We have a timeless and elegant birthday card from our talented Design Team member, Rebecca to share with you today. Rebecca uses items from the brand-new Leafy Lace collection to make this stunning creation that packs a punch.
Read on for a full step-by-step project tutorial, complete with full materials list. To view the product page for each individual product, simply click on the product name and you'll be directed to its dedicated page.
YOU WILL NEED:
Leafy Lace Collection:
- 8x8” Leafy Lace metal die set
- Leafy Lace Hexagon metal die set
- Leafy Foliage metal die set
- Berry Foliage metal die set
- Birthday Happiness stamp set
- Christmas Magnolias stamp and die set
- Beautiful Butterflies 8x8” paper pad
- Pearl card – Crystal White
- Pearl paper – Crystal White
- Mirror card – Aquamarine
- WOW! embossing powder – Golden Glow
- Sparkelicious glitter – Sugared Lemon, Crystallina, and Lemon Drop
- Self-Adhesive Sparkles – Glorious Greens
- Bling Box – Sugared Pastels
- Ranger Distress Oxide inkpad – Squeezed Lemonade
- Art Glitter Dries-clear PVA glue with fine-tip applicator
- WOW! clear embossing inkpad
- Pinflair 3D glue gel
- Chloe’s Creative Cards chisel-tip glue pen
- Foam pads on a roll
- 8x8” card blank
- Heat tool
- Die-cutting machine
1 Trim Aquamarine mirror card to 7¾” square and affix to the card blank using Dries-Clear glue. Next, die-cut die one from the Leafy Lace nesting die set from Crystal white pearl card. Apply glue to the edge using a chisel-tip glue pen, cover in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter, then affix to the card using foam pads.
2 Cut die two from a piece of patterned paper and affix to the card using dries clear glue. Die-cut die five from Crystal White pearl card, edge in Crystallina glitter and affix to the card using foam pads. Cut die six from Aquamarine mirror card and affix to the card using foam pads.
3 Die-cut die one from the Leafy Lace Hexagon die set from Crystal White pearl card and edge in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Cut die two from Aquamarine mirror card and affix to the card using foam pads. Cut die three from Crystal White pearl card. Stamp out a sentiment using the clear embossing inkpad and heat-emboss using Golden Glow embossing powder. Attach to the card using foam pads.
4 Stamp out two large and four medium magnolias onto Crystal White pearl paper using the clear embossing inkpad then heat-emboss using Golden Glow embossing powder. Die-cut using the coordinating dies and create a valley fold in each of the petals. Apply small dots of Dries-Clear glue to the centre of the flower and cover in Sugared Lemon Sparkelicious Glitter. Layer two flowers together using 3D glue gel. Die-cut the coordinating stamens from white pearl card. Apply dots of glue to the edges and cover in Lemon Drop Sparkelicious glitter. Add to the centre of the flowers using 3D glue gel. Add a crystal to the centre of each then affix to the card using 3D glue gel.
5 Die cut four leaves from Aquamarine mirror card and tuck in behind the flowers. Die-cut six berry foliage shapes and apply a small amount of Squeezed Lemon Oxide ink. Add a few dots of Dries-Clear glue and cover in Lemon Drop Sparkelicious glitter and tuck in behind the flowers.
6 To finish off the card, add a few crystals and self-adhesive sparkles to the background, as shown.
I hope you've found this pretty and elegant card tutorial informative and that it's inspired you to create your own version!