Monday, September 07, 2009
“Just a Note to Say Hello” Card
by Wendy Morris
Stamps – American Crafts – Sentiments – Just a Note #59023
Card Sticker Embellishments – Laura Ashley – Vivian
Ribbon – Pink w/ White Polka Dots – Source Unknown
Blossoms & Buttons – Making Memories – Garden Party #30019
Paper – October Afternoon – Cherry Hill (stripe)
Paper – KI Memories – Pop Culture
Cardstock – Prism
Ink – Ranger – Archival Ink – Jet Black
Stamps – Clearly Wordsworth, Studio G, Heidi Grace
Trinket Pins – Tim Holtz – TH92720
Mini Distressed Tags – 7 Gypsies (2)
Small White Tags – Paper Reflections
White Circle Tags – Avery
Chipboard Heart – Heidi Swapp
DMC Thread – White
1” Circle Punch
Optional: Bone Folder
Optional: Scoring blade (for your personal trimmer)
Optional: Xyron Create-a-Sticker 150
Cut cardstock 5 ½” x 8 ½”. You can use a scoring blade with your trimmer to score in the center point for a smooth crease to fold. Fold. Smooth out with a bone folder.
Cut October Afternoon (stripe) paper to 1” x 5 ½” and attach approx 1/8” from top of card as shown.
Cut ribbon (pink w/ white polka dots) to same length, 1” x 5 ½” and attach below stripe strip. (Note: I use the Xyron 150 machine to run small objects through for great “stick” and this little machine works great for ribbon!)
Use American Crafts stamp & ink to apply greeting to card. Apply chipboard heart to left of stamped greeting.
Tear the bottom of the small white tag. Stamp/write “it’s been a while” on bottom of tag as shown. Apply Making Memories flower blossom to top of tag. Add thread to button and apply with a glue dot to center of flower.
Apply Card Sticker Embellishments – Laura Ashley (“hello”).
Stamp/write “love” on mini distressed tag and attach as shown.
Use 1” circle punch to punch out circle from KI Memories – Pop Culture paper. Apply circle to card. Apply Making Memories flower blossom to edge of circle. Add thread to button and apply with a glue dot to center of flower.
Attach distressed tag (with stamp/writing “live”) onto trinket pin. Attach trinket pin to circle tag. Attach circle tag to card as shown.
Add thread to button and apply with a glue dot to center of flower.
Stamp greeting to outside flap of envelope.