Make Cute Cards with Die-Cut Felt Shapes

by Kim MacFarlane

Make Cute Cards with Die-Cut Felt Shapes

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135mm x 67mm

1 - Cut a 135mm square piece of apricot card. Score and fold in half.

2 – Cut a white piece of card to layer onto the base card and build your card on this.

3 – Die cut the grass. Align the die and die cut again to get the length required. Trim to fit and glue onto panel. Attach to card with foam pads.

4 – Die cut the flowers, centre and clouds. Stamp greeting on flower centre. Glue all in position. Fix the large flower with a foam pad to give dimension.

5 – Die cut one large and one small bird from felt. Trim the beak and feet off the small bird to make the wing and glue in position. Glue or sew the small button for the eye and attach to the card.

6 – Add rhinestones and bee to finish.

Hello Rabbit

135mm x 135mm Tent Card

1 – Cut 135mm x 270mm white card. Score and fold.

2 – Use the grass border cutting die to make a square panel. Cut a square panel to sit inside this and glue in position.

3 – Die cut the rabbit from felt and glue or sew button eyes. Die cut just the tops of the rabbit's ears to make the paws. Use the flowers border to die cut a tiny piece of felt for the nose and a small flower. Die cut a length of grass from paper and trim to size. Glue all pieces to base panel.

4 – Die cut the flowers border. Cut in half and glue in position with ribbon.

5 – Stamp the greeting onto the base card.

6 – Attach the rabbit panel with foam pads and finish with rhinestones and wooden bee embellishments.

Happy Birthday Bunting Card

A6 Tent card

1 – Cut 148mm x 210mm card. Score and fold.

2 – Cut panels, glue together and attach to base card with foam pads.

4 – Die cut two clouds and glue to panel.

3 – Die cut six diamonds from assorted papers. Fold each diamond in half and glue onto the jute twine. Glue the bunting onto the panel and trim away excess twine.

4 – Make two small bows and glue to ends of bunting.

5 – Stamp the greeting.

6 – Die cut the bird. Glue in position and finish card with rhinestones.

5 Today Cars & Van Card

A6 Portrait

1 – Cut 148mm x 210mm card. Score and fold.

2 – Die cut five trees in assorted papers. Working from the reverse, align shapes and tape together. Turn the paper over and taking care to pattern match, trim to fit the card. Glue in position.

3 – Die cut the cars and van. Die cut one extra small car in white felt, to trim to make the windows on the large car. Stick or sew the small buttons onto the large car and attach all vehicles.

4 – Make rosette by die cutting from felt, one large circle and star. Die cut and stamp small circle. Glue all pieces together and attach ribbon tails. Fix to card.

5 – Die cut two small arrows. Glue arrows and rhinestones to card to finish.

Felt Totems

1 – Die cut 1 x diamond, 2 x large and small birds, 2 x birdhouse, 2 x large and small hearts and 2 x small flowers from the felts.

2 – Glue a small strip of paper around the base of the sticks to ensure a snug fit in the wheel and glue in position. Cut one of the sticks to required length.

3 – Using VersaCraft ink pad, stamp the text onto the felt pieces.

4 – Glue or stitch top layer small felt shapes, buttons and rhinestones onto base shapes.

5 – Using blanket stitch sew shapes together around the stick. Tease in the filling when you've stitched past the stick.

6 – Tie bows around sticks.

7 – Add bee and bunnies to bases to finish.

Published in Issue 150 of Simply Cards & Papercraft.

Products Mentioned

  • Buddly Crafts 2-8mm Flatback Resin Rhinestones - 1000pcs Crystal #R21
  • Buddly Crafts 45mm Tiny Plush Bunny Rabbits - 4pcs White T3
  • Buddly Crafts Birch Wood Toy Wheels - 4pcs - 40mm x 10mm with 3.5mm hole
  • Buddly Crafts Mini Round Buttons 50pcs - 5mm Black B16
  • Buddly Crafts Wooden Bumble Bee Stickers - 100pcs 9x13mm
  • Cuddly Buddly Clear Stamps - Birthday Wishes CBS0014
  • Cuddly Buddly Clear Stamps - Round Greetings KM004
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Basix Circles #20052
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Basix Hearts #20054
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Basix Stars #20053
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Basix Trees #20055
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Arrows #20064
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Car #20063
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Clouds #20065
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Diamonds #20066
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Mini Bus / Van #20062
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Cool Kids Rabbit #20061
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Spring Birdhouses #20058
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Spring Birds #20057
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Spring Flowers #20056
  • Cut-ies Cutting Dies - Spring Flowers & Birds Borders #20059
  • De Witte Engel 100% Wool TrueFelt Felt Fabric 20cm x 30cm x 1.2mm - Arctic Mint VLAP550
  • De Witte Engel 100% Wool TrueFelt Felt Fabric 20cm x 30cm x 1.2mm - Chick Yellow VLAP604
  • De Witte Engel 100% Wool TrueFelt Felt Fabric 20cm x 30cm x 1.2mm - Rose Pink VLAP525
  • De Witte Engel 100% Wool TrueFelt Felt Fabric 20cm x 30cm x 1.2mm - Soft Fuchsia VLAP631
  • De Witte Engel 100% Wool TrueFelt Felt Fabric 20cm x 30cm x 1.2mm - White VLAP556
  • DMC Mouliné Stranded Cotton Embroidery Thread - 3813 Light Blue Green
  • DMC Mouliné Stranded Cotton Embroidery Thread - 3832 Medium Raspberry
  • DMC Mouliné Stranded Cotton Embroidery Thread - Blanc White
  • Jute Twine - Spool
  • Knorr Prandell Wooden Craft Sticks - 25pcs 3mm x 20cm #202
  • Marianne Design A5 Paper Bloc 32pcs - Eline's Peach & Mint PB7047
  • Papicolor 12x12 Original Textured Cardstock - Apricot #924
  • Papicolor 12x12 Original Textured Cardstock - Pearly White #930
  • Phoenix Polyester Toy Filling - 250g
  • Rosa Dotje Ribbon Roll 3m - Stitched 10mm - Brown
  • Rosa Dotje Ribbon Roll 3m - Stripes 15mm - Rose Pink
  • Tsukineko Encore Ultimate Metallic Ink Pad Small - Green
  • Tsukineko VersaCraft Ink Pad Small - Real Black VKS182
  • Viva Decor A5 Clear Silicone Stamps Set - Quotes 1 #142

Kim MacFarlane

Designer & Founder of Buddly Crafts. A passionate crafter who enjoys seeing creativity grow wings and take flight.