ACCORDION MOTHER'S DAY CARD & BUTTON ENVELOPE


Give mom something different this year: an accordion card that you can make with a matching button envelope!

I used this Heidi Swapp paper pad to create the cards and envelopes in colourful, geometric patterns, but you can use any scrapbook paper you wish as long as it's heavy. I also used adhesive letters to spell out phrases, and a few clear rhinestones to finish the cards off. You can find all sorts of letters HERE. I purchased the rhinestones from a dollar store.

The back of the cards are blank, where you can write your own personal messages. Keep on reading to learn how to make them.

First, prepare your materials. Use a paper trimmer to cut a sheet of scrapbook paper into two sizes: 12" x 2 1/2" for the card, and 6 1/2" x 5" for the envelope. Use the butterfly punch to make four butterflies in contrasting paper, and the