Summer is here! The warm weather has finally arrived as the second half of the year begins. What do you like to do during the summer months; enjoy a walk, picnic, holiday?
There are many things we associate with summer which is great for crafting! There are limitless options for creating beautiful summer cards. Take a look at some of our ideas to help inspire you today.
1. Stunning Florals
When you think of summer, flowers come to mind. They set a beautiful and colourful scene for your card. Our Picture Perfect Pad – In the Garden features a host of beautiful floral imagery perfect for summer, from full bloomed gardens to clear blue skies.
Our Perfect Patterns Luxury Cardstock – Selection 2 includes 20 designs with a range of patterns, from stars, stripes, butterflies, flowers and more.
Cut the Perfect Patterns cardstock slightly smaller for the inside
Use the embossing folder to emboss the corners of the Flexi-Weight.
Wrap the pink ribbon around the Perfect Patterns. Tie near the top and attach the sentiment with a bow
Matt and layer the card
Cut out large and small pictures from the Paper Pad, then matt onto the silver Mirri
Use the remaining pictures to fussy cut flowers for decoupage
Stick the main picture overlapping the front
Finish with gemstones.
2. BBQ Time!
Who doesn’t love a BBQ in the summer? It’s a great way to enjoy the warm weather whilst surrounded by loved ones. We crafted the perfect card celebrating this! Our For the Love of Stamps – Grillin’ and Chillin’ features 13 individual stamps, including a barbeque grill, dog with sausages, picnic table and beverages – great for summer!
Our Prism Ink Pads are incredibly versatile and can be used for a huge range of uses, including stamping, distressing, ink blending and many more! Our Blue Lagoon Ink Pad is perfect for creating the clear skies to accompany the barbeque.
Use Prism Pens 451, 514, 463, 456, 421, 600, 547, CG3 and CG1
Cut Ink Me! Cardstock slightly smaller than the card blank
Background stamp and clear emboss sentiment
Colour with Blue Lagoon Prism Ink Pad
Cut Ink Me! Cardstock 6cm x 17cm. Stamp the images and colour
Cut the Ink Me! Cardstock slightly larger for matting
Use Prism Pen to edge.
3. Let's Go To The Beach!
Summer is the prime time to get your flip flops out and go to the beach; our third card will certainly get you in the mood! Our Adorable Scorable Colour Twist – Splendid Stripes features 20 different colours you can get creative with – great for the beautiful season.
Our Adorable Scorable – Over the Rainbow Limited Edition features 25 different patterns for a wide range of crafting. The variety available makes them great for backgrounds.