This workshop shows how to create a quick fresh Easter card which could easily be made into a sympathy card with just white card.
The Heartfelt Creations Easter lilies stamp is perfect for any crafter to have in their collection as it`s so useful for many occasions.
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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSPEAWHGLU
Ranger Stickles – Orange Peel : STKORANG
Green Shimmer Card : 40290 , White Shimmer Card
Ink Blending Mat : INKBLENDMATA3
Grime Boss : GB30
Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint : DMPEEL
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Wonder Tape WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Cosmic Shimmer True White Embossing Powder : CSEPWHITE
Perfect Medium Ink Pad : PERPADCL
Vintage Ribbon – White : VREGG
White Wrinkled Edge Ribbon : NK01
Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Ink: Light Green : CSDIGAR
Step by Step Instructions
1 Take a 125mm x 210mm piece of green shimmer card. This is an off cut from a piece of A4 card stock which was trimmed off when joining card to make a 6” x 6” card. So place the card onto a score board & score a line at the A5 gatefold point (53mm)
2 Then cut a piece of white shimmer card to 125mm x 157mm. This white panel will become the front of the card when attached later on.
3 Place the white cut card in a portrait position & start to score downwards using the 2 score points of 5 & 6 on the Eazi score board. (Alternatively score 5mm a part on other score boards) Once the first set of score lines are made then move the line across & score along the next score line.
4 Continue until the whole piece is completed. Now score a single line along the bottom edge of the card to give a lovely crisp edging to the panel.
5 Crease the score line on the reverse of the top tab on the green card to create an embossed feature & then score all around the back edges of the panel to complete the embossed feature.
6 Select the large pre cut lily from the Heartfelt Creations Easter lilies set & place on an acrylic block. The stamp image will be used with the Cosmic Shimmer true white embossing powder & the perfect medium ink pad.
7 Lay the green card flat & swipe the surface with an anti static bag.
8 Ink the lily stamp up using the prefect medium clear ink pad & tip over the true white Cosmic Shimmer embossing powder whilst the ink is still wet & active.
9 Heat set the embossing powder. Now add some peeled paint distress ink onto some cut`n`dry foam & start to distress the edges & over the lilies with the ink.
10 Take the white embossed line panel & swipe the peeled paint distress ink pad directly over the panel to pick up the embossed lines.
11 Also distress the edges of the lined panel using the same ink pad. Use either some Cosmic Shimmer clear glue or use some wonder tape & attach the top tab onto the lined embossed panel to make the basic card shape. Make sure the bottom edges of the card are lined up when the card is closed. This is a great way to use up odd pieces of card rather than just having them as your scrap pieces.
12 Apply a length of wonder tape along the join of the 2 panels. Cut a good length of the vintage seam ribbon.
13 Start with ribbon facing you and just stick the very edge of the ribbon onto the wonder tape. This will make sure there are no messy ends to the ribbon.
14 Flip the ribbon over and start to pleat the ribbon up as you go along and stick the ribbon down in small steps.
15 Continue lying and pressing the ribbon onto the tape until the whole width has been completed. Remember to do the same trick at the other end of the piece to catch the ends of the ribbon neatly onto the tape.
16 Make a small bow in the wrinkled ribbon & apply it to the side of the ribbon piece using some 3d glue.
17 If the bow doesn`t want to hold down then take a weight or something heavy & place it over the bow knot to hold it down for 10minutes or so.
18 Stamp 3 of the grouped lilies onto some coconut card using the true white embossing powder over some perfect medium.
19 Heat set the embossing powder. Now take the peeled paint distress ink on some cut`n`dry foam & swipe it over the embossed lilies. This will slightly tint the embossed area just lifting the plainness of the white.
20 Cut out the first whole layer leaving a white edge all around the image. Then cut the next layer of just the 4 lilies. Finally cut the last layer with just 3 lilies and cut a single lily.
21 Attach the layers of decoupaged lilies onto the corner of the card using some 3d glue or some foam tape. Add the single lily to the knot of the ribbon.
22 Add tiny dots of the Ranger orange peel Stickles. This will add colour to the piece as well as texture.
23 Add some of the Cosmic Shimmer green drawing ink to the leaves of the lilies. Now stamp & mount a sentiment to finish the project off.
24 Here is the completed project. Perfect for Easter or it can be made for lots of different occasions, such as a sympathy card or a confirmation card if all done in whites. Have fun whichever way you make your project.