Send Encouraging Wishes

Use alcohol markers to color a pretty focal image and then set it apart with a few pieces of cardstock and patterned paper to make a quick and easy encouragement card for your loved one.

Stepping Stones Stamp Set
Do want to make someone’s day by showing how much you care but lack the words? Make sure to use the Stepping Stones Stamp Set! This is a sentiment-only stamp set that includes famous quotes and messages meant to show how supportive and loving you are. Its sentiments come in a variety of sizes and fonts, so take your pick and pair it with the images of your choice to create personalized handmade cards! Or for more versatility, make a treat packaging tag or a bookmark with your chosen quote—whatever you create is sure to make anyone’s heart smile.


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

Basic White Thick Cardstock: 5-½” x 8-½”, score at 4 ¼” for Card Base
Basic Black Cardstock:

  • 3 ½” x 3 ½” square
  • 2” circle

Basic White Cardsdtock: 1 ¼” x 3 ½”

Fresh Freesia Cardstock: 1 ¼” x 3 ½”

Perfectly Penciled 12″ X 12″ Designer Series Paper (DSP):

  • 1 ¼” x 3 ½”
  • 1 ¾” circle

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. Stamp sentiment along the bottom of the card front in Tuxedo Black ink.
  4. Assemble card by adhering the square to the card front, and then adding the Freesia and White strips.
  5. Use your Blending Brushes to apply color to the DSP in Pumpkin Pie and Fresh Freesia. Adhere remaining strip to card front in a pleasing manner.
  6. Use Layering Circles Dies to die cut the Basic Black and DSP Circles.
  7. Use your Stampin’ Blends to color the flowers on the DSP. Follow along with the shading in the DSP. Colors:  Fresh Freesia, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Green
  8. Use Stampin’ Seal to adhere DSP to Basic Black Circle.
  9. Adhere circle layer to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Add glitz to the flower with WInk-of-Stella
  11. Cut 6″ of Fresh Freesia ribbon and add a sweet tiny bow. Attach with a Mini Glue Dot.
  12. Sprinkle on 3 Iridescent Rhinestones
  13. Stamp and decorate the inside.
  14. Decorate your envelope.
  15. So cute! Now send it to someone special.

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