Beautiful Greeting Card Tutorial

We’ve got a brand new tutorial from Crafty Individuals, showing you how to make a beautiful floral greeting card using their products that are available to buy on The Craft Store!

Crafty Individuals

Crafty Individuals is an arty partnership between Jean, lifelong artist and crafter, and Malcolm, photographer, of some 17 years, designed to bring our own brand of top quality art rubber stamps and beautiful printed papers, to crafters, for using in your card making and mixed media projects. 

What You'll Need:

 

Crafty Individuals Stamp: CI-573, ‘Counting Down’

Crafty Individuals A5 Background Sheet from Set, ‘Wonderfully Weathered 3’

Crafty Individuals Photo Image from ‘Summer Flowers’ Sheet

Postage stamps, vintage papers and other items from Crafty Individuals small Vintage Pack

Black StazOn Stamp Pad

Distress Oxide pads in Bundled Sage, Iced Spruce, Peeled Paint and Picked Rasperry

Colour thin cord

Washi tape strip torn into two pieces (AALL & Create one used in this tutorial)

Photo corners

Die cut cream doily

Black textured card

SA pearls

7″ blank square white card

 

Step 1:

Gather together the items suggested in the description and on this image, plus a 7″ square blank white card.

Greeting Card

Step 2:

Cut out and mount one of the ‘Summer Flower’s images onto black card.

Step 3:

Trim around the image leaving a small black border as shown.

Greeting Card

Step 4:

Die cut a doily shape and colour it gently with the Distress Oxides in Bundled Sage, Iced Spruce and Peeled Paint, and then stamp it lightly with parts of CI-573 in black ink.

Step 5:

Cut down the chosen background paper to 15cm x 15cm and stamp areas of the paper with CI-573 again in black ink.

Step 6:

Cut a piece of coloured thin cord and fold it to measure just over the 15cm and tie knots towards the top and bottom of the cord as shown. Cut out a piece of the vintage book paper as shown.

Greeting Card

Step 7:

Mount the 15cm square background paper onto black card, and trim around leaving a small black border.

Step 8:

Colour the vintage book paper gently with Picked Raspberry Oxide.

Step 9:

Assemble all the different elements together onto the card blank in a pleasing manner as shown, including the torn washi tape, and glue into place. Add pearls to complete.

Greeting Card

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