Crafts Beautiful Magazine

Celebrate special occasions with these spring-fresh cards

What you need...
  • Card: green; mauve; pink; blue; off-white
    Ribbons: plum; organza, aqua; silk, blue
    Inkpad: Versa Magic Dew Drop, Aloe Vera; celadon blue
    Punch, daisy: large; medium; small
    Fiskars shape template, Box 2
    Eyelets, floral, mixed colours
    Pens, Sakura Gelly Roll
    Tape, double-sided
    Stamps, floral
    String, cotton, green
    Gems, stick-on: purple, small; green, large
  1. square card - 1 Make an A4 piece of watercoloureffect paper as described above and stamp on some flower designs in a random pattern across the card, using both Aloe Vera and celadon blue ink, overlapping the flowers a little.

    2 Make this decorated background up into a card that measures 12cm square then colour in the centres and stamens of the flowers with the Gelly Roll pens. Add a pink insert cut to the same size as the card and attach this with double-sided tape.

    3 Tie organza aqua ribbon around the spine of the card and finish with a bow. Stamp three small flower images onto three different cards; green, blue and mauve. Decorate them with a silver pen and stick them on top of each other with foam pads for depth. Adhere to the front of the card and stick on a purple gem in the centre of the smallest flower.

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