Saturday, December 18, 2010

12 Projects: Our Front Door

Our Front Door card– inspired by Calla Lily ( on 10/27/2010) Note: measurements tweaked from the original card size.

Side view:

A close-up of the wreath:
To make this card:
(1) Card Base: 4-1/4” x 11” Close to Cocoa Card Front
Sponge all pieces with Close to Cocoa
Front Door 2-1/4” x 4-1/4” Real Red CS
Door Panels: (4) 1” x 2” in Real Red CS, pop with dimensionals
Attach (1) Black brad to 4th door panel BEFORE attaching to door.
Door mat: 1” x 2-3/4” (not shown in photo) in Going Gray, sponge edges with Black ink. Stamp message (Warmest Regards stamp set) in on door mat using Black ink.
Foliage details:
Wreath Base: (1) ring – punch 1-1/2, then punch 1-3/4”. Attach leaf pieces on ring with Tombow Adhesive.
Wreath components: 4 Old Olive, 3 Artichoke, 2 Mellow Moss, 3 White MS Leaf Punch =12 total, alternating light and dark colors
Foliage for side pots(6) MS Leaf Punch for each pot in the following order from top to pot opening Old olive, White, Mellow Moss, White, Artichoke, Old Olive
Pots: (2) Small Oval Punch More Mustard CS, cut off both ends, sponge edges, pop with dimensionals
The template:

These are the pieces of what you should have:

Sponge all those pieces:

Add dimensionals:

The greenery on the side:

Assembling the wreath:
  • Stamps: Warmest Regards
  • CS: Real Red, Close to Cocoa (retired), Old Olive, Artichoke, Mellow Moss, Whisper White, More Mustard, Going Gray (retired)
  • Ink: Black, Close to Cocoa (retired), More Mustard
  • Accys: SU Square Lattuce Embossing Folder, Dimensionals, Large Black Brad (non SU), Piercer, Leaf Punch (non SU), Small Oval Punch, Sponge dauber, 1-1/2" Circle Punch, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, 1/4" Red Gingham Ribbon (retired), Mini Glue Dots, Tombow Adhesive

Thank you for stopping by today..............


Regina said...

hello Patti

what a stunning card!
Th♥nks for sharing!

sending greetings

Peggy Maier said...

Really pretty! Cute idea!

Carolina said...

Outstanding Patti - just WOW!!!

Sandra said...

verry pretty - thanks for sharing!

Linda said...

Whata stuning card
hugs linda

Pat Jandacek said...

Fabulous card...great design!

Lorri said...

Incredibly creative Miss Patti!! Thanks for sharing an awesoem card!

Chris Peterson said...

Beautiful job, Patti!