Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Floral Birthday Card

by Anne Harada

Floral Birthday Card


  • Paper and Cardstock
    • Basic Grey Curio 6"x6" pad     ( BG-6x6-Curio   $5.99 )
      • "Textile" piece cut to 3"x6" panel
      • "Linen" piece cut to 1"x3" strip
      • "Cotton" piece for die cut and stamped image
    • AC Cardstock Vanilla ( AMC-CSP-71041   $0.50)
      • Cut to 6-1/2"x6-1/4” and folded in half for card base
      • Scrap piece for die cutting
  • Stamps
    • Inkadinkado Large Sets, Organic Fabric Flourish     ( INK-CSL-99533   $9.99)
    • Inkadinkado Mini Stamps, Expressions     ( INK-CSS-96614   $4.99)
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
    • Colorbox Fluid Chalk Cat’s Eye Ink Pad, Dark Brown     ( CLE-FCC-Dkbrwn   $1.95)
  • Embellishments
    • Ribbon, 5/8" Sheer Iridescent Organdy, Copper     ( MA-SN-05   $0.69/yd)
    • Curio, Chip Sticker Shapes     ( BG-CH-3049   $6.99)
    • Crystal Lacquer     ( CL-2oz   $6.49)
  • Tools
    • Nestibilities Petite Ovals, Small straight     ( WIZ-D-S4140   $24.99)
    • Nestibilities Petite Ovals, Small scalloped     ( WIZ-D-S4141   $24.99)


  • Distress the edges of “Textile” panel with brown ink.

  • Adhere brown “Linen” strip to panel, about 1” in from the left, as shown in sample.

  • Wrap ribbon vertically around the panel, over the brown “Linen” strip and tie bow.

  • Adhere panel to base.

  • From “Cotton” DP, die cut a scalloped oval.

  • Stamp the lotus flower from the “Organic Fabric Flourish” stamp set onto the “Cotton” DP.

  • Fussy cut the flower out, distress edges with brown ink. Set aside.

  • Die cut an oval from scrap cream cs. Stamp the greeting in the center and sponge the edge with dark brown ink.

  • Adhere the greeting to the scalloped oval and attach to the center of the card.

  • Using dimensional tape, adhere the flower to the card as shown in sample.

  • Making sure card is laid flat, apply Crystal Lacquer onto the flower. Let dry for about 15 minutes.

  • Add Curio chipboard flower pieces to the vertical ribbon to complete the card

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