Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Project of the week: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Materials
Square card blank

Design sheet 

1. Cut out your topper, sentiments and paper ribbon and embellishments.
2. Cover the base of your card with your design paper.
3. Attach one of the sentiments to the topper with foam pads/silicone glue. If using silicone glue leave your work to one side to dry for at least an hour.
4. Attach the ribbon strip about an inch from the bottom of the card. 
5. Attach the main topper at a slight angle with foam pads/silicone glue.
6. Build the flower and add to the left hand side of the ribbon strip.
7 Add the butterfly to the right hand side of the ribbon strip and the remaining sentiment to the top right hand corner.
8. Attach the paper bow to the top left hand corner of the main topper.
9. Finish off with gems and glitter.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Project of the week: Snowboarding Snowman

Snowboarding Snowman

Materials
White 8” x 8” Card Blank
Die Cut Snowflakes
Piece of Acetate
Glitter & Gems

1. Print off all the elements.

2. Cover the front of your card with your chosen backing paper.

3. Cut out a ribbon strip and attach it to your card along the left hand side.

4. Cut out your topper and attach it to your card towards the top as shown, using foam pads.

5. Cut a piece of acetate 1.5cm x 8cm and attach it to the inside front of your card. Using your bone folder crease it so that it hangs over the front. Attach a die cut snowflake using double sided tape to the end.

6. Attach another snowflake to the bottom left of the topper using double sided
tape and another overlapping with foam pads.

7. Attach a sentiment to the bottom right hand corner with foam pads.

8. Add subtle highlights to the backing paper and snow using a quickie glue pen and glitter.

9. Finish off with gems

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Project of the week: 12 Days of Christmas


Materials

Partridge In a Pear Tree

1. Print all your elements from the cd. 

2. Cover the front of your card with backing paper.

3. Fix your two ribbon strips to either side of your card.

4. Cut out your elements from your design sheet. Back with mirror card to give extra support. Fix to the card with foam pads to give dimension.

5. Add gems and glitter highlights to finish.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Project of the week: Seasonal Silhouettes


Seasonal Silhouettes Gatefold card

Materials

1. Using A4 Card, mark and score at the 7.3cm and 22.1cm. This will create your gatefold card.
2. Cover all sections of your card with backing paper, using double sided tape or glue, making sure you leave a white gap around the edges.
3. Cut out your main topper and fix to the left hand side panel using foam pads or silicone glue. If using silicone glue, make sure you leave your work to dry for at least an hour.
4. Trim down the ribbon strip to fit each section of the gatefold, and fix to the card using foam pads.
5. Cut out a sentiment and fix it to the left hand side with foam pads or silicone glue. 
6. Cut out 2 star embellishments and fix at the top of the panels as shown using foam pads or silicone glue.
7. Finish by adding glitter highlights to the card.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Project of the week: Poppies with a twist


Poppies with a twist
1. Score and fold your A4 card in half to make an A5 Card blank. Measure and mark across the fold at 15cm. Cut down the card to make a square card.

2. Open the card and on the inside front score from the fold line on the right to the top left hand corner of your card. Reinforce the fold line with a bone folder. This is your blank twisted easel.

3. Print off the design sheet and backing paper.

4. Cover the base of the card blank with backing paper. Cut out a ribbon strip from your design sheet and fix across the base of the card as shown at an angle.

5. Cut a topper from the design sheet and back onto kraft card. Attach to the front of your card below the score line using foam pads as shown.

6. Cut a sentiment and attach to the base of the card with foam pads. this will act as a stopper for your card.

7. Take two small strips of coordinating ribbon and tie together in a decorative knot. Fix to the top left hand corner using craft glue.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Happy Halloween


Bat Cut and Fold Pattern

Materials
Book (approx 20cm tall and a minimum of 370 pages)
Bat Cut and Fold Pattern (instructions included)
Ruler
Scissors
Pencil

Cut and Fold Book
1. After reading the step by step instructions, mark your cut the pages of your book following the pattern.
Visit www.debbimoore.tv for a step by step cut and fold video tutorial

2. When you have finished creating your book decorate the outside pages as you wish. Wrap a strip of coordinating ribbon around the bottom of the book to hold it in the desired position.

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