leaves, blending inks on stamp as desired; set aside.
  • 2. Cut 2-1/2"x2-3/4" and 3-3/8"x4-1/4" vanilla pieces. Stamp with brown and green leaves. Double mat smaller piece on green and brown card stock; mat larger piece on brown only. Insert brads in corners of larger piece. Use adhesive dots to adhere three stamped layers together as shown.
  • 3. Die cut slider tag from green cardstock. Stamp brown sentiment on vanilla cardstock; cut out with Oval Cutter. Adhere ovals together and thread tag onto brown ribbon. Wrap ribbon around stamped panels as shown, adhering ends at back. Adhere stamped piece to card.
  • 4. Ink leaf stamp with Certainly Celery; outline edges with brown marker. Highlight with Old Olive marker. Lightly spritz inked stamp with water and stamp onto vanilla cardstock scrap; let dry.
  • 5. Cut out image with scissors. Ink entire leaf with VersaMark pad and sprinkle with embossing powder; heat set until raised and shiny. Adhere leaf to card with adhesive dots.