How to Make a Bohemian Floral Mother’s Day Card

Card Making Idea: Bohemian Floral Mother's Day Card

Here’s a card making idea for those of you who like to make your own cards. This is a Mother’s Day card constructed from floral patterned papers and embellishments.

Card Dimensions: 7” x 5”

How to Make the Paper Lace Band:

Cut a 5/8” band of pink cardstock using “Mini Scallop” Paper Edgers for upper edge and “Seagull” Paper Edgers for lower edge. Ink with various colors of dye ink (Rubber Stampede). Let dry. Ink overtop with Pearlescent Orchid Brilliance Ink (Tsukineko). Punch the lace design using the following hand punches (Fiskars): 5/16” tear drop, ¼” heart, and 1/16” circle.

How to Make the Card:

Cut your card base to size.

Score and fold it using a scoring tool for paper. Set it aside.

Cut a 7” x 5” piece of patterned paper (Creative Imaginations) and attach to front of card using any adhesive that’s good for paper crafts. Layer 2 smaller pieces of patterned paper (Basic Grey, Stampin’ Up) on top of card at angles. Cut a 1 ¼” band out of striped patterned paper (Creative Imaginations) using “Mini Scallop” Paper Edgers (Fiskars.) Stamp “Happy Mother’s Day” (Hero Arts) on the band using purple dye ink (Rubber Stampede.) Attach to front of card. Cut a 7” piece of patterned ribbon (Creative Imaginations) and attach to front of card. Stick a sticker (Creative Imaginations) on front of card. Stamp “Bella Flora” flower stamp (Inque Boutique) on patterned paper (Creative Imaginations) using hot pink ink. Cut around the stamped image using “Mini Scallop” Paper Edgers. Attach a floral brad (Autumn Leaves) in the center of the flower. Attach stamped flower to front of card. Attach paper lace band to front of card. Ink around the edges of the card with Olive Pastel Colorbox Fluid Chalk (Clearsnap.)

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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 8-17-2021.