Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Thanksgiving Placecard

Thanksgiving Place Card


  • Paper and Cardstock
    • White Card-stock, 2 1/2"x 5", folded to make 2 1//2" square card and small scrap for name plate base.
    • Bazzill Basics Monochromatic 5-color packs, Oranges
      • Cantelope, 2 1/8" x 2 1/8" square, plus a small scrap for flower
      • Apricot, 2 3/8" x 2 3/8" plus a small scrap for flower and for name plate
  • Stamps
    • Mini Clear Stamps from Imaginisce, Snag'em stamps, Apple Cider
    • Stampendous Clear Stamps, Notes for a Friend, "Thanks"
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
    • Memories Dye ink pads, Artprint Brown
  • Embellishments
    • Doodlebug Mini Brads, Buttercream
  • Tools
    • Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper, Deco/stub
    • EK Mini Punch Set, Daisy and Petunia
    • Dual Tip Stylus with wood handle
    • Ultimate Gel Pen, Bronze
    • A push pin
  • Adhesives
    • 3D Micro Square Foam Dots
    • Glue Dots, Mini Size


  • Stamp the Leaves and the "thanks" with artprint brown ink on the cantelope square.
  • Punch the corners of the cantelope square with the Stub side of the Corner Chomper.
  • Layer onto the apricot square, and then onto the white card.
  • Punch one petunia and one daisy out of the apricot scrap, and one daisy out of the cantelope.
  • Using the embossing stylus and a soft surface like a mouse pad, press down the centers of the flowers, curving the petals upward.
  • Use the push pin to poke a small hole in the center of each of the flowers.
  • Stack the flowers with the petunia on the bottom and the apricot daisy on the top.
  • Put the brad through the holes in the flowers. Trim off the ends of the brad stems if necessary
  • Pull the petals of the two daisies up around the brad.
  • Use a glue dot to attach the flower to the lower left corner of the cantelope layer.
  • Trim a scrap of cantelope to 7/8" x 1/4".
  • Use the bronze gel pen to write the name of the guest on the small rectangle of cantelope scrap.
  • Mount the cantelope piece onto the white scrap and trim to 1/8" inch around the cantelope scrap.
  • Mount the name plate to the card using foam squares.

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