Lily of the Valley Thank You Card

Maile Belles
Lily of the Valley Thank You Card

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (True Black, Spring Moss, white, kraft) Papertrey Ink  Clear stamps: (flowers from Year of Flowers: Lily of the Valley set; thank you from Inside & Out: Thank You set) Papertrey Ink; (lace borders from Borderline Vintage Lace set) Technique Tuesday  Pigment ink: (Fresh Snow) Papertrey Ink  Specialty ink: (Noir hybrid) Stewart Superior Corp.  Color medium: (green, yellow markers) Copic  Template: (polka dot embossing) Papertrey Ink  Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


1 Make card from cardstock.

2 Stamp lace borders and thank you.

3 Stamp flowers on cardstock panel. Stamp again on cardstock; emboss and cut out leaves. Adhere leaves to panel and color flower stems.

4 Stamp flowers on cardstock, color, trim, and adhere to panel using foam tape.

5 Mat panel with cardstock and adhere using foam tape.



Designer Tips

  • One of Maile's new favorite things to do is to add a pop of the color black to her cards. For a greater and more visually pleasing effect, incorporate black elements in threes.
  • Take coloring cues from nature for a more realistic look.


More Sketch-Inspired Projects

Get inspired by more wonderful projects following sketches by Go-to Gal Kim Hughes. Check out the Go-to Sketches column in the November/December 2010 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.


Online Product Guide

For more information on supplies used in this project, click HERE to see our online product guide.


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