Wednesday 3 June 2015

Teal Flourished Friendship Card

Good morning friends

Today's share is a a card I mailed to my friend 'B'. She came to visit me when we were in Arizona and we had lots of fun playing with dies and paper. I had picked up these printed square cards and envelopes on clearance at Michaels and 'B' was making really neat Spiral Circle Pull Cards with them. She inspired me to do the same!

The cards came pre-scored, but I ignored the original centre score line. I cut the card to 8-1/2" wide, and scored it at 4-1/4. Then I lined up the SCPC on the new centre score line and ran it through my Big Shot.

The envelope (above) was decorated with a strip of Washi Tape and I stamped 'happy mail' in 3 different shades of blue ink for an ombre look.  Below, I was able to cut the butterfly silhouette from the remaining piece of printed card! The Butterfly body is also a Pop it Ups die, from the Butterfly Pivot by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs.

The corner flourishes are from the Katie Accordion, and each one got a Glitter Dot.

Here is a peek at the inside ... I die cut the word 'Sending' from black card stock that had the ECD Clear Double Sided Tape on the back so adhering it was easy peasy.  I know that sequins are very trendy right now, but I don't plan on jumping on that bandwagon. I have a drawer full of confetti to use up so don't want to add sequins to the storage issue. Instead, I used Glitter Dots and I love the look.

I was happy with how this card came out, and I hope 'B' enjoyed the Happy Mail as much as I enjoyed making it for her.

Square flourished card (with envelope) - Michaels
Spiral Circle Pull Card, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Butterfly Pivot (Butterfly body), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Accordion Circle (Black circle), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Katie Accordion (Corner Flourishes), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Sending die, Heart and 'Happy Thoughts' stamps - Simon Says Stamps
Butterfly die - Spellbinders
Washi Tape
7018 Glitter Dots - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Elizabeth Craft Designs Transparent Double Sided Adhesive Tape - 2-1/2"
White card stock
Black card stock - Stampin' Up
Embossing folder - Stampin' Up

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. fabulous card !

  2. such a pretty card, I am with you on the sequin issue haha. Love that "sending" die ... might need that

  3. ditto on the sequin trend...though I'm sure I have some buried somewhere from years gone by. Beautiful the colour and the 'happy mail' in triplicate.

  4. Great card. With a shoe box full of confetti in my stash. Sequins are off my list.


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