Free Card Making Project: Bloomin' Gorgeous

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small-07453.jpg Free Card Making Project: Bloomin' Gorgeous
Bring some sleek and chic style into your card making with this free papercraft project!

Elegant and sophisticated, this collection of illustrated roses and peonies are perfect for cards for all occasions. This beautiful 'Happy Birthday' card from Emma Williams is the perfect papercraft project for winter birthdays in particular - not too festive but with a cool, wintery feel! 

Happy Birthday by Emma Williams

You will need

Making Cards & Papercraft Craft
Paper Collection

Black & grey card
Gold mirror card
Die-cut sentiment
Black fine line pen
Gold gems


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Create a 14.5cm square black card blank with the fold at the top. Cut white rose backing paper,to 13.5cm square, mount on gold mirror card measuring 14cm square and fix to the card front. Cut a 14x2.5cm strip of the same paper, mount on black card leaving a border on the top and bottom edges only and  fix across the card front, close to the bottom edge. Trim around a rose to measure 10.5x12cm and using a black fine line pen, draw a straight edged border. Double mount on grey card, followed by gold mirri card, and fix to the top of the card front with foam pads, overlapping the top edge slightly. Add three gold gems around the rose.Mount a die-cut sentiment on gold mirri card and attach with foam pads below the rose panel to finish.

Free Card Making Project: Bloomin' Gorgeous

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