4x6inch Project Life cards make the perfect little greeting cards.
Here’s a quick birthday card I whipped up today using only a few supplies, machine stitching and a few offcuts of patterned paper.
What you need
- 4x6inch Project life journaling card
- scraps of patterned paper
- small hole punch stapler
- enamel dot
- sewing machine
Ready. Set. Go.
Choose your Project Life card as your gift card base. I chose a card from the Midnight collection which had a cute speech bubble on it that formed part of my design.
How to // Cut a strip of patterned paper about 4″ long and 1 1/2″ wide. Fold over one end and staple as shown to form a loop at one end. Also cut a paper piece about 2 1/2″ long.
Adhere your folded piece to your card as shown.
Lay the other paper piece over the top and head to the sewing machine.
Add in a few rows of stitching, leaving your thread tails long so they dangle from your card. Grab some scissors and cut a few teeny, tiny notches from the looped end of your patterned paper.
Print out your sentiment. I have used Bariol font in bold and printed onto plain white printer paper, cutting out as a strip and notching one end. Add an enamel dot to add a pop of colour.
Use a hole punch to punch a few holes int the card front – the colour inside the card will then peek through.
And your card is now complete. Check out Issue 5 of Jot coming late March for some more cool gift card ideas using Project Life cards.