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Margie Higuchi

Make Your 4th Sparkle with 3D Foam Stars

I am excited to share my FUN and simple card that I created with our 3D Foam Stars shapes. What a great way to celebrate America’s birthday 🙂

3DFoamStarBurst 6x6 Card by Margie Higuchi

Let’s start with the card panel. I used three different patterned papers to create my 6 x 6″ card. Loved the look and they were scraps left from my Wish You Were Here Travel Book project. I cut/embossed it using my 6 x 6 Matting Basics B Die #8 (the smallest size die is #1) with my Grand Calibur® Machine.

MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 1
MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 2

To give the edges a finished look, I inked them with a teal colored ink.

MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 3

I cut/embossed 6 x 6 Matting Basics B Die #8 with teal cardstock. Adhere this layer with E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips on the card base.

MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 4

Now for the fun part! Center the largest star from our 3D Foam Stars onto the card panel. Then place the second largest star by shifting it slightly to the right so that the top peak of the largest star is in between the peaks of the second star. This creates a star burst look. Repeat this shift for each star. TIP: use all five nesting star sizes for a FULL EFFECT – creates a spectacular focal piece!.

MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 5

To finish, I sprinkled glitter on top of the entire center piece and brushed off the excess. Added a rhinestone in the center.

MargieHiguchi 3DFoamStarBurst6x6Cd Step 6

I adhered the embellished card panel with Thin 3D Foam Squares – Mix Black on top of the teal cardstock. Here’s another look at the finished card…

3DFoamStarBurst 6x6 Card by Margie Higuchi

Supplies List:
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: 3D Foam Stars, Thin 3D Foam Squares – Mix Black and E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips
Cardstock: Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock® (White and Teal)
Patterned Paper: Lawn Fawn (Beachside Collection)
Dies: Spellbinders® Creative Arts (S6-025 6 x 6 Matting Basics A and S6-026 6 x 6 Matting Basics B)
Glitter: Stampendous™ (Ultra Fine Glitter – Teal)
Ink: IMAGINE Craft/Tsukineko (Momento Luxe – Teal Zeal)
Rhinestone: Want2Scrap©

Are you inspired by these fabulous 3D Foam Star shapes like me?! Take a look at the various projects that were created by our designers by visiting 3D Foam Stars Projects!

As always, thanks for stopping by.
Happy Birthday, America!
Margie Higuchi

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