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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Guest Designer Jessica Aguirre: Simple & Beautiful Card

Hello, my name is Jessica and I have been making cards for about two years. I am happy to share with you a card I made for several of my friends and family this holiday season. This is my first tutorial and I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it for you.
Supplies you will need:
- blank 6 ½ x 5 in. card
- 5 ½ x 4 ½ pattern paper
- blue cardstock (I used Backyard collection-Quack, blue side) in same measurement as blank card
- Cuttlebug
- Border punch (your choice)
- 4 coordinating flowers in different sizes
- Ribbon slider button
- Sentiment
- Berry sprig



Step #1- Using your Cuttlebug D’vine swirl embossing folder, emboss the blue side of Quack pattern paper.



Step #2- Using adhesive, glue blue cardstock paper to blank card. Use a border punch on your pattern paper along the long sides.


Step #3- Slide blue ribbon on your ribbon slider and adhere to the back of the pattern paper.

Step #4- Using adhesive, attach to the blue embossed paper.

Step #5- Attach brads to flowers using Craft ½ glue dots. Here I have also used red buttons in the center of the flowers.


Step #6- Using the glue dots, adhere them to the side of your card.


Step #7- Glue your sentiment on top of the blue ribbon with adhesive.


Step #8- Attach your berry sprig with glue dots and hide under the flowers.


Thank you and I hope you had fun with this tutorial.

If you make a card using this as your inspiration, please leave a link in the comments! We would lvoe to see it!
Check back tomorrow for another great tutorial!!!

14 comments:

laterg8r said...

gorgeous :D

Yvette said...

Very pretty! Love love the flower "cluster".

Gwen said...

Jessica,

What a wonderful job for your first tutorial. I love the card. That design is something that could be used all year long with just a minor adjustment on the sentiment. So glad you joined us for the GDT, you did a great job!

Smiles!
Gwen

lundgren79 said...

cute card! Love the berry sprig!

DonnaMundinger said...

Very pretty! I'm loving that color combo. xxD

Farida Rone said...

Very pretty card. love the flowers.

Sara said...

what a fun card and congrats on your first tutorial! you did a fab job!

xoxo
sarabeth

Claudia @ Die Cuts R Us said...

Jessica,
What a beautiful card! I love blue in Christmas cards. D'Vine Swirl is my favorite embossing folder. Thank you so much for joining us this week!

Claudia (DCRU)

Piali said...

So Pretty!!TFS.

LORi said...

Wow Jessica...this is so pretty!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Hugs - LORi

Vianna said...

A versatile (and very fetching) card - thanx for sharing with us (a very good first tutorial, too)

craft_princess said...

Very beautiful card!! Great tutorial! :)

Amber said...

Wonderful job Jessica! Love how you put your tutorial together! Your card is beautiful!
Hugs
Amber

Kandi Phillips said...

What a great job on your first tutorial! Every little detail is so amazing! The flower clusters, the swirl background and the border punch all make this a very beautiful card!

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