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Monday, September 3, 2012

Birthday Wishes icecream tag card

Make card base from yellow cardstock.  Layer with a smaller red cardstock rectangle.Cut a smaller layer again of Dear LIzzy Neapolitan "First Date" paper, and adhere to card front.
Die cut a spellbinders label 1 shape from red cardstock, and a larger one from yellow. Adhere together, and cut across the centre.  Move both halves apart, and adhere as shown.
Cut a rectangle of vintage book paper print and layer across the gap between the label one halves.  Layer a white doily acros s the book print rectangle.  You may need to fold or trim your doily to fit.
Cut red cardstock strip into a rectangle, and emboss with swiss dots embossing folder.
Sand dots lightly to distress and make them stand out more.
Cut the strip into two pieces, and round the ends as shown.
Punch two circles from brown cardstock and adhere to red embossed rectangles as shown.  Push a gold brad through each brown circle - criss cross yellow and white twine around each brown circle as shown here.
Stamp ice cream cone onto white cardstock, and trim into tag shape.  Adhere Kaisercraft red pearl over cherry.  Cut tags from heartsong and first date patterned papers - punch a hole into the top of each tag and fan out.  Tie tags to criss crossed twine.
Stamp birthday wishes in black ink aonto lower right hand corner of card, and finish off with a little red pearl!
Elegant, fun, and so pretty all rolled into one card!

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