CardMaker - - Father's Day -

Marco’s Pa­per card­stock: cougar opaque nat­u­ral, brown Ranger Dis­tress brushed cor­duroy ink pad Black fine-tip pen Tim Holtz burlap layering sten­cil (#THS007) Die tem­plates: Spell­binders® La­bels Eight (#S5-019); Mem­ory Box Or­chard Tree Frame (#98300) Die-cut­ting ma­chine Scor-Pal scor­ing board Sponge Mini ad­he­sive dot Pa­per ad­he­sive Com­puter with printer (op­tional)

1. Form a 51/2 x 7-inch card from nat­u­ral card­stock.

2. To die-cut card front, open card and cen­ter Or­chard Tree Frame die on front flap. Place plate on top, align­ing edge ap­prox­i­mately 1/4 inch left of cen­ter; die-cut (Photo 1). 3. With die still in place, move plate, align­ing edge ap­prox­i­mately 1/4 inch right of cen­ter; die-cut (Photo 2).

Do not die-cut cen­ter 1/2 inch of die. 4. Re­move die-cut waste. Make a 1/4-inch score at cen­ter of both top and bot­tom un­cut sec­tions start­ing at level of cut lines and ex­tend­ing to­ward edge of card (Photo 3). 5. On side far­thest from card cen­ter fold, cut di­ag­o­nal line from die-cut edge to scored line (Photo 4). Re­peat for bot­tom edge (Photo 5). 6. Cut straight line from die-cut edge to scored line on side with­out di­ag­o­nal cut (Photo 6). Re­peat for bot­tom edge. 7. Fold die-cut sec­tions to­ward in­side of card along small scored lines (Photo 7). 8. Re­peat steps 2–7 to die-cut back flap of card with largest La­bels Eight die.

9. Open card and place on work sur­face with card front and back faceup; use sten­cil, ink and sponge to ap­ply pat­tern to card front and die-cut panel on card back.

10. Close card and use ad­he­sive dot to se­cure die-cut sec­tions to­gether at cen­ter along right edge (Photo 8). 11. Die-cut tree frame from brown card­stock; ad­here to card front as shown.

12. Die-cut largest la­bel from brown card­stock; use next small­est la­bel die to cut open­ing from cen­ter cre­at­ing a frame. Ad­here to card back as shown (Photo 9). 13. Hand-print, or use a com­puter to gen­er­ate, “Happy Father’s Day!” on nat­u­ral card­stock. Die-cut with small­est la­bel die; ad­here to back of card.

14. Stamp sen­ti­ment in­side card as shown. •

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