Design Team Tips with Michelle Leone

Join Michelle Leone today as she shares how to embellish your basic alphabets.

“The Headline Alphabet dies are so crisp and clean…… and the addition of the floral/foliage embellishments enhances this simple design. A bit of dimension on the individual letters, a few dots of Nuvo gloss and kraft colored twine are the finishing touches on this trio.
I’m hoping that this will inspire you to break out your basic alphas, a few petite florals and a versatile sentiment to create your own set of cards to add to your stash!” 


  • STAMPS: Keep It Simple: Friendship
  • PAPER: Classic Kraft, Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise, Blueberry Sky, Green Parakeet
  • INK: Cocoa Bean
  • DIES: Fancy Foliage, Noted: Pinked A2 Vertical, Pierced Feature Frames, Headline Alphabet
  • OTHER: dimensional tape, Nuvo gloss drops (Red Berry, Dandelion Yellow, Double Denim), misc. twine

CLICK HERE to visit Michelle’s blog to see more!

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Join the discussion 5 Comments

  • 1
    Adele Holcomb says:

    Wow! I love these! What a great way to embellish the Headline alphas, and I love the kraft on kraft. I will definitely be making some of this design.

  • 2
    Mary Ellen Guikema says:

    What a fabulous design for quick cards. I can see a whole set of these as gifts in multiple color combinations.

  • 3
    Andre M. says:

    Fab classic design shared today. The bright colors paired with the kraft is lovely.

  • 4
    Helen says:

    Michelle, thanks for sharing how to embellish alphabets…the samples you’ve offered on these card are lovely…a great technique.

  • 5
    winnie says:

    They are fabulous.

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