Saturday, May 15, 2010


  by Debi Wind




  • Prepare card base
    • Cut black cardstock to the size of 5 1/4"X10 1/2", score it and fold in half.
    • Cut 2 pieces of diamond pattern paper (pattern on reverse side of one piece used on card) and black check pattern paper to the size of 5"X5". 
    • Cut check pattern paper and 1 piece of diamond pattern paper into triangles.  
    • Layer triangle pieces onto full diamond pattern paper sheet as shown. 
  • Prepare main image
    • Using photographic stamp image, ink image with Versamark ink, stamp onto Vanilla cardstock and emboss with black embossing powder.
    • Trim, and using the sponge distress the edges with brush corduroy and spice marigold ink.
    • Layer onto pale orange and pale green cardstock.  
    • Set aside for the moment. 
  • Assemble the card
    • Run ribbon through Xyron sticker machine and adhere ribbon to background pattern paper along bottom edge.
    • Adhere background pattern paper to card.
    • Adhere embossed image at an angle onto card.
  • Add finishing touches
    • Using The Ultimate Glue, adhere "Family" embellishment to lower corner and allow to dry.


  1. Beautiful card. I so love the colors in this one and that image. Gotta Love Tim Holtz

  2. Beautiful, I love vintage feel to this.