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A Better Place

A Better PlaceOther products: Neenah paper, Spellbinders Gold Elements, Lacy Oval, Small Ovals and Labels 39, Copic markers, VersaMark ink, Zing Embossing powder, Distress inks, foam pop ups, rhinestone flourishes, pearls, ribbon and decorative button

Instructions: Cut a piece of cream cardstock to 9 1/2" x 6", score at 3 1/2" on the 6" side to create the bottom front flap and sponge all edges with Distress Brushed Corduroy. Using a light colored paper from the Everyday Heroes Paper Collection cut the following: Front of card 1 - 3 1/4" x 5 3/4" and 1 - 3 1/4" x 3”, Inside of card 1 - 3 1/4" x 5". Stamp the front panels using the small sprig stamp from the Daisy Flourish set, with Brushed Corduroy and sponge edges. Adhere front lower flap and add metal corners. For the inside, from dark Everyday Heroes Paper, cut 1 - 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" and 1 - 3 1/4" x 5 3/4", sponge all edges with Brushed Corduroy; adhere to inside of card. Lower Inside Panel: Using Everyday Hero Cling Stamp Set create a layered medallion, add ribbon through center and add to card. Add a metal corner to the lower left panel, gluing the edges only, to create a pocket for your tags. Make a 2" x 2 3/4" tag from the paper collection, punch decorative corners and sponge edges. Cut 2 printed tags form the paper collection using coordinating dies from the Luggage and Tag set, sponge all edges and add to card along with large tag under the metal corner.

Upper Inside Panel: Cut another piece of cream cardstock to 3 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 3 1/4" to create the inner flap and sponge all edges with Distress Brushed Corduroy. Stamp the inside (3 1/4" x 5") panel, that you cut in the beginning, with Every Day Hero Newsprint using Distress Faded Jeans ink and sponge edges with same ink. Attach to lower portion of inner flap. Cut coordinating piece of paper from the collection, cut at 3 1/4" x 3", sponge edges and add to upper flap. Add this flap to the top portion, making sure the folded edge is on top. Using a gold/tan cardstock cut two (2) Decorative Lace Borders, cut apart to fit card and lightly sponge using Gold 3D Stamp-Paint. Add to each side of center panel. Cut four (4) corners using brown cardstock and Spellbinders Gold Elements, sponge with Gold 3D Stamp-Paint and add to each corner. From brown cardstock cut a Spellbinders Lacy Oval and lightly sponge with Gold 3D Stamp-Paint; cut an old photograph (please use a copy), using Spellbinders Small Ovals, add to brown oval and add to card as shown. Front of Card: Stamp, using My World Cling Stamp Set, onto gold/tan cardstock with VersaMark ink and Zing Brown Sugar embossing powder; heat set. Cut out using Spellbinders Labels 39. Using the same stamp and Memento Rich Cocoa Ink stamp the globe onto cream cardstock; color with Copic BG11 and E41. Using the globe die from the Everyday Hero Die set cut out the stand and add globe. Attach large label to fold over flap and add globe with foam pop ups. Make a four loop bow, add to card and attach a decorative button to center. Add a Spellbinders Corners and Accents die cut to center of lower panel. Finish inside with rhinestone flourishes and pearls.

Created By: Robin Tharaldson

Decorative Lace Border Die

Decorative Lace Border Die


Gold 3D Stamp Paint


Luggage and Tags Die


My World Cling Stamp Set


Everyday Heroes Die