Hi friends! In this lesson you will learn how to wrap a wreath element around the beginning of a sentiment for decoration and impact!
I’ll also show you how you can encourage your card recipient to reuse your handmade card with a unique removable inner panel:
Watch the video to see how!
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- Happy Birthday Clear Unmounted Set
- Handmade with Love Clear Unmounted Set
- Let it Snow Clear Unmounted Set (optional)
- Poppy Wreath Peg Stamp Set
- Secret Garden Peg Stamp Set
- White & Red cardstock
- Green Eyelets
- Dye inks (memento)
- Double sided tape
- Washi Tape
- Pattern paper scrap (for inside removable sentiment)
- Cut a sheet of heavy white cardstock to 5.5” x 8.5” and fold in half to make an A2 card. Trip the leftover card to 3.74”x5” (for stamping) and trim a red card scrap to 5.25”x4” for a matting layer.
- Stamp Happy Birthday in an ombre pattern by inking up the middle of the stamp with light pink, the edges in dark pin and the ends in red. Stamp i the middle right of the paper so there will be room for the wreath to the left.
- Use the snowglobe stamp to stamp a light green circle around the beginning of the sentiment making sure the opening of the circle is over the words. You can trace something round if you don’t have that stamp.
- Use peg stamps to stamp leaves and flowers on the wreath. Try not to stamp over your words.
- Adhere stamped panel to a mat and then attach to card with double-sided tape and eyelets.
- Stamp the recycling message and icon on a scrap of paper and adhere to the inside of the card with washi tape. *Or you can stamp on a post it note. Stamp “Handmade with love” on the back of the card.
You can use the snowglobe stamp to create a wreath with a large focal point too. Try stamping a bow, bird or fruit in the gap and building on from that! You can also add a wreath to the end of a sentiment.
So get out the stamp you have, mix and match them and play! Then encourage your loved ones to pass the card on once they have enjoyed it! That’s what I call “Happy crafting!”