Make a stylish cocktail card!

Craft this cool card for a birthday girl or make a batch to use as party invitations. See below for your handy printable template!

We love this summery cocktail card – slicing away the top corner of the design really helps to lift it and make it stand out. Little details like this partial aperture are a great way to add extra interest to your card-making projects.

 You will need:

Your basic card kit plus…

  • Green card blank
  • Blue, light blue, cream, green, light green & orange card
  • Blue & orange patterned papers
  • Green & white seed beads
  • Orange stick-on gems
  • Free template

How to make a cocktail card

Step 1
Cover the inside of your green card blank with blue patterned paper, then add a panel of cream card to the card front. Cut away the top right corner of the card front in a deep curve.

Step 2
Use your template to cut out the glass, then cut the lime pieces from coloured card – use a small circle die for the lime slice then layer triangles of card on top of it with small oval pieces of paper added to the middle. Layer up the shapes and decorate with lots of beads and stick-on gems. For best results, use drops of tacky PVA glue to secure your seed beads.

Step 3
Snip the lime shape and add it to the glass, as shown – you can use a couple of sticky foam pads to hold it in place. Fix the completed paper cocktail to the card front with more sticky foam pads.

Step 4
To finish your card, wrap with a simple border cut from orange patterned paper.

You can also use our free cocktail printables to add extra detail to your cocktail card!

We love to see what you’ve been crafting, so don’t forget to share your projects with us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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