Hi all, Angela here with a guest blog.
Today’s card is a birthday card for a dear friend. I’ve always found making a man’s birthday card much more difficult that making one for a woman. This is especially so when I’d like to use flower dies. So this month’s project is one that I hope he’ll like; I know that I enjoyed putting it together. Susan’s “Garden Notes – Feverfew” combined with Suzanne Cannon’s “A Way With Words – Happy Birthday” are the dies I used to create this card.
Here’s how it comes together:
1 -Cut a card base 6 ½ X 9 ½ inches folded in half from 100lb Soft Finish card stock.
2 -Cut a pretty piece of paper 5 ½ X 3 ¾ inches as well as a coordinating piece of paper 5 5/8 X 3 7/8 and also a piece of matching metallic paper 6 X 4 ¼ inches. Layer them and adhere with double sided adhesive.
3 – Cut 2 copies of the Happy Birthday die from coordinating papers that have been backed with Double Sided Adhesive. Adhere to the layered card front
4 –Using the Garden Notes Feverfew die, cut the pieces for seven flowers.
5 –Colour leaves and centers using Copic markers.
6 –Shape leaves, petals, and centers using Susan’s toolkit, leaf mat, and molding pad
7 –Adhere flowers to card front using Kid’s Choice glue.
8 –Using a toothpick, dab glue onto the centers and sprinkle with yellow pollen. Allow to dry and blow off excess.
And there you have it!
Hope you get to try this one.
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