Monday, May 21, 2012

School Days by Connie K.

This is my last post as a guest designer for Art Glitter.... thank you Emily for asking me to participate...

Since school is coming to a close in a few short weeks.... I thought a cute card for your favorite teacher that you could tuck in a gift card would be just perfect....

I loved the Graphic 45 paper collection an abc primer.... when it was released last August I could hardly wait to get my hands on it...and paired with Art Glitter makes it even more fabulous in my book!

So gather your supplies…
Ultrafine Opaque Art Glitter #79 black
Art Glitter Designer Dries Clear adhesive
French vanilla cardstock    Bazzill
Raven cardstock        Bazzill
Building blocks Graphic 45
The Three R’s Graphic 45
Vintage photo, Redlead paperworks
May Arts ribbon RG10
Xyron tape runner
scrapbook adhesives 3d foam squares
brass school house charm red lead paperworks
coats and Clark thread 8660
babylock sewing machine

Cut french vanilla cardstock  4.5 X 11 and score in the 5.5
Cut building blocks  4 3/8 X 5 3/8
Cut the three r’s 4 x 5 layer on top of the building blocks and stitch close to the edge.
Adhere a piece of the ribbon 2 inches from the lower edge... wrap to the back side and Adhere with designer dries clear adhesive.
Adhere this piece to the top of your card using a xyron tape runner.
Trim photo to 2.35 x3.25 adhere to black cardstock mat 2 3/8 X 3 3/8.
adhere at a slight angle as show in photo with tape runner.
Die cut abc from black cardstock...glitter with #79 black Art Glitter. Using Designers Dries Clear adhesive.
Adhere the letters to the lower edge of the card with 3d foam squares.
With remaining ribbon, make a small bow and tie small brass charm with natural jute twine.
Adhere charm to card and layer bow on the top....

Now you can give this to your favorite teacher and thank them for the great job they’ve done....


  1. this is beautiful, I love graphic 45 and that ribbon is one of my all time favs. The glitter is the icing on top, hugs

  2. What an adorable card! And, I love that black glitter!