Purple Heart Card
This project is courtesy of Fiskars.

 

Supplies

Fiskars Elegance Border Punch

Fiskars 3-in-1 Corner Punch - Lace

Fiskars ShapeCutter™ Tool

Fiskars ShapeTemplate™ Tool - Envelope-2

Fiskars Self-Healing Craft Mat 12" x 12"

Fiskars 12" Portable Paper Trimmer

Cardstock - light tan and purple

Handmade lilac paper

Gold wire ribbon

Gold beading wire

Wire cutter

Gold paint marker

Clear glass heart

Craft bond glue

Ruler

Pencil

 

Directions for the Card

Cut pieces of tan and purple cardstocks to measure 5-5/8" X\x 8-5/8". Score both pieces halfway (at 4-5/16") and fold in half. Punch top right corner of front flap of card with Lace 3-in-1 Corner Punch. Trace along top and right edges of tan section of card with gold paint marker. Set aside to dry.

On top right corner of purple piece, measure down 1" from top and mark along edge. Also measure in 1" from right edge and mark along top edge. Using ruler, lightly trace a line between two marks. Cut corner off. Using border punch, punch along trimmed edge. Beginning at diagonal corners, punch along top and right edges of purple cardstock piece. Use photo stickers to adhere this piece to outside of tan card. Cut a piece of tan cardstock to measure 3" x 4". Repeat corner trimming process on this piece, but measure in " along each edge. Punch only diagonal edge with border punch. Punch remaining 3 corners with Lace 3-in-1 Corner Punch. Use photo stickers to adhere this piece to lilac handmade paper. Tear around edges to create a " border of torn paper. Use photo stickers to adhere these layers to center of purple section on front flap of card.

Cut a piece of purple cardstock to measure 2" x 2". Repeat trimming process on this piece, but measure in " along each edge. Trace around all edges of this piece with gold paint marker. Set aside to dry.

Cut a piece of beading wire to measure 10". Randomly wrap wire around glass heart and twist behind heart to secure. With hand punch, punch a hole directly in the center of small purple cardstock piece. Thread both ends of wire through hole, then spread apart behind cardstock to secure. Trim ends of wire. Use photo stickers to adhere purple cardstock piece to center of tan cardstock piece.

Tie gold ribbon into bow. Adhere to upper right corner of card using craft bond glue.  

Directions for the Envelope

Using ShapeCutter with Envelope ShapeTemplate and Craft Mat, cut and score one envelope from tan cardstock.

Punch along flap, beginning in the center and working outward.

Cut a piece of lilac handmade paper to fit inside envelope with enough hanging out behind flap to tear. Secure using photo stickers.

Assemble envelope. Tear excess lilac paper from behind flap, leaving a frayed edge.

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