Wishing You Happiness Card

Crafts ’n things Craft of the Day

 

Create this elegant, embossed greeting to express graduation or wedding wishes.

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Brown button
  • Cream embroidery floss

Tools

  • Sizzix BIGkick or Big Shot Die-Cutting System or Texture Boutique Embossing System
  • Sizzix Textured Impressions Doily & Lace Embossing Folder Set
  • Stampin’ Up! Heard from the Heart Stamp Set
  • Rubber brayer
  • Ink pads: dark brown, aqua, metallic gold
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, craft knife, ruler, pencil, stamp cleaner

Directions

STEP 1

Make 5-1/2”x4-1/4” white top-fold card; set aside.

STEP 2

Cut 3”x4-1/4” white cardstock panel.

STEP 3

Using metallic gold ink, ink recessed side of Lace embossing folder. Carefully place cardstock panel cut in Step 2 onto inked surface. Close folder and follow manufacturer’s instructions to run folder through machine; remove cardstock and let dry. Immediately clean embossing folder with stamp cleaner.

STEP 4

Ink brayer with aqua ink; gently roll brayer over raised surface on cardstock panel and let dry. Clean brayer.

STEP 5

Adhere embossed panel to card ½” from left edge.

STEP 6

Stamp dark brown sentiment onto white cardstock. Trim sentiment to 5” long and adhere to card, aligning right edges.

STEP 7

Cut tiny slit in card fold 1” from left edge using craft knife. Insert embroidery floss through hole and wrap around card twice, running floss through button; cut and adhere end inside card.

Tip

  • For another look, emboss pearlescent white cardstock panel and adhere to card base for tone-on-tone texture.

by Debi Adams for Sizzix (www.sizzix.com)

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