Hello! Helen here from sunny England! (I’m actually writing this is advance, so the chances are it will be rather grey and blustery again by the time you read this!)
I’d like to share a card with you which features the delightful Cup Cake Peel-Off Stickers, on the Accordion Fancy Label Card.
I started by sticking some Transparent Double Sided Adhesive onto white card stock, and adding the peel-off stickers, then some Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. I then coloured in the stickers with the Copic markers pictured. Els has a great tutorial on the best way to do all of this, here.
I also wanted a glittered ‘Happy Birthday’, and achieved this by adding a strip cut from Double Sided Adhesive to some pink card stock. I added some Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter, rubbed it in with my finger, then die-cut the ‘Happy Birthday’.
Here are the die-cut elements I used for my card:
You can see that I cut four panels with the Fancy Label Accordion die, four borders for each panel with a Fancy Frame Edges die, and a middle layer for each panel (with one of the other dies in the Fancy Label Accordion set).
I lightly embossed each of these smaller layers with a different Elizabeth Craft Design Embossing Folder (which are listed at the bottom.) I also cut out the cupcakes, plus three extra little peel-off sticker candles, an extra ‘Happy Birthday’ from black card stock, and three little diamonds to go in the corner of each panel. (The diamond die also comes in the Fancy Label Accordion set.)
To give a little extra definition to each of my die-cut pieces, I inked the edges of them, with black ink on a sponge dabber.
I then adhered all the elements of my card, working on a panel at a time, and sticking the four panels together last. You can see below that I layered the pink glittered ‘Happy Birthday’ over the black one, to give a little shadow, and I also added a peel-off bow to the first panel.
I stuck the candles and cupcakes on with foam pads for extra dimension.
I thought my card would be finished then, but it looked a little plain, so I die cut some card stock flowers with the ‘Bunches of Flowers 1’ die set, and glued them over the little diamonds in each corner, along with a candy dot centre in each. I like how the little diamonds now look like leaves.
I hope you like my finished card! I think it will be perfect for my little niece’s birthday.
Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:
Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter
Flower Mosaic Embossing Folder
Beautiful card… makes me want cupcakes!
Lovely Card….I Love it
Awesome birthday card!
You have made me want cupcakes for breakfast again haha … wonderful card, love those glittery cupcakes 🙂
yum, yum, yum. Love your card!
Beautifully Sweet. Love all your photos, too. And WOW – do you ever have a lot of Copic’s! So impressive. 🙂
Adorable card Helen! Perfectly Sweet and Yummy!
This is a beautiful card Helen! Love how you used the embossing folders and the coloring gorgeous!
How fun Helen!! Your lovely work is a great inspiration to me!!
Who wouldn’t love to receive your beautiful card! Thanks for the step by step. May have to give it a go.
Wonderful card & pictures of the assembly process. Love those cupcakes!
This is so beautiful!
What a lovely birthday card for your niece. I love all of the pieces you put together.
Beautiful card ! I appreciate the wonderful color combinations Keep posting your beautiful work.
Beautiful card, Helen! Your coloring is wonderful. I don’t use Copics (I sold all 150+ that I had) but can appreciate your ability with them. I love these accordion dies – I have all 3 shapes and love making cards and albums with them. Your examples are a great inspiration.