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May 2011

May Creative Cards

Spring is officially here in California, hope its come your way too. Here are some tips and tricks for completing your May cards.

Card 1 - Card is prefolded. Attach patterned paper. Attach green trim with white glue. Let dry and trim edges. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Add ink to edges of embossed cardstock if desired and attach. Trim top off party hat and attach. Attach yellow trim piece to hat. Thread button with twine, tie in a bow and attach. Trim sentiment and attach. Add dots to hat with a marker for added detail.

May 2011 card 1  

Card 2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Mat patterned paper with ivory cardstock, wrap twill around mat and attach in the front. Add this piece to the card. Thread twine through button and tie in a bow, attach. Layer flower and button and attach to card. Trim sentiment and attach to card. This card has a matching insert for the the inside of the card.

May 2011 card 2 

Card 3 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon (this ribbon will be crinkled and wrinkled) around card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment and mat with patterned paper, attach. Slip ivory die cut under sentiment and secure with adhesive. Thread button with twine, tie in a bow and attach. Attach # die cuts.

May 2011 card 3 

card 4 - Fold cardstock in half to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap twine twice around card and tie in a bow. Attach three buttons. Trim sentiment, ink edges, mat with ivory paper, and attach. Add glitter

May 2011 card 4 

Card 5 - Fold card to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Ink edges of flower and slip under ribbon, attach with adhesive. Trim sentiment, layer with green ticket die cut and attach. Thread button with twine and tie in a bow, attach.

May 2011 card 5 

Card 6 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim roof of brown die cut off and attach to the tan die cut house, attach. Attach heart and button. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment, mat with cardstock and trim around edges, attach and add glitter. This card has a coordinating insert for the inside of the card.

May 2011 card 6 

Enjoy a wonderful month!