Arabic Sayings

Salam and Sayings Theme Week (with DStamps) : Day 4

This post is days late because I decided not to pack my laptop, thinking that I can type it up and post it on my phone, but I failed. Really badly failed, so here I am on a Monday afternoon when I should be creating/posting for Eid! Can you believe Eid is less that a week away! I’m still unpacking from the wedding weekend. Man, Dallas was hot! Enough chit chat, card time! 

To make these cards, I started off by stamping this beautiful floral wreath image from Studio Katia, it’s a HUGE one! My final card was a 5 x 5 inch square. I’ll link the envelopes I use to mail/give this away below. I colored them using chameleon dual tone colored pencils, and diecut using the largest square die I could find in my stash. Then I used a circle die to cut out the center of the wreath. With my card fronts ready, it was now time to finish of the cards. I made 5 x 5 cardbases in black cardstock.

For the first card, I made a window card. Started with lining up card front with the base, and die cut a circle, and create the window. I added a white square to the inside of the card to stamp the sentiment (from DStamps), leaving room to add your message. As usual I added some gems to the front of the card for a finishing touch.

I made the second card a shaker, one of my favorite cards to make! Using some thin foam tape I created the ‘well’ for the sequins, after adding a piece of acetate to cover the window in the middle of the wreath. I added more foam tape around the ‘well’ and added it to the card base. I also added a few of the same sequins on the wreath, along with an embossed sentiment to finish off the card!

Thanks for following along and here is a list of the products that I used to make these cards!
Salam Stamps // DStamps
Floral Wreath // Studio Katia
Spring Blooms Sequins Mix // Pretty Pink Posh
Strathmore Bristol Smooth // Micheals Stores
Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black // Impress Cards and Crafts
Versamark Pad // Impress Cards and Crafts
White Embossing Powder // Impress Cards and Crafts
Chameleon Dual Tone Colored Pencils // Amazon
Square Envelopes // Amazon

Thanks again for stopping by! I’m off to type up the last post for this series! See y’all soon!

Happy Crafting!

Farhana