How to Make a Beautiful Teal Dream Card for Someone Special

by Mischelle Smith

Mischelle Smith creates a handmade Dream card. teal, green, red, butterflies, birds, texture, flowers, washi tape.

Springtime is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than a beautiful card to express the theme of renewal. This card uses Fireworks! Craft Spray, Creative Medium and a pattern paper series from KaiserCraft—all materials that can be used  to make different designs and layouts. See how Mischelle dreams up a card design!

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 30 minutes


Creative Medium and stencil to create texture.

Step 1

Stencil on Creative Medium at the corner of a 4 ¼” x 5 ½” card front. Cover the upper portion of the untouched card front with paper.

Creative Medium and Fireworks Craft Spray create color and texture on this dream card.

Step 2

Spritz New Sprout Fireworks! on top of the stencil. Remove the stencil. Carefully repeat steps at the top, left corner of the card front. If you’d like to add more Fireworks! remove the nozzle and flick on with spray pipe. Set aside card front to dry.

Birds, butterflies, pink, green, black.

Step 3

With scissors, cut bird and butterfly images for the card from a piece of UV coated pattern paper. Set aside.

Step 4

Punch out a scalloped border that comes with pattern paper. Set aside. Cut out the word ‘Dream’ from pattern paper word sheet. Set aside. Distress the edges of the stenciled card front (piece with Creative Medium and Fireworks!).

Step 5

Cut 3” x 4” rectangle from floral pattern paper and trim off the portion that overlaps the card.

Step 6

Distress the right side to match the card and attach dovetailed turquoise shimmer ribbon. With foam tape add scalloped border and ‘Dream’ sentiment, silver metallic thread and large bird. Arrange so that the thread is behind the bird. This will create a dynamic look.

Step 7

Attach butterflies, bitty sparkles and add finishing touches with Sparkle Sheer Shimmer Spritz.

finished Dream card. Birds, teal, pink, green, shimmer.


  • Close To My Heart – White Daisy cardstock, notecards, Bitty Sparkles, Turquoise Shimmer Ribbon
  • KaiserCraft – Fly Free 6 ½” Pad
  • Stencil
  • Washi tape
  • Metallic thread – Silver
  • Adhesive
  • Foam tape
  • Scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Tweezers


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