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Enjoy the Little Things Card


Susan Cobb

Enjoy the Little Things Card
By Susan Cobb


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Designer Tip: 1) Use the Design Tool Patsy 3 template to trace the shape onto Mystic Garden light blue textured paper. Cut out the shape and stamp the large birdcage with flowers image, butterflies, and “enjoy the little things” on the label as shown with VersaMark ink. Sprinkle with black super fine embossing powder and tap off the excess. Emboss with the heat gun. Use the cosmetic sponge to lightly add Broken China Distress ink on the images as shown. Add a little ink near the edges of the label. Sprinkle a small amount of gold embossing powder on the embossed images, and outside the large image on the bottom and right side. Use the heat gun to carefully emboss the powder from beneath the label. Once the powder melts, quickly add Mini Prills over the gold areas while the still hot. Heat a little more to set the pieces in place. 2) Ink the edges of the label with VersaMark ink and emboss them gold. Mat on Mystic Garden dark pink textured paper and emboss the edges black. 3) Cut a 5”x6 1/2" Mystic Garden floral collage paper. Cut a 5”x3” Mystic Garden tan script paper and emboss the edges black. Glue centered across the floral collage paper. Foam tape the label centered on the paper as shown. Sprinkle gold embossing powder on the upper left and lower right corners of the floral collage paper near the label. Heat from beneath the paper to melt the embossing powder. Sprinkle Mini Prills onto the melted powder and heat again to set. Glue the paper even with the blank card and ink the edges black. 4) Place Gold Jewel Border Dazzles™ across the top and bottom edges of the card. Use dark pink crepe ribbon to tie a bow and trim each end into a “V”. Zot™ the bow on the card as shown. 5) Inside: Use the Design Tool Peggy 3 template to trace the shape onto light blue textured paper. Cut it out, trimming the right side straight as shown. Stamp and emboss the images black as shown. Color the images with Broken China ink, then emboss some areas gold and add Mini Prills as shown. Ink the edges of the label and emboss gold. Mat on dark pink textured paper and emboss the edges black. Glue centered on the inside, even with the right side. Cut a 5”x1” tan script paper and emboss the edges black. Glue it even with the bottom of the card. Add Dazzles™ and ribbon as shown.

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