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Fleur De Lis Doily Accents Spellbinder Die : WIZS5-042
Patterned Paper or Card : Various Codes Available
White Thick Card 220gsm:P/N 40001
Decorative Cracker Template – Available From Creative Expressions
White Wrinkled Edged Ribbon : NK01
Clear Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder : CSEPCLEAR
Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Cosmic Shimmer Mists: Mallow Blush : CSMMALLOW & Lava Red : CSMLAVA
Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Ink Garden Set : CSDIGAR
Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Victorian Velvet : DPVICTORIAN
Artsy Floral Stamp Plate : UMARTSY
Archival Ink Pad : ARCHBLK
Step by Step Instructions
1 Select a sheet of A4 card and for quickness a piece of 160gsm printed card has been added underneath so that 2 pieces can be cut at the same time. Place the sandwich through the Grand Calibur and cut & emboss as per instructions.
2 Once the pieces are cut you may find some small intricate pieces stay in place. Take a pokey tool and ease out the pieces.
3 Each cut will give you a piece of card and the patterned piece of card.
4 Cut out 4 sets of the long border and also cut the oval shapes for the place setting cards.
5 Cut the patterned backing paper to 9 inches x 8 inches and attach the border to the top
& bottom of the card. Lay the border next to the left hand side of the mat and trim the top & bottom of the border at an angle to create a mitred edge to the piece. Repeat this on the right hand side border.
6 Attach the 2 mitred pieces to the edges of the mat using double sided tape.
7 Pick & chose different colours to tone with the table setting and complete the amount of mats you require.
8 Cut a piece of card to 6 ¼” x 5 ¾” and stamp the rose design at random over the card using the archival ink pad. Work quickly & apply clear embossing powder over the
ink and heat set.
9 Shake the cosmic shimmer mists to mix the mica & add a small amount each of the
colours into a pallet. Add a few drops of the red to the pink to darken the colour and then paint the rose heads when you have the desired colour.
10 Colour the stems of roses using the green drawing ink.
Set the piece aside to dry or heat set before completing the next step.
11 Use the calligraphy words and stamp at random over the design using the Victorian distress ink pad.
12 Distress the edges of the mat using the cut`n`dry foam & Victorian velvet distress ink.
13 Mount the rose piece onto a piece of pink card and attach the panel to the worked place mat base.
14 Change the feel of the piece by using different backgrounds to meet your needs.
15 Alternatively stamp the rose design on the card using the Perfect Medium ink pad & brush comic shimmer mica over the ink.
16 Dust the excess mica off to bring out the colour in the rose image. Spritz a fine mist of water to set the mica.
17 Spritz some pink chalk mist onto a sheet of card & stamp 3 flower heads onto the card
using the archival ink pad. Follow Sue Wilson`s rose workshop to complete the
3D rose. Details of the workshop are listed on the top section of the Creative Expressions weekly workshop site.
18 Fold a piece of card in half to make a name place card. Mat a piece of the backing paper before adding a piece of ribbon & then the cut die shape. Attach the rose to the panel and add the name you require to finish the card.
19 Coordinate the place setting mat & name place card with a cracker made from the same
20 Use this technique to create different place settings in different styles to match
whatever occasion it is needed for.