Especially For You Gift Card.  You can create this beautiful gift card in minutes using the Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) and coordinating Tea Room Memories & More Card Pack.  It really only takes a few minutes to wow!

Stampin' With Pixie Especially For You Gift Card made using Stampin' Up! Tea Room Designer Series Paper, Memories & More Card Pack and Tea Room Ribbon Combo.

 

Mini Size Card Super Size Fun Maximum Wow

I really love mini cards.  They are fun and easy to make but pack a big Wow factor.  Who could ask for more?  This card is featured in the 2018 Annual Catalog on the Tea Room Suite pages.  I liked the original design but decided to change it up a bit by:

  • Using the Botanical Bliss Stamp Set for the sentiment and border

Stampin' Up! Botanical Bliss stamp set featuring 5 floral images, 1 bird image and 5 sentiment stamps.

  • Adding a die cut butterfly and dressing it up a bit with Clear Wink Of Stella.  The die cut butterfly comes from the Tea Room Memories & More Card Pack.

Stampin' Up! Tea Room Memories & More Card Pack containing 50 double-sided cards (2 each in 24 designs) in mixed sizes and media types.

  • Adding a decorated envelope using the Tea Room Specialty DSP and Whisper White 3″x3″ Envelopes.

Coordinating colors guide for the Stampin' Up! Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper collection. Seven coordinating Stampin' Up! colors are shown as pawprints beneath an image containing a collage of the designs in the collection.

Instructions

To Make The Card
  1. Make a 3″x3″ card base using Whisper White cardstock.
  2. Use the Botanical Bliss stamp set and Crushed Curry Classic Stampin’ ink to stamp a border along the top and bottom edges of the card front.
  3. Fussy cut the flower bouquet from a piece of the Tea Room Specialty DSP and punch a butterfly and a few tiny flowers out of the die cut sheets in the Tea Room Memories & More Card Pack.
  4. Adhere the flower bouquet and die cut flowers to the card front.  Step it up idea:  adhere the flower bouquet to a scrap piece of Whisper White Cardstock. Fussy cut it again and pop it up on the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  The cardstock will give it added strength so it won’t buckle when popped up.  Pop up some of the die cut flowers if you like.
  5. Use Clear Wink of Stella to add sparkle to the butterfly wings.  Let it dry and set aside.
  6. Stamp the “Especially For You” sentiment on a piece of Coastal Cabana Cardstock.  Heat emboss it using Whisper White Stampin’ Emboss powder and a heat tool.  Die cut out the embossed sentiment using a tag die of your choice.
  7. Cut a length of 1/8″ Coastal Cabana/Copper ribbon from the Tea Room Ribbon Combo.  Fold it a few times or create a bow.  Adhere it to the card front at an angle.
  8. Pop up the tag on the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Pop up the butterfly using two layers of mini Stampin’ Dimensionals so that it appears to be sitting on the edge of the tag.
To Make The Envelope
  1. Place the envelope flap face down on the back of a piece of coordinating Tea Room Specialty DSP.  Trace it and cut it out.  Flip it over and adhere it to the card flap.
  2. Alternatively – cut a piece of the coordinating Tea Room Specialty DSP that is slightly larger than the flap.  Adhere it with multipurpose glue.  Let it dry and trim it to fit the flap.

An Alternative Design Ideas

Alternative designs for the Especially For You Gift Card include:

  • Adhere a piece of vellum over the card front after you adhere the flower bouquet (Step 4).
  • Use a piece of embossed acetate from the Tea Room Memories & More Card Pack instead of the vellum.  if you use the embossed vellum consider skipping the stamped border if the designs conflict.
  • Use elements from the Tea Room Copper Vinyl Stickers to create the border and/or to decorate the butterflies and tag.

Especially For You Gift Card Featured Products

Price: $110.00

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Thanks for spending a few minutes with me today.  I hope you have fun making the beautiful Especially For You Gift Card.  it is sure to wow the recipient.

Peace, love and two paws up!

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