Bloom Card

I was working with the Spring Holiday Cards Cricut cartridge and wanted to create a card, so I pulled out my Gypsy and went to work creating this beauty.

Using Gypsy and Spring Holiday Cards, Background7, place on screen
Duplicate and flip image
Weld together to create a card, approximately 6” in height
Cut card from black cardstock
Cut a second single black Background7 at 6” to fit on top of the card
Cut 5 ½” Background7 from gold pattern paper
Cut 5” Background7 from fabric paper
Cut Flowerpot from embossed pattern paper
Cut again from green paper and cut off just the leaf
Add the leaf to the base with pop dots
Cut Flower and pot from pearl paper twice and gold paper once at 5”
Ink the flower blooms and adhere to the base flower, curling the edges
Put ribbon through an American Crafts button and add as flower center with glue dot
Ink edges of gold flower pot and add to the base
Cut “Blooming” from April Showers cartridge at 1” from brown cardstock
Cut away the flower and “ing”
Mount on gold and green pattern paper, creating a base
Add to flower pot with brad

Die cut butterfly from April Showers cartridge at 1” from green and pink papers
Emboss the pink with Cuttlebug D’Vine Swirls embossing folder
Add pink butterfly to it’s base with pop dots
Add brads under butterfly
Die cut pink pearl paper with Background6 at 5” and place inside card
Ink all edges

Die cut machine: Cricut Expression, Gypsy
Cartridges: Spring Holiday Cards
April Showers
Cardstock: American Crafts
American Crafts Pearl cardstock
Pattern paper: Dear Lizzy and American Crafts Soiree fabric paper
Ink: Ranger Walnut Ink
Embossing: Cuttlebug D’Vine Swirls embossing folder
Ribbons: Dear Lizzy and American Crafts “Lively” ribbons
Brads: American Crafts Jeweled brads
Button: American Crafts Glitter button

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