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Pink & Green Love U Card

Pink & Green Love U Card
Designer: Teresa Welch

Designer Tip: The pretty punched borders dress up this unique Closure Card; a fun flower brad secures the card when its closed.

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  1. For the card front: Place the card with the fold on the left. Open the card and cut 3/4 off the right front edge. Cut a piece of brown paper to cover the card front, but dont glue it yet. Cut a 4x6 1/4 piece of the pink squares paper and glue it centered on the brown piece.
  2. Use the Multi-Shaper to create a border along one edge of a piece of 3x6 1/2 brown paper. Trim it to 1 1/4 wide. Cut a 3/4x6 1/2 piece of green/pink stripes and glue the brown border to extend from under the right edge of this strip. Glue this border along the left edge of the pink squares piece. Add three pink mini brads to the border as shown.
  3. Cut out the Love art and mat it on dark pink. Add a heart brad to cover the o. Add a pink regular brad and a brown mini brad to the upper flowers as shown. Glue it to extend from under the border, 1 3/4 from the top edge.
  4. Punch out the white U monogram and cover it with green/pink dots. Mat it on dark pink, then add foam tape to the back. Cut out one of the patchwork tags and trim 1/2 off the end. Punch a border in brown, then glue it to extend from behind the lower end of the tag as shown. Trim the border ends even with the tag sides. Attach the U to the tag, then secure the tag to the pink squares paper with a mini brad as shown.
  5. Use the white pen to add stitching lines around the outer edge of the 1 1/4 brown chipboard flower. Use a pink regular brad to attach it to the pink squares piece above Love as shown. Use the pink pen to add stitching around the edge of the 1 white flower. Glue it over the U at the lower left. Glue the constructed pink squares piece to the blank card front.
  6. For the inside: Cut a 4 1/2x2 1/2 piece of the daisies border paper, positioning the flowers along the right end. Punch the border along the left end, then trim it to 4x2 1/2. Mat it on dark pink. Cut out Your Love is a precious gift I will always treasure and mat it on pink. Glue it to the daisies near the border, then add a heart brad at the upper left corner.
  7. Cut a 3x6 1/2 piece of dark pink and punch a border along the right edge. Trim it to 1 1/4 wide and glue it to a 1 3/8x6 1/2 piece of brown paper. Place the border along the right edge of the inside back, but dont glue it yet. Close the card and place a flower brad at the center of the border, positioning it so the card front will slip under the left edge when closed. Mark this position.
  8. Open the card and remove the border. Attach the flower brad to the border in the marked position. Glue the border along the right edge of the inside back. Close your card and slip the front edge under the flower brad to secure it.