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Garden Thanks By Jennifer McGuire

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Pair this simple garden sketch with a message of gratitude.

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Hero Materials:

  • G5201 Everything You Do
  • K5209 Butterfly Garden
  • S5034 DesignBlock: Flourish
  • AF101 Black Ink Pad
  • VC250 VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
  • PS526 Lime Notecards with Envelopes

Additional Materials:

  • Purple Cardstock
  • Ccolored Pencils
  • Brads

Instructions:

  1. Stamp Butterfly Garden on white cardstock in black ink. Color with colored pencils.
  2. Stamp message just below the Butterfly Garden image. Trim and round corners.
  3. Stamp flourish on the green card and on a purple strip with VersaMark.
  4. Add brads to the purple strip and assemble as shown.

Tip:

Keep the coloring simple by limiting the number of colors you choose.

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Butterfly Garden Thank You By Tami Hartley

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Combine fun colors with cheerful butterflies to send your note of gratitude in style.

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Hero Materials:

  • CH149 Card Buttons Neutral
  • CH168 Art Flowers Meadow
  • PW110 Embossing Powder – White
  • K5209 Butterfly Garden
  • CL341 ClearDesign: Thank You Sayings
  • VC250 VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
  • PS544 Blush Notecards with Envelopes

Additional Materials:

  • Yellow Dot Patterned Paper (Bo Bunny)
  • Worn Lipstick Distress Ink
  • Eembroidery Floss
  • Machine Stitching
  • Corner Rounder

Instructions:

  1. Trim a white notecard to a square shape.
  2. Stamp Butterfly Garden onto a piece of Peony cardstock with Versamark ink, top with white embossing powder and heat emboss. Adhere to white notecard.
  3. Add a strip of yellow patterned paper as shown.
  4. Stamp Butterfly Garden onto Blossom cardstock with dark pink ink, round corners, and adhere next to yellow strip.
  5. Stamp Butterfly Garden again onto Blossom cardstock with dark pink ink and cut out a single butterfly. Glue on top of white embossed butterfly on Peony layer.
  6. Zig-zag stitch on a thin strip of Lagoon cardstock and adhere across card. Add a Green Apple strip below.
  7. Stamp “Thank You” onto a small scrap of grid paper with dark pink ink. Adhere as shown.
  8. Finish card with a yellow art flower and button tied with floss.

Tip:

This image serves double duty as the focus of the card as well as a background image on the light pink strip.