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Back To School Cards: Beady Pencil

Back To School Cards:  Beady Pencil

Back to School Card: Beady Pencil

Designed by: Dena Lenham
Skill Level: Beginner

Designing your own cards is easy when you havefun stickers and die cuts like these back-to-school designs. We simplyembellished the images with double-sided Treasure Tape, colorful Kreinikmetallic threads, and clear Diamond Beadlets for that extra sparkle. These makegreat gifts for a teacher, or as invitations for a back-to-school party.

Materials needed:

  • blank white cards and envelopes
  • back-to-school themed stickers or die cuts
  • 4" x 6" Treasure Tape sheets
  • 1/4" Treasure Tape Roll
  • Diamond Beadlets
  • Kreinik #12 Braid in colors to match your designs (we used 003 Red, 005 Black, 025 Gray, 002 Gold)
  • shallow pan or tray


1. Using the Treasure Tape sheets, remove thewhite backer and lay the Treasure Tape on top of your die cut or sticker. Cutout your die cut or sticker.

2. Remove the red liner to expose the top stickyarea.

3. Begin decorating with threads, following thelines on your image and "coloring" various areas as desired.

4. When thread decorating is complete, lay yourdesign in the shallow pan or tray and cover remaining sticky areas with DiamondBeadlets.

5. Using Treasure Tape 1/4" tape or tapescraps, attach your decorated design to the front of your white card.

Printing Instructions:

To print the instructions for this project clickon the on the link above "Printable version" and then print the pageusing your web browser.  If you have trouble printing this page and wouldlike us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: Back to schoolcard:  Beady Pencil, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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