1 Cardmaking Set, Endless Creative Possibilities!

Last Updated: May 26, 2024

Are you looking for creative ways to use the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses Set? Need some cardmaking ideas to spark your creativity?

Clean and simple "thinking of you" card with purple tuberoses and a yellow bird on a white and blue background

In this blog post, we'll explore the many ways you can use this versatile crafting set to create stunning cards and projects. From card ideas to highlighting the unique die set and layering stencil sets, we'll provide you with plenty of inspiration to make the most out of this beautiful cardmaking bundle!

Easy handmade card with stamped tuberoses and a colorful bird die-cut with the sentiment "hugs"

Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses

The Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses stamp set captures the delicate beauty of tuberoses, which symbolize not only purity but also deep and passionate love. This intricate bouquet set also includes a magnificent bird and 24 versatile sentiments, allowing you to infuse heartwarming messages into your creations. Whether you're creating handmade cards for loved ones or simply expressing your creativity, this set offers endless possibilities.

handmade greeting card with a rainbow ombre blended background and purple tuberoses

One of the standout features of this bundle is the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses Add-on Die Set. This set coordinates with the stamp set and includes dies to cut the flower arrangement, the bird, and two of the sentiments. With a total of 4 dies, you'll have everything you need to effortlessly create dimensional elements for your projects. The versatility of the die set means that you can use it as-is or combine it with the coordinating stamp set for even more creative options.

Scrapbook journal page decorated with purple exotic tuberoses from Altenew's build-a-garden set

In addition to the die set, the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses Layering Stencil Set is a must-have for adding depth and dimension to your projects. This set includes 4 stencils that coordinate with the stamp set, allowing you to add layers of color and intricate details to the exotic tuberoses and the magnificent bird. The result is stunning multi-dimensional effects that will take your creations to the next level.

Slimline card idea with yellow tuberoses and a green and pink bird, made with Altenew's Build-A-Garden cardmaking set

11 Must-Try Card Ideas with Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses 

When it comes to handmade card ideas, the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses stamp set opens up a world of possibilities. Whether you're creating elegant floral designs, whimsical scenes, or clean and simple cards, this set has you covered. Here are a few DIY greeting card ideas to spark your creativity:

DIY greeting card with stenciled background and a bird image, made with Altenew Build-A-Garden cardmaking set

1. Create a stenciled background to make the bird pop even more!

Use one or two layers of the coloring stencil to create a subtle background and add a die-cut of the bird. Complete your card with a  few metallic splatters and a sentiment or two.

Rainbow greeting card with pixel grid background and a rainbow colored bird

2. Rainbow bird with a geometric background.

Use the PixelGrid Cover Die to create a cool, rainbow background. To tie it all up, use rainbow colors for your bird as well! 

Simple handmade card idea with purple tuberoses and gilded marble background

3. Make it clean and simple!

If you’re pressed for time, simply stamp the bouquet of tuberoses, add colors with the stencils, and you’re good to go! You can die cut them for added dimension or leave them as-is for an elegant CAS card.

Easy handmade greeting card with stamped floral images and a colorful bird die-cut, decorated with pink enamel dots

4. Use nude or neutral colors for your background.

Do you want your bird to stand out more? Stamp the tuberoses on nude or neutral-colored cardstock (using black or lighter shades) and pop up your colorful bird on top of it!

DIY greeting card for friends, with a pale pink emboss resist background and white embossed florals

5. Do the emboss resist technique!

White-heat emboss the tuberoses on the background and then blend your chosen ink color onto the embossed images. Add your die-cut sentiment, a metallic thread behind it, and some enamel dots! Easy peasy, right?

Easy handmade greeting card idea with 3D embossed background and a colorful bird die-cut, made with Altenew's Build-A-Garden Exotic Tuberoses Set

6. Use any geometric pattern to ground the bird.

The beauty of this set is you can use both the bird and the tuberoses, use them individually, or with other stamps, dies, stencils, embossing folders, etc. A fun geometric 3D background would perfectly complement the majestic bird in this set.

DIY greeting card with purple tuberoses and purple butterfly and a pixel grid background

7. Add some butterflies!

If you have butterfly stamps or dies in your stash, this would be a great time to get them out! Butterflies would look lovely perched on top of the tuberoses.

Clean and simple handmade card idea with blue tuberoses and a die-cut sentiment "hello"

8. Use the flowers to frame the sentiment.

Another quick and simple card idea is to use the tuberoses to frame your die-cut sentiment. The tuberoses in this set are easy to arrange, allowing you to be as creative as you want!

Shaped greeting card with pink tuberoses and a blue-green background

9. Create different-shaped cards!

Have you tried creating round cards? How about heart-shaped ones? The tuberoses in this Build-A-Garden set are perfectly sized for different card shapes. Take it up a notch by going for a monochrome look.

Beautiful and elegant handmade greeting card idea with heat embossed flowers and a bird on a black background

10. Make it elegant with a dark background!

A black background will surely make your elements pop off! Heat emboss the bird and tuberoses and add them onto a black (or dark) cardstock. Complete the look with metallic splatters!

DIY simple greeting card with stamped flowers and a colorful bird

11. Create a subtle background with the tuberoses.

In her card above, Erum stamped the tuberoses in the background, lightly colored them in with pencils, and added the colorful bird die-cut. This design made the bird pop off even more! 

A close-up of a greeting card with stenciled florals and leaves and a bird image

In addition to these card ideas, the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses stamp set is perfect for scrapbooking, journaling, DIY home decor projects, and more. The intricate details and versatile elements make it a valuable addition to any crafter's collection.

Colorful DIY card idea with grid background and pink-mauve tuberoses

Which card idea caught your eye? Let us know in the comment section below!

Create Elegant and Whimsical Cards with This Cardmaking Bundle!

When it comes to getting the most value out of your crafting supplies, the Build-A-Garden: Exotic Tuberoses bundle delivers in spades. With a combination of stamps, dies, and layering stencils, you'll have everything you need to create stunning projects with ease. The seamless coordination between the stamp set, die set, and stencils ensures that you can achieve professional-looking results every time. Plus, with the added value of the mini blending brush for ink blending, you'll have all the tools necessary to bring your vision to life.

Whether you're drawn to the symbolic meaning of tuberoses or simply appreciate their delicate beauty, this cardmaking bundle is sure to become a staple in your crafting arsenal. 

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