Shabby Birthday Card

Nina Brackett
Shabby Birthday Card

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Lipstick Red, Ivory, kraft) Gina K Designs  Patterned paper: (Measuring Up from Material Girl collection) Cosmo Cricket; (Carolina Large Floral, Red Floral Botanical) Anna Griffin  Rubber stamp: (happy birthday from Nana's Needlework Sentiments set) Gina K Designs  Dye ink: (Brick Red) Clearsnap  Accents: (red flower, green leaves) Prima; (white pearl brad) Making Memories; (white buttons)  Fibers: (red stitched ribbon) Gina K Designs; (cream eyelet trim)  Die: (scalloped border) Spellbinders  Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


1 Make card from cardstock.

2 Stamp sentiment on cardstock panel.

3 Trim and die-cut border from strips of patterned papers; adhere and zigzag-stitch seams.

4 Mat panel with cardstock, adhere trim, and tie on ribbon. Adhere panel with foam tape.

5 Thread buttons and adhere.

6 Adhere leaves. Attach brad to flower and adhere.



Designer Tip

This card design is a great way to use up some old scraps of patterned paper!


More Sketch-Inspired Projects

If you love these projects, you'll find more great creations following these two sketches from Go-to Gal Kim Kesti in the September/October 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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