You may have recently seen the “floating” greeting card technique while browsing Pinterest. A card shared by stamper Dr. Robin caught my eye. I followed her directions and created a Christmas card to make during a recent class. My ladies so enjoyed creating this card. I started to think. What other current products could I use to show this technique and make it my own?
I landed on Stampin’ Up!’s Sweet Candy Canes Bundle. Find it on pages 8-9 of Stampin’ Up!’s July-December 2022 Mini Catalog. Just a note: This suite retires January 4, 2023. Be sure to order it before it’s gone.
Floating Candy Canes Technique
Here are a few details about this handmade greeting card. Be sure to watch the how to video below to get visual instructions.
- Real Red base: 11 x 4 1/4 inches, scored at 5 1/2 inches and folded in half
- Soft Succulent card stock 5 1/4 x 4 embossed with the Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder
- Snowflake Specialty Vellum ( I used the flocked dots design) measuring 5 1/4 x 4
- Adhesive Sheet measuring just under 5 1/4 x 4
- Attach Adhesive Sheet to back of vellum. Die cut with Deckled Rectangle Dies.
- Peel off adhesive back and layer on Soft Succulent.
- Attach all to Real Red Card front.
- With Stampin’ Seal +, attach little strips (2 inches by 1/2 inches) of red and white glimmer paper to two pieces of Window Sheet measuring 1 3/4 inches x 4 1/2 inches.
- Die cut with candy cane dies. Be sure you have one of each candy canes that face in opposite directions.
- Pop the candy canes up with dimensionals on card front.
- Stamp sentiment in Real Red ink on a circle die cut from the Picture This dies.
- Finish off with Red Rhinestone Jewels.
Floating Card Technique How To Video
I hope you enjoy learning a new technique for your card making. Please let me know if you have questions about how I created this fun and festive card.
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Kim Quade, Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in Mesa, Arizona.
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