Hey Southern Ridge Trading Company fans, Katelyn here. Today, I've created for you a pretty Enjoy the Simple Things Card, that's perfect to hang to give to that special someone in your life or you could change it and make it a baby card. You'll want to read below as I share with you how I created my Enjoy the Simple Things card.
To start, pull out the small frame from the Abstract Circle Frame package. Apply two coats of Titanium White Acrylic paint to the frame. Once the frame has dried, apply Raw Umber Antiquing Cream to the frame. After the antiquing cream has dried, rub off the excess paint. To finish off the frame, ink the edges of the frame with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Take a small bow out of the Ribbon Bows package. Apply two coats of Stormy Sky Distress Paint to the bow. Once the paint has dried, apply Picket Fence Distress Crayon to the bow. Rub the crayon in with your finger.
Pull out three Mini Wood Stars from the package. Apply two coats of Tarnished Brass Distress Stain to each star. After the stain has dried, apply Gathered Twigs Distress Crayon to the edges of the stars. Rub the crayon in with your finger.
Take two of the Sm. Primitive Stars out of the package. Ink the edges of the stars using Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Pull out two Mini Connected Hearts from the package. Cut one of the connected hearts apart. Using Art Alchemy Metallique Wax in White Gold, rub the wax over each heart.
The last chipboard piece you'll need is the Delicate Lace Element. With the element in front of you, cut one of the pieces off. Apply two coats of Walnut Stain Distress Paint to the element.
From the Images from the Past Paper, use the 2 1/2" fitted circle die to cut out the bunny and teddy bear. Die cut the 3" fitted circle out of Pion Blue Vl. Distress the edges of each circle. Ink the edges of the circles using Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Cut the following patterned paper pieces from the Pion Design paper:
- Pion Orca l: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
- Hide and Seek: 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" & 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
- Bunny Hugs: 3 3/4" x 4 7/8"
Distress the edges of each patterned paper piece. Using a blending tool with Foam, ink the edges of each patterned paper piece using Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Cut out the "Enjoy the Simple Things" sentiment out of the Images from the Past paper. Ink the edges of the sentiment using Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.
Adhere the bunny paper to the green clover paper. Adhere the green clover paper to the cream/green patterned paper. Adhere the cream/green paper to the gold paper.
Adhere the Bunny/Teddy Bear image to the blue circle. Foam square the blue circle to the middle of the card front. Adhere the circle frame overtop of the Bunny/Teddy Bear image.
Adhere one of the Sm. Primitive stars in the top left hand side of the circle and adhere the other star on the bottom right hand side of the circle. Adhere the lace element bar to the top of the circle. Adhere the bow overtop of the lace element bar.
On the top left hand side of the circle, adhere the connected hearts and one of the mini wood stars.
On the bottom right hand side of the circle, adhere the two unconnected hearts and the other two mini wood stars. On the bottom left hand side of the bow, adhere the "Enjoy the Simple Things" sentiment.
On the top left hand side of the circle, adhere one dark brown rose, one light blue rose, two cream roses and two brown roses. On the bottom right hand side of the circle, adhere two dark brown roses, four cream roses, one light blue rose and two brown roses. Once the roses have been adhered, adhere your card front to your card base.
Here are a few close up shots of each corner on my card.
Here's the finished card.
Southern Ridge Trading Company Supplies Used:
- 10mm Roses: Light Blue, Dark Brown and Cream
- 15mm Roses: Light Brown
Other Supplies Used:
- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Distress Stain - Tarnished Brass, Distress Paint - Walnut Stain and Stormy Sky, Distress Ink - Vintage Photo, Distress Crayon - Picket Fence and Gathered Twigs and Blending Tool with Foam
- DecoArt: Fluid Acrylics - Titanium White and Antiquing Cream - Raw Umber
- Prima Marketing: Art Alchemy Metallique Wax - White Gold
- Pion Design: Theodore and Bella - Images From the Past, Hide and Seek & Bunny Hugs, Pion Design Palette - Pion Orca l & Pion Blue Vl
- Elizabeth Craft Designs: Fitted Circles
- Creative Scrapbooker Magazine/Cathie Allan: Super Stock Cardstock
- Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: 3D Foam Squares and EZ Runner
- Tombow: Aqua Mono Liquid Glue
Until Next Time!