Spellbinder Cream Cross Card

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Spellbinder Cream Cross Workshop

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 Spellbinder Floral Ovals : WIZS4-356

Spellbinders Crosses Two : WIZS5-093

Spellbinder Grand Oval Nestabilities : WIZLF-110 &  & Oval Die WIZS4 – 110

Spellbinder Classic Triple Scallop Edgeabilities : WIZE8-003

Guipure Duchess Lace Cream : LACEDUCHCREAM

Tim Holtz Distress Pad Old Paper:  DPOLDPAPER

 Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet -  300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT – Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE

Double Sided Tape : Tape2s

or Wonder Tape  WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available

Wrinkled White Ribbon - NK01

Decorative Pearl Pins : PINCREAM

 Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE & Pearl Glue: CSPEAWHGLU

A4 Cream Cardstock

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Step by Step Instructions

Take 2 sheets of A4 double sided cream card & score one into a tri fold card (3 DL score lines) and score the 2nd sheet in half to create an A5 card base.

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Move the just scored line to the edge of the score board & score at the DL point.

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3 Now fold the card back to the A5 card & with the crease down the left hand side crease the DL score line just made backwards. (This will flap will be hidden in the next step)

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4 Open up the just creased card & lay it flat. Add double sided tape to the top of the short tab. Lay the A4 folded card next to the piece & remove the backing of the tape.

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5 Place the A5 panel of the folded card up to the crease of the taped panel & stick it down. DO NOT place it over the crease as it will result in the card not closing properly.

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6 Now the base of the card will be the A5 card with 4 sides of DL shape panels that have a concertina effect.

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Select the different size oval dies that will make up the different layers throughout the card. Here a smaller oval was used but in the finished piece the smallest floral oval was used. The beauty of the Spellbinder oval dies are that they can be mixed & match to suit the needs of the project.

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Place the different oval frames & selected cross dies onto some cream card. Cut & emboss them through the Grand Calibur machine.

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Place a decorative cut border along with a border insert on the edge of a piece of cream card. Cut 2 panels out by using 2 layers of card at once.

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10 Cut the just cut panel to fit the DL panel on the front of the card & for the 3rd panel on the inside of the card. Leave a border all around the 4 edges of the card.

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11  Now distress the edges of the crosses, the ovals & the decorative panels using the old paper distress ink on a piece of cut`n`dry foam.

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12  Cut another panel to fit on the A5 back panel, again leave a border around the edge of the card. Wrap a piece of the guipure duchess lace around the length of the card & secure it to the reverse of the card using some glue or double sided tape.

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13  Add this panel to the back of the card using some foam tape. This will lift the card to take up the depth of the lace. Now add the 2 decorative DL panels to the 1st & 3rd flap of the card.

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14  Place a large oval on the back of the card; this is the next size up oval from the floral oval die. Also distress the edges using the old paper distress ink.

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15  Now fold the 2nd concertina part closed so that the cut floral oval shape can be placed exactly in the correct place using the oval underneath as a guide.

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16  Turn the flap over & place a thin piece of foam tape to the reverse side of the floral oval.

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17 Add some glue to the reverse of another floral oval & place the piece over the other edge of the die & this will cover up the reverse of the die & give a place for a sentiment to be added if needs be.

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18  Repeat this process using the smaller floral oval die for the front panel & add the 2nd oval to the reverse.

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19  Place the embossed crosses in the centre of the ovals making sure the smallest cross is placed on the front oval. Here a smaller plain oval has been used to mat over the larger oval on the back panel.

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20 Add small faux pearl dots to the centre of the decorative panel & along the
side, top & bottom of this piece

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21  Attach a small bow with 2 decorative hat pins placed in the centre of the bow knot. Also add some faux pearls to the tips of the cross & set aside to dry.

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22  Here is the view of the concertina card which shows off the Spellbinder oval & cross dies. The finished card is an A5 card base & would look nice in a matching handmade box.

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5 Responses to Spellbinder Cream Cross Card

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    Perfect card for a Confirmation. Beautiful.
    love X

  2. Lynne Cresswell says:

    absolutely georgous. ideal for my granddaughters holy communion next year. love lynne xx

  3. Lynne Cresswell says:

    can anyone help me please. i have tried numerous times to get onto Sue Wilsons blog particraft, but everyone time i do all i can see is a blank page. what am i doing wrong? lyn xx

  4. Lynne Cresswell says:

    Thank you Suzanne, i will have a go and see if i can get there. x

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