Easy handmade cards

Create easy handmade cards with the  Home + Made paper decor line called Cottage Living.  The stunningly simple card trio looks great and is very easy to make.  Use the extra little strips on the back side of the pattern paper to make a woven card.  It is nice to have a stash of cards for the unexpected.

country cottage card trio horizontal

Supplies for Easy handmade cards:

  • Home + Made – Chalkboard stickers, Gold Stickers and Country Living Paper collection, Clear Acrylic Stamps #732792
  • Cardstock
  • Paper trimmer or scissors
  • White ink
  • Acrylic Block
  • Tape Runner
  • Jute Cording
  • Button

Instructions for Easy handmade cards:

Card one – Do what you love

Do what you love card

  1. Cut card stock to 8×8 and fold in half to form a card base of 4×8.
  2. Cut pattern paper to 3.5×7.5 and adhere to front
  3. Use a contrasting pattern and cut a piece to 2×4 and adhere to the front.
  4. Stamp sentiment on card stock label.
  5. Tie jute around label and add a button to the knot.
  6. Adhere to the card front

Card Two – HI card

hi card vertical

  1. Cut card stock to 6×12 and fold in half to form a card base of 6×6.
  2. Cut pattern paper to 5.5 x 5.5 and adhere to front
  3. Cut the letters H and I from the pattern paper.  Adhere to a piece of card stock.  Trim off excess and adhere to front.
  4. Tie jute around front Panel

Card Three- I adore you

I adore you card horizontal

  1. Cut card stock to 8×6 and fold in half to form a card base of 4×6.
  2. Cut strips off back side of pattern paper sheets.
  3. Weave the strips and adhere to front
  4. Stamp sentiment onto card stock on bottom right.




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