Apple Thank You Card

Apple Thank You Card

Crafting Time:
  • Under 1 Hour
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Hero Arts

Additional Information



  • Hero Arts® Back to School
  • Hero Arts® Alpha Stamp & Cut
  • Ranger® Archival Black Ink
  • Tsukineko® VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
  • Hero Arts® White Embossing Powder
  • Ranger® Distress Watercolor Cardstock
  • Bazzill Basics Paper® 40 Lb. Vellum
  • Bazzill Basics Paper® Marshmallow Cardstock
  • Bazzill Basics Paper® Grenadine Cardstock
  • Loew-Cornell® Watercolor Paints
  • Ranger® Glossy Accents
  • Uni-Ball® Signo White Gel Pen
  • Scotch® Double-Sided Foam Tape
  • Embossing heat tool
  • Scissors or paper trimmer
  • Paintbrush
  • Sewing machine


  1. Create a top folding 4-1/4"x5-1/2" card base from white cardstock.
  2. Trim a panel of red cardstock measuring 4"x5-1/4". Adhere to white card base. Use a white gel pen to create faux stitching around the border.
  3. Cut a piece of watercolor cardstock measuring 2-1/2"x3-3/4". Trim a “v” shape on the bottom edge.
  4. Stamp the apple image with VersaMark™ Ink and white heat emboss. Color in the apple with watercolor paints.
  5. Stamp the “thank you” message with black ink.
  6. Create a light wash of grey watercolor over the entire stamped piece.
  7. Trim a piece of vellum to 2-3/4"x4-1/2".
  8. Adhere stamped panel to vellum, leaving a 1/2" at the top to fold over and sew into place. Trim bottom edge of vellum to mimic the “v” shape of the watercolor piece.
  9. Adhere stamped banner to card base with foam tape.
  10. Cover the apple image completely with Glossy Accents. Set aside to dry.