Cards

Merry & Bright Card

By  Erin Bullock  for  Glue Dots

size: 5-1/2"x4-1/4"

  • Merry & Bright Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: dark brown, white
  • Recollections Tattered and Worn Collection Cardstock Paper Pack
  • My Mind’s Eye The Merry Days of Christmas Collection Accessory Sheet
  • Studio Calico Wood Veneer Hexagon Die Cut Pieces
  • Lime green ribbon, 1-1/2”-wide
  • Ranger Silver Stickles Glitter Glue

Tools

  • Imaginisce I-Magicut Ribbon Cutter
  • Sewing machine with thread
  • Glue Dots International Glue Dots: Micro, Mini, Pop Up; Continuous Glue Lines

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors
  • 1. Apply Silver glitter glue to edges of eight hexagons. Let dry completely.
  • 2. Make 5-1/2"x4-1/4" dark brown top-fold card.
  • 3. Cut 5-1/4"x4-1/8" polka dot panel. Adhere panel to 5-1/2"x4-1/4" white cardstock panel using Mini Glue Dots. (Note: Take care when applying adhesive as edges of card will later be sewn.)
  • 4. Cut 5"x3-7/8" striped panel; adhere panel centered on polka dot panel using Mini Glue Dots.
  • 5. Cut ribbon to 5-1/2" length using cutter; adhere across layered panel using Continuous Glue Lines at top and bottom of ribbon.
  • 6. Machine zigzag stitch around edge of striped paper on panel, varying stitches in size.
  • 7. Adhere eight glitter and five plain hexagons to card using appropriately-sized Glue Dots for each. When placing 3/8" hexagons, stack two Mini Glue Dots on top of each other to add dimension.
  • 8. Adhere sentiment to card using Pop Up Glue Dots.