Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Project of the week: Get ready for the royal wedding!

1. Score and fold an A4 card in half to make an A5 card blank.

2. Cover the front and inside with your chosen backing paper.

3. Cut out a ribbon strip and fix to the top and bottom as shown using double sided tape or craft glue.

4. Attach your chosen topper to the centre of the card using foam pads.

5. Cut out a sentiment and fix to the right hand side of card with double sided tape or craft glue.

6. Then cut out an embellishment and fix to the top left of your card using double sided tape or craft glue.

7. To finish add stardust glitter to the front of the card using a quickie glue pen.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Project of the week: Baby Rocker Card


1. Print out the Rocker card sheets directly onto card.

2. Cut out all the elements from the sheet.  Cut on the solid lines and score on the broken.  Attach a topper to the main section with foam pads.  Then attach a ribbon strip across the bottom.  Arrange the toppers around the card until you are happy and attach using foam pads.

3. To finish add embellishments, glitter highlights and gems making sure your card is balanced.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Project of the week: Nostalgia Side Stepper Card



You’re a Winner
Materials

1. Using the A4 card, fold it in half, along the spine, measure 11.5cm along then cut down 6.4cm down.  To make a stepper card fold the step section over to make a crease line, then fold it back.  To finish push the step inside.  

2. Cover the card with backing paper attaching with double sided tape or craft glue.

3. Cut out all your decoupage topper and build your layers using silicone glue or foam pads; then fix to a jaunty angle as shown. If using silicone put your work to one side to dry for at least an hour.

4. Using the beige string wrap around the topper, ensuring it is fix to the back with tape.

5. Cut out your ribbon strip and extra toppers and fix to the card as shown using foam pads and craft glue. 

6. Using a Quickie Glue pen add ultra fine glitter add glitter highlights to the image.

7. Finish by adding self adhesive gems.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Project of the week: Haberdashery Twisted Easel


Twisted Easel
Materials
Square Card Blank
Stardust Glitter

1. Using the square card, score from the top left hand corner down to the bottom right hand corner, fold and re-enforce using your bone folder.  This will create your card shape.
Cut out your backing papers to the required size and fix to the base.

2. Cut your topper and  fix to the triangle part of your card using double sided tape or crafty glue.

3. Cut out all the extra paper embellishments and fix to the card as shown. 

4. Cut out a sentiment topper and attach using foam pads.  This will act as a stopper and hold your card up.

5. Finish by adding glitter highlights using a quickie glue pen.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Project of the week: Birds of Paradise Twisted Easel Card

Twisted Easel
Materials

1. Using the square card, score from the top left hand corner down to the bottom right hand corner, fold and re-enforce using your bone folder.  This will create your card shape.

2.Cut out your backing papers to the required size. Cover the square base and inside back with backing paper using double sided tape or craft glue.

3. Cut out all the toppers, sentiments and ribbon strip from the papers.

4. Fix your ribbon strip to the card as shown using double sided tape or craft glue.

5. Attach the main topper onto the triangle part of the card using double sided tape or craft glue.

6. Cut out a sentiment and fix to the front of the easel with foam pads. This will act as a stopper and hold your card up.

7. Cut out extra embellishment and fix to the card as shown.

8. Finish by adding glitter highlights.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Project of the week: Art Deco Celebrations Squeeze Card

Art Deco Celebrations Squeeze Card
Materials

1. Cut 2 pieces of card 23.4cm x 21cm, then measure and score 4 lines on both pieces at 2cm, 4.1cm, 19.3cm and 21.5cm.

2. Cut out the large topper, and drawn round using a pencil on the centre of one of the cards.  Cut the aperture out using a craft knife.

3. Cover the back piece with backing paper attaching with double sided tape or glue.

4. Fix the large topper to the centre back using foam pads.  Add glitter highlights to the topper now before assembling the card.  Use a Quickie Glue pen and ultra fine glitter.  

5. Fix the 2 piece of card together, attached them at the sides with double sided tape or glue.

6. Attach ribbon strips along the edges using double sided tape or glue.  Then cut out strips of paper and fix along the front as shown.

7. Cut 2 sentiments out and attach to the bottom and top left of the card as shown at angles using foam pads.

8. To finish add flower embellishments in both corners.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Project of the week: Life is Short...buy the shoes!

Fashionista A5 Wardrobe Card
Materials

1. Fold your A4 card in half to create an A5 card blank.
2. Cover the front of your card with your chosen backing paper with a 3mm border. Fix to your card blank using double sided tape or craft glue. 
3. Cut out your decoupage topper and layer up all your elements. Attaching in place using either foam pads or silicone glue. If using silicone glue, leave the topper to dry for at least an hour.
4. Cut out your ribbon strip and fix on either side of your topper as shown.
5. Choose 2 sentiments and attach one on your topper and the other at the bottom of the card.
6. Finish by adding glitter and gems to your card.