Carden Penblwydd Hapus
A Welsh Birthday Card
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For the project I’ve got to show you today I’ve coloured up another of the stamped images and made a card with it.
What I Did
I picked an image that had been stamped in green ink and coloured it in using alcohol markers. I then cut this out and shaped it a bit so the leaves on either side were no longer flat.
I took a sheet of cream hammered cardstock, scored, folded it in half, and used a punch to round the corners.
I took a sheet of gold glitter card and a sheet of red perleasent cardstock, cut them to size I required and also rounded the corners.
I attached the glitter card to the base card using fingerlift tape.
I took a topper from a kit I had bought and used foam tape to attach this to the pearlescent cardstock before using glue gel to attach the coloured flower to the front.
I then used glue gel to attach the matted image to the glitter card layer.
I finished off with a Penblwydd Hapus (Welsh for Happy Birthday) greeting.
I printed off the same greeting onto white paper, trimmed, scored and folded, and attached inside as an insert using fingerlift tape.
What I Used
- Artisan Design Stamps – Stacy’s Garden Collection 1 – Anemone
- A4 Sheet Cream Hammered Cardstock
- A4 Sheet of 240gsm Printable Cardstock
- Green Dinky Inky
- Chameleon Pens – Red, Green, Black
- A4 Sheet of Xmas Red Double Sided Pearlised Card 300gsm
- A4 Sheet of Champagne Non-Shedding Glitter Card 285gsm
- Topper from a Pollyanna Pickering Sketchbook Collection sheet (not sure which one as it had come out from the topper sheet but was in my drawer of Pollyanna Pickering collections)
- A4 Sheet of White 120gsm Printable Paper
- Penblwydd Hapus Peeloff
- Fingerlift Tape
- Pinflair Glue Gel
- Foam Tape
- Cutterpillar Pro Paper Trimmer
- Hoogie Board
- Corner Rounder Punch
The Finished Card
The front view of the card – with pearlescent cardstock, glitter cardstock and a topper with a sheen, the colours are not completely true in these photographs, especially this front view one.
I do think you can get a better idea of the colours from the various angles I’ve taken the photographs of the card from, though none look exactly the same colours as the card throughout.
I have started on my Christmas Cards, as well as cards for an order I’ve had, so expect a few more posts over the next couple of weeks.
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