DIY Wedding–free Card Making Instructions for the Bridal Party

DIY Bridal ShowerPresenting the bride with DIY Bridal shower card that matches the wedding colors adds a nice personal touch to the event. Below are the step by step instructions for this card making project.

Materials

White Cardstock
DCWV™ The Shimmer Paper Stack™
Stampland Chicago Antique Rose and  Fragile Fern
Impression Obsession Sentiments II WP17
ColorBox® Archival Dye Ink Golf Course, Vivid!® Dye Ink Wild Lime,  ColorBox® Pigment Stamp Pad Limited Edition Berry, ColorBox ® Pigment Brush Pad–Frost White, Thistle
ColorBox® Mix’d Media Inx™ by Donna Salazar Denim and Chiffon, Top Boss® Watermark Inkpad and Embossing Powders—Silver and Pearl
Blender Pen
Royal® Series 1113 Domed White Bristle Stencil Size ¼”
Clearnsnap® Fairy Dust Glitter—Sugar Shimmer
Cosmetic Sponge
Heat gun
Post-It Note
Aleene’s® Original Tacky Glue®

Instructions

  1. White cardstock was used to create the card base with the folded dimensions of 4 ¼” x 5 ½”. Silver background panel is 4” X 5 ¼”.
  2. Create mask of roses
  3. Stamp roses in Berry ink on white cardstock panel that is 3 ½” X 4 ¾”.
  4. Stamp ferns first in Wild Lime then in Golf Course green to create depth.
  5. Use blender pen to add Chiffon color to the roses. After the flowers have dried, stamp over them with the watermark pad and emboss in pearl.
  6. To create the baby’s breath flower, apply the white ink with the stencil brush.
  7. Use cosmetic sponge to create the background color. First apply the Thistle and then apply the denim.
  8. To create the soft flowing dangling flowers, use the blender pen to dot the white ink. After it dries, apply very small dots of glue and sprinkle with glitter.
  9. Ink up sentiment with watermark pad, stamp on white cardstock, emboss in silver and trim. Create a mat from the silver paper just a fraction bigger than the sentiment  piece. (fraction larger than ½” X 2” for sentiment)
  10. Assemble card.

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