How to Make a Bella Flora Happy Birthday Card

Bella Flora Happy Birthday Card

Bella Flora Happy Birthday Card — Learn how to make this card using our free cardmaking instructions below.

Dimensions:7” x 5”

How to Make the paper lace band:

Squirt walnut inks (Tsukineko) onto white cardstock. Let dry. Cut a 1” band from this paper using “Seagull” Paper Edgers (Fiskars.) Rub the band with orange dye ink (Rubber Stampede.) Punch the lace pattern using 5/16” teardrop, 1/16” circle, and 3/16” square hand punches (Fiskars).

How to Make the Card:

  • Cut your card base to size.
  • Score and fold it using a scoring tool for paper. Set it aside.
  • Roll out a thin slab of Delight Modeling Compound
  • Stamp large and small “Bella Flora” flowers in the clay. (Inque Boutique.)
  • Cut around the edges of the stamped flowers.
  • Poke holes for the brad in the centers of bloth clay flowers.
  • Set aside and allow to dry.
  • When the pieces are dry (overnight or longer) paint the larger one with Metallic Bronze Lumiere paint (Jacquard) and the smaller one with Halo Pink Gold. Let dry.
  • Cut a 7” x 5” piece of Blizzard Blue patterned cardstock paper (Reminisce) and attach to blank card base.
  • Cut a 6.5” x 4.5” piece of patterned paper (NRN Designs). Ink the edges with Burnt Sienna ColorBox Fluid Chalk (Clearsnap). Attach to top of card.
  • Adhere paper lace band to front of card.
  • Stamp round “Great Shapes Mini” journaling stamp (Inque Boutique) onto patterned paper (Daisy D’s) with Burnt Sienna Fluid Chalk.
  • Cut around the journaling stamp with mini scallop paper edgers (Fiskars). Attach to front of card.
  • Rub the smaller painted clay flower with Fired Brick Distress ink (Ranger.) Let dry.
  • Pin the 2 flowers together using a mini brad to form the center. Attach to front of card.
  • Stamp “happy birthday!” with Sharie Lower Alpha stamps (Inque Boutique) in dye ink (Rubber stampede) on front of card.

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By Amy Solovay

About the Author: Amy Solovay is a freelance writer with a background in textile design. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a studio art minor; and she has also obtained another degree in textile design.

This page was last updated on 1-4-2022.