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Share the gift of a hand­crafted card with a fa­vorite stu­dent, bus driver, teacher or coach to kick off the school year.

CardMaker - - Contents - De­sign by Stephanie Kraf t for Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions

Kick off the school year with cards for your fa­vorite stu­dents, teach­ers, bus driv­ers or coaches!

1. Form a 41/4 x 51/2-inch card from white card­stock.

2. Cut a 33/4 x 43/4-inch piece from gray pat­terned pa­per. Ad­here to black card­stock; trim a small bor­der. Ma­chine-stitch around edges; at­tach to card front us­ing foam tape.

3. Cut a 33/4 x 2-inch piece from red dot pat­terned pa­per. Ad­here to black card­stock; trim a small bor­der along top and bot­tom edges. Ma­chine-sew zigzag stitches along top and bot­tom edges; ad­here to card front.

4. Die-cut a 23/4 x 51/2-inch Banner Stack­lets 2 shape from black card­stock; trim to 45/8 inches in height. At­tach to card front us­ing foam tape.

5. Die-cut Arched Win­dow shape from white card­stock. Stamp bus im­age onto white card­stock us­ing black ink; color with mark­ers. Cut out; ad­here to back of win­dow. At­tach to card front us­ing foam tape.

6. Cut a 3 x 5/8-inch Banner Stack­lets 1 shape from white card­stock. Stamp sen­ti­ment us­ing black ink. At­tach to card front us­ing foam tape.

7. Ink edges of wooden ap­ple us­ing dis­tress ink; ad­here to card front us­ing dou­ble-sided tape. •

MA­TE­RI­ALS

Card­stock: Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions Choice (snow white); Bazz­ill Ba­sics (black) Echo Park Head Over Heels 6 x 6 pa­per pad Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions A Classy View stamp set Ink pads: Imag­ine Crafts/Tsukineko Me­mento (tuxedo black); Ranger Dis­tress (vin­tage photo) Copic® mark­ers: 0, B0000, B00, B02, E30, E31, E35, E37, R22, R24, R27, R29, T0, T1, T4, YG11, YG13, YG17, YR00, YR12, YR15, YR20, YR21 Stu­dio Cal­ico Year­book wood ve­neer icons Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions dies: Arched Win­dow (#TE142), Banner Stack­lets 1 (#TE153), Banner Stack­lets 2 (#TE152) Die-cut­ting ma­chine Sewing ma­chine with white thread Dou­ble-sided tape Ad­he­sive foam tape 3M ad­he­sive run­ner

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