Spring Cards

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Posted on 19th February 2017 by STACEY BONE
Filed under Card Making Ideas, Seasonal Crafts, Easter Craft Ideas, Design Team

Hello everyone it's Stacey; this week I’ve crafting some brightly coloured spring cards. 

I designed a simple curved edge card svg file, which I cut on my Cricut machine. I used White Card Super Smooth 250gsm and cut on the card setting.

Petite card

I cut the grass on my cutting machine and trimmed any tricky little areas with my scalpel blade. I used Apple Green Card Plain 240gsm for the grass.

Cutting grass

I layered three strips of grass for depth. Each strip was a different height and slightly different shape. 

Paper grass

Using a floral craft punch I created some petite flowers. I punched several flowers of two colours: Sparkle Print Sea Blue 300gsm and Sparkle Print Tea Rose 300gsm. You can see the shimmer of the paper in the photos below. It's a lovely card to work with if you want to add some sparkle to your work. Very girly indeed! 

Paper grass  

 Paper grass and flowers 

For my second card, I cut another curved edge card and I used the remainder grass cuttings. I used Pastel Blue Plain Card 160gsm and cut some swirly type on my machine 'Feeling Chirpy'.

 Spring card 

 Feeling chirpy card  

Using my new craft punch from Hobbycraft, I created a bunch of very cute petite chicks using Daffodil Yellow Smooth Card 240gsm. Link to punch here

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And here are my pretty and bright cards. Very simple to make and could be a great way to entertain the children this half term. Happy crafting everyone!

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Tagged: card making ideas, card making tutorial, spring card ideas, spring themed cards

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