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Thank you with flowers

August 6, 2014

Good morning crafty friends,

This is Rita here on this Wednesday morning and today I would like to share my ‘Thank You’ card with you. This is a card I created for my sweet friend Helen. A little while back Helen surprised me with a gorgeous gift and I really wanted to show her my true appreciation.
Since she loves flowers so much, I decided to create a card with flowers that could convey my sincere and heartfelt appreciation.

I hope you have a nice cup of coffee or tea in your hand so you can sit back and enjoy my tutorial.

This is how you can create this lovely card:

1. Cut card base at 6″ wide x 12″ long and score at 6″. Slightly off center, die cut the Garden Bench. Set aside.

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2. Using the wooden card stock, die cut 6 wheelbarrows, 1 set of the the gardening tools and 3 umbrella handles. Set them all aside.

3. Using the same card stock as our card base, die cut the umbrella, the bucket, flowers, leaves (reverse side), clouds and boots.

Here you see all the die cuts for our card.

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4. For the front of our card, die cut largest label of the Katie Label Pivot Card from the wooden card stock and a smaller label from the flower patterned paper we used for the card base. Die cut the “Thank You” from white card stock.

Here you can see the die cuts for the front of our card.

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5. Adhere each of the 6 wheelbarrows together creating a nice 3D effect, then adhere the earlier cut leaves and flowers onto it. Assemble the “Thank You” labels with a soft ribbon in between the two labels. Create an overlay for our garden bench and assemble both rain boots and umbrella. Add Transparent Glitter Dot Peel-offs to each element.

Here you can see all the completed little elements to build our card with.

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6. Adhere the bench overlay on top of the bench die cut card base and measure where the wheelbarrow would stand. That is the location our stand up helper will need to be cut.

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7. Adhere the “Thank You” frame to the front of the card.

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8. Adhere the rest of the elements onto the inside of the card.

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As always, I would like to thank you for following my tutorial and I hope that you enjoyed reading it as much as I did creating it.

hugs, Rita

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Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used today:
– (768) Katie Label Pivot Card die set
– (780) Garden Bench die set
– (792) Stand Up Helpers die set
– (730) Curvy Leaves die set
– (781) All Seasons Tree die set
– (788) Thank You die set
– (933) Wheelbarrow die set
– (928) Rainy Day die set
– (SKU 7018) Glitter Dots

Other supplies:
– Prima 841782 Annalee Collection card stock
– DCWV The Tradewinds Stack
– Ribbon by Clear Bags

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22 Comments

  • Reply aking42 September 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    WOW!!! REALLY beautiful!

  • Reply Jackie Smith August 9, 2014 at 7:21 am

    OMG what a really beautiful card, love the colors used and all the details! Awesome1

  • Reply Mary Prasad August 8, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Really beautiful card Rita! Love everything about it!

  • Reply Edwards Design August 7, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    My phone is not posting my individual replies… Thank you so much, ladies for your lovely comments! You are all very kind! Hugs, Rita

  • Reply Linda Goetz August 7, 2014 at 6:06 am

    Awesome card. Where do buy the die cuts

    • Reply Joset van de Burgt August 7, 2014 at 11:11 am

      Hello Linda, You can purchase the dies at your local craft store if they carry our dies or online at http://www.ecraftdesigns.com. Regards, Joset van de Burgt

  • Reply Kathy Peak August 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    Rita, this card is absolutely stunning…. The paper was made for this card! Love, love, love

  • Reply debbieg2014 August 6, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    totally awesome!

  • Reply Frances August 6, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    love this Rita, so many wonderful details to see when you open up this card 🙂

  • Reply Judi Kauffman August 6, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    What an amazing card!

  • Reply Betty J Schaub August 6, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    Beautifully done. Who wouldn’t be happy to get this one!

  • Reply Linda Hess August 6, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    WOW – how beautiful! And the detail….Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply dyeandpigment55 August 6, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    What a wonderful card. Just love everything about it. Thanks for the tutorial.

  • Reply Marlene L. August 6, 2014 at 11:07 am

    Beautiful card. Perfect paper and design. Thank you for the step by step, tutorial!

  • Reply storky46 August 6, 2014 at 11:06 am

    This is such a lovely card! Love your combination of dies! I have all but the wheelbarrow set. Now I have to have that one! I wish someone would come up with a set of stamps for use with this bench. I did find a humorous one I have been using, but I would like others that relate to the bench somehow.

    • Reply Judi Kauffman August 6, 2014 at 2:50 pm

      Storky46, You can find some great rubber stamps that were designed to go with the Garden Bench die at Quietfire Design, http://www.quietfiredesign.com (it’s a Canadian company that ships worldwide)

  • Reply Raquel Mason August 6, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Wow, that’s a beautifully put together card Rita! Love the boots from Rainy Day on the Garden Bench.

  • Reply Christina Doré August 6, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Wow, I love the card and your choice of paper is perfect with the little scene you have created.

  • Reply Debra Hensley August 6, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Absolutely gorgeous Rita! I love it!

  • Reply Marge Burns August 6, 2014 at 8:52 am

    very nice

  • Reply shariz4267 August 6, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Gorgeous card, Rita! Love your choice of paper!

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