Happiness and Joy - 8x8" Dies and Embossing Folders Card Tutorial

Hello Crafters,

This pink and green delight is the focus of today's card tutorial by DT member extraordinaire Glynis! You can't go wrong with a floral card, and this magnificent example is no exception. Glynis uses the Pierced and Scalloped nesting dies and Decadent Dots embossing folder combined with a selection of stunning floral and foliage dies to produce this beautiful design that can be used for so many occasions. 

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: 

     

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    Die-cut the largest die from the Scalloped and Pierced Square die set with Azalea mirror card and attach to the base card. Using the second die from the set, cut into white card and glitter around the four sides with Crystal Crush Sparkelicious glitter. Matt and layer on top of this piece a panel cut from the Flower Power paper pad, using die number three, and attach to the base card.

    2 For the next layer, die-cut the fourth die from the same set as Step 1 in Azalea mirror card, the fifth die from white card, glittering around the four sides of this piece using Crystal Crush Sparkelicious glitter, then matt and layer together and attach to the base card with foam tape.

    3 Trim a sheet of patterned paper from the Flower Power paper pad to fit the topper, then adhere onto a piece of scrap card using the A4 double-sided sticky sheet to strengthen the paper when embossing. Place in the middle of the Decadent Dots embossing folder and run through the die-cutting machine and secure in place on the base card.

    4 Die-cut the outer die from the Mandala of Beauty die set in Azalea mirror Card, then die-cut the large, patterned die in white card and cover with Crystal Crush Sparkelicious glitter using Chloe’s Chisel-Tip Glue Pen. Matt and layer both pieces and secure to the main card using foam pads.

    5 Stamp and heat-emboss the sentiment from the Birthday Happiness stamp set using Metallic Silver embossing powder and the clear embossing inkpad onto white card. Die-cut using the middle die from the Mandala of Beauty die set, then matt and layer onto Azalea mirror card, die-cut from the same set and attach to the base card with foam pads.

    6 Using just the dies from the Flower Power stamp and die set, place the dies onto white card, die-cut, leave the card in the dies, and colour with Picked Raspberry Oxide ink, then remove the coloured shapes. Do this numerous times, depending on how many flowers you want to use. Glitter the petals with Romantic Rose Sparkelicious glitter, then shape and mould and adhere together using Pinflair glue gel. Die-cut the Stamens from Azalea mirror card, cover with Romantic Rose Sparkelicious glitter, then attach to the middle of each flower along with a Silver Sparkle jewel.

    7 For the Leafy Foliage die set, blend Mowed Lawn Oxide ink onto an A5-sized piece of white card, then cover with the A4 double-sided sticky sheet. Secure the dies in place and cut, remove the top, and cover with Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. This way is less messy than trying to use glue and glitter on small leaves or if you don't seem to have the right coloured glitter. Die-cut the Berry Foliage metal die set in silver mirror card, cover with Cupid Sparkelicious glitter, then arrange the flowers and foliage onto the base card and secure in place with Pinflair glue gel.


                                                                                                               

    I hope you've found this pretty card tutorial informative and that it's inspired you to create your own version! 

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    Chloe x

     


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