Thursday, November 8, 2012

Beer Mug

I made this card for a guy I work with and he loved it.  To make the beer mug, begin with a 4" x 5 1/2" card base and so saffron card stock.  To create the handle of the mug trim off a 1 1/4" square at the top and bottom on the folded edge and punch the handle out with the word window  punch.  Round the edges with a corner rounder punch on the handle and the bottom edges of the beer mug.  Cut 3 strips 1/2" x 5" and use a 1" circle punch to round the ends.  Sponge all edges of the so saffron card stock using more mustard ink.  Punch 3 scallop circles in whisper white card stock and 5 small scallop circle flowers using the boho blossoms punch and sponge edges using bashful blue ink.  Adhere elements as shown making sure the card will fit into a standard A2 envelope.  I used my grid paper to ensure I didn't exceed the 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" standard A2 card measurements.

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Vintage Labels
Paper:  Whisper White, So Saffron
Ink:  Black, Bashful Blue, More Mustard
Accessories:  Scallop Circle Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, 1" Circle Punch, Word Window Punch, Corner Rounder Punch, Jewelry Tag Punch, Linen Thread

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