Weekend Craft: Thank You Card

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Thank You – Two simple words that can mean the world to someone!

What better way to celebrate the season of giving than with a handcrafted Thank You card. Remembering the kindnesses bestowed upon us will surely help keep the Christmas spirit within each of us.


Paper: Hot Chocolate: Fancy Pants Designs
Stamp: The Right words: Unity Stamps
Embossing Powder: Zing-Brown Opaque finish: American Crafts
Distress Ink pad: Brushed Corduroy: Ranger Inks
Ribbon: Cream Dot: generic
Embroidery Floss: Cream: In stitches: Bazzill
Embroidery template: In stitches: Bazzill

"Thank You" Card 


1. Cut card base 5 ¼” x 3 ½” of red, white and brown polka dots. Ink edges.
2. Cut pull tag 3” x 4 ¼” of light green damask pattern. Punch hole in center and trim approximately 5/8” of each of the top corners to make angles. Ink edges.
3. Stamp sentiment and sprinkle brown embossing powder over ink and emboss with heat gun. Set aside.
4. Cut red snowflake paper 4 × 6” and fold in half. Pierce holes through layers using line template and stitch. Adhere to polka dot base.
5. Trim a band from light green damask paper 1” x 12” and punch a hole every inch. Ink edges. Thread cream ribbon through holes. Wrap band across red pocket. Overlap edges and adhere together on backside of card.

Happy crafting!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is a darling card, and the directions seem to be quite simple; however, I cannot get mine to fit together and look like yours. Did you lay the base piece horizontal or vertical? I've tried both ways and I can't seem to make it work to look like yours.


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