Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Unicorn Birthday Wishes - Balloon Slider/Pull Card


Hello my Crafty Friends!

I am in love with this little card I made for my Niece Olivia's Unicorn Themed Birthday party this past weekend. It is SO adorable!

This Unicorn Birthday Wishes - Balloon Slider/Pull Card features a few stamps sets, MFT's Magical Unicorns and ME Carried Away. I love mixing my stamps sets to come up with something new, plus I find I get more use out of them!

Unicorn Birthday Wishes - Balloon Slider/Pull Card

As you can see I attached the Balloon to a Pull tab to give the illusion of the balloon rising. I wasn't quite sure how to create a DIY pull tab but I eventually figured it out and will now know for the next time. You can watch my mistake and how I fixed it in my process video linked below.

Unicorn Birthday Wishes - Balloon Slider Card

Here is how I finished off the inside.
With some creative stamp masking I was able to create "to my beautiful" sentiment using MFT's Essential Sentiments Stamp set. The beautiful Niece Die comes from SSS.  For a list to all the supplies I used, check out the links below this post.


Here is another process video to see how this CUTEY came together. 
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Hope this Unicorn Birthday Wishes - Balloon Slider/Pull Card has inspired you today!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

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Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: You've got the Edge

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My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
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Mama Elephant Clear Stamp CARRIED AWAY
Mama Elephant Clear Stamp CARRIED AWAY
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MFT ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS
MFT ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS
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SSS
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
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Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
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Neodymium Block Magnet
Neodymium Block Magnet
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SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
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3M Micropore Paper Tape
3M Micropore Paper Tape
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
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Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
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My Favorite Things CLOUD Mix-ables Stencil MFT ST99
My Favorite Things CLOUD Mix-ables Stencil MFT ST99
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My Favorite Things SLIDER ELEMENTS Discs 14356
My Favorite Things SLIDER ELEMENTS Discs 14356
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies
Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies
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Lawn Fawn SLIDE ON OVER Lawn Cuts Dies
Lawn Fawn SLIDE ON OVER Lawn Cuts Dies
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SSS SISTERS DAUGHTER NIECE Dies
SSS SISTERS DAUGHTER NIECE Dies
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MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
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Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
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ZIG Glue Pen FINE TIP Two Way Acid Free
ZIG Glue Pen FINE TIP Two Way Acid Free
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
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Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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EK Success Craft Tweezers
EK Success Craft Tweezers
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Trendy Twine's Striped Sampler
Trendy Twine's Striped Sampler
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lilac Birthday Wishes - Fold Flat Vase DIY Card


I'm back today with some more inspiration for Fleurette Blooms latest release. 
This time I am featuring the Lilac Dreams Stamp set😍

This stamp set is gorgeous! 
So elegant and perfect for so many different occasions.
I decided I wanted to create something unique with this Lilac set. I wanted my card to look like an actual vase filled with Lilacs would.

Lilac Birthday Wishes - Fold Flat Vase DIY Card

I colored my images in using my Tombow Dual Brush Markers and then cut them out with my SnC2. Don't worry you don't need a SnC machine, Fleurette always has FREE Coordinating Digital Dies available for download with your stamp purchase.

Here is what the back of my card looks like.

Lilac Birthday Wishes - Fold Flat Vase DIY Card

I have included some pictures below to help you visualize my steps. Check out my links after this post for all the supplies I used.

 To begin I cut out 2, 2 3/4 inch circles using a Circle Die. I then sliced 1/2 inch of the bottom.
Next, I cut out the box portion of the card to measure 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches. Then I scored the paper at the 1/2 inch or 2 inch mark (see image).


I then assembled the box by gluing the side tab down. Once it was dry I then glued it to one of the cut circles (make sure you line up the bottom and center it on the panel).


To create the faux water look. I cut out another circle in pale blue card stock  and trimmed it like the previous ones. I then fused a plastic sleeve together in the shape of the vase to create a pocket.


Next I filled up the pocket with a few sequins for some shine and slipped the lilacs in the top opening of the pocket and glued it in place (I only glued the back of the lilacs as I didn't want any glue to show in the front. Because the paper is blocking the sequins from coming up the pocket they didn't spill out). Next I glued the other lilac bunches to the back of the blue card stock.


I then added the pocket layer to the top of my blue layer, but only gluing down the areas where the bottom of my bunch was, as I didn't want any adhesive to show. (Not shown here, but I also added a piece of vellum to the bottom half of the vase. Then I added glue only in the center where it will be hidden by the sequins). Here is what it looks like from the back all glued together.


Next I stamped my sentiment on the back panel and glued it the front panel (make sure you line up the bottom and the sides of the box when gluing it together).


Here is the finished card folded flat, which fit perfectly in a 5x7 envelope.

Lilac Birthday Wishes - Fold Flat Vase DIY Card

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Hope you were inspired by my Lilac Birthday Wishes - Fold Flat Vase DIY Card. I love when you can use the supplies you have to create something totally unique! Make sure you check out Fleurette Blooms Blog for more DT inspiration!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

SUPPLIES
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FBS Lilac Dreams 4x6 Clear Stamp Set
FBS Lilac Dreams 4x6 Clear Stamp Set
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Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
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Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Tombow Dual Brush Pen Color Set With Desk Stand - Set of 96
Tombow Dual Brush Pen Color Set With Desk Stand - Set of 96
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
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Neodymium Block Magnet
Neodymium Block Magnet
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Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
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Tsukineko - VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
Tsukineko - VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
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Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
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Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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Studio Katia MAJESTIC Fusion Sequins
Studio Katia MAJESTIC Fusion Sequins
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Tonic GREY MIST Nuvo Jewel Drops
Tonic GREY MIST Nuvo Jewel Drops
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Vellum Value Pack 8.5"X11" 50/Pkg
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We R Memory Keepers Nesting Circles Die Set
We R Memory Keepers Nesting Circles Die Set
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American Crafts We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool
American Crafts We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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