A time for all things new.
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Today I'm bringing you this floral card inspired by the Digi Doodle Studios Monthly Challenge called Spring Fever.
I especially liked this event because in my household we celebrate Nooruz. Many of you may not know what that is, but this is the Persian New Year. In ancient times, spring would ring in all things fresh and new. The house is cleaned from top to bottom, with adding in as many new items to the house as possible. Getting rid of the old that is no longer usable. I set up a table to celebrate, with fresh wheat grass, decorated eggs (tells you where Easter egg decorating comes from), hyacinths, coins, etc. As soon as that spring Equinox hits we start to party with food and family all day long. This is what was brought to my mind when I saw the theme of this challenge. I wanted flowers and tons of them. While I couldn't add every flower under the sun to my card, I went with next best thing! I used printed paper.
So now that you know a little bit about my inspiration for my card, I will tell you what you will need.
Step 3: The Dress
Moving on to the dress. I like to add folds to the dresses on my images. I do this first by laying down my base color. using an triangle shape on the dips of the hem. this would be where the dress would naturally have a pleat or fold in the fabric. The shadows will follow the same pattern but thinner. Not quite as wide, since the deeper into the fabric the less light.
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Step 4: The Accessories
Step 5: It's All About The Wings
Here is your finished image.
Once you have cut out your items in Cricut, gather them all together to assemble.
Tutorial for using digital images in Design Space: https://youtu.be/rULkTikiuk0
Step 1. Glue the Fairy to the Base
Step 2. Glue the Sentiment to the Base
Step 3. Glue down you pink cardstock to the floral printed background
Step 4. Glue down 1 of your pennants.
Step 5. Adhere you card backing to your base with double sided tape
Step 6. Use 1/8" thick foam to glue to your card
Step 7. Use 3D squares to adhere the sentiment to the card
Step 8. Work your flowers
Step 10. Finally arrange the flowers around the top of the card as so.
You are now done!
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HeartcraftPaper was founded by Monica in 2016 as a site to teach and inspire others to be creative. Her love of craft begin in youth and has been crafting with just about anything, from sewing, embroidery, paper craft, drawing, to painting.
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