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Family Tree Card

Debbie Samples

Family Tree Card
By Debbie Samples

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Designer Tip: Glue your papers and borders at an angle to divide your card space



  1. Card front: Place a blank card with the fold on your left. Cover with Silver Linen holographic paper. Glue a 4¾"x6¼” Family Ties Red paper centered. Cut a 4½”x6” Family Ties house paper. Cut it in half diagonally, from top left to bottom right. Glue the bottom left to the bottom left corner of the card with 1/8” borders. Cut a heart border from the Family Ties Stripe page. Glue on the top edge of the Family Ties house paper.
  2. Use the cutting die to cut the largest straight edge circle from the Family Ties black papers. Glue to the card 1” from the top, and close to the right edge. Cut the next size scallop die from silver linen, and glue to the black circle. Cut the next size straight edge circle from Family Ties black paper.
  3. Stamp the tree stamp on the smallest black circle in VersaMark™ ink. Dust with silver embossing powder, and tap off the excess. Heat with the heat gun. Glue to the silver scalloped circle. Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark™ ink on a 2”x1” Family Ties beige paper. Dust with black embossing powder, and heat with the heat gun. Mat on Family Ties Black paper with 1/16” borders. Mat again on Silver Linen paper with ¼” borders. Foam tape 3¾" from the top, and close to the fold. Zot a ribbon bow to the top. Place heart Dazzles™ as shown.
  4. Card inside: Glue a 4¾"x5½” Family Ties red paper centered. Cut a 2½” straight edge circle from Family Ties beige paper. Computer Journal or write on it. Cut a 3” scalloped circle from Family Ties red paper. Cut a 3¼” straight edge circle from Family ties black paper. Use the largest scalloped cutting die to cut a Silver Linen circle. Layer the circles from smallest to largest, and glue to the card centered. Place the heart Dazzles™ as shown.