by Keri Lee Sereika
Crafter’s Pigment Ink: Black, Cranberry, Frost White
Dark Red: 4” x 1 7/8”
Olive: 3 ¾” x 1 ¾”
Cream: 3 ½” x 1 ½”
Other Materials Used:
Stamps: Cornish Heritage Farms Cute Curls Set, Open Circles Backgrounder and a pencil erase for the dots
Spellbinders: Oval and Scalloped Oval dies
Ribbons: Cream Grosgrain and Red Polka dot
Flat Back Shiny Half Beads
Computer Generated “notes”
White Mat board
Foam Mounting Tape
Hot Melt Glue Gun and Glue
1. Begin by masking a strip on the left side of the cork piece.
2. Stamp open circles in Black onto the corkboard.
3. Stamp the little curl into the open areas using Frost White.
4. Ink a pencil eraser in Cranberry and add the dots sown the left side. Heat set to dry the inks and set the corkboard aside.
5. Cover the piece of mat board with a piece of patterned paper. Punch a hole in the top left and top right sides. Thread a ribbon through the holes and knot each end at the back.
6. Adhere a flower right over the hole and embellish with a flat half bead.
7. Print out the word “notes on cream cardstock using your computer. Mat all the cardstock together – cream onto olive then onto dark red. Adhere to the top of the board using foam mounting tape. Set aside.
8. Tie a red polka dot ribbon around the left edge of the corkboard. Before you tie the knot, fully, insert a small piece of cream grosgrain ribbon into the middle of the knot.
9. Adhere the corkboard to the covered mat board using the hot melt glue gun.
10. Run a small piece of cream cardstock through the die cut machine using the oval die. Run a small piece of olive cardstock through the die cut machine using the scalloped oval.
11. Stamp the cream oval and color in the images with colored pencils. Glue to the green oval and use foam mounting tape to adhere to the corkboard.