Beauty of the Earth Birthday card

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Beauty of the Earth paper is stunning. You can let the paper do all the work for this card.

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Card Base: Cut Night of Navy 8 ½ X 11 paper in half widthwise. You now have two pieces 8 ½ X 5 ½ . Fold one of the pieces in half lengthwise for your card front. The card front now measures 4 ¼ X 5 ½.

Card Mat: Cut Merry Merlot paper 4 X 5 1/4

Card Front: Cut leaf print paper from Beauty of the Earth 3 7/8 X 5 ⅛. Attach the card front to the card mat. Attach these to the Navy card base.

Cut a strip of Basic White ½ X 2, banner punch one end. Stamp Happy Birthday with Night of Navy ink on the punch banner piece. Cut a strip of Merry Merlot ¾ X 2 ¼, banner punch one end. Attach white banner piece to Merry Merlot banner piece, attach these to top of the card front.

That’s it; you have finished your card front. For the inside of your card, cut a piece of Basic White 4 X 5 ¼. Stamp a sentiment or write a note before attaching this piece inside your card.

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If you want to cover your envelope flap to match your card, you can find directions here: http://www.scrappinwithjoni.com/blogs/covering-your-envelope-flap