Serendipity Cards - Ngaire Ashdown

January 06, 2021

Serendipity Cards - Ngaire Ashdown


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We have a bumper blog post today, sharing three gorgeous cards that Ngaire Ashdown created with our beautiful new Serendipity collection.

Card 1: Mr & Mrs (Main Image) 

Uniquely Creative Products Used

Serendipity Cut-a-Part Sheet, UCP2148 Forever, UCP 2146 Providence, UCP2144 Happiness, UCMM1745 Wavy Words Mini Stamp, UCP2149 Creative Cuts, Doilies, Serendipity Lace, Crystal Rhinestones, Serendipity Watercolour Cut-a-Part Sheet, Watercolour Cardstock, UCD1960 Serendipity Foliage Die 

Other Products Used

Trimmer, scissors, double-sided tape, foam tape, glue, distress tool, die cutting machine, black ink


1. Cut watercolour cardstock to 12” x 6” and score at 6” on the long side. This will be a top-folding card.

2. Cut the barcode strip off the Providence paper. Cut a piece 5 ¾” x 5 ¾” from the bottom section and distress the edges with a distress tool and adhere to front of card with double-sided tape. 

3. Cut the barcode strip off the Happiness paper and die cut 3 leaves using the Foliage die. 

4. Using the Wavy Words stamp and black ink, stamp randomly around the paper. 

5. Cut the lace the width of the Providence paper and adhere to card. Adhere one of the larger paper doilies to card.

6. Adhere the three leaf die cuts on top of doily using double-sided tape, in the middle of the doily.

7. Using foam dots, add car element from the Creative Cuts. Trim the 'Mr & Mrs' card as pictured and adhere to top of card using foam dots at the top to raise it and white glue at the bottom. Tuck under the car element.

8. Arrange a selection of the smaller flowers and leaves from the Creative Cuts under the car. Adhere with foam dots and white glue. Tuck in heart on left-hand side of car.

9. Lastly, add some Crystal Rhinestones around card.

Card 2: Happy Birthday

Uniquely Creative Products Used

Square white card base (top folding), UCE1723 Napery Embossing Folder, UCP2142 Chance paper, Serendipity Lace, Serendipity Watercolour Cut-a-Part Sheet, Uniqolour watercolour markers, Crystal Rhinestones

Other Products Used

Distress Ink – Aged Mahogany, blending tool or sponge, distressing tool, paper trimmer, scissors, foam dots, double-sided tape, white glue

Card 3: A Little Birthday Wish

Uniquely Creative Products Used

Shimmer card, Mini Corrugated tags, Serendipity Watercolour Cut-a-Part Sheet, Serendipity Creative Cuts, Black Sparkle Brush, Black & White twine, Crystal Rhinestones

Other Products Used

Scoreboard, paper trimmer/scissors, heat gun, foam dots, double-sided tape, Distress Ink – Aged Mahogany, blending tool or sponge

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