Monday, November 12, 2018

Thankful Card

When you can't visit for the holidays, send a card to show your appreciation!

Joy® letters are the perfect size for your holiday cards!

You will need:

  • Joy® Classic Monograms Iron-On letter sheet - 1/2"

  • Kraft card blank - 5 1/2" by 5 1/2"
  • Rinea™ double-sided foil paper - brown starstruck & orange/gold glossy
  • Pearlescent pigment in copper
  • Small jewels
  • Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Tools
  • Die cutting machine & leaf die
  • Paper trimmer or scissors

1.  Cut a 4 3/4" square of brown, patterned foil paper and one, 1 1/4" x 5 1/2" strip of gold. Ink edges if desired.  Referring to photo, center then glue the brown square to the card front.  Glue the strip on the left side.
2.  Die cut 2 leaves.  Use your fingernail to create vein lines then glue on the right side of the card.
3.  Paint the letters with copper pearl pigment and water. Hold the letters in place by placing on the sticky side of a strip of masking tape, wrapped around a plastic tray.  Let dry then glue to the gold strip down the left side of the card.
4.  Glue small jewels randomly on the card.

You can find Joy® iron-on embroidered letters at your local craft store.  They're available in different sizes, colors and fonts. White letters can be colored.

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