Els van de Burgt Studio

Picture Frame Card

May 20, 2016

Hi Everyone.  It’s Tina here again as Guest Designer.  If you are like me and use your own cards to give to your family and friends the thought of that card being thrown out in the garbage afterwards is devastating.  The following card design can be used later on in a picture frame (or shadow box frame) to be mounted to a wall.  You can also use this idea for an easel stand as well.




Here are the steps to recreate this picture frame card.

1) Cut cardstock 6″ x 12″ and fold in half for a 6″ x 6″ card folded.

2) Cut a cardstock 4″ x 4″ and emboss with Spring Leaves Embossing Folder.

3) This step is optional. Ink lightly over embossed paper for dimension.


4) Adhere embossed paper to the center of your card.

5) Create a frame for center of your card.


6) Once cut add foam strips to the back and set aside.


7) Diecut with CountryScapes Clouds & Grass x2 with green cardstock or ink it green.

8) Adhere to the bottom of the embossed 4″ x 4″.

9) Place the frame to the center of your card.

10) Diecut a variety of flowers and shape with the CountryScapes Tools Buy It All. Flower dies used are Bunch of Flowers 1 & Bunch of Flowers 4.

11) Diecut one Leavy Branch and cut into 2 pieces.

12) Adhere the branches and flowers to your card.

13) Create a ladybug with Lady Bugs die.

14) Optional. Add a sentiment. I choose not to add one because it will hang on the wall.

Thank you for stopping by.  I hope this has inspired you to create your own picture frame card.


Supplies List

Elizabeth Craft Designs

Soft Finish White Cardstock

Els van de Burgt Studio Bunch of Flowers 1

Els van de Burgt Studio Bunch of Flowers 4

Els van de Burgt Studio Leafy Branch

Els van de Burgt Studio Spring Leaves

Els van de Burgt Studio Lady Bugs

Susan’s Garden Club

CountryScapes 4pcs Tools Buy It All

Susan’s Garden Club CountryScapes Clouds & Grass




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  • Lindi May 21, 2016 at 12:19 am

    Wow !! This is totally Gorgeous ********* I could do this one right now ….. thank you for sharing…

  • Kathleen Adams May 20, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    This project is just absolutely beautiful. I love everything about it!

  • Raquel Mason May 20, 2016 at 7:35 pm

    Love the texture of the embossing folder in the background!

  • Barbara May 20, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    I really love this shadow box type card.

  • Marjorie May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Tina, what a wonderful idea. And it is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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