Oct 10, 2019

So Thankful for You Card

Hello Crafty Friends - Annie here with an easy thankful card perfect to send out for Thanksgiving or as a simple thank you card.

I used light fall colors for this card.

Let's get started!

I started by die cutting the flowers from yukon gold and pumpkin orange cardstock. 6 in total - 4 yukon gold and 2 pumpkin orange. I die cut the center of the flowers from metallic copper cardstock, the sentiment from the light yellow ochre cardstock. The leaves I die cut from leftover Rinea Foil Paper I used for another project - I used some Tim Holtz Alcohol inks on the foil paper. I trimmed my card front panel from Kraft cardstock (4-1/4" x5-1/2") and I also trimmed some striped pattern paper(4" x 5-1/4")

I adhered the pattern paper to the kraft cardstock panel. I then set it aside to work on the flowers.

I use a pad (you can use a mouse pad or thick craft foam) under my flower and a stylus and curl the flowers upward towards the center. I then put a bit of glue in the center of the flowers and stack them making sure that the petals are all alternating.  Finally, I adhered the center of the flowers.

Then, I adhered the leaves to the card panel. I placed them in the left bottom corner. Next, I adhered the flowers overlapping the leaves. Making sure to place the Medium flower toward the bottom for some weight. Then, I adhered the sentiment to the top of the card. 
(below you can see a close- up of the leaves. I used reds and some green on the leaves)

For some finishing touches, I added some Jewels to the center of the flowers and in the upper right corner. I also added a yellow Heart to the card panel. I adhered the card panel to a white card base.

Now the card is complete!

Materials Used:
Lawn Fawn - So Thankful Border Dies
Elizabeth Craft Designs - Dies - Big Flower Set 1

Frantic Stamper - Dies - Boho Flowers

Best Glue Ever
Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks
Rinea Glossy Gold/Gold Foil Paper
Teresa Collins Brand: Memorabilia Collection Pattern Paper
Bazzil Cardstock: Pumpkin Orange & Yukon Gold
Recollections Brand 65 lb Cardstock: Kraft
Recollections Brand 110lb Cardstock: White (card base)
Elle Tru: Jewels and Pearl Yellow Heart 

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