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How-To: Paper Rosette Card

This season’s favorite project in a miniature card format. This paper rosette project is perfect for heartfelt sentiments, like Mother’s Day! Customize rosettes with your own choice of colors and patterns from our collection of handpicked fine papers to make this classic and chic card truly yours!

Materials Needed:

  • Paper Rosette Card How-To
  • A7 Folded Card in color of choice
  • A7 Envelope in color of choice
  • Text Weight Paper in several colors
  • Fine Papers
  • Adhesive Pearls and/or Adhesive Crystals
  • Linen Thread
  • Uniball Gold Gel Pen
  • Banner Stamp
  • VersaMark Watermark Inkpad
  • Gold Embossing Powder
  • Embossing Heat Tool
  • 1/4″ Super Tape
  • Ruler
  • Cutting Mat
  • Craft Knife
  • Bone Folder
  • Scissors
  • Scoring Board (optional)
  • Instructions:

    Cut a piece of text weight paper to 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and adhere to front of card. Choose desired rosette sizes and cut text weight paper and fine paper into strips

  • (A). Accordion fold strips, approximately every 1/8″, using scoring board and bone folder or fold by hand. Tie linen thread around the center of each folded strip
  • (B). Fan out strip and use Super Tape to adhere sides together creating a circular rosette
  • (C). Use Super Tape to adhere rosettes to card in desired arrangement.
  • - Embellish centers with adhesive pearls and/or crystals.
    - Stamp and emboss banner onto paper and cut out.
    - Write desired message onto banner and adhere in place.

    -Claudia

    Favorite PS colors: curry & fuchsia
    Latest Fave: Red & White Paper Straws

    How-to: Bunny and Chick Easter Cards

    Easter Craft

    Celebrate the Easter season with our adorable Bunny and Chick Egg Friends. These fun characters are great as Easter cards, springtime decorations or cute paper companions for your little ones.

    Materials Needed:

    Instructions:

      1. Use templates provided to cut out shapes from indicated papers.
      2. Adhere shapes onto corresponding egg shapes using glue dots, then glue googly eyes in place.
      3. Embellish bottoms of eggs with strips of glitter tape as shown and trim off excess.
      4. For bunny’s nose, punch out a circle from the pink glitter paper using 1/4″ hole punch and glue in place.
      5. Draw in bunny’s mouth and whiskers using black marker or pen.
      6. Great as place cards or for sending Easter wishes!

    Happy Easter!

    – Claudia
    PS colors: curry & fuchsia
    Latest fave: Mini Magnolia Paper Flower Kit