Gnome Gnotes Cards

CardMaker - - Quick Cards - De­signs by Michele Boyer

MA­TE­RI­ALS

Card­stock: Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions (salt­wa­ter taffy, pea­pod, le­mon meringue); X-Press It (Blend­ing Card) Arches Aquarelle 140 lb. water­color pa­per Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions stamp sets: Un­der the Toad­stool (#TEMD45), Un­der the Flower stamp and die combo (#TEPS174), C’mon Get Happy (#TEFS189) Ink pads: Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions Hy­brid (Oreo), Pig­ment (sugar cube); Ranger Dis­tress (bro­ken china) Copic® mark­ers: C1, E01, E11, E31, E35, G03, R30, R83, R85, RV32, Y21, YG01, YG05, YG17, YG21 Copic® opaque white paint Copic® aty­ouSpica clear glit­ter pen White em­boss­ing pow­der Pink baker’s twine Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions die sets: Un­der the Toad­stool (#TE573), Build a Scene Rolling Clouds (#TE504), Lit­tle Bits Sun & Clouds (#TE366) Die-cut­ting ma­chine Em­boss­ing heat tool Acrylic block 1/2-inch paint­brush X-Press It 1/2-inch ad­he­sive foam tape Di­men­sional ad­he­sive dots Pa­per ad­he­sive

1. Form three 41/4 x 51/2-inch cards from light blue card­stock. 2. Cut three 4 x 51/4-inch pieces of water­color pa­per.

3. Brush wa­ter onto one panel. Press blue ink pad onto acrylic block. Pick up ink with wet brush and ap­ply spar­ingly to top half of panel. Re­peat for each panel. Let dry.

4. Re­fer­ring to photo, die-cut five pieces of green card­stock with Rolling Clouds die. Layer and trim pieces to fit onto pan­els.

5. Use white ink to stamp sen­ti­ments on three green pieces as shown; sprin­kle on em­boss­ing pow­der and heat-set. Layer and ad­here green pieces to water­color pan­els.

6. Stamp images onto white card­stock with black ink; die-cut. Color with mark­ers. Use glit­ter pen to add glit­ter to elf’s wings. Add dots to gnomes’ cloth­ing with white paint; let dry. Ad­here images us­ing di­men­sional dots as de­sired.

7. Die-cut three suns from yel­low card­stock. Ad­here to pan­els as shown us­ing foam tape for cen­ters.

8. Wrap twine around pan­els and tie bows; trim ends. Ad­here pan­els to card fronts with foam tape. 9. Dec­o­rate in­sides of cards as de­sired.

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