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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Classic Frame Spellbinder Die : WIZS5-012
Spellbinder Rose Creations : WIZS5-050
Spellbinder Foliage : WIZS4-328
Art Parts Clearly for Art Modelling Film : WV-APCLEARLY
Cosmic Shimmer Teal Sky Pearl PVA Glue : CSGTEA
& Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Tim Holtz Distrss Ink Pads – Broken China : DPBRKNCHINA
& Vintage Photo : DPVINTAGEPHO
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool: ALCAPPTOOL
Adirondack Alcohol Inks – Stonewashed: ALCISTON & Lettuce: ALCILETT
Adirondack Gold Paint Dabber : DABGOLD
Creative Expressions 2 Speed Heat Gun : BLUEHEATTOOL
Grosgrain Ribbon – Various Codes Available
Step by Step Instructions
1 Select the size backing paper for the project; here a 7” square has been used. Cut lots of different size roses on a 280 / 300gsm card stock using the rose creation dies through the die cutting machine.
2 Stick the rose shapes onto the card using the Cosmic Shimmer glue. Place some of the flowers on the edge of the card & trim away the excess. The off cuts can be used in other areas of the card.
3 Continue to add the flowers until the whole sheet is complete & evenly spaced out.
4 Select the card stock that is going to be embossed and cut it to the same size as the embossed mask. Place the rose creations sheet (face up) onto the base plate. Now place the card stock over the top before adding the tan mat & embossing plate to complete the sandwich.
5 Add a shim of card if the sandwich isn`t tight enough & place the piece through the Grand Calibur machine. Once complete the card will be embossed with the unique design. This is great for coordinating dies to a project.
6 Swipe the broken china ink pad directly over the embossed paper.
7 Use the cut`n`dry foam to move the ink into the white areas around the flowers.
8 Take the ink pad and repeat the swiping of the card to add a build up of colour to the piece. Dry the card with a heat gun or leave to air dry.
9 Spritz the card with a little water.
10 Now go in and lift some of the colour off to create a mottled effect to the piece.
11 Take a small floral stamp & stamp at random over the card using the vintage photo ink pad. Distress the edges of the card using the cut`n`dry & the vintage photo ink.
12 Cut the modelling film with 3 of the rose creation dies. As the film is thick it almost cuts through the film but if it doesn`t just cut around the edges with a pair of scissors to release the flower.
13 Select the colour alcohol inks to compliment the project. Here Adirondack stonewashed & lettuce have been used.
14 Apply small drops of the ink onto the felt application tool.
15 And with the die cut shapes on a craft mat stamp the ink onto the flowers. For added depth to the colour repeat this process to give a build up of the ink.
16 Here are the completed flowers. As the alcohol ink was used they dry almost instantly.
17 Add heat to the flower using the heat gun. BE CAREFUL WHEN TOUCHING THE WARM FILM
18 Now mould the flower petals upwards to add dimension to the petals. Repeat this process on all 3 flowers. The great thing if flower isn`t shaping as you wish it to then reheat the film and mould as desired.
19 Apply a gold edging to the flower using the Adirondack gold dauber, this will enhance the look of the flower yet keep them with a delicate feel.
20 Cut a piece of card slightly bigger than the worked embossed piece & swipe the edges with the vintage photo ink pad.
21 Tie a piece of brown ribbon around the card & then repeat down the edge with the teal ribbon. Tie both pieces off & cut the ribbon at an angle.
22 Cut a classic frame out of soft green card & place a piece of white card behind the frame. Stamp over the piece using the floral stamp and the blue & vintage ink. Glue the 3d flower to the piece.
23 Mat & layer the worked card onto an 8” square card blank. Add 3 teal sky glue dots to the corner of the design & to the centre of the 3d flower.
24 Stamp a sentiment & add it to the corner of the frame. Add 2 paper flowers & some foliage die cut leaves to complete the project.
25 Here is a close up of the 3d film flower. The modelling film is great for making items for jewellery or as used here to add dimension to a card project.