Paris Spring Card
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Paris Spring Card

Celebrate Spring with this lovely French-style embossed card.

Designed by Debi Hammons, courtesy of Stampendous®.

Craft Time: Under 30 mins
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Stampendous Rubber Stamp – I Love Paris
  • Recollections™ Detail Embossing Powder – Copper
  • Tsukineko® VersaMark® Watermark Ink Pad
  • Bazzill® Basics Cardstock – Petalsoft and Chocolate
  • Cardstock – White
  • Colored Pencils
  • Beacon Zip Dry Paper Glue
  • Recollections™ Hardware Picture Hanger and Brad
  • American Crafts™ Stitched Ribbon – Brown and Pink
  • Empty Spray Bottle
  • Water
  • Instant Coffee
  • Scissors (or Distressing Tool)
  • Embossing Heat Tool
  • Hole Punch, 1/16"
 

Project Instructions

Fold a 5½"x8½" Chocolate cardstock in half to form card base.

Lightly spray a 4"x5¼" panel of Petalsoft cardstock with coffee mixture. Allow to dry. Distress edges with scissors or distressing tool.

Emboss I Love Paris stamp with VersaMark® ink and copper embossing powder on a 3¼"x4½" panel of white cardstock.

Color flowers and leaves lightly with colored pencil.

Spray embossed panel lightly with coffee mixture.

Distress edges of embossed panel and 3½"x4¾" panel of Chocolate cardstock.

Layer embossed panel on distressed Chocolate panel.

Punch 1/16" hole through layered panels on left side and position hardware over hole. Attach with coordinating brad.

Tie 5" ribbon through hardware in a knot. Trim ends.

Adhere layered panels to distressed Petalsoft panel, then to card front.