Paper

Top of the Morning to You Card

By  Sharon Belmont 

size: 5"x7"

  • Top of the Morning to You Card

Materials

  • Light green cardstock
  • Patterned: Shamrocks on White; Celtic Knots; light green print
  • White envelope, 5-1/4”x7-1/4” (A7)
  • Shamrock-print ribbon, 3/8”
  • Shamrock gems: 3/8”, three; 3/4”, two

Tools

  • Accentuates Holiday Greetings I Designer Die-Cuts
  • Irish blessing rubber stamp
  • Ink pads: black dye; Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Ink
  • 1. Cut cardstock to 7"x10"; score and fold in half. Ink edges.
  • 2. Cut 4-3/4"x6-3/4" piece from each patterned paper; cut each rectangle in half diagonally. Ink edges of two different triangles. Adhere triangles to card front as shown, leaving 1/8" border around outside edge.
  • 3. Cut and adhere 9" ribbon length diagonally across card, hiding paper seam; trim ends.
  • 4. Sponge Irish lass die-cut image edges with ink. Cut 3-1/4"x4-3/4" piece from green print paper; ink edges. Mat image on paper and adhere to card. Adhere small shamrock gems to die-cut image, under bucket.
  • 5. Use black ink to stamp Irish blessing inside card. Embellish with smaller layered triangles and 3/4" gem.
  • 6. Ink edges of remaining shamrock paper triangle cut in Step 2. Adhere to bottom left corner of envelope, leaving 1/8" border around outside edge. Cut 3-1/2"x5-1/2" piece from knots paper, ink edges, and adhere to center of envelope. Adhere remaining gem to upper left corner.
  • Note
  • 1. Use Peeled Paint ink unless otherwise noted.
  • More
  • 1. If sending card through the mail, omit shamrock gems and use stickers instead.
  • 2. Die-cut sheet includes New Year's, Valentine's Day, Easter, and Memorial Day. Make more cards!