Send Words of Encouragement

For this simple elegant card, the design die in the Happiness Abounds Bundle brings interest when used on vellum over a dark background.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Night of Navy Cardstock 5 ½” h  x  8 ½” w folded to 5 ½” h x 4 ¼” w

Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper (DSP): 

  • 5 1/4″  h x 1” w
  • 1″  h x 4” w

Vellum Cardstock: 5 ¼” h x 4” w

Basic White Cardstock:

  • scrap 1” h x 3” w
  • 4” h x 5 ¼”  h


Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Die cut the Vellum with the large die in your Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine. 
  4. Adhere 2 large Navy Solid Faceted Gems onto the right-side outer corners of the 5 ¼” h x 4” w Vellum layer, place Mini Glue Dots onto the backside of the Vellum behind the 2 gems.  Add Stampin’ Seal behind the left-side very close to the edge and attach the Vellum layer to the Card Base.
  5. Adhere the 5 1/4″  h x 1” w Hues of Happiness DSP layer onto the card front on top of the Vellum layer positioned to the far left of the card.
  6. Stamp the sentiment with Night of Navy Stampin’ Pad onto the 1” h x 3” w Basic White card stock scrap.
  7. Punch each end of the Basic White sentiment strip with the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch.
  8. Wrap several loops of the Linen thread and twist into a figure-8 adhere onto the back of the sentiment label with Tear & Tape or Mini Glue Dots.
  9. Use Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment onto the card front.
  10. Embellish the sentiment with 3 Navy Solid Faceted Gems.
  11. Stamp and decorate the 4” h x 5 ¼” h Basic White cardstock and attach the 1″  h x 4” w Hues of Happiness DSP for the inside and attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  12. Decorate your envelope.
  13. So sweet! Who will you send it to?

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Gate Fold Thank You Card

Show how thankful you are with a stunning gate fold Thanks card in bright yellows and pinks using the Hues of Happiness Suite. Make a statement when you stamp the flowers, color in your favorite colors and die cut them out.

Create all-occasion paper crafts with beautiful floral designs by pairing Happiness Abounds stamps and dies.
Pick and choose your favorite items from the Hues of Happiness Suite.

Measurements

Full list of supplies listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this project.

Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 ¼” h x 11” w folded to 4 1/4″ h x 5 1/2″ w for Card Base

Basic White Cardstock:

  • Scrap: ½” h x 2 ½” w
  • 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w

Mango Melody Cardstock Scrap: ¾” h x 3” w

Shimmery White Cardstock: Scraps

Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper (DSP): 4″ h x 2 ½”w – 2 complementary prints

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to acrylic blocks.
  2. Score the Basic White Thick card base at 2 ¾” and 8 ¼”. Fold at score lines and sharpen the score line with a Bone Folder to create the gate fold.
  3. Stamp the 3 rose images, and 3 sets of leaf clusters with Memento Tuxedo Black Stamp Pad onto Shimmery White card stock. Set this aside to dry.
  4. Adhere the 2 layers of Hues of Happiness DSP onto the card front flaps.
  5. Use the Mango Melody Stampin’ Pad to stamp the “thanks” sentiment onto the Basic White scrap. Use scissors to cut diagonal slants on each end.
  6. Take the Mango Melody card stock scrap and trim it to frame around the “thanks” layer. Attach to the “thanks” layer with Stampin’ Seal.
  7. Die cut the stamped roses and leaves with a die cutting machine.
  8. Now color:
    1. Use the Light So Saffron Stampin’ Blends to color the largest rose. Use the Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends to fill in with shading. 
    2. Color the center of this rose with the Light Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. 
    3. Color the mid-size rose with the Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends and use the Dark Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends to add shadow depth.
    4. Color the tightest rose bloom with the Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends and the Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends to shade the deeper crevices.
    5. On the die cut leaves use the Light Old Olive Stampin’ Blends and Light Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends to create a blended color to complement the leaves in the Hues of Happiness DSP. 
  9. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the roses and leaves as a cluster on the right side flap.
  10. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment onto the left side flap.
  11. Stamp and decorate the remaining Basic White cardstock and adhere to the inside with Stampin’ Seal.
  12. Embellish the card front with Opal Rounds.
  13. Now let’s decorate the envelope! Cut a 1” x 4 ⅜” strip of Hues of Happiness DSP. Adhere this layer onto the front of the envelope with Stampin’ Seal.
  14. So Pretty! Who do you need to thank today?

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You will also need adhesive, acrylic blocks, scissors and other basic PaperCrafting items from the Stamper’s Toolkit