Use Metallic Embellishments!

Butterfly sympathy h2o

It’s a new month and a new hostess over at:  Crazy4Challenges

This month we have Rebecca Ednie and her challenge for us this week is to use 3 metallic or metallic colored embellishments on your card.  My landlord, who is in his 90’s, says he needs more sympathy cards then B-day cards these days.  So this one is for a little set of that theme of cards for him.  It’s great for when you need to make a few of the same card because it’s quick and easy.

The Steps:

Step 1:  Using the largest die from Elizabeth Craft Designs:  1120 – Stitched Rectangles

Stitched Rectangles

Cut a rectangle with white card stock.

Step 2:  I then embossed this rectangle with a tree embossing folder from Darice.

Step 3:  I went over the embossing with silver PanPastels.  It doesn’t turn out mirror metallic but does have some sheen that doesn’t show up in a photo.  Then I stamped the embossed layer with the “With Sympathy” sentiment in the lower right corner with a little acrylic stamp from JoAnn’s Fabric and crafts.

Step 4:  The little butterflies are a Silhouette file that I cut from Silver Mirror card stock.

Step 5:  Cut a 6 and an 1/8″ x 5″ rectangle from silver Mirror card stock.

Step 6: Cut a 6 and 3/8″ x 5 and 1/8″ black card stock rectangle’

Step 7:  Make a base card by scoring and 8.5″ x 11″ piece of white card stock at 5.5″.  Fold over and trim to 7″ x 5.5″.

Step 8:  Assemble the card as shown:

Butterfly sympathy h2o

That’s It!

Other Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:  Clear Double sided Adhesive

Beacon’s Kids Choice Glue

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