By LeNae Gerig
Designer’s Tip: Sandwich wax paper between cutting die and paper/cardstock before running through the die cutting machine. This keeps the paper from sticking to the die and makes it easy to pull away. Use a craft pick or X-acto® knife to pick out any innies that do not evacuate on their own.
- Place the card with the fold on the top. Cover with Gypsy Jewels light blue paper. Tear Gypsy Jewels green paper from 3/4”-1 1/2” and glue across the card bottom.
- Die Cut two Kraft cardstock 4 Seasons Trees and glue 1” from the card bottom, extending off the right edge. Glue the last tree to the left side of the card as shown. Trim the tree even with card edges. Place Gold Greeting Dazzles™ “Just for You” on the green paper between the trees as shown.
- Die cut about forty 4 Seasons Tree cutting dies tiny flowers from Gypsy Jewels striped purple/blue paper and 20 leaves from Gypsy Jewels yellow/green striped paper. Cut some of the leaf clusters into single leaves and glue to tree branches as shown, gluing a tiny flower to the center. Place remaining single flowers among the branches. Place Pink or Purple Jewel Dazzles™ on the flower centers. Place a large flower die on the base of the tree on right and place a Pink Jewel Dazzles™ on the center. Knot a 4” length of 1/2” wide blue grosgrain ribbon and Zot( to the base of the left tree as shown.
- Inside: Tear the top edge of Gypsy Jewels green paper and glue to cover the card, 2” from the top. Glue 4 Seasons Tree cutting dies large flowers along the torn edge as shown. Place Pink or Purple Jewel Dazzles™ on the center of each flower. Cut a “V” shape on the right side of 4 1/4”x1” Gypsy Jewels purple paper and mat with navy blue cardstock, leaving a1/16” border. Glue even with the left side of the card, 1/2” from the top. Place Gold Greeting Dazzles™ “Happy Birthday” across the banner. Glue a green leaf and large purple flower to the right end. Place a Purple Jewel Dazzles™ on the center.