SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) American Crafts Patterned paper: (See You, Hello from Letterbox collection; Faye Needleworth from Craft Fair collection; aqua wave dots) American Crafts; (Green Crosshatch from Front Porch collection, Hotel Lobby from Town Square collection) Jenni Bowlin Studio; (Measuring Cups, Tea Cakes from Nook & Pantry collection) BasicGrey; (doodled flower) K&Company Specialty paper: (glossy photo) Rubber stamp: (date) Michaels Dye ink: (black) Close To My Heart Color medium: (black pen) Sakura Accents: (newsprint, white paper flowers) Prima; (pink brad) American Crafts; (bird epoxy button) K&Company; (checked epoxy button) BasicGrey; (blue flower) BoBunny Press; (tiny vintage flower, crocheted butterfly) Cocoa Daisy Stickers: (laugh, memories, sentiment) Making Memories; (labels, butterfly badge, Lullaby alphabet) American Crafts; (heart) BasicGrey; (scalloped square die cut) Lily Bee Design; (silver staples) Fibers: (white floss) Karen Foster Design Tools: (border punches) Fiskars Other: (photos) Finished size: 12" x 12"
1 Punch border on cardstock; adhere to patterned paper base.
2 Punch border on cardstock; trim into strip and adhere. Stamp date.
3 Cut squares of patterned paper; adhere. Affix stickers and butterfly; staple.
4 Print photos on photo paper; adhere to scalloped die cut. Tie on floss and adhere. Stitch lines.
5 Adhere flowers, buttons, and brad. Cut heart from patterned paper and adhere with foam tape.
6 Draw journaling lines; write journaling.
I let Julia's card inspire me with its grid design and photo placement. I also used similar embellishments. To make sure the card and page complement each other, I used a kraft background like she did.
Layouts Inspired by Cards
Check out our July/August 2010 issue of Paper Crafts for lots more card-to-layout creativity!
Online Product Guide
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