When this paper pad and ephemera pack arrived at our offices, it was love at first sight. The flowers were dreamy and romantic. The metallic foiled details were perfectly placed. The textures and patterns were delicate and beautiful. It was everything I could have dreamed of. I just had to make a set of cards with the paper.
Peonies, Penpals, and Paper Cards and Envelopes Project Directions:
1. Card #1: Beautiful
Cut a strip of patterned paper and adhere to right side of the card.
Cut two pennants, one from green paper and the other from grey, and ink the edges with Pumice Stone Distress Ink. Adhere to top left corner.
Add sentiment and rose ephemera.
Cut two additional pennants, ink the edges, and adhere to the envelope’s corner.
2. Card #2: Clocks
Attach a strip of patterned paper to the middle of the card. Remove a scallop border from the back of the paper pack and cut a strip from the bottom edge of the border. Attach scallop and strip to either side of the patterned paper.
Attach clock and sentiment to the center of the card and overlap flowers with the other pieces.
Punch a scalloped circle and add to the corner of the envelope. Layer a clock on top and trim to fit the envelope. Stamp “To” and “From,” and add a stamped sentiment to the bottom edge of the envelope.
3. Card #3: Thank you
Attach a strip of patterned paper to the middle of the card.
Cut a large pennant shape from a coordinating paper and adhere in the opposite direction on the card.
Attach sentiment and ephemera.
For the envelope, stamp “from” on a scrap of paper and adhere to the top left corner. Attach a triangle from the ephemera pack to the address section and line with a felt-tipped pen.
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