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Greeting Card Gnome Love

Todays Handmade Greeting Card is for the Cupcakes Inspiration challenge. The theme theme for this round is flowers with Pearl's or sequins







For details visit Cupcake Inspirations #497

I have coloured these adorable gnomes as part of my Day 6 colouring for The Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge 

Card Making Supplies 
Gnome Much Love Digital Stamp by Polkadoodles
White paper for printing
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
Slimline die by LDRS Creative which includes the heart die and scalloped edge die
Acetate 
Cream card 
Heart sequins
Foam sheets
A4 Mint Card cut to 8 3/4 inch by 7 Inch
Hot glue
Flower Die
Flower Sequins
Scraps of coloured paper in pink and mint green
Blue paper
Cream card measuring 3 Inch by 8 1/4 Inches 

Card Making Tutorial

I printed and coloured the digital stamp using a combination of both Spectrum Noir Illustrators and Tri-blends.  These were cut out with a narrow white boarder


A piece of cream card had 2 love hearts die cut out down the centre and a piece of acetate was glued behind these. The 2 hearts outline were cut in the blue foam and glued to the inside of the acetate. The foam was also glued in strips around the edge of the white card. 


Hot glue was placed over the foam hearts and the acetate hearts were filled with sequins. Small pieces of mint card was then stuck over the back of the foam.

The scalloped edge die was used to die cut the blue boarder and the blue was also used to create borders for the hearts.
Flower dies were used to create the flowers and a hot glue gun and sculpting tools were used used to give them the dimension these were all adhered to the cream card


Pearl gems were stuck around the heart boarders

And the gnomes were glued onto the bottom of the cream card


This was then glued onto a card base measuring 8 3/4 by 7 Inch. Which had been scored at 3 1/2.



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Happy Crafting

Claire xxx





23 comments:

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    1. Thank you so much it was really fun to make

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  2. Very nice shaker hearts and card, full of gorgeous colours and love the image, great project. ♥

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  3. What a gorgeous card Claire - love your colouring of the gnomes :)
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Beautiful card love the shaker hearts and cute gnomes
    Carol x

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  5. Super cute card for our challenge! Thank you so much for playing along! Have a great weekend!
    -Sandy, DT

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  6. Super-pretty :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Creatalicious! :)

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  7. What a sweet card! Beautiful coloring and love the colors - fab tutorial! So glad you joined us at Creatalicious Challenges!

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  8. Very sweet design. Those gnomes are lovely. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

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  9. What a gorgeous card and great way to incorporate sequins in the card and make it a shaker. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations :) Hugs ~ Ishani

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  10. This is such a pretty and clever card

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  11. Great card - thanks for sharing it with us at the Creatalicious Challenge.

    Helen x

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