Feather Thanks

CardMaker - - Lessons In Letterpress - De­sign by Deb­o­rah Nolan

1. Form a 4 x 51/4-inch card from orange shim­mer card­stock.

2. Wa­ter­color a brown swatch and a red-orange swatch on wa­ter­color pa­per; set aside to dry.

3. Cut a 4 x 51/4-inch panel from wa­ter­color pa­per for faux let­ter­press print.

4. Fol­low in­struc­tions for Let­ter­press Prints with Dies to make a let­ter­press print with Ben­gal Back­ground die.

5. Trim print to 33/4 x 47/8-inch panel; ad­here to card. 6. Die-cut feathers from wa­ter­color swatches; ad­here to card.

7. Tie hemp cord into bow; ad­here to feathers with ad­he­sive dot.

8. Ap­ply die-cut ad­he­sive to blue card­stock strip; die-cut “thanks.” Re­move ad­he­sive back­ing; ad­here sen­ti­ment to card.

Ad­here gems and enamel dot.

MA­TE­RI­ALS

Papertrey Ink card­stock: en­chanted evening, orange shim­mer Wa­ter­color pa­per IMAG­INE Crafts/Tsukineko Ver­saMagic ocean depth ink pad ColourArte Twin­kling H20s wa­ter­col­ors: cedar wood, ce­les­tial sun, cin­na­mon stick, cop­per penny, gar­net, gin­ger peach, golden opal, hot cin­na­mon Hemp­tique 10 lb. hemp cord Self-ad­he­sive gems Navy enamel dot Dies: Me­mory Box (Ben­gal Back­ground #99060); Si­mon Says Stamp! (Thanks #S202); Tay­lored Ex­pres­sions (Fine Feathers #TE650) Die-cut­ting ma­chine Wa­ter­color brushes Brayer Acrylic block Stick It die-cut ad­he­sive Tape run­ner Ad­he­sive dot

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