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Gardening Birthday Card


A great card for a

gardening enthusiast

What will you need?

  • CDT575G Hobbies topper sheet
  • ​XL649 Silver Rope border peel off stickers
  • ​XL648 Silver Happy Birthday peel off stickers
  • ​PK245 White card blank 100mm x 210mm
  • Orange card, green card and white card
  • ​Raffia, string or thick thread
  • Quilling tool
  • Double-sided foam pads, glue, double-sided tape
  • ​Scissors, craft knife, ruler
  • Cut 7 strips of orange card each measuring 0.5cm x 24cm
  • Using a quilling tool, wind 3 of these strips into a cone shape, adding glue where needed
  • ​Cut 9 long leaf shapes measuring roughly 1cm x 5cm
  • ​Shape them slightly at the ends. They don't need to be too acurate
  • Snip along the edges of each leaf
  • Cut 2 of the other orange strips in half
  • ​Glue 3 of the leaves onto a strip slightly apart from each other
  • ​Using the quilling tool, start to wind the strip up
  • Keep winding until you reach the end, creating a plug to fit in the end of the orange cones. You may need to trim some of the orange strip to make it fit
  • ​Glue the end in place
  • ​Repeat for the other 2 strips

  • Add a small amount of glue to the inside of a cone and push the carrot top into it
  • Repeat with the other 2 carrots
  • Cut a 7.5cm x 21cm piece of green card
  • ​With the card blank in a landscape position, stick the green card across the centre


  • Using the other 2 strips of orange card that you cut earlier, stick one at the top and bottom of the green card
  • Followed by a silver rope border peel off (XL649)
  • Pop a gardening topper out of the sheet
  • ​Attach foam pads to the back
  • And stick it to the card blank at the left hand-side and at a slight angle
  • Cut out a 6cm square white piece of card
  • ​And stick it onto the right-hand side of the card blank, at a slight angle
  • Stick the 3 carrots onto this square of white card
  • Add a small piece of silver rope border peel off (XL649) to 2 of the corners
  • Tie 2 raffia bows and stick one to the carrots and the other to the top left-hand corner of the topper


​Your card is now complete

Why not have a go at our Motorbike Maintenance Card project using toppers from the same sheet?