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CardMaker - - Contents - De­sign by Sue Custer

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Michaels Rec­ol­lec­tions card­stock: sea­side mul­ti­pack, neu­tral mul­ti­pack, car­tulina green Lake City Craft quilling pa­per strips: 1/8-inch-wide mul­ti­pack #354, 1/4-inch­wide mul­ti­pack #353 Stam­p­en­dous! Happy Mes­sages stamp set Ink pads: Imag­ine Crafts/Tsukineko Me­mento (tuxedo black); Clearsnap Fluid Chalk (ch­est­nut roan, char­coal) Die tem­plates: Spell­binders™ (Clas­sic Scal­loped Cir­cles LG #S4-124, Stan­dard Cir­cles LG #S4-114); Sizzix (Framelits Cir­cles #657551) Cri­cut Cut­tle­bug Swiss Dots embossing folder (#37-1604) Die-cut­ting and embossing ma­chine McGill 1mm/5mm ball embossing tool The Punch Bunch mega birch leaf punch Ad­he­sive foam tabs Elmer’s ad­he­sive run­ner Aleene’s tacky glue

1. Form a 5 x 61/2-inch card from kraft card­stock.

2. Cut a 33/4 x 55/8-inch piece from blue card­stock. Ad­here to green card­stock; trim a small bor­der. Ad­here to card front.

3. For stem, cut a 1/4 x 31/2-inch piece from green card­stock. Punch three leaves from green card­stock. Sponge brown ink on edges of each piece. Use embossing tool to add vein pat­tern to leaves. Us­ing photo as a guide, ad­here pieces to card front, fold­ing bot­tom leaf down­ward.

4. For flower cen­ter, die-cut one each of the fol­low­ing shapes from brown card­stock: 7/8inch Stan­dard Cir­cles LG, 13/8-inch Stan­dard Cir­cles LG, 11/4-inch Framelits Cir­cles, and 15/8-inch Scal­loped Cir­cles LG. Sponge edges us­ing char­coal ink. Em­boss all pieces, ex­cept scal­loped cir­cle, us­ing embossing folder. Layer and ad­here all pieces to­gether, plac­ing scal­loped cir­cle on bot­tom and at­tach­ing two small­est em­bossed cir­cles with foam tabs.

5. For small pointed petals, use a 1-inch length of 1/8-inch-wide light yel­low quilling pa­per and cross ends to cre­ate a petal shape (Photo 1). Re­peat to make a to­tal of 22 petals; ad­here to back of flower cen­ter (Photo 2). 6. In the same man­ner, cre­ate a sec­ond row of petals us­ing 11/4-inch lengths of 1/4-inch-wide light yel­low quilling pa­per. Make a to­tal of 19 petals; ad­here to pre­vi­ous row (Photo 3). 7. In the same man­ner, cre­ate a third row of petals us­ing 11/4-inch lengths of 1/4-inch-wide medium yel­low quilling pa­per. Make a to­tal of 19 petals. Ad­here to pre­vi­ous row slightly off­set (Photo 4). At­tach com­pleted flower to card front us­ing foam tabs. 8. Cut a 31/2 x 3/4-inch piece from cream card­stock. Stamp sen­ti­ment us­ing black ink. Ad­here to tan card­stock; trim a small bor­der. Ad­here to card front. •

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