Serendipity Square Cards
What we will be making:
In this greeting card tutorial learn how to use leftover scraps of
paper and cardstock to make colorful serendipity squares that are then
combined in various ways to make beautiful cards. The squares get the
name serendipity because they are a happy accident, that is, they are
assembled and cut into squares in a largely unplanned way and the
results are always a surprise.
Once you learn how to make serendipity squares, you'll never need
to throw away those small scraps of paper again!
Valentine's Day make serendipity squares using red or pink scraps,
heart punches and rubberstamps. See card ideas above and in the
This greeting card tutorial builds on the previous tutorials,
#1: Four Patch Cards and
#2: Matted Clip-art and Photo Cards.
If you are new to card making, review these tutorials before
starting this one.
Refer to Tutorial #1: Four Patch Cards for how to make
card blanks and envelopes.
Here's what you need:
- White card blank - 4¼″ by 5½″
- Colorful scraps of paper and cardstock
- Strips of white cardstock - 1¼" to 1½" wide by 8"
or more long
- Scissors and ruler or paper trimmer
- Optional supplies: Markers, rubberstamps and
stamp pads, colored paper for mats.
This tutorial is 12th of twelve
card making tutorials and is rated EASY to do.