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Spellbinder – Labels 4 Dies : WIZS4-190
Spellbinder Rose Creations : WIZS5-050
Classic Frame Spellbinder Die : WIZS5-012
Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Create- A -Swirl A5 Stamp Set : UMCREATE
U-Mount Repositioning Mounting Cushion: UMREPOST
Foundation Pearl White 250gsm Card : 40188
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE & Pearl Glue : CSPEAWHGLU
White Wrinkled Edged Ribbon : NK01
Anti Static Bag : ANTIST
Decorative Pearl Hat Pins : PINWHITE
Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet Distress Ink Pad : DPVICTORIAN
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s
Score Board : EAZI – SCORE BOARD : EAZISCOR
Step by Step Instructions
1 Take an 8inch x 8inch card blank or trim a piece of A3 card to size. Cut a piece of card to 7.5” x 4.5” to make a panel for the bottom of the card.
2 Place the cut piece at an angle (use top & bottom points on the diagonal as starting points) and score on lines no.5 (DL) & no.6 (A5 Half Fold) on the eazi score board.
3 Then move the last line over to the no.4 (A4 Gate) point & repeat the 2 score lines 5 & 6. Repeat this process until all the 2 lines are complete in one direction. Turn the card to start making the score lines form a diamond shape. Repeat the same process as in the steps before. Alternately use the Creative Expressions lattice embossing folder, this will achieve a more woven look to the trellis & be much quicker.
4 Cut another piece of white card (this could be a shimmer card) to 7.5” x 4”. Stamp the
swirl design at random using the Tim Holtz Victorian velvet ink pad.
5 Line the stamped panel at the top of the card leaving a ¼” border around the edge & place some double sided tape across the bottom of the panel, now stick the lattice panel on top again leaving a ¼” border. DO NOT stick this piece to the base card until the next few steps are completed.
6 Place a strip of the wonder tape where the join line is. Place a piece of the wrinkled ribbon over the tap and secure ribbon at the back of the card.
7 Place another strip of wonder tape over the wrinkled ribbon & stick down the vintage ribbon at the back of the card & then rouse the ribbon in mini pleats sticking them to the tape as you go along. Secure the 2nd end at the back of the card.
8 Wrap 3 loops of the vintage ribbon & tie them in a knot to produce a shabby bow.
Distress the edges of the card with Victorian velvet ink pad & attach it to the base card using foam tape for added dimension. Secure the bow to the side of the card.
9 Fold a piece of 160gsm paper in half and place the rose creations die onto the card &
cut and then emboss the flowers through your die cutting machine.
10 Leave the card in the dies and stamp the swirl design over the die onto the card using the Victorian velvet ink pad.
11 Distress the pieces whilst they are still in the die using the same ink and the cut`n`dry foam. These techniques with leave a crisp white border around the edge of each petal, making the design stand out further.
12 Repeat this process on all of the petals. You will have cut 2 of each of the 6 flower
petals. Why not alternate each layer and only stamp on every other layer for a different effect.
13 Curve each petal downwards on the 2 sides of each petal & then place the flower onto a
soft mat (the reverse of the cut`n`dry foam pad is perfect for this). Run the embossing tool around the centre of the flower to raise all individual petals up. Repeat this on all the larger flowers leaving the 2 smaller flowers alone.
14 Pinch each petal inwards to encourage the petal shape. This will give a lovely flow to the piece.
15 Place the smaller flower onto the foam and emboss each petal in a circular motion &
then finish by repeating the process in the centre of the flower. This will give you a lovely tight centre for the finished flower. Repeat this on the 2nd smallest flower too.
16 Glue each layer of the flowers turning each layer so the petals fall in between each
petal. Hold in place or set aside until the glue starts to set.
17 Take the 2 small inner flowers and glue them together, add a pearl or other embellishment to the centre of the piece. Stick this centre piece into the flower petals to complete the 3d flower.
18 Cut & emboss the classic frame in white card. Trim another piece of card so it fits behind the panel.
19 Distress the frame using the V/Velvet ink pad & glue the frame over the white card. Stamp over the frame and a small amount of the white card using the swirl stamp.
20 Attach the frame to the base card using foam tape. Place the 2 flowers at an angle onto
the frame & place the decorative pins into the knot of the bow. As the lattice panel is raised you can make sure the ends of the pins go under the card to prevent sharp edges.
21 Add small even sized drops of the pearl glue to the cross over section of the lattice
design. Allow to dry to complete the project.
22 Here is the finished project. Something with a delicate feel and could so easily be changed by using different ink colours & papers. Try using vellum for a different look.
23 Here is a close up of the rose creations flowers. The white edges add depth & make
the eye think there is an extra layer of paper.