Spring Celebration – Birthday Wishes

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Today’s handmade card is an easel hat card using the spring celebration paper pad from Creative Crafting World.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration
Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

You will need :

6″ By 6″ White Card Base
A4 White Card
12″ By 12″ White Card
The Paper Boutique Spring Celebration – Decorative Paper Pad
The Paper Boutique Lovely Lattice – Missing You Die Collection
Blue Ribbon
Decorative Gem
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads

Instructions:

Card Base Construction:

Place the matt layer of the doily die on to the 6″ by 6″ white card base, slightly overlapping the centre fold and run through your die cutting machine.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Then once cut, fold the front of the card base to the centre and this will make the easel shape card for this design.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Cut out the matt die from white card and then using the circle die cut two from white card.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Next using the 12″ by 12″ white card, cut a strip measuring 5 cms.
Score each of the long sides at 1 cm.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Then cut teeth into each sides of the strip.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Using a bone folder, slightly curve the white strip, this will make it easier to attach.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Using wet glue attach the white strip to the edge of one of the white circles.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Then attach the second white circle to the top.

Easel Hat Card Tutorial

Card Construction:

Layer one:
Cut the decorative die twice from a backing paper.
Attach one to the bottom of the card base and one to the separate matt layer.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration
Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Layer two:
Using the circle die, cut a circle from a backing paper.
Attach to the top of the cylinder.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Then add ribbon around the outside.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Attach the cylinder to the separate matt layer and attach to the card base.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration
Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Layer three:
Using a flower topper from the paper pad, cut out the image and attach to the bottom of the card base.
Next decoupage the flower using foam pads, along with a small sentiment.
This will act as a stopper for the front of the card base.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration
Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Layer four:
Cut out one of the bird toppers and attach to the top of the hat using foam pads.
Next add a small sentiment.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

Layer five:
Make a bow from the ribbon and attach to the side of the hat.
Adding a decorative gem to the centre.

Handmade card easel hat card tutorial using Spring Celebration

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Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards I have made please have a look here:

Celebration Cake – Happy Birthday

Spring Celebration – Handbag Design

It’s Time For Celebration : Happy Father’s Day-Dad

Cute Whimsical Spring Garden – Happy Birthday

Journey To Wonderland – Have A Wonderful Birthday

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Challenges I would like to enter are:

Corrosive Challenge #5 – Anything Goes

613 Avenue Create Challenge #202205 – Anything Goes / Optional Twist Slimline Mother’s Day Card

Arty Divas Challenge April – Anything Goes

Bizzy Becs Challenge May – Anything Goes

Crafty Animals Challenge #61 – Anything Goes Must Include An Animal



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3 thoughts on “Spring Celebration – Birthday Wishes”

  1. Vicki R says:

    Gorgeous! Your hat easel card is so unique and amazing, Lisa. The ribbon and bow are beautiful. That birds leaves me speechless. Overall spectacular. Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create’s May “Anything Goes with a Twist/Mother’s Day Slimline” Card Challenge.

  2. Chrissy says:

    Such a beautiful hat design and I love the soft colours along with the flowers and birds, gorgeous..
    Thank you so much for joining in with us at 613 Avenue Create..hope you will play along again..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  3. BERNARDINE says:

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