Wednesday, November 3, 2010

A THANKSGIVING CARD FOR MOM


Today I made a thanksgiving card for my mom to send to her friend in the hospital.  It is a pedestal card. All cardstock is from Walmart Colorbock Textured Warm Earth Tones and smooth Brown pack and bright pack
MATERIALS
 dark rust cardstock 4.25inX11in
 orange cardstock 4.25in X 5.50in
 mustard cardstock 3.75in X 5.0in, 1.25inX 4.0in
 yellow cardstock  (8.5X 11)to go through printer
 scraps of brown, yellow and rust paper for turkey and center motifs
  Cricut Celebrate with a Flourish
 Marvy Uchida 2in square scalloped punch
 Cuttlebug with Divine Swirl folder
 K & Company borders
 ATG  gun
  Dimensional tape
DIRECTIONS
1. score rust paper at 5in and 8.25 in
2. fold at 5in over so that the scored side is on top.  fold down at 8.25. This piece is where the front is adhered. Set aside while make front piece
side view of card base


3.run mustard paper thru cuttlebug, center on orange paper.
4. Cut turkey at 2in using Celebrate with Flourish.  Mustard paper-under layer; yellow-layer; brown-layer shift.  Glue pieces together
5.Punch 2in square in rust and orange. Tape together to form a square over a diamond.  Attach turkey with dimensional tape.  Center embellishment on  piece made in step 3
6. This is the completed front of card.  Attatch front of card to base.Line up the bottom of card front to bottom of 2.5 section of card base
7.Attatch 1.4in X 4in strip .25in away from bottom of card.  Decorate with borders.  Add sentiment.  I typed it on the computer then printed it on yellow cardstock.

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