Recycled Thank You Card

Alisa Bangerter
Recycled Thank You Card

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (red) Die Cuts With a View; (light gray)  Patterned paper: (teal stripe) Making Memories  Dye ink: (Broken China) Ranger Industries  Specialty ink: (Misty Breeze shimmer spray) Tattered Angels  Color medium: (black chalk) Craft-T Products  Accents: (red, yellow buttons) BasicGrey  Fibers: (gold trim) Crate Paper  Dies: (Biography alphabet) QuicKutz  Tool: (die cut machine) QuicKutz  Other: (newspaper)  Finished size: 5 1/2" x 6 3/4"


1 Make card from cardstock.

2 Cut patterned paper, crumple, smooth, and sand to distress. Adhere to card. Zigzag-stitch seam and chalk edges.

3 Die-cut sentiment from cardstock; sand and adhere.

4 Adhere trim; fold one piece for leaf and adhere.

5 Tear strip of newspaper the length of the page and ink both edges. Start at one end and gather newspaper into flower shape; adhere.

6 Tear graduated circles of newsprint, ink, and stack to create smaller flowers. Adhere.

7 Adhere buttons


Designer Tip

Newsprint can also be used as a background paper and stamped with flourishes or other designs for a fun look.


All Occasion Projects

If you love these projects, you'll find more great projects in the July/August 2009 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.


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This is the wonderful card example that I could follow those steps to make the card for my friends.
Recycled thank you card
Love this idea... I think it's wonderful, thanks for the handy tip.
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