I made this card for my “baby” sister as a small token of my thanks for everything she does for our parents--every day. After spending a week in Texas working side by side with her cleaning and rearranging our folks’ house, I’m reminded how much of a saint she is.
- Any of the Arnold Grummer paper making kits
- Blender, small strainer, cello sponges and soft towels paper cutter, scissors, Score-Pal & bone folder, ruler, utility knife and cutting pad
- Quick Grab™ Adhesive, double sided foam tape or foam dots
- Scraps of lavender colored and white paper
- White cardstock 8 ½ x 11” and scrap 2 ¾ x 1/14 (or whatever size to fit your choice of verbiage stamp)
- Dies: CheeryLynn™ Butterflies
- Butterflies and Flowers embossing folder
- Spellbinders Grand Calibur™ Machine
- Verbiage stamp
- 12 “each of 1” sheer Lavender ribbon
- ColorBox™ Chalk Ink pads in Lavender Blue
- ColorBox™ Stylist handle with white foam tips
- Pastel multi colored sidewalk chalks
- Follow the direction for paper making and casting found in any of the Arnold Grummer paper making kits or books to create a sheet of medium colored lavender handmade paper. (Or use some of the left over handmade paper from the Lavender Roes Box.)
- When the paper is dry, use the butterfly dies to cut one large and two small butterflies.
- Cut the white card stock cut at an angle 11” long, 5 ½” on the left and 3” on the right (this will make two cards.) Use the embossing folder to emboss the card.
- Score from the left at 4” and 7 ¾”. Fold the card on the score lines.
- Lightly apply the pastel sidewalk chalks to the embossed areas of the card.
- Stamp the verbiage onto the small white piece of card stock with Lavender Blue Chalk ink.
- Use the Stylist™ and tip to apply Lavender Blue Chalk ink to the edge of the card and verbiage piece and the three butterflies.
- Use foam tape to attach the verbiage to the bottom of the card. Cut a small slit at the right hand fold, insert the ribbon and tie a bow. Attach the three butterflies with Beacon QuickGrab™ Adhesive.