Monday, 30 March 2015

Little Claire Likes - Silhouette Gardening Stand Card

Good morning and welcome to another Monday blog project.

For our 'Little Claire Likes' today, we are offering our featured stamp set,

at the special price of £4.50 (usually £5.50) until Thursday, 2nd April or whilst stocks last, HERE on the website.


This great silhouette set is perfect for gardeners, birthday and retirement cards.  It has a wonderful border stamp included, which is great on its own or used to accompany the 'garden' stamp and sentiments in the set.

Here is Heidi's card for today.  She has made a 'stand' card from purple card and a sheet of our 'Little Claire' - 'Ombre' paper stack along with some black punched out butterflies and purple pearls.  These cards fold flat but stand out when upright.

Card Products :

Purple Bazzill Card
Black card
MS Butterfly Punch
Purple Pearls
Costmic Shimmer Glue and sticky pads.
Trimmer and Score-Board

Card Instructions :

(1) Cut a piece of purple card to measure : 14cms x 10cms, this makes the back of the card.
(2) Another : 10cms x 7cms, the mechanism of the stand card.
(3) Score piece at : 2cms, 4cms and 7cms.
(4) Cut a 9.5cms x 9cms piece from purple card, this is the matt for your image.
(5) Stamp up main image onto a piece of purple 'Ombre' paper using Versafine ink pad.
(6) Stamp up flower image onto a piece of 'Ombre' paper, cut to fit side of main card.
(7) Cut image piece to fit card matt and stick together.
(8) Stick mechanism to left side of card back and to back of card image.
(9) Stamp up sentiment, stick to a piece of purple card.
(10) Stick sentiment to card front.
(11) Punch out three butterflies from scrap black card.
(12) Stick butterflies to side of card and add pearls.

We hope you have enjoyed our tutorial today and don't forget to grab your stamp set and 'Ombre' paper packs, they work so well together.

The Little Claire Team



  1. How lovely Heidi, and fantastic effect with our Ombre Papers x

  2. Gorgeous card! The image would be fab for Father's Day too! xxx

  3. Fabulous and perfect ombre papers for silhouette images, love the style of the card!!!

  4. Love the card,
    your stamps and paper are very nice.

  5. Wonderful card Heidi! This really shows the Ombre paper off to it's best, I didn't realise this is the effect you get with the papers. The image looks so good on this background. Debra x