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Colourific: Birthday Unicorn

Hello, good to see you again. Today I have another post using stamps from Colourific and created a Birthday Unicorn card. When I was colouring in the Unicorn from the A5 Unicorns and Chasing Rainbows clear stamp set I knew straight away this would make a perfect birthday card for a little girl. I decided to play on the theme of pinks and purples but added a touch of grey to modernise it. This is a great card to have in my stash ready to send out, you should make one too!

Birthday Unicorn Card Process overview

To start off, stamp the unicorn onto hot press watercolour paper in versamark ink and heat emboss. Next, use a selection of watercolour paints to colour the unicorn in. Add more colour to areas in the shadow to add some dimension and depth. In addition, use a soft grey ink to add a little shading around the edge of the horse head.  To add sparkle to the unicorn, add versamark ink with the use of the versamark pen, cover with holographic embossing powder, and heat set this. Once the unicorn was complete, fussy cut-out it out. 

For the rest of the card, die cut a stitched circle out of purple card. For added interest, clear heat embossed the A6 Tiny flower background clear stamp. Before foam mounting this onto the card, use soft stencil brushes to ink blend Tattered Rose distress oxide onto the card panel. This will give a soft pink haze around the die cut circle. 

Cut down a few grey strips of card and adhered this onto the card panel with double-sided tape. Both the die cut circle and then the unicorn was foam mounted onto the card to give dimension. A grey die cut sentiment was added to the card along with a small stamped sentiment in matching ink.  To finish the card off, a selection of purple and pink sequins were added to the card panel. 

*see the end of the post for supplies used.

Birthday Unicorn photos

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For full details on how I made this card, head over to the Colourific blog HERE to find out more.

Birthday Unicorn Card, Materials used:


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*this post was  produce as part of my design team work for Silhouette UK/Graphtec GB. I have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Silhouette UK/Graphtec GB to use. However, I only create projects I am proud of and use the products that I love.  The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

About Me

Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.


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