St. Patrick’s Day Card

Miss Mo wanted to make cards last night, so I whipped together this quick card for St. Patrick’s Day.  You could easily use this for a birthday card or another holiday by changing the embellishment on the front.  Enjoy!

st patricks day card

 

 

Supplies:

  • 5.5″ x 8.5″ card stock
  • 5.25″ x 4″ printed paper
  • 3″ x 3″ coordinating paper
  • 2.5″ x 2.5″ coordinating paper
  • Embellishment
  • Baker’s twine, embroidery floss, or thin ribbon to coordinate
  • 3 jewels or gems
  • 4 pop-dots
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Paper cutter
  • Stamping sponge (optional)
  • Sentiment stamp
  • Coordinating ink pad (optional)

 

Directions:

  1. Fold 5.5″ x 8.5″ card stock in half; crease well
  2. Sponge edges of the card with ink, if desired
  3. Adhere 5.25″ x 4″ printed paper to front of card
  4. Adhere 2.5″ x 2.5″ square to center of 3″ x 3″ square
  5. Attach embellishment to center of smaller square combination
  6. Wrap the bakers twine or ribbon around small square combination; Knot and then tie a bow.  Trim ends.
  7. Pop dot small square combo to center of card.
  8. Adhere three gems to lower left of card.
  9. Stamp sentiment inside, if desired

 

Note:  The embellishment I used was actually a sticky-backed felt shape that I found in the $1.00 bin at Joann’s…. be creative and look outside the box!

 

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