Liberty and Sparklers Card

By  Dawn Gehring 

Sparkling silver glitter embossing powder is almost as much fun as the real thing on this glitzy 4th of July greeting!

  • Liberty and Sparklers


  • Cardstock: white, red, kraft
  • SRM Stickers We've Got Your Border Birthday Stickers
  • Gems: light blue, red
  • Light blue satin ribbon


  • Gourmet Rubber Stamps Liberty and Sparklers Stamp
  • Embossing ink pad
  • American Crafts Zing! Silver Glitter Finish Embossing Powder
  • Tombow Marker (#443)
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam dots

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, heat tool
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x4" white top-fold card. Tie blue ribbon into bow around card front, positioning bow at left side.
  • 2. Apply stars border sticker across bottom edge of card; trim ends flush.
  • 3. Ink sparklers portion of stamp with embossing ink and stamp onto kraft cardstock; heat emboss with silver powder. Clean and dry stamp.
  • 4. Ink sentiment on stamp with blue marker; stamp sentiment beneath sparklers. Trim panel to 3-1/4"x2-1/4". Adhere alternating red and blue gems to sparklers.
  • 5. Cut 4"x3" red panel. Adhere image panel to red panel with paper adhesive. Adhere layered panels to card with foam dots.
  • Tip
  • 1. Rub cardstock with an anti-static embossing bag before stamping and heat embossing; it prevents powder from straying beyond the image area.