Let Your Dreams Set Sail Encouragement Card

Mimic the look of a porthole. I’ll show you how on this fun nautical red, white and blue encouragement card.

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Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Real Red Cardstock 5 ½” h x 8 ½” w scored and folded on the long-side at 4 ¼” w

2022-2024 6”x6” Designer Series Paper (DSP): 

  • 5 ¼” h x 4” w
  • 2 ⅜” circle
  • ¾” h x 3” w

Lovely Layers Vellum: one sheet 5” h x 3 ¾” w

Basic White Cardstock:

  • 3” circle
  • 1 ½” h x 1 ¼” w for sentiment
  • 5 ½” h x 4” w for inside
  • Scrap for sailboat

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. Attach the 5 ¼” h x 4” w DSP to the Card Base using Stampin’ Seal.
  4. Add Stampin’ Seal to the Vellum piece only in the center near top and bottom, where the sailboat and sentiment will be attached.
  5. If you haven’t already, die cut the 3” circle from Basic White Cardstock and the 2 ⅜” circle from the DSP. Use Stampin Seal to attach the two circles together.
  6. Use Stampin Dimensionals to attach the circles to the Vellum.
  7. On Basic White cardstock scrap stamp the sailboat and mast with Starry Sky in and the sails with Real Red ink. Punch pieces out with the sailboat builder punch.
  8. On a silicone matte, assemble the sailboat and use Mini Glue Dots on the back to hold sailboat together. 
  9. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the sailboat to the DSP Circle.
  10. Stamp the sentiment in Starry Sky Ink on the 1 ½” h x 1 ¼” w sentiment layer.
  11. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach the sentiment to the ¾” h x 3” w DSP . 
  12. Wrap some Starry Sky metallic ribbon around the ¾” h x 3” w DSP and tie a knot. Then attach ¾” h x 3” w DSP  to the Vellum with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  13. Add some Brushed Metallic Adhesive dots to the Basic White Circle to resemble a port hole.
  14. Stamp and decorate the 5 ¼” h x 4” w Basic White for the inside and attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  15. Decorate your envelope.
  16. Love it!! ! Now who need some encouragement? Put it in the mail.
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