Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Pop Dot Poinsettia

Create this Pop Dot Poinsettia as shown in the Simple Stories - Card Kit

• A sheet of red print paper from the Simple Stories "25 Days of Christmas" 6"x6" pad or red cardstock.
• Snowflake paper from the 6"x6" pad or cream cardstock
• Pop dots
• Adhesive
*Optional chalk or ink
Step 1: Trace 2 poinsettias template onto the printed red paper or red cardstock and cut out.

Step 2: Set one of the patterns aside. Cut the other flower pattern into petals as shown. Optional: Ink or chalk the edges of the petals.

Step 3: Cut out a snowflake from the snowflake paper or cut out a 3/4" circle from the cream cardstock. Place adhesive on the back of the circle. Adhere a 1/4 of the flower to the circle. Layer and adhere the remaining petals onto the circle.

Step 4: Arrange and adhere the petal piece on top of the solid flower pattern with pop dots.
Optional: Ink or chalk the edges of the solid flower pattern before adhering the petal piece.

Step 5: Adhere the poinsettia onto a card with pop dots.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Recipe Cards

Create recipe cards by printing out the recipe card template. Embellish the cards by cutting patterned paper to 1/2” x 5” and adhering it to the top of the card. Add stickles and bling to cards.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Jack -O- Lantern Card

By Helen Naylor

Finished Card Size:  6"w x 5 1/2" h

• 12"x12" Toil and Trouble paper
Brown Cardstock
• Black Cardstock
• 1 Large Googly Eye
• 1 Small Googly Eye
• Black Pen
• Pop dots or squares
• Adhesive
• Brown Chalk

Step 1: Cut the "Toil and Trouble" (orange dot side) to 12”w x 5 ½”h.  Fold to measure 6”w x 5 ½”h.

Step 2:  Trace the Pumpkin Template's (Click here to download) pumpkin base onto folded cardstock. Cut out the shape. Chalk the edges.
Note: To print the Pumpkin Template go to the FILE tab (underneath the GoogleDocs logo) and click PRINT (PDF).

Step 3:  Trace the stem onto a piece of brown cardstock. Cut out and adhere to the top center of the pumpkin.

Step 4:  Trace and cut out the pumpkin center onto the orange dot paper. Chalk the edges.

Step 5:  Trace and cut out the eyes, nose, and mouth onto a piece of black cardstock. Cut out the shapes and adhere to the pumpkin center. 

Step 6: Adhere the large googly eyes to the eyes.

Step 7:  Adhere center to the card front with pop dots. 

Step 8: Outline pumpkin, face, and stem with a black pen.