Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

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Cards | Simon Hurley create. | Stickles™

Embrace winter's enchantment with this stunning, sparkly thank you card crafted by Lieschen Harshbarger! Using Simon Hurley create. Dye Inks, Stamps, and Dies, she adds the perfect touch of magic. Gratitude sparkles brighter in the season of snowflakes!

Instructions

Hi crafty friends! I hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season and an amazing New Year’s Eve. Today I’m sharing a simple card tutorial featuring the Stitched Snowflakes background stamp and Spellbinders Stained Glass Window dies from Simon Hurley. This winter themed thank you card is very easy to make so that it can be sent to a loved one. I really enjoyed making this card, and I hope it gives you inspiration to do something fun and creative today! 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 1

Step 1: Begin by gathering the supplies to make the background for the card: No Diving, Remember Me, and Clear Skies Inks, Stitched Snowflakes Background Stamp, Spellbinders Stained Glass Window Dies, and Tim Holtz Idea-ology Kraft-Stock Sparkle Classic card stock. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 2

Step 2: On a piece of Stark White card stock, stamp the Stitched Snowflakes image using the Emboss It Clear pad. Then, heat emboss using white embossing powder. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 3

Step 3: After the background has been heat embossed, ink blend it with No Diving, Remember Me, and Clear Skies Inks using the Mini Ink Blending tool. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 4

Step 4: Once the background is complete, use the arch die from the Stained Glass Window set and run it through a die cut machine to produce a die cut. Then, add more ink around the edges as needed. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 5

Step 5: Next, use both dies from the Stained Glass Window to get the intricate die cut out of Tim Holtz Idea-ology Kraft-Stock Sparkle Classic card stock. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 6

Step 6: Glue the intricate die cut over the snowflake background using Wendy Vecchi MAKE ART Perfect Card Adhesive. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 7

Step 7: Add foam adhesive to the back of the arch die cut. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 8

Step 8: On a separate piece of Stark White card stock, stamp the thank you sentiment from the Watercolor Flowers stamp set. Then, heat emboss using white embossing powder. Next, ink-blend the sentiment with No Diving Ink. 

  

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 9

Step 9: Use a die cutting machine to die cut the sentiment using the coordinating dies from the Watercolor Flowers set. Die cut two more times and glue them together to add dimension. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 10

Step 10: Next, glue the sentiment onto the arch background, tape the arch background to an A2 card base, and add some Star Dust Stickles to the background. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Winter Thank You Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 11

Step 11: Once the Stickles dots have dried, pair the card to a complimentary envelope. Now it’s ready to be sent to a loved one!