With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I’d share a card to celebrate her using 3D Foam Pennants as an accent and how I embossed them with a folder and embellished them with pigment powder!
First I embellished the 3D Foam Pennants with an embossing folder for design and dimension. I used waxed paper to place them (with the top liner on) in the folder embossing in my manual die cutting machine.
Going back to the 3D Foam Pennants, I used pink pigment powder to color each pennant. You only need a little bit of the powder (I used the powder that was stuck in the lid). I love how it shimmers – not sure if you can see it through the image but it is beautiful!
I adhered the pennant on the upper left corner after I adhered the card panel with E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips. Lastly, I adhered the circular die cut in the center.
Using the Adhesive Dots Medium, the flowers were secured on top of the die cut in a cluster.
To accent the flower cluster, I sprinkled white glitter on top of two swirls (you can die cut from 3D Foam Creative Sheets) and tucked them underneath the flowers 🙂
Next I stamped a sentiment onto patterned paper, handcut a ribbon trail banner and secured it with 3D Foam Squares Black, Regular for dimension. For a finishing touch, four small pearls were added on the 3D Foam Pennants.
Here’s another look at the card.
Die: Spellbinders® Creative Arts (S5-131 A2 Matting Basic A Die #6, S4-269 Lotus Pendant (ret.) and ES-004 Whimsy (ret.))
Patterned Paper and Flowers: Prima Marketing Inc. (Butterfly Collection/Wood Hollow)
Cardstock: Darice®/Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock® (Cream)
Stamp: JustRite® Papercraft (Christmas Vintage Labels Seven Clear Stamps)
Marker: Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® (Stamper’s Big Brush Pen – Black)
Glitter: American Crafts (WOW! Extra Fine Glitter – White)
Other: Waxed Paper
I hope this gives you ideas for your next card 🙂
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