Thursday, November 18, 2010

We Grow by Our Dreams

by Anne Harada

We Grow by Our Dreams


  • Paper and Cardstock
    • Bazzill Places We Love Cardstock, Pennsylvania Dutch Collection     (Erie, Hershey and Battenberg BB-PWL-Penn   $11.99)
    • Webster’s Pages Garden Gala     ( WEB-6x6-WPK17   $6.99)
  • Stamps
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
  • Embellishments


  • Fold a 4-5/8”x8-3/4” a piece of Battenberg-colored cardstock in half to create a square card base. 

  • Layer a square 4-1/8” Hershey cardstock panel onto one side of base.
    Layer a square 3-7/8” Erie cardstock panel onto the Hershey panel.

  • Cut a square 3-3/4” piece of Webster’s Pages Garden Gala designer paper with the “We Grow By our Dreams” and the “Teach Embrace” wording showing.
    Sponge the edges with Colorbox Chalk Ink in Dark Brown.

  • Tear a hole in the upper right quadrant of the designer paper.

  • Roll back the edges to enlarge the hole.
    Attach the designer paper to the card layers.

  • Stamp the Morphic Bird image using Colorbox Pigment inks.
    Cut the image out and lightly sponge the edges with Colorbox Chalk Ink in Dark Brown.
    Make sure the ink is completely dry before proceeding with the next step.

  • Color over the bird in the image using a Versamark Pen.

  • Sprinkle hologram embossing powder over the inked image.
    Use heat gun to emboss.

  • Add purple and yellow gems to the bird image.

  • Position the bird image into the torn hole of the designer paper so it looks like it’s bursting through.
    Adhere with dimensional tape.

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