Kick-start the new year's crafting sessions in style with this beautiful birthday card using the brand-new Flower Power collection. Glynis has created this colourful floral delight using a range of products from the new collection, combined with a wide variety of complementary items from the Chloe's Creative Crafts range.
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:
- Flower Power collection:
- 8x8" Floral Frames die set
- Basic Squares die set
- Sparkelicious glitter – Crystal Pink, Chunky Crystallina, Fiesta, and Crystallina
- Mirror card – Azalea
- Pearl card – Crystal White
- Ranger Distress Oxide inkpads – Cracked Pistachio, Picked Raspberry, Worn Lipstick, Fossilized Amber, and Saltwater Taffy
- A4 double-sided sticky sheet
- 3D foam pads on a roll
- Art Glitter Dries-Clear PVA glue
- Pinflair 3D glue gel
- 8x8" white straight-edged card blank
- Die-cutting machine
1 Matt and layer Azalea mirror card onto the base card. Die-cut the largest die from the 8x8" Floral Frames die set in Crystal White pearl card, colour with Cracked Pistachio and Saltwater Taffy Oxide inks, and add Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Attach to the base card with foam pads. Matt and layer on top of this die-cut Azalea mirror card and patterned paper from the Flower Power paper pad.
2 Trim two matts for the next layer from Azalea Mirror Card and patterned paper, secure together and attach to the base card with foam pads.
3 For the top layer, die-cut the largest die from the Floral Panel die set in Azalea mirror card. Cover Crystal White pearl card with an A4 double-sided sticky sheet, die-cut with the middle die from the set, matt and layer both together and attach to the base card with foam pads.
4 Die-cut the Floral Panel four times from Crystal White pearl card and colour the bottom one using the Oxide inkpads. Remove the topper from the double-sided sticky sheet and secure the Floral Panel in place and cover with the Chunky Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter.
5 Using the other three Floral Panel die-cuts, then trim off the foliage and the odd flower on each one to create a 3D effect. Colour with the Oxide inkpads and attach to the topper with Pinflair glue. Finally, glitter the middle of the flowers with Fiesta Sparkelicious glitter.
6 Die-cut the ‘Happy Birthday’ greeting from the Floral Happy Birthday die set four or five times in white card and once in Azalea mirror card, glue together with Art Glitter glue and secure onto the base card to finish.
I hope you've found this beautiful card tutorial informative and that it's inspired you to create your own version!