June 11, 2020 2 min read

Happy Birthday Ocean Card


Hi Crafty friends, I hope your week is going great! I love summer and the beach so much, so for this project I made a beachy, oceany card with a birthday sentiment. I am using some really beautiful colors of cardstock. I die cut everything except the sentiment and birds. I hope you enjoy it. Let’s get started.


Supplies


I started by die cutting the waves using three colors of blue. I wanted it to look like the ocean went out far and deep. I die cut the sand from Desert Sand MirriSparkle; it is perfect with all the glitter. I used a hillside die for the sand. 


Paper ocean waves die cut


I cut a bunch of strips of paper in different sizes using Cotton Candy and Orange Fizz cardstock. I glued them onto the top of an A2 size panel. I want the look of a sunset. Then I die cut a circle out of the glued paper layers. I also die cut a circle using the same die out of Lemon Drop cardstock.


Die cutting circle out of layers


I assembled the waves, trimmed down the panel ½” on all sides. I then adhered that panel to a slightly larger piece of Ebony cardstock. Finally, I glued in the yellow piece of cardstock.


Completed background paper ocean layers


I stamped the “Happy Birthday” sentiment and the birds in black ink. I then glued the panel to an A2 size white card base made from Bright White Colorplan. To finish the card I added a few small dew drops.


Paper Ocean Die Cut Greeting Card

 

I hope this makes you ready for summer and I hope you enjoyed this project!

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Love,

Joy Baldwin

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