Saturday, June 26, 2010

Summer Picnic Cards

I wanted to use the cute fabric brads I purchased from BL.  I like how this set of four cards and holder turned out.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Summer Picnic (Designer Series Paper) DSP
  • Coordinating cardstock:  Bashful Blue, Old Olive and Real Red
  • 1" and 1 1/4" round punches
  • 5-petal Flower and  Extra Large Fancy Flower punches
  • Circle of Friendship stamp set
  • Scallop Envelope Sizzix die
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Red and white striped grosgrain ribbon
  • Fabric covered brads
  • Envelopes for 3" x 3" card

Wrap it up, tie it with a bow...great hostess gift.

  1. Using the 1 1/4" circle punch, punch out the center of a 3" x 3" card
  2. Attach the 3" x 3" DSP to front of card
  3. Punch through the DSP using the 1 1/4" circle punch
  4. Using the 1 1/4" circle punch, punch out a circle using Real Red cardstock (Real Red punch out will not be used in this project)
  5. Using the Extra Large Fancy Flower punch, center the flower over the previously punched circle
  6. Using the 5-Petal Flower punch punch out a group of three leaves
  7. Place the leaves cutout in the 1 1/4" circle punch and punch so that you have the curvature of the circle
  8. Glue leaves cutout to front of card
  9. Glue Fancy Flower cutout to the front of the card
  10. Stamp a sentiment from the Circle of Friendship stamp set
  11. Punch out sentiment using the 1" circle punch
  12. Place fabric covered brad through the center of the sentiment cutout
  13. Place dimensionals on the back of sentiment cutout
  14. Punch out 1 1/4" circle using coordinating cardstock, I used Bashful Blue
  15. Glue Bashful Blue circle inside card (centered)
  16. Attached sentiment cutout to the center of Bashful Blue circle

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