You almost certainly know your star sign, and you might even know what your birth stone is – but did you also know you also have a birth month flower? Well you do now!
The Birthday Month Floral range of stamp & die sets from Gemini features the beautiful birth flower for each month of the year. So, whether you’re sending best wishes to a cheerful daffodil in March or a hardworking marigold in October you can say it with flowers with this perfectly personalised collection!
Each set includes thoughtful sentiments reflecting the qualities linked to each pretty posy, so we’ve laid out a full calendar of cardmaking creations below to offer some inspiration. Why not scroll down to see which flower you are?
January – Carnation
The flower for January is the colourful carnation, traditionally associated with devotion and loyalty. This stamp and die set has 14 pieces, featuring a posy of ruffled-petal carnations as well as sweet and thoughtful sentiments.
February – Primrose
Primroses are thought to symbolise youth, confidence and undying affection so if you’re a February baby you have a few strings to your bow! The February set features this sweet little flower along with matching sentiments and even a Wordsworth quotation -everything you need to make the most adorable cards, just like this one!
March – Daffodil
For many, seeing the first daffodil poking its cheerful head above the cold earth means that Spring is on its way. It’s no surprise then that the birth flower for March represents rebirth and prosperity. This set has everything you need to put the Daffodil in centre stage to create bright and cheery creations!
April – Daisy
The flower for those born in April is the sweet little daisy , thought to represent innocence and loyalty! This set features 20 stamps and dies so you can create a field of these adorable wildflowers in your cardmaking projects!
May – Lily of the Valley
For May we have the Lily of the Valley. Though small, these delicate blooms are known for radiating a sweet summer smell and symbolise sweetness and humility. This set will help you bring this tiny flower to life for an elegant look.
June – Rose
Who doesn’t love a rose? Well, if your birthday is in June you have even more reason to fall for these beautiful blooms. Roses are so popular each colour has its own meaning, but traditionally the rose is associated with beauty, love and devotion. And this set will help you bring that beauty to life to send something special this summer!
July – Delphinium
Delphiniums traditionally represent positivity and grace so these statuesque woodland blooms are the perfect way to raise a smile! This set has everything you need to craft perfect cards for those with July birthdays.
August – Gladiolus
The colourful gladiolus flower is thought to symbolize honesty and strength of character, and the 16-piece the August Gladiolus set reflects this with sentiments including ‘Stay Strong’ and ‘Follow Your Passion.’
September – Aster
Representing wisdom, the name Aster is thought to come from the ancient Greek for ‘star’ and is set is sure to make your cardmaking projects shine just like this purple sensation! This set celebrates the vivid autumnal bloom with seasonal sentiments such as ‘You’re a Star’ and ‘Hello Autumn.’
October – Marigold
This bold autumnal bloom is thought to represent creativity and hard work. This set includes sentiments such as ‘Warm Wishes’ and ‘You Have a Heart of Gold’ – perfectly matched with the warm colour palette in this lovely creation.
November – Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemums can bloom in an entire rainbow of colours and represent friendship, honesty and happiness. So, let your creativity blossom with this set to create something very special for your November friends!
December – Poinsettia
Known as the Christmas Flower, December’s poinsettia represents good cheer, mirth and celebration and this card is certainly filled with the spirit of happiness! But, don’t worry December babies won’t be forgotten as this set also includes special birthday sentiments!
Well that was a whistle-stop tour through the year! Whether you’re sending a sympathetic lily or a loving rose, there’s enough in this flourishing bouquet of blooms to think beyond birthdays, so why not collect the whole bunch!
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