Thursday, 27 April 2017

Three Small Steps, One Cosmic Card

Hello, I'm back for an extra day this week with a space themed birthday card.

My nephew turns 3 next month and has recently become fascinated with the planets of the solar system. A perfect opportunity for me to make him a space themed card!

Step 1 - the background
I began by creating a galaxy background for my card. I used distress inks and lots of white paint. It was a lot of fun to make!

I white heat embossed a greeting on the galaxy panel. The sentiments in the Lawn Fawn Out Of This World stamp set are brilliant!

Step 2 - the images
I stamped and coloured all the images from the Lawn Fawn Out Of This World stamp set. I fussy cut them out and added Wink of Stella clear glitter to all the planets, and glossy accents to the astronauts helmet and space rocket window.

I used some foam squares behind the rocket but everything else on the card is attached with liquid adhesive.

Step 3 - the slider
I used a die from the Lawn Fawn Slide On Over dies to create a slider element in my card. The die cut piece can be added to the card base to hide the slider better.

I added three layers of foam tape behind the panel, leaving space for a penny to move in the slider. I added two MFT slide discs to the penny for the slider mechanism. To keep things moving smoothly, I covered the edges of the foam with powder to stop the penny sticking, before adding the panel to a card base.

Before adding the astronaut to the slider, I attached some twine behind him, with the other end of the twine attached to the space rocket. 

Three small steps, one cosmic card!

Thanks for joining me. Have a lovely day,

Lawn Fawn Out of This World 
Lawn Fawn Slide on Over
MFT Spin and Slide Discs


  1. This is SO fab Gemma! The background is gorgeous, so eye catching. Cute characters and planets too <3 Love it!

  2. Totally brilliant Gemma! Ooopsie, I just ordered the stamps and dies. I know a few little chaps who would love a card like this.


    1. Thank you! I hope you enjoy the stamps and dies 😄


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