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Every month we'll be giving you a brand new project from the 'Your WI Highlights' pages of Crafts Beautiful magazine.

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This month we are making...

Garden of Flowers

Use punched shapes to create Jane Gill’s pretty folk art-inspired images.

Garden of flowers birthday card

You will need:

  • Punches, Woodware: mini combination
  • FPC2-05; plum; lily; little flourish; carnation; butterfly; grass; corner
  • Stamps, Woodware: essential birthdays (JGCL519); now and forever (JGCL518)
  • Ink-pads, assorted colours
  • Marker pen, fine: green, black
  • Gems
  • Adhesives

To make:

  1. Make a landscape blank from craft card, rounding the front and back corners. Trim cream card, 10cm x 14.3cm, and punch all four corners.
  2. Ink the edges of cream card in green. Keeping it in a landscape shape, stamp the greeting. Draw faux stitching around edge in blue.
  3. unch out a selection of decorative shapes from coloured card.
  4. Layer up a few shapes, such as the big flower, and stick together with glue. Add faux stitching using a black marker pen. Arrange the shapes on the card front and stick down.

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