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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Spellbinder Rose Creations : WIZS5-050
Spellbinders Nestabilities – Fleur De Lis Squares : WIZS4-318
Floral Accent Spellbinder Die : WIZS4-199
Lovely Baroque Embossing Folder : EFC0723025
Alcohol Inks Blending Solution : ALCBLEND
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad : Victorian Velvet: DPVICTORIAN
Ribbon Solid Two/Tone Dark Red : KN14
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Walnut Hollow – Red Metal : WHMSRED
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT – Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s
or Wonder Tape WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Step by Step Instructions
1 First place a sheet of red thin metal into the embossing folder. Depending on which side is placed in will determine if the metal is embossed or debossed on the coloured side.
2 Having the silver side upwards in the folder with the words of the couture creations folder on the front will create an embossed look on the silver side.
3 Facing the red downwards will give a debossed effect on the red side and is the way the metal has been used to create the effect for this project once the blending solution has been used.
4 Once the metal is embossed add some of the blending solution to some kitchen towel.
5 With the towelling flat gently wipe the towel across the metal to remove the red colour from the metal.
6 Continue to do this until all the silver area is revelled leaving just the red on the debossed area.
7 Take the largest fleur di lis Spellbinder die and place it over the metal making sure that an even amount is left all round the outside. Cut the piece through the Grand Calibur.
8 The 2 pieces can either be used for project by turning the outer frame so that the inner is seen and is the focal point. Or as in this case just the inner panel will be used.
9 Emboss a white piece of card and trim the piece to the edge of pattern. Swipe the Victorian velvet distress ink pad over the embossed area to lift the design. Go in again & distress the edges further. This has all been done using the ink pad directly to the card.
10 Cut some flowers using the rose creations shapes on the red metal. Each flower will need 3 or 4 layers.
11 Depending on the texture that is required place the cut petals into the embossing folder & place through the die cutting machine. This will add detail to the metal.
12 Here the outer frame has been laid on the embossed panel but for this project set aside the outer frame for another project.
13 Now cut the 2nd smallest fleur di lis shape & score horizontal then diagonal thin lines over the shape to add dimension to the piece. Swipe the V/velvet ink pad over the panel to pick up the lines.
13 14 Cut some white shapes using the floral accents & set aside. Take the largest blossom shape & curve the edge of the petals over & continue this with each layer. Stack each layer into the larger blossom below & secure in place with some 3d glue or clear cosmic shimmer glue.
15 Mat the embossed card onto some burgundy card & place onto the base card. Add the fleur di lis panel onto the card using foam tape for added dimension.
16 Now add the scored white panel to the metal panel turning the piece to allow the metal to show up. Add the metal flower to the corner.
17 Add the 2nd flower & then the white flourishes. Finally add a small pearl to the centre of the flowers, a red bow & a stamped or printed sentiment to complete the project.
18 Here is a close up of the layers on the card. Why not try different colours of foil for different occasions. They make a fun Christmas alternative card.