Cards

The Most Beautiful Things Card

By  Lindsey Botkin 

size: 4"x8"

Materials

  • Cardstock: Basic Black; Whisper White
  • Dutch Girl Collection Audrey patterned
  • Chipboard heart
  • Sheer black/white polka dot ribbon
  • Black buttons, three
  • White string

Tools

  • The Best and Beautiful rubber stamp
  • Ink pads: Cranberry Crisp Classic Stampin'; Jet Black StāzOn
  • Blender pen
  • 1. Cut black cardstock to 8"x8"; score and fold in half. Cut 3-3/4"x7-3/4" and 1-1/2"x7-3/4" Audrey pieces; flip strip over and adhere to left side of larger piece but do not adhere to card.
  • 2. Stamp black sentiment onto white cardstock; use blender pen and red ink to highlight words as shown.
  • 3. Trim sentiment and mat on black cardstock, leaving 1/8" border all around; adhere to patterned paper.
  • 4. Cover chipboard heart with reverse side of Audrey paper; adhere to sentiment block.
  • 5. Tie ribbon around layered papers, knotting at front, and adhere papers to card front. Tie string through buttons, knotting at front; adhere to card.
  • More
  • 1. Go stamp happy! Ink and stamp chipboard heart instead of using patterned paper.
  • 2. Create a matching envelope using an online template. Mirkwood Designs has lots of great stuff for paper crafters, ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/templates.htm.