March 11, 2020 2 min read

Hi everyone, this is Joy with Create It With Joy. This card is definitely one of my favorites! I am in love with the colors and textures of all of these papers that I used for this card. I was inspired by St. Patrick's day, with the greens and golds and of course I needed to change it up a little and add my favorite color, Lagoon. I hope this card inspires you to make something beautiful!


Supplies

 

Cardstock Warehouse papers and swatch book

I am so in love with this color combo and these diamond shapes show them off perfectly. This card is really so simple to make, these colors absolutely make the card! To start off, I simply die cut a couple diamonds out of each color of cardstock: Rose Gold, Desert Sand, Spearmint, Park Green and Lagoon, using the diamond die from the Floral Diamond Die set.


diamond birthday wishes card cut diamonds


I am using Madero Beach for the background panel of this card. I love the color and it goes great with the diamonds. I stamped the Fine Lines image with clear embossing ink, then used white embossing powder and heated that until melted. It is a subtle look so as to not take away from the diamonds.


Embossed Madero Beach Background

 

Madero Beach Embossed Background with Stamp Pad

I used foam tape behind all of the diamonds to give great dimension to this card. They fit perfectly in the open spaces of the stamped image. I then trimmed off all the excess pieces and glued it to an A2 size card base. 


Glued paper diamonds on cardback


Using the “birthday wishes” sentiment from the Tiny Words Stamp set, I stamped that on some Madero Beach Cardstock with Grey Tinted Embossing Ink and embossed it with Ultra Fine Rose Gold Embossing powder. I heated that with a heat gun until melted and trimmed it down. I used foam tape behind the sentiment and centered it in the diamond. To finish the card I added some clear dew drops. 


dew drops and embossed sentiment on paper diamond wishes birthday card


Cardstock Paper Diamond Cuts Birthday Card


This beautiful card is finished. I hope you enjoyed it!

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Love,

Joy Baldwin

Website: Create It With Joy

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