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It's All About the Music Card

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Craft a greeting card for the music lover in your life. The "It's All About the Music" Card is a lovely and simple greeting card craft that is perfect for any occasion. The black and white colors are reminiscent of music notes in a book of sheet music, and the square charm is a great embellishment as well. If you have little to no experience with embossing, this craft from Spellbinders is a great project to learn. Create a simple and elegant card for your next paper craft.

It's All About the Music Card

Materials:

Spellbinders Supplies:

  • GC-001 Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® Machine
  • GC-003 Raspberry Spacer Plate
  • MB3-003 Spellbinders Media Mixáge™ Square Hatpin Bezels
  • MD1-008 Spellbinders Media Mixáge Squares Two Dies
  • EL-011 Music M-Bossabilities™
  • F-014 Delicate Pastels Premium Craft Foils Assortment

Other Supplies:

  • May Arts: black satin ribbon
  • Bazzill Basics Paper®: cream cardstock
  • SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES by 3L®: 3D Foam Squares
  • Cardboard 1" x 1"
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Glue Dots
  • Scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Adhesive tape

Instructions:

1. Trim a 4 ¾" x 6 ¼" piece from cream cardstock.
2. Place trimmed paper inside Music Side B folder and emboss using Grand Calibur® machine. 
3. Trim a 5" x 6 ½" panel from cream cardstock.
4. Using foam squares, mount embossed piece to front of trimmed panel. 
5. Cut a 1" x 1" square from cardboard. Affix inside Hatpin with a glue dot.
6. Cut Squares Two Dies #2 (with #1 being smallest die template) from a piece of foil and emboss with Music Side A folder. Adhere on top of cardboard.
7. Using round nose pliers, roll metal pin into a coil. Refer to photo.
8. Thread ribbon through coil, glue pendant to card with a glue dot and secure ribbon ends in back of card with adhesive tape.
 

 

 

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Elegant and classic and so versatile. Great video tutorial, easy to follow. thanks for sharing.

Love it!

So pretty! My niece would love it!

would love to make something like this. i used to make my own cards while i was growing up but nothing this nice.

great idea! love it!

So creative and unique :)

Music to my ears, smile on my face This card my son's piano teacher would certainly embrace.

Very pretty!

My youngest loves musical cards. This will be a great idea for him.

What a great idea

perfect for the family musician

great card idea

This is beautiful card! it would be prefect for the music lover in your life.

Beautiful!!!

This is so easy to make.Takes no time at all and looks like you spent hours making it!

Simple and elegant

I love this card.

wow, I can think of a couple of people off the bat who would absolutely love these. And it looks like a great project to learn so you can make cards year round.

So beautiful! Had no idea embossing could be so detailed. Can't wait to try for myself!

Very pretty

Beautiful! I am sure the recipient will keep this card.

This card is "simply" elegant! Would love to learn how to make them.

Beautiful!! Sharing with a friend who makes cards for our office!!

These are beautiful and would love to make them!

I wish I could afford all the crafts for all these wonderful projects. My granddaughters and I would have so much fun with these Spellbinders.

So clean and beautiful

Love spellbinders! Beautiful card idea and so many applications.

Definite Valentines day card idea for my hunny, the simplicity is beautiful

The simplicity of this is gorgeous, gives me some ideas for my hunny for Valentines Day...

cardmaking is my stress reliever and helps me fight my fibromyalgia pain...loved this one. ty!

Love the simple and clean look of this card. Spellbinders are on my Christmas list this year!

It looks so elegant

This is stunning. I would have never thought to have so much dimension in a card.

It would be nice to make cards like this as thank-you notes for my professors writing me recommendations for graduate school applications

I would LOVE to win this. I have always wanted to learn card making but never got around to trying. I have made other items with scrapbook paper. This would be something new to try.

So delicate

love this!

looks simple but elegant

Neat, looks easy enough.

never made musical before

This would be a great card to use as an invitation to a child's piano recital or other musical performance.

I've never really done any paper crafting, but really admire the work that others do.

I love paper crafts. I have a kindergartener and he is my little helper.. plus he loves using mommies stuff to make art work!

They make this look so easy! Hopefully I can pull this off as well :)

Elegant with a very personal touch - very nice.

I love making my own cards, but never thought to add music to them. I've always bought pre-made cards if I wanted music in them. So silly of me, lol.

I'm not very good with cards, but this is so pretty..

Dry embossing is one of my favorite techniques to use on my cards. Very pretty.

Sadly I don't have the embossing equipment to make this...would love to though!

What a beautiful card! I like the personal touch of a handmade card. Very nice!

so simple and yet so elegant!

I'm going to try this for Christmas cards this year

This is the perfect card for all of my friends and family. We are all in the Austin area and as everyone knows Austin is the live music capitol of the world!!!

Perfect for my daughters music teacher!

Cards are cool!!!_

How fun! Lots of ideas for variations on the theme. I like it! =)

A beautiful idea for Christmas cards!

I would love to get one of these in the mail.

Looks pretty!

Just in time for holiday cards.

Beautiful!

I like this very much!

Beautiful

I like music chips.

not a project I would do but it's very pretty

I'd have to acquire an embossing machine first.

Very nice.

This looks a little above my talents...but beautiful!!

this one seems really complicated to me

I love to make cards.

Not sure if I would do this or not.

like this idea, will have to try it

Cute idea. Lots of people I could make this for!

how fun.

Cute!

Really like the idea, will give it a try.

I like the Spellbinders Music M-Bossabilities embossing folder. I think that using a white core cardstock that is sanded after being embossed would make this card even better looking.

I do like this craft and will probably make some of them for Birthday cards this year.

Don't usually do paper crafts, but for this I'd make an exception!

So much different than the cards we used to make!

Great idea! This would be perfect for music teachers and music lovers!

This sounds like a very simple project with a very elegant result. Would love to try.

Oh how fun!! Love this!

Great idea.

I like this idea - thanks!

What a lovely card, for any occasion. Thank you for this great idea!

I absolutely love it! I'd try to find a little piano or something to put right on the top. I've got a good friend who would love receiving this.

This card looks simple but really effective!

Great project! I am not super crafty but this doesn't sound too difficult! racheljeramie(at)hotmail(dot)com

Very pretty!

This is wonderful :)

this is so cool

I love this project, so beautiful!

I would give this card to my dear friend Mary who is a music teacher. She lost her Mom earlier this year and is having a very hard time dealing with her loss. I think this card would put a smile on her face!

cute, many musicians in my family...would be a cute addition to gifts...

Cool

elegant

lovely simple and beautiful card

this is beautiful. I would love to give this to my son who is studying to be a professional musician and composer.

I love this card. My son is a musician and he would appreciate it.

what a beautiful card! would love to make one

This is a beautiful card. I can see this being a great way of offering money to a newlywed couple or a music major graduating from college.

Beautiful project!

I love the embossing on this, and the fact that it's so simple and yet nice enough to give to anyone.

Embossing is one of my favorite things when making cards. So many choices and so few cards and little time to create.

Pretty, simple yet elegant

Very nice

My daughter is a singer/musical theatre actress so I love all projects with a music theme. This card is no exception! I love it and the fact it can be done in multiples relatively quickly! Thank you for the inspiration!

I would love to do this, so it will be in the plan book Elizabeth

Simple and elegant... I love it.

Adorable and looks like FUN! --sorry if this is a duplicate, it logged me in and then this didn't tell me if I my comment was accepted.

Beautiful and easy to do. Love the design.

Love the simplicity of the card. Very elegant. Thanks for sharing.

Very nice and simple to do

I love a nice and clean and simple card for when you need one quick!!

BEAUTIFUL, ELEGANT!

Beautiful card!

I love this card idea with the hatpin and embossing folders. Love it!

I would love to get one of these cards in the mail.

I love making cards, this one is so simple and elegant. Spellbinders dies are so wonderful! Could use them or share them with my crafting friends (duplicates of course)!

Beautiful card! I absolutely love this embossing plate!!!! MUST HAVE!

Well it is very elegant. And does look easy.I know a music lover in my life that would love this card.

I love the musical notes; not sure I would use those particular embellishments on my own card but it's pretty nonetheless.

Very nice!

Very pretty card.

Love this music card! Gotta get Santa to bring that music sheet embossing folder down the chimney on Christmas day. Love,Love Spellbinders products. I have so much fun using them to making RAK cards for soldiers,family+ friends! Linda

Beautiful, elegant card. I love the white on white and the metallic accents are perfect!

Very pretty

What a simple, but elegant card!

This is a very quick project! I've save it so I can do it next year!

This is very elegant.

This will definitely take home made to a new level! I love this idea and would love to make them!

This is a great craft idea. Thanks for the giveaway!

This is such a neat craft! I was in band growing up, and I can think of lots of friends who would love this design.

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