Susan Cobb

By Susan Cobb

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Designer's Tip: Ink the floral images with Fluid Chalk ink pads, then embellish with the Encrusted Jewel Kit for a great textural finish.



  1. Place your card with the fold at the left. Glue the purple textured paper to the card front, aligning the bottom and left edges with the card. Trim the top of the card even with the purple paper. Trim the excess paper from the right side of the card. You should now have a 6"x5" covered card.
  2. Stamp the Seed Background image on teal textured paper with black ink. Tear around the edges and set aside. Stamp the Seed Catalog image on ivory/tan flourishes paper with black ink. Use the stylus and Fluid Chalk ink pads to add color to the flowers as shown.
  3. Sprinkle the Aged Wine Embossing Enamel onto the paper, to the left side of the floral image, concentrating it near the lower left corner. Carefully place the paper on the sheet of plain cardstock or scrap paper and direct the heat gun beneath the paper/cardstock to emboss the enamel. Sprinkle Vintage Lilac Embossing Tinsel randomly over the same areas, plus a tiny amount over the flower centers. Emboss from beneath the paper/cardstock as before.
  4. Sprinkle a small amount of Aged Wine Embossing Enamel over the flowers, concentrating it at the flower centers. Emboss as before. Now sprinkle a small amount of Lavender Glass Glitter and Royal Purple Glass Glitter over the enameled areas. Emboss once more to set the glitter into the enamel. Let cool. Sprinkle Vintage Lilac Embossing Tinsel over the top and left edges of the Seed Background image and emboss as before. When cool, ink some areas lightly with warm violet ink. Position on the upper left portion of the card and glue in place.
  5. Tear the left and bottom edges around the Seed Catalog image and enamel. Trim the top and right edges straight. Ink the edges with warm violet ink. Wrap 1/4" wide purple sheer ribbon around the bottom of the Seed Catalog image and tie a bow near the left side. Zot the center in place. Foam tape the piece to the card front, overlapping the Seed Background image as shown. Write or computer print "hello" on ivory/tan flourishes paper and trim into a small tag shape. Ink the edges with warm violet ink and mat on purple textured paper with 1/16" borders. Glue to the card near the bow.