Papercraft Essentials

Bonus card idea from Papercraft Essentials 129

18th January 2016

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Bonus card idea from Papercraft Essentials 129

Papercraft Essentials 129 is on sale now and inside you’ll find a ton of ideas and inspiration to get you crafting tonight! We’ve got some extra inspiration right here for you to keep you crafting until issue 130 goes on sale on 11th February!

 

 

Marie Jones gives a masterclass on creating your own stamped patterned paper and then using it to create a collection of co-ordinating card – we loved her designs and we’re desperate to try this technique for ourselves! So here’s another make to get you crafting tonight!

 

Bright birthday

30mins

 

You’ll need

white 15cm-square scalloped card blank

white, black & lilac cardstock

Sheena Perfect Partners Victorian Floral Anemone stamp

Honey Doo Crafts Mini Shadows stamps

Leane Creatief Blossom stamps

Purple Hydrangea, Spring Pansy, Aloe Vera & Sea Breeze VersaMagic Chalk inkpads

sentiment stamp

Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink

gems

3D foam pads

 

Step by step

1 Create the background as shown in the step-by-step guide on page 26 of issue 129. Cut a triangle measuring 13cm on both edges. Matt onto lilac and black cardstock, leaving narrow borders, and attach to card front.

2 Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock and stamp a few of the tiny images in coloured ink on the edges. Matt onto lilac and black cardstock and attach to the card front using 3D foam pads.

3 Stamp individual flowers and leaves on white card using the same colour inks and cut out. Shape the petals and leaves and attach to card front. Add gems as shown to finish.

 

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