Friday, September 21, 2018

Hello Beautiful... It's a Blog Hop with Pink & Main and Glue Dots

Welcome Blog Hoppers! Hope you're enjoying the Glue Dots and Pink & Main Blog Hop. If you're just starting out, check out the full list of participating blogs at the bottom of this post.


Time: 2 hours
Level: Advanced
Size: 5 x 7 inches

See how you can mix patterned paper, stamped designs, and some bling to make a beautiful card to give to a beautiful friend. And there's a bonus...this card is scented!

5 x 7" blank card (ivory)
Cardstock (brown)
Patterned paper (floral, cheetah, ivory, turquoise)
8" Faux suede scalloped ribbon (ivory)
Assorted bling (one flat back button, two loop back buttons, 15 small gemstones)

Glue Dots® Glue Lines
Pop Up Glue Dots®
Micro Glue Dots®
Craft Glue Dots®
Pink & Main stamp sets (Vertical Greetings, Grandma's Lace)
StazOn ink (black)
Paper trimmer
Needle & thread
Perfume or body spray


1.Cut paper and cardstock: (1) cheetah print 4 1/2 x 6 1/2", (1) brown 4 x 6", (1) floral print 1 x 5 1/2", (1) turquoise 2 1/2 x 7", (4) turquoise 3 x 3", (3) ivory 2 x 2", (1) ivory 3 1/2 x 3 1/2".

2. Use black ink to stamp the "Hello Beautiful" greeting onto the right side of the 2 1/2 x 7" turquoise paper. 

3. Create lace designs (mini, small, medium, large) with black ink and stamps onto the ivory paper and the 3 x 3" turquoise pieces of paper. Let dry and cut out designs.

4. Cut three 2" circles from tissue, spray perfume onto circles, and let dry.

5. Use Glue Dots® Glue Lines to attach cheetah paper to front of card, followed by brown cardstock, and floral paper.

6. Apply Glue Dots® Glue Lines along left edge of 2 1/2 x 7" turquoise paper and adhere faux suede ribbon. Wrap extra ribbon around to other side of paper and secure with Glue Dots®. Use Glue Dots® Glue Lines to attach paper to front of card.

7. Design one 2 3/4" layered lace embellishment:

Attach flat back button to mini lace design with needle and thread. Add small lace design, along with the three scented tissue circles, and secure  together with thread and Micro Glue Dots®. Use Craft Glue Dots® to attach tissue to medium lace design and then to large lace design. Apply Micro Glue Dots® to small bling gemstones and attach around edges. Secure to card with Pop Up Glue Dots®.

8. Design two 2 1/4" layered lace embellishments:

Use scissors to cut small slits into the center of each leftover lace designs. Adhere Micro Glue Dots® to the back of the mini lace design and push loop back button through center and attach small lace design.

Adhere Craft Glue Dots® to the back of the small lace design and attach medium lace design. Apply Pop Up Glue Dots® to the back of each embellishment and secure to card.

Tip: If you are sending the card in the mail, put card in a small box or padded envelope to avoid damage to card or regular envelope.

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