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Art Parts – Clearly for Art Modelling Film : WV-APCLEARLY
Tim Holtz Kraft Resist Pad : TH92918
Spellbinder Romantic Rectangles : WIZS5-090
Tim Holtz Tissue Tape – Sketchbook : TH92911 & Hitch Fasteners : TH92731
Creative Expression Key Charms – Fancy Keys : CHARMFAN
Vintage Ribbon Reseda : VRRES
Umount Ledger Page A6 Stamp Plate : UMLEDG
Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Vintage Photo : DPVINTAGEPHO
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT – Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s
or Wonder Tape WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Archival Ink Pad- Sepia: ARCHSPEIA
Foam Tape & A3 Card
Step by Step Instructions
1 Take one sheet of the butterfly 12” x 12” kraft paper and trim 1/8” off one side edge of the paper. Measure 7” from the top of the paper & cut off the remaining piece.
2 Lay the 7” panel onto a sheet of A3 card & leaving a border around the panel trim the card to 12 – 1/8” x 11 ¾”. Do not stick the butterfly paper to the white card as yet. Cut another piece of white card to 12 1/8” x 6 ¾” & set aside.
3 Distress the butterfly panel by placing the paper onto a non stick craft mat & placing the vintage photo distress ink onto the cut`n`dry foam, work from the mat & gently distress the edges.
4 Cut and mount a distressed panel of calligraphy paper onto the smaller white card that was set aside. Punch 3 holes in the right hand bottom corner of the panel & screw the hitch fasteners in place.
5 Add lengths of foam tape to the side & bottom edges of the panel. This will create a secure pocket for items to stay in place.
6 Remove the backing off the foam tape & place the panel onto the base butterfly panel. Now the basic layout is ready add notes, cut outs or tags to be added as required.
7 Now stick a length of tissue tape onto a piece of card the same width as the project (12 -1/8”). Add wonder tape to both edges of the back of the card.
8 Remove the red backing & pleat the vintage ribbon along one of the edges. Repeat this on the other piece of tape so that the ribbon is seen on the other side of the card.
9 Add a small amount of glue to the pleats. This will ensure that the ribbon stays in place. Now set the ribbon aside to dry.
10 Place a strip of foam tape along the glued back of the ribbon. This will allow a lovely raised feel & make a feature of the ribbon ruffle.
11 Place the ribbon piece onto the top of the calligraphy panel leaving a little of the white & distressed edging of the card showing.
12 Loosely cut out 2 of the butterflies from the off cut of the butterfly paper. Place a piece of the clearly for art film over the butterfly before cutting them both out together.
13 Stamp the flourish design onto the film using the sepia archival ink pad.
14 Heat the film up so that the ink dries & the film is soft to be able to curve the body of the butterflies up to create movement of the wings.
15 Stamp multiple pieces of paper with the ledger stamp using the sepia ink. Cut the large romantic rectangle in the calligraphy paper. Cut around the ledger sheets so a small border of the rectangle is seen.
16 Cut a rectangle slightly larger than the rectangle panel & stick the tissue tape all around the edges of the card. Add a hitch fastener to the calligraphy panel before attaching it to the tissue tape panel. Add holes to the ledger cards & add to the notepad.
17 Place the kraft butterflies to the note board using 3d clear glue. Now add the film butterflies on top. Take 4 loops of the vintage ribbon & knot them to form a shabby ribbon. Attach the bow to the corner of the tissue ruffle. Use the hitch fasteners for any keys.
18 Here is a close up of the notepad which has been added to the pocket. Just stamp more ledger sheets as and when they have been used up. Maybe add any favourite photos to the project to personalize it.