An Easy Card

Here’s another quick & easy card using Close to My Heart Blossom B&T IMG_0810Duo’s paper, Happy to be Friends My Acrylix ® stamp set, and cardstock in lagoon and white. These are so easy, you could make several in one sitting and stamp different sentiments on them and they’ll be ready for your upcoming card giving occasions.


Supplies (assuming you have no scraps & are using a full 12 X 12 inch sheet for each):

  • 1 – sheet of Blossom B&T Duos paper  – these are double-sided, so you get 2 patterns on each sheet
  • 1 – card base or cut the cardstock to 11 X 4 1/4
  • 1 – sheet of white cardstock
  • 1 – sheet of lagoon cardstock
  • Happy to Be Friends My Acrylix Stamp Set
  • 1 X 1” My Acrylix Block
  • 2 X 2″ My Acrylix Block
  • Black Ink
  • Smoothie Ink
  • Pear Ink
  • Glacier Ink

Cutting Directions

Piece A – cut a 1 inch strip from your B&T Duo’s Blossom paper. Use the flowered side as the front. Then cut this into 5 inch pieces (you’ll have two 1 X 5 inch pieces and a 2 inch piece left over)

Piece B – cut a 3 inch strip from your B&T Duo’s Blossom paper. Then cut this into 4 inch pieces (you’ll have three 3 X 4 inch pieces). Use the patterned side up.

Piece C – Cut a 2 inch strip from the white cardstock, then cut this into 3 inch sections (you’ll have four 2 X 3 inch pieces)

Piece D – Cut a 2 ½ inch strip from the lagoon cardstock, then cut the strip into 3 ½ inch pieces (you’ll have three 2 ½ X 3 ½ inch pieces)

Assembly Instructions

Stamp your desired sentiment on Piece C.  Sponge some Glacier ink around the edges to add depth. Center Piece C onto Piece D with your preferred adhesive.

Apply adhesive to the front of Piece B along the 4 inch side. Lining up the left edges, center Piece A (flowered side up) on top of Piece B and secure. Apply adhesive to the back of the combined A & B and attach to the card.

Attach the layered C & D pieces (centered or offset – however looks best to you) Quick – Easy – You’re Done!

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