3 Summer Card Designs

3 Summer Card Designs
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3 Summer Card Designs


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.

You Will Need:

How to Make this card

  1. Score front of card blank at 7.5cm and fold back
  2. Cut silver mirri to fit the front and inside
  3. Cut Adorable Scorable Flexi-Weight for the front
  4. Cut the Perfect Patterns cardstock slightly smaller for the inside
  5. Use the embossing folder to emboss the corners of the Flexi-Weight.
  6. Wrap the pink ribbon around the Perfect Patterns. Tie near the top and attach the sentiment with a bow
  7. Matt and layer the card
  8. Cut out large and small pictures from the Paper Pad, then matt onto the silver Mirri
  9. Use the remaining pictures to fussy cut flowers for decoupage
  10. Stick the main picture overlapping the front
  11. 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.

You Will Need:

How to Make this card

  1. Use Prism Pens 451, 514, 463, 456, 421, 600, 547, CG3 and CG1
  2. Cut Ink Me! Cardstock slightly smaller than the card blank
  3. Background stamp and clear emboss sentiment
  4. Colour with Blue Lagoon Prism Ink Pad
  5. Cut Ink Me! Cardstock 6cm x 17cm. Stamp the images and colour
  6. Cut the Ink Me! Cardstock slightly larger for matting
  7. 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. 

You Will Need:

How to Make this card

  1. Cut a piece of Splendid Stripes plain size slightly smaller than the card blank
  2. Cut the piece of Over the Rainbow Adorable Scorable smaller again
  3. Cut out right and left flip flop shape striped side up, then plain side up slightly larger
  4. Punch 3 holes and use the pink ribbon to make the straps
  5. Die cut the flowers and attach
  6. Use foam pads and glue to adhere flip flops
  7. Cut 1’’ strap of Ink Me! And punch banner – 1.5’’ strip for matt
  8. Stamps and emboss sentiment, use foam pads to stick on.
4 July 2019