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Entries in cards (2)


Tri-Fold Calendar Card Tutorial...

Folded tri-fold card adorned with burlap, silk leaves and a fabric flower.


Gather supplies: Old calendar (I used one made by Wendy Brightbill), fabric flowers and leaves, old paper, rubber stamps, washi tape, pen, labels, unbleached wax bag, black dye ink pad, burlap, glue stick, sewing machine, scissors and adhesive backed magnets.

Add a piece of burlap to a folded unbleached wax bag and stitch to a piece of vintage paper.

Doodle on edges of vintage paper and adhere to folded calendar page to great a flap.

Adhere assorted washi tape on the inside of card.

Embellish inside of card with assorted rubber art stamps.

Add scrap and book paper to the inside of card with glue and washi tape. Add more rubber stamping and a label with desired sentiment.

Cut two pieces of adhesive backed magnets and adhere to flap and front of card.

Embellish the outside of the card with handmade paper and washi tape.

Hand write message on the inside of the card.


Upcycled Calendar Cards...

Looking for a way to upcycle those old calendars?  Here is a super quick and easy to way to turn them into pretty cards.


Old calendar (I used one made by Wendy Brightbill.)
Washi  tape
Text paper from an old book
Glue stick
Sewing machine
Card stock and envelopes
Lace scraps
Assorted paper punches

Using a glue stick, adhere pieces from an old book to the front of the card and flap of the envelope.

Punch assorted shapes from the calendar.

Glue assorted shapes to the card and envelope.

Add pieces of assorted washi tape.

Add a scrap or two of lace with a glue stick.

For a finishing touch, add decorative stitching.