Kool Tak St. Patrick’s Day Greeting Card

 

1 KoolTak St. Patty's Card finalCWindham

With March coming on, the month that comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, it’s almost time for the wearing  o’ the green, when everyone’s a little bit Irish – St. Patrick’s Day.

Let Kool Tak products help make your St. Patty’s Day greeting cards a little easier to create and certainly stronger to withstand the test of time.

Here’s how I made this in no time at all:

Supplies

Kool Tak™ Products

2 Kool Tak St. Patty's Card product CWindham Kool Tak™ Reusable Non-stick Crafting Sheet

Kool Tak™ Premium Extreme Adhesive, 1/2″

Kool Tak™ Foil, Mardi Gras

Kool Tak™ Punch Adhesive Sheet

Kool Tak™ Sparkles, Gold Bonus Pak

Kool Tak™ Adhesive Foam Pads, 1/4″ x 1/4″ x 1/16″

 

 

Cardstock:

Dark Green, 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

Medium Green, 4″ x 5″

Green Print, 4 3/4″ x 3 3/4″

Scrap Cardstock Pieces

Punches: Heart, 1/2″ tall; Circle 1 3/4″

Stamp (Stampin’Up!®)

Ink, Forest Green (Stazon)

Sponge

 

Instructions

Place the Kool Tak™ Reusable Non-stick Craft Sheet on your work surface to protect it.

Fold the dark green card stock to make a card front, 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.  Sponge the edges of all three layer papers with Stazon Forest Green ink. Add the medium green layer using Kool Tak™  Premium Extreme. Add Kool Tak™  Premium Extreme to the printed card stock, remove the release paper and attach it to the card front.

Attach Kool Tak™ Punch Adhesive to the dark green card stock and punch nine hearts. Arrange the hearts, tips toughing to create three shamrocks on the printed card stock.

3 KoolTak St. Patty's Card foiled heartsCWindham

Attach Kool Tak™ Punch Adhesive to a light-colored piece of scrap card stock and cut a rough “rainbow” shape. Remove the release paper and apply the rainbow foil from the Kool Tak™ Mardi Gras pack. Use Kool Tak™  Premium Extreme to attach the rainbow to the card front.

4 KoolTak St. Patty's Card foiled rainbowCWindham

Attach Kool Tak™ Punch Adhesive to yellow card stock scrap and punch a circle. Remove the release paper and apply the gold foil from the Kool Tak™  Mardi Gras Foil pack to the circle. Apply Kool Tak™ foam squares to the back of the circle a place it at the base of the rainbow.

Use the excess yellow card stock with  Kool Tak™ Punch Adhesive attached to cut out a rough piece for the “gold” portion of the pot of gold. Mix Kool Tak™  Sparkles gold glitter and bead mixture, about 1/4 teaspoon of each together. Remove the release paper from the “gold” and press it into the Kool Tak™ Sparkle mixture. Add Kool Tak™  Foam Squares to the back of the”gold” and attach it to the top of the circle.

5 KoolTak St. Patty's Card pot of goldCWindham

7 KoolTak St. Patty's Card assemblyCWindham

Stamp Happy St. Patrick’s Day on a scrap of the printed green card stock using Stazon Forest Green ink. Trim the card stock and sponge the edges with Forest Green ink. Cut a piece of medium green card stock, 1/4″ larger all around than the stamped piece, and use Kool Tak™  Premium Extreme to layer the pieces. Apply Kool Tak™  Premium Extreme to the tag back and attach it to the card front.

6 KoolTak St. Patty's Card stamped phraseCWindham

That’s it. Your friends will be happy to receive this great little card, and I’ll bet they’ll kiss you, even if you aren’t Irish.

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