How to Create a Gratitude Card With Graphic 45

Create a Thankful and Grateful Card with Graphic 45 patterned papers, Ranger Inks, and Petaloo Flowers.

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How to Create a Gratitude Card With Graphic 45
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Start with a sheet of Graphic 45's Typography~Journey and several shades of Ranger Distress Ink.

Start with a sheet of Graphic 45's Typography~Journey and several shades of Ranger Distress Ink.

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With a blending tool and foam pads layer the colors of ink until you saturate the image in a mottled effect.

With a blending tool and foam pads layer the colors of ink until you saturate the image in a mottled effect.

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Next spray on Perfect Pearls and Adirondack ink. Allow to dry or use a heat tool to set the inks.

Next spray on Perfect Pearls and Adirondack ink. Allow to dry or use a heat tool to set the inks.

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Trace on small leaves making sure to get a variety of inky backgrounds.

Trace on small leaves making sure to get a variety of inky backgrounds.

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Trim the leaves out and ink edges. While the ink is wet add a border of clear glitter glue. The ink underneath will run slightly and intensify under the wet glue.

Trim the leaves out and ink edges. While the ink is wet add a border of clear glitter glue. The ink underneath will run slightly and intensify under the wet glue.

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Cut rectangle from brown cardstock.

Cut rectangle from brown cardstock.

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Add a layer of Graphic 45's Botanical Tea~Field of Flowers leaving a border of solid brown.

Add a layer of Graphic 45's Botanical Tea~Field of Flowers leaving a border of solid brown.

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Add  raised pattern on the G45's World's Fair paper with the embossing folder. Ink and spray similar to the leaves to create a coordinating background. Attach to card with brown border between layer.

Add raised pattern on the G45's World's Fair paper with the embossing folder. Ink and spray similar to the leaves to create a coordinating background. Attach to card with brown border between layer.

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Add brown plaid ribbon wrapping and securing on back.

Add brown plaid ribbon wrapping and securing on back.

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Cut a rectangle frame with the Cricut Fancy Frames Cartridge, trim off bottom section and attach to card.

Cut a rectangle frame with the Cricut Fancy Frames Cartridge, trim off bottom section and attach to card.

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Secure sentiment to frame.

Secure sentiment to frame.

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Cut branches from brown cardstock with the Winter Woodland Cricut Cartridge and embellish with Cinnamon Stickles. Add branches to side and bottom of frame.

Cut branches from brown cardstock with the Winter Woodland Cricut Cartridge and embellish with Cinnamon Stickles. Add branches to side and bottom of frame.

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Adhere a generous loopy bow to bottom right corner of card.

Adhere a generous loopy bow to bottom right corner of card.

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Top off bow with Sugared Bloom from Petaloo.

Top off bow with Sugared Bloom from Petaloo.

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Tuck in a Sugared Berry Stem from Petaloo on bottom to anchor the arrangement.

Tuck in a Sugared Berry Stem from Petaloo on bottom to anchor the arrangement.

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Now add smaller Petaloo flowers to begin building up the arrangement.

Now add smaller Petaloo flowers to begin building up the arrangement.

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Fill in with smaller flat flowers from Petaloo.

Fill in with smaller flat flowers from Petaloo.

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Now add the leaves created from the Typography paper being careful to tuck them in and behind the branch for a realistic look.

Now add the leaves created from the Typography paper being careful to tuck them in and behind the branch for a realistic look.

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Fill in the bottom of the arrangement with additional leaves.

Fill in the bottom of the arrangement with additional leaves.

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Create 2 loopy bows from brown burlap string and tuck into and behind flowers.

Create 2 loopy bows from brown burlap string and tuck into and behind flowers.

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