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Easel Card-Cathy’s View

By:  Cathy Peper, Editor

Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches

Bud Vase (Glitz Designs)
"Especially for you" (Hot off the Press)
Innocent Pink card stock (Gina K Designs)
Patterned Paper Fairy Belle (Prima)
Distress Ink in Antique Linen and Vintage Photo (Ranger)
Memento Ink in Rosebud and Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
Labels 4 (Spellbinders)
Labels 25 (Spellbinders)
Strong double sided tape (Scor-Tape)
Score Board (Martha Stewart)
Ebosser (Craftwell)
Foam blending tool (Ranger)
Got Flowers (Prima)
Paper Rose (from stash)
lace (Hobby Lobby)
rhinestones (from stash)
3 in 1 adhesive (Beacon's)
double sided adhesive (Scotch 3 M)


  1. Following directions for a horizontal easel card found in General Directions, make card base out of pink card stock.
  2. Cut aqua patterned paper to 5.25 by 4, ink edges with Antique Linen and adhere to card front.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  3. Stamp bud vase with rose bud ink onto patterned paper.
  4. Cut out stamped image with Labels 25 die.
  5. Ink edges with Vintage Photo and blending tool and adhere to patterned paper.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  6. Stamp sentiment onto patterned paper with cocoa ink and die cut with labels four die.
  7. Adhere sentiment to bottom left corner as shown.
  8. Adhere lace to top of card using liquid adhesive.
  9. Layer a couple Prima flowers and a small paper rose for the embellishment at the top right of the card.
  10. Add a trio of gems on each of the other two corners of the label.
  11. For the inside, I used another piece of patterned paper.  To make the card stand, I glued a second strip of lace about a third of the way up.

I really enjoyed experimenting with easel cards this month.  There is so much you can do with them.  I hope you give them a try.


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  1. Love the soft colors. Very nice