DecoArt Bold and Bright Card

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Bold and Bright Card

A handmade card says your sentiments so much better than a store-bought one. They're really easy and will always be remembered, too! Making this for a man? Change the colors to a more primary palette.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time.
  • 2
    Cut out 6-3/4 inch x 5-1/4 inch piece from both Clear vellum and Hot Pink cardstock.
  • 3
    Using scallopedd-edge scissors, cut around edges of vellum, then use glue stick to adhere it to Hot Pink cardstock.
  • 4
    Fold card in half.
  • 5
    On one half of Snowcap cardstock, paint plaid pattern using all colors except Citron Green.
  • 6
    On other half, paint small pattern of alternating squares with all colors.
  • 7
    After patterned cardstock has dried, tear rough 2 inch x 2-1/4 inch piece from plaid pattern and glue it to bottom left of card front.
  • 8
    Tear 2-1/4 inch square from square pattern and glue it to top right of card front.
  • 9
    Hot glue star charm to bottom of one tag and heart to bottom of other tag at an angle.
  • 10
    Run ribbon through tags, cutting off excess.
  • 11
    Hot glue tags to card (refer to picture for placement).

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Royal Fuchsia 104106604
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104106644
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Festive Green 104106647
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Citron Green 104106652
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Shader 10 104464118
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Hot Pink 104061419
  • WorldWin Vellum Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Clear 104061869
  • Green and Pink Metal Tags (or cut tags from Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Pink 104061418 and Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Grass Green 104061475 - see step 9)
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Orange 100392107
  • Heart and Star Charms (such as Charmtastic Charm Sparkly Heart 104543106 and Charmtastic Charm Sparkly Star 104543108)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Decorative Edge Craft Scissors Scallop 104068907
  • Regular-Edge Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Ruler
  • Pencil