The Gift of Oneself Card

By  Julia Stainton 

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


  • Chocolate Chip cardstock
  • Bohemia Barefoot Collection Sunkissed floral patterned
  • Bohemia Barefoot Collection "Love" Quote Tag
  • Ribbon: Chocolate Velvet; burgundy/white dotted organdy
  • Linen Thread
  • Caribbean Collection Martinique blossom
  • Brads: Life's Journey heart; copper mini, three


  • ColorBox Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink Pad
  • Heat gun
  • 1. Cut cardstock to 5-1/4"x10-1/2"; score and fold in half. Cut 4"x5" floral paper piece; ink edges. Insert mini brads in upper corner of paper as shown. With fold at top, adhere paper to card.
  • 2. Wrap and secure velvet ribbon around card front. Insert brad at flower center; adhere flower to card.
  • 3. Sand tag edges; tie on ribbon and thread. Carefully use heat gun to curl organdy ribbon slightly, taking care not to burn it. Adhere tag to card.
  • More
  • 1. Picture card without the ribbons and blossom - a simpler, still lovely version that will save you time.
  • 2. Follow background directions for "Blue Without You, Valentine" to create custom paper for this card.