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Glitter Cloud Card

July 12, 2016

Hi there, Sanna here today to share a clean and simple style card with you. I was recently organizing my Elizabeth Craft Designs dies and, while doing it, had a card idea that I immediately needed to try.

Sanna Lippert

Here is how I went along creating this card:

  1. Adhere a Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet onto a piece of white cardstock.
  2. Cut two paper strips in the width to fit the cloud dies from the Rainbow Sky die set onto it.
  3. Cut 13 pieces of clouds, using both cloud die sizes.
  4. Take an anti-static working surface (for example, a coffee filter), place a jar of Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter over the working surface, remove the protective sheet of the adhesive and start dabbing the clouds into the glitter. Polish the glitter with your finger and repeat until you have treated all 13 pieces the same way.
  5. Take a light blue alcohol marker and a blending pen. Draw a thin line with the light blue marker around the edges of the clouds. Using the blender pen, work your way from the edges towards the center of the card and blend the light blue color towards the center. Make sure you treat the whole cloud area with the blending pen to get an even result.
  6. Take a card base (10,5cm x 13,7cm) and a piece of white cardstock in the same size.
  7. Assembly the clouds onto the white cardstock and when you like the lineup, adhere them onto their places, except for the ones in the center of the card. Put those aside.
  8. Place a Dotted Scallop Rectangles die (the second largest in the set) onto the cloud paper and roll through a die cutting machine.
  9. Carefully remove the die cut rectangle piece from the die cutting machine – since the clouds are a bit sticky still, you will need to be careful to keep the paper from tearing.
  10. Apply Clear Double Sided Adhesive strips from a roll onto the back of this die cut piece and adhere the background onto the card base.
  11. Add a preferred sentiment – I chose to use a hand written sentiment in black and some tiny alpha stickers – and embellish with half pearls in matching color.

Sanna Lippert

Here is a start-to-finish video about the card making process:

I hope you get inspired to try this idea out. I really enjoyed creating this glittery cloud background! Imagine how many beautiful backgrounds you could create this way just by changing the die to match the occasion.

Happy creating,
Sanna

 

Supplies: 

Elizabeth Craft Designs:
Rainbow Sky
Dotted Scallop Rectangles
Clear Double Sided Adhesive – roll
Clear Double Sided Adhesive – sheet
Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter

Other: 
Half pearls
White cardstock
Tiny alpha stickers
Alcohol marker – aqua
Alcohol blending pen

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3 Comments

  • Reply Mary Prasad July 13, 2016 at 8:29 am

    Love the glittery clouds! Great idea!

  • Reply Raquel July 12, 2016 at 10:11 am

    Such a great background idea and it’s glittered!

  • Reply Joset van de Burgt July 12, 2016 at 9:57 am

    Thank you for the great tutorial Sanna! Enjoyed watching the video and the finished card is beautiful!!

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