Heartfelt Creations Lily & Micro Bead Cross Card

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This workshop shows how to make a delicate white on white Easter or sympathy card. It can also be an everyday card by using the basic design of the card and adding a lily panel on a Spellbinder die shape instead of the crosses.

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Here is a close up of the micro bead lattice panels that frame the card & the inside is a beaded cross & parchment lily panel. This white on white card is made up of lots of different textures for a soft look delicate look.

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Click Below for a Printable A4 Worksheet

Micro Beads, White Embossing ,Lily & Cross Card Workshop

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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL

 Spellbinders Cross 2 Die: WIZS5-093

Spellbinder Lattice Accent : WIZS5-106

Heartfelt Creations Easter Lilies Pre Cut Stamp Set : HCPC3370

 Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSPEAWHGLU

Coconut White 220 gsm A4 Card Stock : 40980

Ink Blending Mat : INKBLENDMATA3

Grime Boss : GB30

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

Wonder Tape  WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available

Cosmic Shimmer True White Embossing Powder : CSEPWHITE

Perfect Medium Ink Pad : PERPADCL

A4 Parchment Sheet : 40024

Self Adhesive Pearls : SAP5WHITE

Cut Rite Wax Paper : WAXPAPER

Micro Beads : MICROBEAD

Self Adhesive Film : ADHA4

Creative Expressions Piercing Ruler : RULER

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Step by Step Instructions

1  Take a sheet of A4 coconut card and lay it in a landscape position. Mark ready to score later at 5/8” & 3 ¼” and then turn the card 180 degrees & repeat the same measurements on the other side edge. Now score down these measurements to create the basic shape of the card.

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2 Crease all the score lines making sure the smaller measurement is creased upwards as this will act as a tab for the lattice panels later.

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3 Take the lattice accents die and lay it next to the card tab to get an idea of how the pattern will lay once cut & on the card.

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4 Cut a strip of coconut card & stick it onto a piece of self adhesive film onto the card (keep the backing on one side) now add a piece of wax paper just shy of the length of the die so the low tack will secure the die onto the card.

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5  Cut the prepared piece through the Grand Calibur machine. Using the wax paper will allow the card to fall straight out & just poke any small pieces from the cut card. Retain the wax paper for later!!!

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6 Be sure not to emboss this piece as it will crack the film backing. Remove the backing & pour over the micro beads with a box underneath!!!

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7 Once the piece is covered press the beads into the film to make sure that are stuck in place.

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8 Score 2 lines down the tab part of the base card. This will add as a feature for the finished piece.

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9 Now add a line of wonder tape next to the scored lines and close to the edge of the tabbed piece.

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10 Place micro bead panel onto the tab making sure it`s placed with the whole lattice section in the middle. Cut the small excess off at each end.

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11 Cut 2 more lattice borders in white pearl card. Add some of the wonder tape & fold the tape over in half if you don`t have the 3mm tape.

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12 Cut the border so there are just 2 full scallops of the design & off set the border behind the micro bead panel. The holes will give a guide as to where to add to the piece.

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13 Add the wonder tape to the 2nd tab & lay the 2nd micro bead panel face down onto the just finished border so the pattern can be matched up when placed on the opposite panel.

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14 Flip the border over & stick it down onto the tape. This will make sure the design is evenly matched up with both edges of the gatefold.

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15 Repeat the process by adding the 2nd scallop piece of card behind the border. This is the basic design shape of the card.

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16 Cut 2 panels of parchment so they fit the gatefold smaller panels on the card. Also cut a piece to fit the inside back panel. Swipe all the pieces with an anti static bag.

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17 Prepare the corner heartfelt lily stamp onto an acrylic block; ink it with the clear perfect medium ink pad & stamp it on the top & opposite bottom corner of the parchment. Add Cosmic Shimmer white embossing powder over the ink.

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18 Repeat the process on the smaller panels but this time angle the lily stamp to achieve
a random lily effect all over the piece.  Heat set all the embossing powder

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19 Here is the finished white embossed centre panel & side panels.

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20 Remove the backing off a piece of self adhesive film & place the larger panel onto
the film making sure it is laid on slowly & smoothly so the piece doesn`t
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21 Cut around the edge of the piece before adding a line of wonder tape across the top and bottom edge.

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22 Remove the red backing & drip the tape into a tray of micro beads.

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23 Gently remove the film backing & place the stamped panel onto the centre inside panel of the card. Using this technique allows the parchment to be added without seeing any glue or tape.

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24 Add a line of double sided tape down the side edges of the parchment. The 2 edges are the ones that don`t have micro beads added to them.

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25 Remove the backing off the tape & lay the wax paper lattice pieces that were saved from easier. They add a vellum feel to the piece.

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26 Add some 3mm tape to the reverse edges of the small lily borders.

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27 Now place the 2 panels to the front gatefold sections behind the lattice strips.

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29 Layer the crosses up using 3d glue & place in the middle of the card. This adds dimension the piece & by using the micro beads on alternate layers will also make a feature of the crosses. Add a pearl to the centre of the cross.

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30 White on white works well when using different textures of white & pearl card, parchment, wax paper, white embossing & the micro bead as it just adds to the finish & draws the eye.

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31 Here is a close up of the finished card with the cross becoming a feature once the card is opened and then displayed.

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3 Responses to Heartfelt Creations Lily & Micro Bead Cross Card

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    I love the lattice panels on this card Suzanne! X

  2. yvonne Masterman says:

    What a gorgeous card Suzanne, its so unusual for a gate fold. thanks for sharing….yvonne

  3. Suzanne says:

    Thank you both kindly ~ Suzanne x

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