Beacon of Hope Card Pair

By  Michele Boyer 

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

  • Beacon of Hope Card Pair
  • Never Give Up Hope Card


  • Natural Smooth cardstock (Prism Papers)
  • Wild Asparagus patterned (My Mind’s Eye): My Husband Collection; Always Collection
  • Eyelets or brads


  • Scene It! Beacon of Hope stamp set (Cornish Heritage Farms)
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad (Tsukineko)
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • Paper piercer
  • 1. Make Natural Smooth card base. Using photos as guides, cut and adhere a 4"x5-1/4" piece of paisley (blue card) or striped paper (brown card) to card front.
  • 2. Stamp image and sentiment onto Natural Smooth cardstock; trim to 2-5/8"x3-3/4" for brown card and 2-7/8" square for blue card. Color image with markers and mat on appropriate solid paper.
  • 3. For brown card, cut 1"x2" brown strip, pierce three holes and insert brads. Adhere strip to center left side of striped paper.
  • 4. Cut contrasting strip (blue card) or block (brown card) of patterned paper and mat on same solid as image; adhere layers to card as shown.
  • 5. Insert eyelets in end of striped strip on blue card.
  • More
  • 1. Use stamped image and sentiment to embellish a prayer or gratitude journal.
  • 2. Stamp several small lighthouse images and mat together in a triple-opening frame.
  • 3. Experiment with different colorization techniques like watercolors, colored pencil or chalk.