Guilted Autumn Birthday

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When the paper is this pretty, you don’t need to add a lot to make a lovely card. Adding a strip of solid makes your sentiment stand out.

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Card Base: Cut Mint Macaron 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 Front: From the Gilded Autumn paper pack cut Mint leaf paper 4 X 5 1/4

Cut a strip of Mint Macaron ¾ X 5. Cut a strip of Copper foil 1 X 5. Attach Mint Macaron strip to Copper Foil strip.

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Attach Mint Macaron/Copper foil across the card front. I attached it 1 ¼ from bottom on left side and 1 ¼ from top on right side. Trim off excess from each side of the card front. Attach card front to card base.

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Stamp sentiment on Whisper White paper with Soft Suede ink. Punch with the Classic Label punch. Attach to Mint banner on card front with dimensionals.

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That’s it; you have finished your card front. For the inside of your card, cut a piece of Whisper White 4 X 5 ¼. Stamp your sentiment and attach a ½ X 4 strip to the top of the card insert. Attach 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: