Road to a Friend's Card

By  Lauren Meader 

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

  • Road to a Friend's Card


  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!): Natural Ivory; Old Olive; Barely Banana
  • Wild Daisy patterned (Heidi Grace Designs)
  • Calla Lily Craft Seam Binding, 1/2” (Martha Stewart Crafts)
  • Old Olive brads (Stampin’ Up!), two


  • Stamps: Down on the Farm set (Gina K Designs); Road to a Friend (A Muse Artstamps); Weave Background (Cornish Heritage Farms)
  • Ink pads: Timber Brown StazOn (Tsukineko); Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, and Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin’ Dye Pads (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Stampin’ Write Markers (Stampin’ Up!): Old Olive; Certainly Celery; Creamy Caramel; Close to Cocoa; Chocolate Chip; Summer Sun
  • Craft punches: 2-1/2” scalloped circle (Uchida); daisy border (Martha Stewart Crafts)
  • While gel pen
  • Paper piercer
  • Small sponge
  • 1. Cut ivory cardstock to 5-1/2"x8-1/2"; score and fold in half. Stamp Creamy Caramel weave background onto card front. Sponge edges with same ink; see "Techniques."
  • 2. Cut 4"x4-1/4" green cardstock piece; punch daisy border at bottom edge.
  • 3. Cut 3-3/4" square from daisy paper; adhere to punched cardstock. Tie seam binding around panels.
  • 4. Color word "friend" on sentiment stamp using Old Olive marker; stamp onto yellow cardstock. Cut word into small tab as shown and attach to layered papers with brads. Adhere papers to card.
  • 5. Color entire sentiment using marker, breathe on ink to moisten, then stamp center bottom of card.
  • 6. Stamp Timber Brown wheelbarrow onto ivory card stock; punch out with scalloped circle. Use photo as guide to color image with markers. Draw grass under wheel.
  • 7. Sponge motif edges with Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, and Chocolate Chip inks; see "Techniques." Pierce hole border around motif. Adhere to card.