Looking for a fun new card project? Have a go at this! The wonderful Jean Hardy from Crafty Individuals is here to show you how to create this beautiful ‘A Garden of Flowers’ card project. You can keep it as artwork to display in your home or send it to a loved one!
This is a beautiful long landscape format card. It’s created with love using Crafty Individuals’ rubber stamps, background papers and stamping card. The focal stamped image and strips of the background papers are first mounted onto black card, then white card to help them stand out and ‘pop’ – read on to get started!
What You Will Need
Crafty Individuals –
- Ranger Distress Oxide Ink Pads in Broken China and Bundled Sage
- Ranger Alcohol Inks in Stonewashed and Citrus
- White Card Blank, 21cms x 10.5cms
- Black Card, cut to a slightly smaller size than the card blank
- Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution
- Black Staz On Ink Pad
- Wow Clear Gloss Embossing Powder
- White Posca Pen
- Colouring Pens
Cut a piece of the stamping card to easily over accommodate the A Garden of Flowers stamp. Lightly brayer Broken China Oxide and then Bundled Sage Oxide onto the stamping card and dry.
Drop some Stonewashed Alcohol Ink and some Citrus Alcohol Ink onto the card and drops of Blending Solution to achieve a similar effect to that shown and dry.
Stamp A Garden of Flowers onto the coloured card with the black ink pad and use Clear Gloss Embossing Powder and a heat gun to add a raised shine to the image.
Use your colouring pens to add more blue and also some reddish purple to the stamped image as shown.
Use the White Posca Pen to add more detail to the design.
Trim down the stamped card image to approximately 6.5cms x 9.2cm.
Take the background papers and cut three other pieces of a similar height to the stamped image and of varying widths so that the four pieces fit neatly onto the cut piece of black card, with small gaps between. Glue the pieces and assemble the card.
Stamp, emboss, colour and cut out appropriately two small butterfly images to add more lovely detail to the finished card.
Now you have your very own amazing Garden of Flowers card – well done you! Feeling inspired to try some more papercraft? Find everything you need for your next project here!