Great Canadian Celebration Ensemble

By  Julia Stainton 

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

  • Great Canadian Celebration Ensemble


  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Kraft; White Simply Smooth; Blush Red Dark
  • Mini Vintage Paper Packs (Jenni Bowlin Studio): Red; Black
  • Red button (Autumn Leaves)
  • Extra-large pewter eyelet (We R Memory Keepers)
  • Min safety pin (Creative Impressions)
  • Brown/white ribbon (Creative Impressions): polka dot; narrow gingham
  • Twine
  • Galvanized tin pail
  • Canadian flags


  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): The Rummage Bin Great Canadian set; Gingham Backgrounder; Mona Lisa Moments Birthday Centers set
  • Ink pads: Cranberry Adirondack (Ranger); Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger); Black Memento (Tsukineko)
  • Crop-A-Dile tool (We R Memory Keepers)
  • Circle punch, 1-3/8” (EK Success)
  • Dymo Label Maker with white-on-black tape
  • Sewing machine and white thread
  • Mono Adhesive (Tombow)
  • Note
  • 1. Ink all paper edges, except card, Vintage Photo.
  • Card
  • 1. Make Blush Red Dark card base. Cut 4-3/4" White cardstock square and 4-1/2" Kraft cardstock square; adhere.
  • 2. Stamp Cranberry gingham background onto White cardstock; trim to size. Cut smaller text paper square. Adhere pieces to layered panel. Sew around paper edges as desired.
  • 3. Stamp Black sentiment and Cranberry maple leaf onto Kraft strip; trim to size. With card fold at top, adhere strip; sew along top edge. Stamp Cranberry "Eh?" above sentiment strip.
  • 4. Spell "Celebration" on label maker; print and adhere to card.
  • Table Decoration
  • 1. Cut 2-1/2"x4" Kraft rectangle. Stamp Cranberry gingham background onto White cardstock; trim to size. Cut smaller text and polka dot paper pieces to fit tag. Adhere pieces to tag. Sew along paper edges.
  • 2. Insert large eyelet at top of tag. Tie polka dot ribbon through eyelet and tie to pail handle with twine. Insert safety pin through ribbon.
  • 3. Punch Kraft circle; adhere to tag. Stamp Cranberry maple leaf on White cardstock; cut out and adhere to circle. Tie gingham ribbon through button and adhere to tag.
  • 4. Cut smaller Kraft pieces for flag tags. Stamp as shown, adhere paper strip to one end and punch hole. Tie to flags with twine.