Thursday, January 13, 2011

Joy's Life DT Thursday- Project 1

"Hi Friend" Card and Envelope...

Today is my first Day to participate on Joy's Life DT. I am participating along with some very talented Crafters! Please head on over to Joy's Life page to glance at all of the DT's Projects for Design Team Thursday. I hope you liked the project I posted for today. Love to hear from you and what you think of it.

Supplies Used:

Joy's Life All Around Sentiments Stamp- "HI FRIEND"

Loop Border Punch

Dollar Bin Polka Dot Ribbon

White Solid Cardstock

Purple Solid Cardstock

2" Scallop Circle Punch

1" Circle Punch

Circle Cutter

Stamp Block 2" Square

Small Foam Squares

Bone Folder

ATG 714 Gun

Scotch Glider Adhesive

Card Measurements:

*Base Card: 8 3/4"x 5 3/4" (Folded: 4 3/8" x 5 3/4")

*Envelope: A2- 4 1/2"X 6 1/2"

*Purple Solid Cardstock: 4 1/8"x 5 1/2"

*White Solid Cardstock: 4"x 5 3/8"

*Purple Solid Cardstock Border: 1 1/2"x 5 3/4" Before It is Punched

*Ribbon: 11 1/2"

*Scallop Circle: 2"

*White Solid Cardstock Circle: 1 5/8" Diam.

*White Solid Cardstock Circle: 1" Diam.


*Card Base: Cut White Solid Cardstock to 8 3/4"x 5 3/4". Score with Bone Folder at halfway point. Fold and run Bone Folder through crease.

*Front of Card:

-Cut a Purple Solid Cardstock to 4 1/8"x 5 1/2". Adhere the Purple Solid piece of Cardstock to the Base Card for background color.

-Cut a piece of White Solid Cardstock to 4"X 5 3/8". Stamp with various ink colors the Joy's Life All Around Sentiment Stamp "HI FRIEND".

For a uniform look Stamp 1/8" to 1/4" apart. This technique gives the White Cardstock a Designed Printed Paper look.

Adhere the White Cardstock piece with Stamped background to the Purple Cardstock.

-Cut Purple Solid Cardstock to 1 1/2"x5 3/4". Take the Border Punch and begin punching the strip of Cardstock at the Center working to the outside edge.

Punch the same way on the other side from the center. Again working to the outside edge. Turn the strip of Cardstock to the opposite side. Follow the

same punching procedure starting at the center and work your way out to each edge. Adhere Border Punched Cardstock to Stamped Background.

-Adhere the Polka Dot Ribbon on top of punched Border. the ribbon is to go around the inside of the Card Base. Making sure both ends of the Ribbon meet where

the the Scallop Circle will be placed. This is to hide both ends of the Ribbon.

*Scallop Circle Embellishment:

-Punch a Lilac Solid Color Cardstock with the 2" Scallop Circle Punch.

-Ink the edges of the Scallop Circle with Purple Ink.

-Punch a White Solid Cardstock with a 1 5/8" diam Circle Punch or Circle Cutter

-Stamp the "HI FRIEND" All Around Sentiment in Purple Ink on this Circle.

-Ink the edges of the Sentiment Cirlcle with a Lilac Ink.

-Adhere it to the 2" Scallop Circle

-Stamp the "HI FRIEND"All Around Sentiment Stamp on a White Solid Cardstock Scrap in Orange Ink.

-Punch the word "HI" with the 1" Circle Punch.

-Ink the edges of the Circle with Orange Ink.

-Use the foam dots or squares to adhere it to the center of the white stamped in purple sentiment circle.

-Adhere the 2" embellished scallop circle to the card where the The two ends of the Ribbon meet. For a 3D

or raised look, adhere the Scallop Cirlce with foam dots or squares.


Stamp on the bottom right corner the "HI FRIEND" All Around Sentiment with Purple Ink.

Sweet Creations...


  1. Very, very pretty and creative!! Love it!!

  2. Rosy, I just love your card!!! You are so creative I would have never thought to use the stamps in that way..


  3. Who makes the border punch? I love the technique you used for it!


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