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HANDMADE CARDS PRESENTS

233IDEAS EASY

Using Simple Supplies • Paper • Stickers • Tape • Paint • Ribbon • Fabric

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PRESENTS

HANDMADE CARDS On the Cover My Favorite Card 55 Dot Flower Hello Card 23 Embossed Fabric Thanks Card 71

Contents

Editor’s Note .....................7 Basic Supplies ...................9 Look for clever and surprising ways to use basic supplies like brads, buttons, eyelets, flowers, and patterned paper.

Ready-Made Embellishments ................ 31 From banners and flags to chipboard shapes and journaling cards, ready-made embellishments make it a cinch to create quick and easy cards.

Stickers & Tape ................ 46 Make good use of your overflowing sticker and tape collections with these inspiring projects.

Fabrics & Fibers............... 61 Soften any project with fabrics and fibers such as burlap, canvas, embroidery floss, felt, ribbon, and more.

Color Media ................... 77 Make your project come alive using embossing powder, glitter, inks, paints, mists, resins, and more.

General Craft Supplies ...... 93 Look beyond paper crafting supplies to include general craft supplies like craft foam, craft sticks, feathers, wiggle eyes, and more.

Metal, Wood, & Cork ..... 103 Add texture to your project with clips, cork, metal, stick pins, and wood.

Around the House .......... 114 Create out-of-the box projects with items found in the kitchen, office, and garage.

Maximize Your Supply Smarts ............... 129

A key to easy-reference icons found throughout this issue: ONLINE: Find projects, sketches, and bonus material online.

PROJECT LEVELS: = SIMPLE: Typically five steps or less with easy technique(s).

FRESH FACE: Made by a designer never published before in Paper Crafts.

= MODERATE: May be over five steps with moderate technique(s). = AMBITIOUS: Most likely five steps or more with ambitious technique(s).

For more information on products used on projects in this issue, see our Product Guide online at PaperCraftsMag.com.

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Basic Supplies Look for clever and surprising ways to use basic supplies like brads, buttons, eyelets, flowers, and patterned paper.

Happy You’re My Friend Card Designer: Teri Anderson Supplies: patterned paper, rhinestones 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Circle-punch patterned paper and cardstock. 3 Adhere some punched circles to card. 4 Stamp sentiment. 5 Fold remaining punched circles and adhere to card. 6 Adhere rhinestones.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft, white) Neenah Paper Patterned paper: (assorted from Happy Day 6x6 pad) My Mind’s Eye Clear stamp: (sentiment from Square Sayings set) Simon Says Stamp Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Accents: (rhinestones) Queen & Co. Tool: (circle punch) EK Success

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Ready-Made Embellishments From banners and flags to chipboard shapes and journaling cards, readymade embellishments make it a cinch to create quick and easy cards.

To the Stars & Back Card Designer: Ashley Marcu Supplies: sentiment, arrow, sundial 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Adhere patterned paper rectangle to card. 3 Adhere sundial to card. Adhere banner, arrow, and sentiment with foam tape. 4 Die-cut hearts from patterned paper. Adhere to card with foam tape. 5 Adhere dots.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Desert Storm) Neenah Paper Patterned paper: (pink ombre, yellow hearts from Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm 6x6 pad) American Crafts Accents: (red, pink dots) My Mind’s Eye; (sundial, banner, arrow, sentiment) American Crafts Dies: (hearts from Hearts set) Lawn Fawn

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Stickers & Tape Make good use of your overflowing sticker and tape collections with these inspiring projects.

Woven Washi Card Designer: Betsy Veldman Supply: washi tape woven 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim cardstock panel. Stamp hey there. 3 Affix tape and flower stickers to panel, using foam tape to adhere some flowers. 4 Adhere panel with foam tape.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Aqua Mist, white) Papertrey Ink Clear stamp: (hey there from Celebrate set) Avery Elle Dye ink: (Aqua Mist) Papertrey Ink Stickers: (aqua stripe tape) Freckled Fawn; (yellow stripe, red floral tape) My Mind’s Eye; (gray polka dot tape) Close To My Heart; (flowers from Sweet Girl collection) Echo Park Paper

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Stickers & Tape

Just a Love Note Card

Camera Happy Day Card

Designer: Lucy Abrams Supply: washi tape behind die cut panel

Designer: Meghan McMillan Supplies: camera, banner sticker layered

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Affix tape. 3 Trim cardstock panel and stitch edges. 4 Die-cut hearts from panel and adhere with foam tape. 5 Stamp sentiment on heart, adhere rhinestones,

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut labels from cardstock and patterned paper and adhere. 3 Adhere camera sticker with foam tape. 4 Affix banner sticker.

and adhere heart with foam tape.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Snow) Hero Arts Clear stamp: (sentiment from Just a Love Note set) Simon Says Stamp Dye ink: (black) Hero Arts Accents: (rhinestones) Doodlebug Design Stickers: (green stripe, pink polka dot tape) Queen & Co.; (teal grid, red woodgrain tape) Freckled Fawn; (yellow stripe tape) My Mind’s Eye Dies: (hearts from Large Hearts set; hearts from Mini Hearts set; hearts from Large Holiday Shapes set) Simon Says Stamp

SUPPLIES: Collection: (stripe patterned paper; camera, banner stickers from Midway collection) October Afternoon Cardstock: (cream) Michaels; (Smokey Shadow) Papertrey Ink Dies: (labels from Label Stacklets 3 set) Taylored Expressions

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Fabrics & Fibers

Soften any project with fabrics and fibers such as burlap, canvas, embroidery floss, felt, ribbon, and more.

Get Well Birds Card Designer: Lorena Cantó Lavería Supply: twine 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim cardstock and wrap with twine. Adhere. 3 Die-cut rectangles from

cardstock to create frame, stamp woodgrain and sentiment, and adhere with foam tape. 4 Die-cut birds from cardstock and adhere. Finished size: 3½" x 5"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) American Crafts; (white) Canson Rubber stamp: (Wood Background) BasicGrey/Hero Arts Clear stamp: (sentiment from Leaf Prints set) Hero Arts Dye ink: (Antique Linen) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Pigment ink: (Vintage Sepia) Tsukineko Chalk ink: (Wheat) Tsukineko Fibers: (blue, cream crochet thread) DMC Dies: (birds from Resting Birds set) Memory Box; (rectangles) Spellbinders

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Color Media Make your project come alive using embossing powder, glitter, inks, paints, mists, resins, and more.

Ikat Birthday Card Designer: Erin Lincoln Supply: embossing powder 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Cut cardstock panel. Stamp diamonds, dots, and chevrons; emboss. 3 Mat panel with cardstock and adhere to card. 4 Cut cardstock strip and diecut notch from end. 5 Stamp birthday wishes on strip; adhere to card. 6 Thread button with floss and adhere.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Smokey Shadow, Hawaiian Shores, white) Papertrey Ink Clear stamps: (assorted from Irresistibly Ikat set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (Charcoal) Hero Arts Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (Rouge, Grapefruit, Aqua, Leaf, white) American Crafts Accent: (button) Papertrey Ink Fibers: (red floss) Die: (notched banner from Fishtail Flags set) My Favorite Things

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Fabulous Card

Make Me Smile Card

Designer: Piali Biswas Supply: paint

Designer: Sarah J. Moerman Supply: embossing powder

1 Make card from cardstock; round one corner. 2 Cut panel

from watercolor paper. Drip paint on panel; let dry. Adhere panel to card. 3 Stamp word bubble and sentiment on watercolor paper, trim, and adhere with foam tape. 4 Adhere sequins and rhinestones.

1 Make card from cardstock; cover with cardstock. 2 Stamp background on cardstock; emboss. Trim panel and adhere to card. 3 Die-cut and emboss circle from cardstock; adhere. 4 Die-cut word bubble from cardstock. Stamp sentiment, emboss, and adhere to card. 5 Die-cut

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

you from cardstock and adhere. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (black) Papertrey Ink Specialty paper: (watercolor) Strathmore Artist Papers Clear stamps: (word bubble, sentiment from Hello set) Mama Elephant Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Paint: (Aqua, Rose Pink, Tangerine, Red Violet, Apple Orchard, yellow) Plaid Accents: (assorted sequins) Michaels; (rhinestones) Pizzazz Aplenty Tool: (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Neenah Paper; (Candy Necklace, Lollipop, Circus Peanuts) Bazzill Basics Paper; (Daffodil) Hero Arts Rubber stamp: (Smile) Hero Arts Clear stamps: (sentiment from You set) Simon Says Stamp Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (Rouge, Neon Purple, Apricot) American Crafts Dies: (You; circle from Apothecary Labels set; word bubble from Talk Bubbles 2 set) Simon Says Stamp


General Craft Supplies Look beyond paper crafting supplies to include general craft supplies like craft foam, craft sticks, feathers, wiggle eyes, and more.

Welcome Home Card Designer: Vera Wirianta Yates Supply: craft sticks 1 Make card from cardstock. Trim patterned paper panel; adhere. 2 Stamp welcome home banner on cardstock. Fussy-cut and adhere. 3 Adhere craft sticks. Stamp houses. Color with pencils.

Finished size: 4" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Paper and More Patterned paper: (green zigzag from Fact 6x6 pad) BasicGrey Clear stamps: (houses, welcome home from Home Sweet Home set) Kelly Purkey/Simon Says Stamp Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko; (Soft Cantaloupe) Hero Arts Color medium: (assorted colored pencils) Prismacolor Other: (craft sticks) Loew-Cornell

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Metal, Wood, & Cork Add texture to your project with clips, cork, metal, stick pins, and wood.

Wood Hello Card Designer: Heather Campbell Supplies: wood, staples 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim cardstock panel; round one corner. Stamp hexagon background. 3 Trim patterned paper strip; adhere to panel. 4 Staple word bubble to panel and adhere panel to card. 5 Adhere dots to card.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Soft Stone, white) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (gray zigzags from Seen & Noted 6x6 pad) Pebbles Clear stamp: (hexagon border from Geo-Graphic set) Paper Smooches Dye ink: (Soft Stone) Papertrey Ink Accents: (hello word bubble) Freckled Fawn; (dots) My Mind’s Eye; (staples) Tim Holtz/Advantus Tool: (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

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DESIGNER TIP Add fun details to wood elements like the cardstock backing on these balloons.

You Are Invited Card

Wood Balloons Card

Designer: Chan Vuong Supply: metal utensils

Designer: Mendi Yoshikawa Supply: wood veneer

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut cover plate from cardstock. Adhere to card. 3 Die-cut doily from cardstock and adhere to card. 4 Die-cut banner from cardstock. Stamp sentiment and adhere to card with foam tape. 5 Adhere mini utensils.

Ink all edges. 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim striped patterned paper into strips. Miter corners and adhere to card. Adhere patterned paper panel and strip. 3 Die-cut balloons from wood veneer; ink. 4 Adhere twine to balloons, tying ends together. Cut cardstock to fit behind balloons and adhere. Adhere balloons to card with foam tape. 5 Cut banner from patterned paper; adhere with foam tape. 6 Cut label from patterned paper, stamp happy and birthday; adhere to card with foam tape.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: All supplies from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted. Cardstock: (Autumn Rose, Soft Stone, white) Clear stamp: (sentiment from Table Service set) Pigment ink: (Golden Glitz) Tsukineko Dies: (Cover Plate: Quatrefoil; Parisian Lace Doily; banner from Double-Ended Banners set) Other: (brass mini utensils) no source

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper; (white) Neenah Paper Patterned paper: (assorted from Collectable – Unforgettable 6x6 pad) My Mind’s Eye Clear stamps: (happy, birthday from Birthday Sayings set) Hero Arts Pigment ink: (Cranberry, Turquoise) Clearsnap Chalk ink: (Pink Sky, Yellow Ochre) Clearsnap Fibers: (red/white, turquoise/white twine) The Twinery; (yellow/white twine) Divine Twine Adhesive: 3M Die: (balloons #10034) KI Memories/Silhouette America Other: (wood veneer) Splash of Color


Around the House Create out-of-the box projects with items found in the kitchen, office, and garage.

Paper Clip Hearts Card Designer: Jaclyn Miller Supply: paper clips 1 Make card from cardstock; cover with patterned paper. 2 Cut cardstock piece.

Cut cardstock strip and adhere to piece. Adhere piece to card with foam tape. 3 Bend paper clips in middle to form hearts. Tie ribbon on one and attach clips to card. 4 Stamp sentiment and brackets. 5 Adhere rhinestone. Finished size: 5½" x 4"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Crème de la Cream) Clear & Simple Stamps; (Midnight) Darice/Core’dinations Patterned paper: (Bridge from Park Bench collection) Fancy Pants Designs Clear stamps: (sentiment from All My Love set) Ali Edwards/Technique Tuesday; (brackets from Big Thanks set) Technique Tuesday Solvent ink: (Jet Black) Tsukineko Accents: (rhinestone) TPC Studio; (assorted paper clips) Office Max Fibers: (black ribbon) Hobby Lobby

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