Daisies for Any Occasion

May 15, 2014

ECD daisy front 1a P1060540

Hello! Debra here to share a bright and cheery card to bring a smile to someones day. Flowers help us say I love You, Sorry, Thinking of You, Get Well, Miss You and just about anything else! They are so versatile and always appreciated – perfect for an any occasion card featuring the Daisy die – one of my favorites!

Here are the steps to create this card:

1. Fold a 4 1/4 x 11 piece of light green cardstock in half to form the card base.

2. Cut a piece of double-sided green pattern paper to 4 x 5 1/4 and die cut a window using the largest Fancy Label Square from the Accordion Fancy Label die, about 3/4″ from the top, centered. Save the die cut square to use on the card front.

3. Cut a 4 x 4 square of light green cardstock. Die cut it from the center of the Accordion Fancy Label die. Trim off the tabs.

ECD daisy window 1a P1060561 ECD daisy square 1a P1060563

5. Die cut daisy silhouettes from white cardstock covered with double-sided adhesive. Die cut daisy overlays from white cardstock. Die cut 3 leaves and 3 stems from dark green cardstock. Die cut 2 leaves from the green pattern paper.

ECD daisy diecuts 1a P1060558

6. Peel the liner off the daisy silhouettes and cover the adhesive with Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. Polish well with your finger to bring out the shine and set the glitter into the adhesive.

ECD daisy glitter 1a P1060564

7. Using the daisy overlay as a guide, swipe a bit of Copic YR12 in the center of the daisy. Remove the overlay and color an oval where you swiped the color. Using Copic Y13 color a yellow circle around the orange oval picking up some of the color from the center. No need to be precise – just make sure to leave white showing around the edges.

ECD daisy color 1a P1060566 ECD daisy full color 1a P1060567

8. Adhere the overlays.

ECD daisy outlines 1a P1060571

9. To assemble the card, ink all pieces with green ink except the daisies. Adhere the die cut pattern paper piece with the chevron side up to the card base. Layer and adhere the two fancy frames. Adhere to card using pop dots. Adhere the two daisies on the right using pop dots for extra dimension as well. Add stems tied with twine and fill in any spaces with die cut leaves to complete. Here is a close up for placement:

ECD daisy closeup 1a P1060557

SUPPLIES

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:
901 Daisy
771 Accordion Fancy Label
502 Double Sided Adhesive
650 Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter
 
Other Supplies:
Cardstock- Bazzill
Pattern Paper- Jillibean Soup- Soup Staples Collection- Green Salt
Peeled Paint Distress ink
Orange and white twine
Pop Dots
Copic Markers YR12, Y13

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15 Comments

  • Reply Kelly Booth May 16, 2014 at 7:31 am

    Gorgeous Card Debra!!

  • Reply Karen Aicken May 15, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    Lovely card! Great instructions and photos.
    Cheers
    Karen A

  • Reply Els van de Burgt May 15, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    Love everything about this card Debra!

  • Reply Barbara Houston May 15, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Beautiful card- I love this technique!

  • Reply Frances Byrne May 15, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Such a pretty card Debra

  • Reply Robbye Thomas May 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I loved making this in your class. I’m sending it to my very good friend for her birthday next month. It’s just perfect since both of our flowers are daisys.

  • Reply dyeandpigment55 May 15, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    I love, love, love your card and technique. I am going to present to my stamp club and our next project. Thanks so much for the inspiration. I will for sure give you credit . thanks so much.

  • Reply Mary Prasad May 15, 2014 at 11:43 am

    It’s such a beautiful and elegant card!

  • Reply Candy Spiegel May 15, 2014 at 11:14 am

    I love this one! It is so pretty.

  • Reply Stacy Rogers May 15, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Beautiful card Debra!

  • Reply cindyh2014 May 15, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Debra, I love your daisies. So simple and so effective! Thanks.

  • Reply Judi Kauffman May 15, 2014 at 9:29 am

    What a terrific card! Great color combination and the step by step photos and easy to follow instructions are a nice bonus.

  • Reply Raquel Mason May 15, 2014 at 8:44 am

    This card made me smile, job well done Debra!

  • Reply NANCY VANDEVANDER May 15, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Very cute card Debra, thank you! Looking at the card makes a person want to smile and makes us feel like the sun is shining, even if it’s not:-)

  • Reply Rita Edwards May 15, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Great tutorial and lovely card, Debra!

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