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Valentine Just Because


Amy Hurley-Purdie

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Valentine Just Because
By Amy Hurley-Purdie


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Designer’s Tip: Try coloring just a small portion of the topper. It will make the small amount of colors you used really stand out!

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Place your card with fold at the top and cut 3¼” from the bottom of the card FRONT only. Open the card and glue the bottom back edge of a second card on top of the remaining 1¼” flap from the first card. To Close: fold the bottom up and the top down, making a trifold.
  2. Card Front: Cut 6¼”x4¾" Iris Suede paper. Round the corners with ½” Corner Chomper setting. Glue centered. Cut 6”x4½” Robin’s Red red patterned paper. Round the corners with ½” Corner Chomper setting. Glue centered. Using Color Me™ Chalkboard Greeting Card Topper “You make life very special” color in the areas shown with Siren Red and SugarBerry. Cut framed portion of the topper and glue centered as shown. Set discarded edge aside to be used later. Place Purple Jewel Border Dazzles™ as shown. Zot™ Soft Lavender Forget-Me-Not Flowers to the top of the left corner and bottom right corner.
  3. Inside Card: Cut 6”x4½” Robin’s Red red patterned paper. Round the corners with ½” Corner Chomper setting. Glue centered. Glue a strip of the discarded portion of the topper edge ¼” from bottom as shown. Glue 6”x 1” Iris Suede paper ¾" from the bottom. Place Purple Jewel Border Dazzles™ as shown. Cut out Color Me™ Chalkboard Greeting Card Topper “Just Because” sentiment, and color with Siren Red and Sugarberry. Double foam tape centered 1” from the bottom. Zot™ Soft Lavender Forget-Me-Not Flowers to the left and right side of the sentiment. When the card is open, the front will rest against the double foam taped shell die-cut.