I use a 12" x 12" paper that I have used in a previous project as base for the card. I cut it in half to measure 6" x 12".
This paper is then folded to form a 6" x 6" card.
I find a coordinating paper that has also already been used in previous projects.
I measure a rectangle of 6" x 3" on this paper and then cut the shape out.
I position the paper about a third from the top of the card and stick it down with double-sided tape.
I then use three differently coloured glitter paper. From each of these I cut a rectangle measuring 6" x 1".
It fits perfectly on my coordinating paper, but I do NOT fix it in place just yet.
I now cut a rectangle from plain printer paper to use as backing for my glitter paper. This should measure 6" x 3".
The glitter paper is glued down on the white paper.
Once the glue is dry, I punch flowers on the sides of inset.
This punch gives me a very pretty and interesting finish.
I now use another punch to punch a square into the center of the inset. I punch from top and bottom to turn the square into a rectangle. Position your punch carefully when you do this.
I now fix my inset to the card with double-sided tape.
I punch 4 hearts from a fourth colour of glitter paper.
These are mounted on 3D double-sided tape.
The four hearts are used to make yet another flower in the center of the card. Easy, wasn't it?
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