Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Marge's Monday Card Corner

Papers: My Minds Eye "Love Nest" 12" x 12" Paper Pad
Dies: QuicKutz "Pennant”
Ink: Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
Embellishments: ZVA Creative Self-Adhesive Pearls

Additional products:
Paper: Cream CS (for card base)
Embellishments: Hobby Lobby Cream lace (by-the-yard);
Heart brads (from stash); DMC Embroidery Thread;
Sizzlits Round-a-Bout alpha dies
Tape: 1/8” double-sided tape


1) Cut cream CS to 8” x 9 ¼” and pink DP to 4” x 9 ¼” (card fits a business envelope);
2) Score CS at 4” and fold card;
3) Adhere pink CS to card front;
4) Die cut inside/outside Pennant shapes from various DPs;
5) Distress all edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink;
6) Adhere pennant shapes together;
7) Add lace (sew or adhere with narrow double-sided tape) and pearls to pennants;
8) Prepare and glue down LOVE letters;
9) Score, fold, glue pennant tabs in half;
10) Thread 6-strand embroidery floss through tabs;
11) Secure pennant to card front. (Note: I punched holes at top corners 3/8” in from top/side edges and tied my thread through my punched holes, as my heart brad tops pop on/off, and then secured them with a glue dot.)

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