Happy Birthday - Statement Sentiments Card Tutorial

Hello Crafters,

Sticking to one main colour can be a great way to create impact on a card design and this is exactly what Rebecca has done with today's birthday-themed card. Rebecca has used the 'Happy Birthday' stamp set from the newly-launched Statement Sentiments collection with fabulous results. 

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:

    Trim a sheet of Lagoon mirror card to 7¾” square and affix to the card blank using dries-clear glue. Trim white card to 7½” square and edge with a chisel-tip glue pen then cover in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads. Trim patterned paper to 7¼” square and affix to the card using dries-clear glue. Choose a sheet of printed paper and trim to 6¾” square then edge in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads. Trim a sheet of Lagoon matt mirror card to 6½” square and affix to the card using dries-clear glue. Trim a sheet of patterned paper to 6¼” square and affix to the card using foam pads.

    2 Stamp out the sentiment panel onto Crystal White pearl card using a clear embossing inkpad then heat-emboss using Uptown embossing powder. Infill the word ‘birthday’ using dries-clear glue and cover in Jazzy Jade Sparkelicious glitter. Edge the piece using a chisel-tip glue pen and cover in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Matt and layer onto Lagoon matt mirror card and affix to the card using foam pads.

    3 Die-cut 12 large flowers from Watercolour Washes vellum. Stamp the coordinating centres into the middle of the flowers using a clear embossing inkpad. Heat-emboss using Opaque Bright White embossing powder. Shape by creating a valley fold down the centre of each petal and layer three flowers together using 3D glue gel. Affix to the card using 3D glue gel. Die-cut four stamens and apply dries-clear glue to the edges then cover in Jazzy Jade Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the flowers then add a Sparkler to the centre.

    4 Die-cut four pieces of Swirly Foliage from white card. Cover in glue using a chisel-tip glue pen and cover in Stardust Silver Sparkelicious glitter. Die-cut some Beautiful Bouquet Foliage from Crystal White pearl card then shape by creating a valley fold down the centre of each leaf. Tuck in behind the flowers using 3D glue gel. Add a few rhinestones to the background and to the corners to finish the card.

                                                                                                                

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

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    Chloe x

     


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