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Classy Floral Card

Classy Floral Card



- Neenah 110lb Classic Crest Cardstock 8.5 x 11
- Neenah 80lb Solar White Cardstock 8.5 x 11
- Simply Black - 8.5X11 Whole Spectrum Heavyweight Cardstock (25 Sheets)
- Color Swatch: Teal Rub-On Transfer Set
- Color Swatch: Teal - 49 And Market Collection Pack 
- Elements - Color Swatch: Teal Mini Laser Cut Outs
- Black Alcohol Marker
- 450 Quick Dry Adhesive 4.23 fl.oz
-3D Pop Dots: 3/8 Round x162 Dual-Adhesive Foam Mount

1. Trim Neenah 110lb Classic Crest Cardstock to 5 1/2 inches x 8 ½ inches and score at 4 1/4inches to create the card base.

2. Trim Neenah 80lb Solar White Cardstock to 5 ¼ x 4 inches to create card base panel, using your black marker splatter the panel, I tapped my marker on my bonefolder to create the splatter.

3. Cut three rectangles to 1 1/2 x 3 inches out of the black cardstock, One rectangle 1 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches out of Neenah 80lb cardstock and two rectangles 1 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches out of the Color Swatch Teal Collection pack

4. Gather die-cuts from the Teal Mini Laser Cut Elements, I used 2 leaves,1 flower and the Best Friends tag.


1. Mount the splattered panel to your card base using the liquid glue

2. Add the rub on to the white rectangle that is cut to 1 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches

3. Mount the 3 rectangles that are cut to 1 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches to the 3 black rectangles using the 3d pop dots, then adhere all 3 panels to your splattered panel using liquid glue. I used a ruler to space them evenly.

4. Glue the 2 leaves using liquid glue and adhere the flower using 3d pop dots to white rectangle over top of the rub on.

5. Mount the Best Friends tag to the white panel, ¼ of an inch from the bottom using 3d pop dots.

Created By:  Peggy-Ann Castilloux - Papercrafter for Hollow Tree Hobbies Design Team 2024

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Easy Step Card

Easy Step Card

Easy Step Card

Welcome to Hollow Tree Hobbies Blog and today I am going to share with you the measurements so you can pre-cut then follow along in the YouTube Video

Cutting Guide


#1.   4” x 3”

#2.   4 1/8” x 3 1/8” (make 2)

#3.   1 1/8” x 4 1/8”

#4.   4” x 3”

#5.   4” x 3”

#6.   1” x 4”



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Cupcake With Sprinkles Card For Beginners

Cupcake With Sprinkles Card For Beginners

Level: Beginner (for beginner cardmaker who are just starting and do not have a lot of tools nor a die cutting machine)

Tools Used:

Paper Cutter
Acrylic Block or Stamp Press
Black Ink (I prefer Archival ink as it dries fast)


Materials Used:

1 sheet - 8.5”x 11” Bazzill Classic White Cardstock

1 sheet - 12”x 12” Bazzill Aruba

1 sheet - 12"x 12" Bazzill Classic White Cardstock

1 sheet- 12”x 12” Pattern Paper – Dab of butter by Doodle Bug

1 sheet – 12”x 12” Pattern Paper – Cupcake Cuties by Doodle Bug

1 package – Made with Love Stickers by Doodle Bug

1 sentiment – Happy Birthday

Let us Get Started!

Step #1

Cut your 11”x8.5” Bazzill classic white cardstock to 11” this will remove the company product information

Step #2


Cut to 5.5” which is exactly in half.  This will give you 2 card bases for A2 cards.

 Step #3

Score the long side of the 11” x 5.5” card base at 4.25”.

Then fold base in half this created your A2 card blank.

It should look like this!

Step #4

With your 12”x12” sheet of Aruba cut a 4” strip.

Take the 4” strip and cut to 5.25” in length.

Keep left over piece to use for other matting pieces for this card.

Step #5

Center & Glue your 4”x 5.25” piece to the front of your A2 card base.

This will give you a 1/8” border around your card.

Step #6

Cut these pieces as per picture and the quantities.  These with matte your pattern paper and white pieces in the upcoming instructions.

Step #7

Cut the pattern pieces to the dimensions shown in picture.

Step #8

With Classic white cut the pieces and quantities according to the picture.

Step #9

Grab your white 2.25” x 0.75” piece.

Using your acrylic block or stamp platform, center & stamp with your favorite color of ink.

I like to use an archival ink with my sentiments as they dry fast, clear, and in this case used Memento Tuxedo Black.

Step #10

You are now going to glue your pattern, white squares and sentiment to the matting coordinating pieces. Use picture for reference.

 Step #11

Grab your card base already prepared in step #5

Center & Glue your pattern piece with measurements of 3.75” x 5” to your card leaving a 1/8” border.

Step #12

Step #13

Stick your sentiment on your card centering to your liking.

Place stickers of your choice on the white squares, and I added 2 little hearts on the sentiment.

Step #14

The paper used on this card was inspired by a great friend who brought me cupcakes for my birthday recently!  I enjoyed creating this card for the beginners without a lot of tools or supplies but it's also great for the experienced for the layout when you need to make a card fast!

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