Monogram "A" Card

Designer: Alisa Bangerter

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Pumpkin Seed) Bazzill Basics Paper; (white) Patterned paper: (striped from Baby Boy collection) Best Creation, Inc. Paint: (Aqua) Plaid; (Light Ivory) Delta Accents: (chipboard monogram) BasicGrey; (aqua brads) Fibers: (aqua ribbon) Michaels Tool: (decorative-edge scissors) Fiskars Other: (dimensional glaze) JudiKins Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

1 Mix ivory and aqua paint together to make desired shade. Paint front and sides of monogram; let dry. Cover front of monogram with thick coat of dimensional glaze; let dry.

1 Make card from cardstock.
2 Trim patterned paper piece; mat one edge with cardstock. Trim mat with decorative-edge scissors; adhere piece.
3 Adhere chipboard monogram.
4 Tie ribbon around fold.
5 Attach brads.

Designer Tips

  • Monogram can be covered with patterned paper before applying dimensional glaze.
  • Stamping or placing rub-ons on the paint under the dimensional glaze adds a nice texture.


Chipboard Projects
If you love this card, you’ll find more great chipboard projects in the April/May 2008 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.

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