This is a simple and quick card to make!
The offset squares give visual interest to otherwise basic shapes in the layering.
- Paper (all card stock): red, medium purple, lilac
- K & Company die-cut flowers
- Sparkly gem for the center of the flower
Equipment, Supplies, and Tools
- Flower corner punch [Fiskars], the one used appears to be no longer available.
- Hello stamp
- Stamp Ink: Tim Holtz, Barn Door
- Self-healing mat
- Guillotine paper cutter (mine is the Costco version)
- Omnigrid rulers
- Rotary cutter (I adore my the left-handed one!)
- Tape: ATG
- Glue: Tacky
- Base Card: Red 3.5 x 5, (7.0 x 5 scored and folded in half)
- First Overlay: Purple, 4.75 x 3.25
- Second Overlay : Lilac, 4 x 2.5
- I put together a flower from options in my paper flower bin
- First layer is purple with wide leaves
- Second layer is slightly smaller; lilac with smaller curvy leaves.
- Third layer is significantly smaller with more robust leaves.
- Finale is the gem stone. Add with a dollop of glue. I wanted to use a yellow one, but couldn’t find one in my stash and the clear gem looks great!
- Lilac 4.5 x 3.25.
- Corner punched used on the right side only to balance out with the front of the card.
- Have all pieces cut and prepared
- Adhere the first overlay with tape.
- Adhere the second overlay slightly to the right and tilted as best fits your space.
- Adhere the flower with a little glue.
- Center “Hello” stamp in the remaining area.
- Use tape to adhere the inside.