Using your Summer Meadow cover gift from issue 198

Thomas Poad, Senior Production Editor

Make this beautiful wildflower card using the Summer Meadow stamps and dies from your cover gift in issue 198 of Cardmaking & Papercraft.

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You’ll need:

  • Your cover gift
  • White card
  • Gingham-patterned papers
  • Die-cutting machine
  • Black and coloured ink pads
  • Yellow baker's twine
  • Adhesive pearls
Sending love on your birthday
1. Attach a 45x140mm piece of purple patterned paper onto the centre of a 140mm square of coral gingham paper. Wrap twice with yellow baker’s twine. Attach to a 145mm square base.
2. Layer a 102mm square of turquoise patterned paper onto a 106mm square of card. Attach to the base using foam pads.
3. Stamp small leaves around the edges of an 89mm die-cut circle using green inks. Stamp the sentiment in the centre of the wreath using black ink. Layer the stamped circle onto a 97mm scalloped circle of yellow card. Attach to the base using foam pads.
4. Stamp buttercups and daisies using purple, turquoise and yellow inks. Die cut the flowers and attach to the wreath.
5. Die cut two butterflies from pink card. Attach to the wreath using foam pads. Add a yellow baker’s twine bow to the top of the card. To finish, add pearls to the butterflies, as shown.
See more inspiring projects in issue 198 of Cardmaking & Papercraft here
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