Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Project of the week: Cuddly Companions


Materials

Instructions
1. Print and cut out all your elements from the craft sheets.

2. Matt and layer your topper using your pink mirror card. Then fix your topper to the centre of the card using foam pads or silicone glue.  If using silicone glue, leave your work to dry for at least an hour.

3. Cut out a sentiment  and fix to the right hand side of the cards as shown

4. To finish add glitter highlights using a Quickie glue pen and ultra fine glitter.  

Friday, 9 February 2018

Project of the week: Shabby Chic Love

Get ready for Valentine's Day with this beautiful project from the Shabby Chic Love collection!
Love
Materials:
A4 White Card
Design Sheet/Paper
Gems & Glitter
Embellishments

Instructions:
1. Print off the middle stepper template included in the download. Transfer all your markings from the template to card cutting on the solid lines and scoring on the broken. Gently push your card should fold into shape.
2. Cut out the backing paper to fit the front using the card as a guide.
3. Attach a ribbon strip across the front along the bottom.
4. Cut out and make up a decoupage topper and attach to the card front as shown with foam pads at an angle.
5. Add strips of lace ribbon to the side sections.
6. Add extra embellishments from your crafty stash.
7. Finish with subtle highlights of glitter.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Steam Punk Demos

As promised here are the projects I made on Create and Craft Yesterday from the new Steam Punk Steam Age collection
Thank You
Materials:

Blending Mat
Blending Tool
Quickie Glue Pen
Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder

Instructions:
1. Using the kraft card, trim one down to 21cm x 21cm, and the other 24cm x 21cm.  On the second piece score a line done at the 21cm mark.  This will create a tab, which will enable you to join the 2 pieces together to create a large square card.

2. Cover the front of your card with your chosen backing paper, leaving a 3mil boarder.  Using a blending mat, blending tool and distress ink, rub ink around the edges to give a more vintage feel.

3. Using a contrasting backing paper, tear a section off and fix to the bottom left hand side using double sided tape or glue.

4. Cut out your topper and decoupage any layers up using foam pads.  Then fix your topper to the left hand side of your card.  

5. Cut out a ribbon strip and fix along the bottom of your card.

6. Attach your chosen sentiments and paper embellishments to the card as shown using foam pads.

7. Finish off the card by adding touches of stardust glitter using a quickie glue pen. 

Let Your Dreams Take Flight
Materials:

Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder
Acrylic block

Instructions:
1. Using the side scene sheets, cut out all your elements.

2. Once you have cut the main section, then score (see diagram 1 on the sheet)  on the broken lines.  Fold into shape to create a fold back card.

3. Then with the long section (see diagram 2 on the sheet), score the lines and fold.  Fix the section to the bottom left hand side of the card and then to the bottom right hand side (see diagram on the sheet, where it is highlighted).  This will create the centre section of your dimensional card.

4. To decorate the centre section, side score your element and attach in height order using double sided tape or craft glue.

5. Finish off the card by adding extra toppers and elements to your card

Happy Birthday

Materials:
1 x A4 Kraft card
Enamelling Magic
Clear Embossing ink

Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder
Acrylic block

Instructions:
1With your kraft card, fold in half to create a card blank.

2. Using your Steam Punk insert toppers, trim in half.  Fix one part to the front of your card blank and the other part in the inside using double sided tape or craft glue.

3. Cut out a ribbon strip and fix to the left hand side of your card using foam pads.

4. Choose a topper, and enamel the surface using enamel magic and embossing ink.  

Visit www.debbimoore.tv to see how to use enamelling magic.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Enchanting Realm Card Demos

If you missed the show on Create and Craft TV last night, here are the projects that I demonstrated on the show.
Fairytale
Materials:
1 x A4 Card
Stardust glitter

Equipment:
Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder
Quickie Glue Pen

Instructions:

1.Score and fold the A4 card in half to make an A5 card blank.  Measure across the fold to 11cm and cut down the front of the card to make two sections.  Score and fold the left section in half then on the right side trim it down to 11.5cm and fold in half to make a small easel.

TOP TIP:  The size of your topper depicts the measurement of your first easel.  However, you do not want it to be 15cm otherwise the shape does not work aswell.

2. Attach backing paper to the sections below the score lines and the inside back with double sided tape or craft glue.  
3. Cut out your toppers, then attach the toppers to the front sections below the score lines as shown with foam pads.

4. Cut out a ribbon strip and fix along the bottom using double sided tape or craft glue.

5. Add sentiments and a small heart, to the inside back with foam pads to act as your stoppers.  This will hold up your easel shape.

6. Finish by adding touches of glitter using a quickie glue pen.


May all Your Dreams come True
Materials:
1 x A4 Card Black card
White card
Stardust glitter
Enchanted Realm Stamp Sheet
Black Versafine Ink

Equipment:
Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder
Acrylic block

Instructions:

1. Trim down your black card to measure 29cm x 21cm.  Then score and measure at 10cm, 20cm and 24.5cm.  This will create your card front step card.

2. Trim down your backing paper to fit the 2 sections, leaving a 2 mil edge as shown.  Attaching into place with double sided tape or craft glue.  
3. Using a contrasting backing paper, make a ribbon strip and attach along the front step.

4. Cut out your toppers, and fix to each section using double sided tape or craft glue.

5. Using the stamps and black ink stamp a sentiment onto white card.  Matt and layer using black card.  Then fix to the left hand side of the front step.

6. Finish off by adding the side corners as shown using double sided tape or craft glue.



Have a Magical Day
Materials:
2 x A4 Card Black card
Print Magic – Fairy Dust

Equipment:
Scissors
Trimmer
Double sided tape
Foam Pads/Silicone Glue
Score Board
Bone Folder
Embossing Pen
Heat Tool

Instructions:
1. Trim down your 2 pieces of black card to measure 21cm x 14.5cm.  Then score and measure from the left side at 2cm, 4cm, 17cm and 29cm.  This will create your squeezy box card.  To cut an aperture on your front piece, simply measure 1.5cm from the second score line and the top edge, then cut out a square using your papertrimmer or a knife and ruler.

2. Cut out all your elements from your design sheet.

3. Fix the main topper on the back of the squeezy box card as shown.  Then print magic the wings. Visit www.debbimoore.tv to see how to use print magic.

4. Fix the front of your box card ontop, by attaching the sides of the box using double sided tape or craft glue.

5. Decorate your sides using the ribbon strip.

6. Attach the corner pieces in the 4 corners as shown.

7. Finish by adding a sentiment to the top centre and one to the centre bottom using double sided tape or craft glue.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Enchanting Cards



Take a peak at some of the samples on Create and Craft tonight at 7pm from the Enchanting Realm collection. The new Monochrome card kit is perfect for creating classic cards with a bit of added sparkle from our stardust glitters. If you're feeling more adventurous they are also great for inking and colouring! The full range also comes with striking two tone coloured options ideal for all your craft projects.

Project of the week: Oriental Blooms


Materials

1. Take one 6x6 card rotate the card so the spine is at the top. Using the second card, trim down in half and score at 5cm and 10cm. This will create the front step of the card. Attach the step to the bottom of the front of the card to create the step card.

2. Print and cut out all the elements from your design sheet.

3. Cut down your backing paper to fit your card shape, fixing in place using double sided tape or glue.

4. Then matt and layer your topper onto black card using glue or double sided tape. Cut the black card slightly larger than topper and attach to the centre of the card.

5. Cut your ribbon strip into 4 pieces and attach to the front of the step using double sided tape or glue. This will leave a gap in the middle. Fix your topper to the front step using foam pads. 

6. Cut out some extra sentiments and fix to the card as shown, using foam pads and wet glue.

7. Finish by adding touches of stardust glitter to your card. 

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Project of the week: Life Quotes

Materials
White Square Card Blank
Life Quotes Craft Papers/Toppers
Hessian
Lace
Brown String
Flowers
Ribbon

1. Take a square card blank and tear a piece of backing paper to fit the front of the card. Using some distressing inks rub ink around the torn edges of the paper for a vintage feel. Fix the paper on the front of the card blank using double sided tape or craft glue.

2. Take a strip of hessian and fix a strip of lace over the top as shown fixing in place with craft glue. Cut some small pieces of brown string, gather them up and wrap one piece of string around the middle to create a shabby vintage bow. Fix the string bow to the right hand side of the hessian using craft glue then attach the strip to the bottom front of the card as shown.

3. Cut out your chosen life quote from your craft sheet and fix to the top right hand side of the card as shown.

4. To finish the card take some flower embellishments and tie a bow around the stems with some coordinating cream ribbon. Fix to the top left hand side of the card with craft glue or silicone glue. (If using silicone glue lay your card flat and leave it to dry for about an hour).