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Spellbinders die small rose border : WIZS4-164
Eco Green Garden Chic Stamp Plate :ECRSGARD
White Thick Card 220gsm:P/N 40001
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad: Spun Sugar: DPSPUN & Vintage Photo :DPVINTAGEPHO
Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)
Archival Ink Pad : ARCHBLK
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Clear Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder : CSEPCLEAR
Fancy Pants Papers : Heavenly : FPHEAVENLY & Polly : FPPOLLY
Sticky Thumb Tape Runner : STICKY
Adirondack Red Pepper Pen :PENREDPEP
Organza Ribbon, Hole Punch, Paper Flowers
Step by Step Instructions
1 Stamp 4 flower images from the Eco friendly stamp plate using the black archival ink pad onto the 220gsm card. Quickly sprinkle clear embossing powder over the ink and heat set.
2 Cut the 4 pieces out and then distress the panels using the spun sugar ink pad and the cut`n`dry foam. Highlight the centre of the flowers by adding the red pepper adirondack pen to the piece.
3 Plan the look for the card by laying the papers in place. Then to add dimension to the piece lay the rose border die over the paper so the cut edge removes the bottom edge of the paper for a lovely scalloped finish. Cut and emboss through your die cutting machine.
4 Distress the edges using the vintage photo ink pad. This will pick up the embossed rose detail. Turn the piece around so you have both scalloped edges facing down and punch holes along the lower edge of the top panel.
5 Prepare the next layer by tearing the paper to give a rough edge and distress all the edges. Then raise the top piece when attaching the pieces together, this will give added detail.
6 Weave some organza ribbon through the punched holes and make sure the ends come up through the same hole and off centre.
7 Tie the ribbon off into a bow and cut the ends with a diagonally edge.
8 Gently heat the ribbon and it will start to crinkle, continue until you have completed the whole bow.
9 Prepare a base card with a punched edge down the opening edge. Make use of the piece of paper with paper details on the reverse, place under the punched edge.
10 Cut and distress another piece of paper to add to the base card.
11 Add the prepared panel to the card using foam tape to raise piece up.
12 Then place the panel with the crackled bow onto the card and add the rose embossed panel below. Then again using foam tape add the stamped panels to the card. (These could be triple embossed with clear embossing crystals if you wish). Place a flower in the centre and a few roses to highlight the embossed piece
13 Here is a close up of the crinkled ribbon and the rose panel. You could swap the artificial centre flower with a paper flower. For full instructions on how to make the flower , click here for Sue Wilson’s workshop