Linda has made this pretty little card using the TSC Springtime papers. Here, she shows you step x step, how to make it.
Hi Linda here. I have had lots of fun layering these beautiful papers to create interest on this feminine birthday card.
2 pieces of Spring Awakening SA H03 patterned paper 12” x 7”
Manorhouse Creations Cottage Garden Bird Song Flower
Manorhouse Creations medium leaves x 3
Ranger Distress Ink – Antique Linen
Cream Seam Binding
Memento London Fog Ink
Birthday Sentiment Stamp – mine is from Stamp-It Set sis046
Small fine tipped scissors
Adhesives – double sided tape and foam dots.
Step 1 – Gather together the above mentioned supplies for your card.
Step 2 – Cut 4mm off the long edge of the patterned paper…along the top graph line.
Step 3 – Cut the patterned paper piece so you have the floral accent piece on it, 20cm x 10.5cm.
Step 4 – Cut card base from cream cardstock, score and fold. Ink the edges of card base with Antique Linen Distress Ink.
Step 5 – Cut 2 pieces of the blue plaid pattern 10.5cm x 4cm. Ink and distress 3 edges of these pieces and adhere to the sides of the card base.
Step 6 – Trim around the scalloped edge at both ends of the 20cm x 10.5cm piece and distress the scalloped edges.
Step 7 – Using your craft knife trim out the inverted scallop centre of the floral motif and mark the top of this piece with pencil. (To help when stamping sentiment later).
Step 8 – Fussy cut the top layer of the flower arrangement.
Step 9 – Add foam dots to back of scallop edge layer and adhere to card base.
Step 10 – Add foam dots to fussy cut piece and adhere to card base. Lift up the leaves for added dimension.
Step 11 – Stamp the sentiment on the inverted scallop circle piece. Ink the edges of the sentiment piece and adhere to the centre of the floral motif with foam dots.
Step 12 – Adhere 3 leaves, a messy seam binding bow and a Cottage Garden Bird Song Flower.
Step 13 – Add a row of pearls below your sentiment and a cluster of pearls to the top right of your card.
Step 14 – Pop your finished card in a DL size envelope and send off to a dear friend to make their day.