Merci Card

P. Kelly Smith
Merci Card

Learn how to make this card using these free instructions. Handmade thank you cards are the perfect way to show you care, and with these card-making steps, creating this design is easy.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Patterned paper: (Quadrants from Family Dynamix collection) Bella Blvd; (Slate, Wine Dot from Double Dot collection) BoBunny Press Specialty paper: (Falling for You fabric from Amy Tangerine collection) American Crafts Accents: (chipboard heart) Close To My Heart; (wood button) American Crafts; (silver-lined button) Jillibean Soup; (red button) Digital element: (sentiment) Fibers: (white string) Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

1 Make card from cardstock. Trim patterned paper to fit card front; adhere.

2 Trim patterned paper strip; adhere.

3 Trace heart shape on patterned paper with chipboard heart; trim and adhere.

4 Print sentiment on cardstock. Trace heart shape, trim, and adhere with foam tape.

5 Thread string through wood button and adhere; adhere additional buttons.

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