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Love Card Designer: Melissa Phillips

Love Card Designer: Melissa Phillips

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (brown) Patterned paper: (Ashville Edwin Place) Scenic Route Accents: (round label) Scenic Route; (house label) Maya Road; (felt hearts) American Crafts; (pink flowers) Making Memories; (blue brads) BasicGrey; (blue, gray buttons) Rub-on: (sentiment) Crate Paper Fibers: (hemp cord) Stampin’ Up! Finished size: 5" x 4 1/4"

1 Make card from cardstock.
2 Adhere patterned paper; zigzag-stitch edges.
3 Tie cord around front flap; thread ends through button and tie bow.
4 Adhere round label.
5 Apply rub-on to house label. Adhere hearts and button; adhere.
6 Attach brads to flowers; adhere.

Home Sweet Home
Holidays are all about celebrating home and family. In our November/December 2008 issue, you’ll find heartwarming ways to honor someone’s arrival, announce a move, greet neighbors, or decorate a home.


Christmas Wishes Gift Card Holder Designer: Debbie Olson

Christmas Wishes Gift Card Holder Designer: Debbie Olson

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (Rockland Scrap Strip 3) Scenic Route Clear stamps: (tree, star, Christmas wishes from Believe set; for you from Boxes, Bags & Tags set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (black) Tsukineko Pigment ink: (Cranberry) Ranger Industries Color medium: (Yellow Green, Putty, Pale Olive, Olive, Flesh, Buttercup Yellow, Pale Sepia markers) Copic Marker Accents: (green brads) Stampin’ Up! Fibers: (green stitched ribbon, green ribbon) Papertrey Ink; (cream floss) Adhesive: (foam tape) Dies: (scalloped oval, ribbon slide tag) Spellbinders Tools: (die cut/embossing machine) Spellbinders; (5/8", 1/8" circle punches) Other: (dimensional glaze) JudiKins Finished size: 4" square

1 Cut patterned paper 4" x 10 1/4". Fold bottom up 2" and top down 4 1/4".
2 Die-cut scalloped edge. Sand and zigzag-stitch edges.
3 Cut strip of patterned paper. Sand, adhere, and zigzag-stitch edges.
4 Stamp sentiment on cardstock. Punch into circle, ink edges, and punch hole. Tie with floss and adhere circle to card using foam tape.
5 Tie with ribbon.

1 Attach brads and adhere flap sides to form pocket.
2 Die-cut and emboss ribbon slider tag from cardstock.
3 Stamp sentiment on tag and thread ribbon through sides; adhere.
4 Stamp tree and star on cardstock. Trim and color with markers. Accent with dimensional glaze.
5 Create pop-up base from patterned paper. (see “How to Make Pop-Up Base”.) Adhere tree to pop-up base.


How to Make Pop-Up Base

a Fold patterned paper strip in fourths.
b Adhere ends together.
c Adhere to card.




Gifty Gift Cards
For more creative paper-crafted gift card ideas, see our November/December 2008 “Gifty Gift Card Holders” feature.

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