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May 2012

Creative Cards May

Bright pastels make for a cheery card kit this month. Enjoy creating with die cut shaped cards, rainbows, clouds, flowers and more. 6 cards with envelopes and a variety of sentiments to choose from. Here are a few extra tips and tricks for putting your cards together.

Card #1- Fold card along the crease lines. Add the plain white square insert to the inside of the card. Add patterned paper to the outside. Attach three pink buttons. Trim sentiment and attach to the flap of the card. Assemble the 3D flower as shown in the directions in the kit. Attach to card with hot glue to hold well. Add some glitter glue or loose glitter with glue to embellish the flower.Wrap twine around the card and tie in a bow to hold the card shut. This card has a clear envelope to allow room for the 3D flower.

Card 1

Card #2 - Fold cardstock to form card. Attach white small square insert. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment, wrap twine around the sentiment and tie in a bow and attach to card. Trim the leave from the patterned green paper. You will see a stamped image on the paper to follow the shape. Cut out the two leaves and attach under the bow. Attach the pearl and glass embellishments. This card has a clear envelope.

Card 2

Card #3 - Adhere two pieces of patterned paper together, wrap twine around patterned paper and tie in a bow. Attach patterned paper to the front of the die cut card. Attach button to center of the bow. Trim sentiment and attach.

Card 3

Card #4 - Attach patterned paper to front of card. Add chalk to cloud die cuts and attach. Attach bird scallop with a pop dot. Wrap ribbon around around and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment and attach. Add pearl to sentiment. Add white insert to inside of card.

Card 4

Card #5 - Attach patterned paper to card. Attach ribbon to card by making a small loop at the top and letting a single layer of the ribbon hang down, you can attach it with some double sided tape to hold it in place. Trim sentiment and attach. Attach scallop die cut. Attach two flower layers and pink button center. Tie blue aqua seam binding in a bow and attach to card above flower.

Card 5

Card #6 - Attach patterned paper to card front. Trim sentiment and attach to card. Attach ribbon to card front and tie in a bow. You can either make a small hold in the seam of the card or glue the ribbon to the front, either way works great. Attach a white insert to inside of the card.

Card 6
Hope you enjoy the cards this month. There are several sentiments that work interchangeably so feel free to use another one than the one i've shown  if the occassion fits.

* the add on kit came with step by step instructions so please refer to them to put your goodies together.

Have fun giving your cards to your family and friends. Thanks and smiles, Deena