Ornate Thanks Card.

Ornate Thanks Card.

Today I have a quick yet effective card to share with you. Some extra touches like an embossing folder and a heat embossed sentiment are great ways to add some wow factor to any card design. I hope you enjoy this tutorial. You’ll find the link to the YouTube video below.

To complete this project you will need:

  • Whisper White Thick cardstock – 14.9cm x 21cm
  • Mint Macaron cardstock – 14.4cm x 5cm
  • Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper – 14.4cm x 7.5cm
  • Basic Black cardstock – 8cm x 5cm
  • Braided Linen Trim – 25cm

Begin by embossing the piece of Mint Macaron cardstock using the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder. Adhere this to the Whisper White Thick cardbase using Seal or Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Keep an even border around the top, left-hand side, and the bottom.

Use the scalloped edge die from the Ornate Borders Dies to cut the left-hand side of the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP. Adhere this to the Whisper White Thick cardbase so that it overlaps the Mint Macaron layer using Seal or Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Keep an even border around the top, right-hand side, and the bottom.

Die cut the piece of Basic Black cardstock using the third up from smallest rectangle in the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.

Stamp the sentiment ‘Thanks’ and ‘from all of us’ from the Ornate Thanks stamp set using VersaMark ink into the center of the die cut Basic Black piece. Cover this with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, and set using the Heal Tool.

On the reverse of the sentiment piece, adhere two strips of Seal+ or Tear & Tape. Zig zag a length of Braided Linen Trim to these strips. Adhere the sentiment piece to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

NOTE: This is different to the ribbon picture. I made my sample in the YouTube video before I had realised that the ribbon I had used was retired! Oops… :).

To finish off the card, place three Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels around the card front, making a triangle.

Happy crafting x


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 Product List  
Ornate Thanks Bundle (English)
Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper
Mint Macaron A4 Cardstock
Basic Black A4 Card Stock
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock
Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels
3/16" (1 Cm) Braided Linen Trim
White Stampin' Emboss Powder
Versamark Pad
Heat Tool
May 8×8 Sampler Class.

May 8×8 Sampler Class.

This months sampler page was ‘Life’s Coming up Daisies’ theme, and was made using the gorgeous Ornate Specialty Designer Series Paper. All class attendees made the same sampler lay out, but were able to personalize the project through the sentiments they chose. See below for the different end results.

The Mint Macaron and So Saffron cardstock layers were embossed using the Subtles embossing folder. To add a little more texture, the cardstock layers we embossed once, turned 90 degrees and then embossed a second time. This gave a cross hatched texture.

We stamped and punched out the daisies from the Daisy Lane stamp set to create the focal image. I like to make each daisy with three punched flowers, and I always curl the petals with a bone folder to add dimension. A bit of Multipurpose Liquid Glue or a Glue Dot holds the layers together nicely.

The leaves were stamped from the Painted Harvest stamp set, and then punched out using the Leaf Punch. We coloured Clear Faceted Gems using the Light Daffidol Delight Stampin’ Blends before placing them in the centre of each daisy.

A strip of Gold Glimmer was die cut with one of the Ornate Borders dies and adhered to the center panel. This piece just finishes off the center panel.

On the day of class I put out the stamp sets I had which had uplifting/positive sentiments and sayings. It was from these that the class attendees could choose. They were then stamped on So Saffron and Terracotta Tile cardstock in VersaMark, and then dipped in White Embossing Powder.

Each of the side panels had a strip of Braided Linen Trim, which was teased apart and adhered in place using Glue Dots.

Sunday class attendees’ sampler pages.

Happy crafting x