3D Kissing Lady Bugs Rocker Card

Hi Everyone! I created a Rocker Card today with an incredible Digi Stamp by Bugaboo Stamps for the FIRST PaperCraft Happy Challenge – Challenge# 1 Anything Goes – Option of Summer Luvin’!! Click on the Image below to enter the challenge!

This is the Card I made:

The digi stamp worked great with the Summer Luvin theme of the challenge. The ladybugs are kissing as they rest on top of Daisies. The flowers were great for the curling 3D effect!

I tried to take side profile pictures so you can see the curled flower petals.

Here’s a 17 Second Video on this card in action!:

Here’s my Card Walk Through:

I colored this wonderful “Flowers Ladybug Love” Digital Stamp by Bugaboo Digital Stamps (link at the end of this post). The price for this Digital Stamp is currently $3.00

I used Spectrum Noir Markers.

The Spectrum Noir colors I used were:
Flower Petals: Blender, LY1, LY3, TN6, LV2
Flower Center: GB1, GB4, GB9, LV2
Flower Leaves/Stem/Ground: CG1, CG2, DG4
Lady Bugs: DR2, IG7, BG7

Here is the Digital Stamp with the light shining behind it:

I used Mod Podge Super Gloss on the Lady Bugs to give them a shine.

I had printed another set of the Digi Stamp so that I can cut out the flower petals for the 3D effect:

Here are the leaves after they were fussy cut:

I colored the flower petals the same way except I used Gel Pens to add glitter. I used these Tanmit glittered gel pen colors: Copper, orange, and gold.

I curled each one with an embossing pen and my fingers.

I glued the leaves onto the original Digi Stamp with Mod Podge after I colored them.

I curled 2 of the leaves of the flower on the left side differently than all the others. I curled these 3 leaves the opposite direction to follow the flow of the flower design.


Here is a closer view of them glued on.

Here is the light behind it:

I fussy cut the Digi Stamp:

For the bottom part of the rocker, I cut a 6″ circle and a 5″ scallop circle with the Cricut:

I folded the circle in half:

I also folded the scallop circle in half:

I placed the scallop over the circle but I DID NOT glue it because I was planning to put a doily at the bottom of it and would glue it later. I forgot to take a picture of this part – sorry!

With the circle folded in half, I drew a line with a pencil about 1 1/2 inches long and about 1 inch down from the center fold.

I sliced a cut over that pencil line with a craft knife – with the circle remaining folded so that I could slice the front and back at the same time:

I cut a piece of scrap paper about 4″ wide and a little under 1 1/2 inch height. I folded the ends about 1 inch each side.

I put the piece of scrap paper through the folded circle:

I glued one end to attach the back side of the digital stamp to it.

Here is the Digi Stamp attached to the half circle:

I Die Cut a Flower Pattern to attach to the back side of the card:

I folded an end of it

I die cut a circle and embossed it with Clouds embossing. I colored it with “Tumbled Glass” Tim Holtz Distress Ink.

I used a red ribbon with white polka dots to weave into the flower petals of the die cut:

I attached the sky circle to the flower petal:

I glued this sky circle to the other end of the scrap paper. (no picture, sorry!)

I hand drew an arch and cut it. I accordion folded the ends:

I used red ribbon and green ribbon to create the basket handle pattern. I cut pieces of red ribbon and attached it in sections. I cut pieces of green ribbon to make “X” patterns over the red ribbon.

This part took a long time. I was cutting the ribbon as I went along – they weren’t pre-cut. But this image is to show how I handled the rounded corners of the arch:

All done with the basket handle!

I attached the back side of the accordion fold from the basket handle to the back side of the half circle.

Then I glued the front part of the accordion fold to the front side of the half circle:

I did the same thing to the other side:

The rest of the card are embellishments.

For the embellishments I used:
1. Martha Stewart Border Flower Punch to create the Faux green doily at the bottom of the hand circle, the upper white floral border and the green flowers.

2. Bow Die Cut to create the pink paper bow at the top of the basket handle

3. Impression Obsession mini flowers (the red ones on the card)

4. Pink Ladybug Sentiment Sticker from Spring Paper Stack

5. Dark Red Ribbon

6. Black Pearls

7. White Pearls

Thanks for following along this Card Make Walk Through!
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The products I used to make this card:


Flower Ladybug Love Digi Stamp by Bugaboo Stamps

6pcs Metal Circles Metal Die Cutting Dies
Color:Silver
Material:Carbon steel
Pattern: Circular
Suitable for Scrapbooking, Paper Card, Embossing, Album, DIY Craft, ect.
Size: 11*11cm/4.33*4.33″


Cutting Dies Stencil Metal Mould for DIY Scrapbook Album Paper Card
Handmade gift, DIY craft
Use them for enhanced intricacy and to add a special touch of inspiration to all your projects
Material: Carbon Steel
Type: Die Cutting Machine
Color: Silver


Tiny Flowers Steel Die for Scrapbooking (DIE140D)
This is a US-made steel die compatible with most table-top die cutting machines.
This is a single die that cuts 36 flowers. Each flower measures around .375 inches.


Photo Play Paper – Bloom Collection – 12 x 12 Cardstock Stickers – Elements
The Bloom Collection Elements Cardstock Stickers are full of busy bees and blooming flowers! You’ll love creating fun springtime crafts with these stickers by Traci Smith for Photo Play Paper. The package contains one 12″ x 12″ sheet of stickers.


500pcs Black Assorted Mixed Sizes Half-round Pearl
500pcs Black Assorted Mixed Sizes Flat Back Pearl Cabochon By Pixiheart


Outus Flat Back Pearl Cabochons Self-adhesive Back Pearl Sticker Sheets Assorted Size, 700 Pieces
5 Sizes flat back pearl: each sheet contains 70 pieces pearls, size includes 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm; Each size 14 pieces in one sheet; 10 Sheets in total
Nice DIY craft supply: the flat back resin pearls are suitable for handmade art work, cell phone beauty, makeup and wedding arrangements, crafts, scrapbooking, home decor

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I entered this card in these challenges:

Simon Says Stamp – We’re Going around in Circles Challenge
Paper Minutes – Challenge# 489 Use Red
Mustard Seed Faith – Relationships Challenge
The Ribbon Girl – Must use Ribbon
Double D Challenges – Flowers Galore
Paru’s Card Making Challenges – Interactive
Crafting by Designs – Anything Goes

Comments 9

  • WOW this is such a unique design and I just love it! AWESOME way to achieve your 3d on the flowers … they look FABULOUS (great coloring too)! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Flowers Galore’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

  • This is an amazing creation! You put so much work into this and the result is lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at Mustard Seed Faith challenges, we loved having you visit our site.

  • What a FUN card! I have never made a Rocker Card before, yours is fantastic! I love the sweet lady bug images, sooooo cute! Lots of beautiful work and accents! CUTE! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Donna, DT Member.

  • Such a lovely card, love the extensive tutorial, so much details and techniques. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  • This is such a darling creation! I love the dimension and basket like idea. Hugs, Autumn

  • What a fantastic card, and a wonderful tutorial! I love the dimension you’ve added to the flowers! Thanks so much for joining us at Mustard Seed Faith Challenges! Hope to see you play along again soon!

  • WOW…this is amazing. All that detail and time intense attention made for an absolutely lovely creation. Thank you so much for participating in the current challenge at Mustard Seed Faith Challenges. We appreciate you so much and hope to see you the next time too!

  • What a darling keepsake for someone very special…there is so much time and effort and artistic talent put into this! Thanks so much for sharing it at Mustard Seed Faith Challenges! We so appreciate your sharing your talents and encouraging others to visit our blog as well. Blessings and hugs~Traci

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