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Cardstock & Embossing

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Stamps: Go to Greetings

Cardstock: Balmy Blue; Basic White; Bubble Bath; Gorgeous Grape; Soft Sea Foam

Ink: Gorgeous Grape

Embossing: Painted Texture 3D

Embellishments: Brushed Brass Butterflies

Adhesive: Liquid Glue

Other: Bone Folder; Paper Snips; Paper Trimmer; Stampin’ Cut & Emboss


Card Base:

1. Cut Gorgeous Grape  5-1/2” x 8-1/2”; Score 4-1/4” on 8-1/2” side

Fold on Score line & burnish with Bone Folder

Card Front:

1. Cut Basic White Cardstock 5-1/4” x 4” for Frame

2. Cut various colored Cardstock into 3/4” x 6” strips

3. Emboss all strips

4. Layer each strip in a diagonal pattern on Basic White Frame, leaving space in-between

5. Leave all strips in place and adhere one at a time with Liquid Glue

6. Trim Strips along the Basic White sides with Paper Snips

7. Adhere to Card Base with Liquid Glue


1. Cut Basic White 3-1/2” x 1”

2. Stamp “Happy Birthday” in Gorgeous Grape Ink

3. Cut Gorgeous Grape Cardstock  3-3/4” x 1-1/4”

4. Adhere together with Stampin’ Dimensionals; Adhere to Card Front with Liquid Glue

5. Add Brushed Brass Butterflies

Inside Card:

1. Cut Basic White Cardstock 5-1/4” x 4”; adhere to inside Card with Liquid Glue

2. Adhere one 5-1/4” x 1” strip along the top of the Basic White with Liquid Glue

Envelope Flap:

1. Cut Basic White Cardstock 6” x 2-1/2”

2. Cut additional Strips and adhere in same pattern as Card Front with Liquid Glue

3. Adhere to Envelope Flap with Liquid Glue;

Let dry a few minutes and trim edges along Envelope Flap with Paper Snips

Cased: Creativate #3 Pre-Challenge; Creativate Winter Retreat 2024

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