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Now that you've created the focal points and layers, it's time to put them together
Once you have completed created the pieces for your card using the Card Focal Points" Shapes and Layering Tutorial, you can now use them to create a card that will be simple yet amazing.

Posted by Peg R. from Moline, Illinois, United States • Published See Peg R.'s 46 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Now that you have all the pieces for your card created here are some ways to dress them up and pull the whole project together.

    First, attach the white border to the bottom of the card. Then, add the tree and the trunk using the tape runner for all three of the pieces.

  • How to embellish a button card. Card Focal Points:  Shapes, Layering And Assembling - Step 2
    Step 2

    Attach the snowflakes or other punched pieces to the card and add some adhesive stones to the center to give them an extra layer.

  • How to embellish a button card. Card Focal Points:  Shapes, Layering And Assembling - Step 3
    Step 3

    Glue the circles or other shapes to the tree to decorate it.

  • How to embellish a button card. Card Focal Points:  Shapes, Layering And Assembling - Step 4
    Step 4

    Also, add some graduated sized stones to different areas of the card.

  • How to embellish a button card. Card Focal Points:  Shapes, Layering And Assembling - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tie a piece of Bakers Twine through the button holes and glue the buttons on the tree in various places. Add some buttons without the twine if you like. A star button makes the perfect topper.

  • How to embellish a button card. Card Focal Points:  Shapes, Layering And Assembling - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stamp the sentiment onto the card to finish it.

  • Step 7

    Now, wasn't that easy and you didn't even need to worry about finding that right piece or large enough piece of patterned paper! It's a good way to use those smaller scraps and still have a beautiful design to stand out on your project. All of the different pieces add great texture and design to the card, too. The next time you need a card, but don't think you have just the right things to create it take a second look. You may have it after all.

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