Spellbinders Heirloom 2011 Triple Easel Card

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This workshop shows how to create a triple easel card using the Heirloom 2011 Ornaments die along with the new Stamps to Die For…… Floral bauble stamp. They are designed to work alongside the heirloom die.

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Here is a close up of the embossed die panels and the paved pearl technique Sue Wilson created – it uses the Olympic gold PVA glue.

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Creative Expressions Triple Bauble Easel Card Workshop

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Shopping List

Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL

Stamps to Die For – Creative Expressions Floral Bauble to use with s4 – 334 : UMS521

& Mini Floret Stamp : UMS522

Sentiment from the UMount Pine Cone A5 Stamp Plate : UMPINE

Heat Tool  : BLUEHEAT

Spellbinder Heirloom 2011 Ornaments Die : WIZS4-334

Tim Holtz Frosted Film: TH93048

 Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink Pad : DPVINTAGEPHO

Platinum Pearl Paper :40768  & Metallic Antique Gold Card : 40984

Pink & Brown Reversible Ribbon : BM993

 Creative Expressions Metallic Gilding Wax Deep Red : CSGWRED

Flake and Glitter Glue : CSFLAKEGLUE

Cosmic Shimmer Olympic Gold PVA Glue : CSGOLY

Cosmic Shimmer Polished Sahara Gold Glitter :CSPSGSAHARA

Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold Embossing Powder : CSEPBRGOLD

 Square Dazzler : DAZASSSQUARE

Perfect Medium : PERPADCL

Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE

Low Tack Tape : 3MTAPEMAG

Grime Boss : GB30

Ink Blending Mat : INKBLENDMATA3

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

 Wonder Tape  WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Take a piece of platinum pearl paper or any 90 – 120 gsm paper & attach the frosted film over the paper. If it`s one sided paper use the film on the blank side so the colour can be seen on the other side.

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2 Fold the paper over & place the heirloom 2011 largest bauble die & the 3rd largest die on the crease of the paper. Make sure the top of the die over hangs the fold & secure in place.

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Here is the reverse of the paper & as you can see the cut of the die is not on the fold of the paper. This will make sure the fold is left intact & acts as the hinge for the easel part.

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4 Cut the prepared pieces through the Grand Calibur machine. Repeat the process by cutting the 2nd largest die on the fold.

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5 Pass the paper with the film on the inside through the GC 2 or 3 times to cut the piece. Using the film makes the cut a little harder but in turn the film makes the paper harder wearing for the project.

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If for any reason the die shape haven`t cut through then take a pair of scissors and just cut out around the cut line freehand. You`ll find it has almost cut through.

6 67 With the film on the inside of the bauble fold the top bauble in half making sure the tip of the bauble just touches the fold point of the bauble.

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8 Repeat the last step on all 3 of the bauble shapes.

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9 Cut 3 shapes in the metallic vintage gold card using the same bauble dies. Add some clear Cosmic Shimmer glue to the bottom section of the easel card & place the gold bauble onto the glue.

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10 Step the 2nd largest folded piece forward onto the largest base & mark the point with a pencil where the bauble needs to be placed. Use the guideline to add glue to the area.

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11 Stick each of the baubles in descending size onto the base of the previous bauble. This will complete the basic shape of the easel card.

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12 To add polished silk glitter to the stamped image then add some of the Cosmic Shimmer flake & glitter glue to a piece of cut`n`dry foam.

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13 Work the glue into the top surface of the foam using a flat tool and then the pad is ready to dab the glue onto the bauble stamp.

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14 Tap the foam pad over the stamp. The stamp will need to be cleaned almost straight away.

14 1415 Lightly kiss the prepared stamp onto a piece of platinum paper. Make sure you don`t press down to hard as this will glue the stamp to your paper!!!!

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16 Tip the polished silk gold glitter over the glue before tipping the excess off onto a scrap piece of paper.

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17 Allow the glitter to set onto the glue before cutting the image out using the bauble die. This won`t take long.

17 17 18 Take a grime boss & wipe away the glue from the stamp or clean the stamp to remove any excess glue. DO NOT leave the glue on the stamp as this will ruin the stamp.

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19  Alternatively stamp the 2 bauble images onto some gold card using the perfect medium clear ink pad. Add some Cosmic Shimmer bright gold embossing powder over the ink before heat setting the embossing powder.

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20 Stamp & emboss the `Happy Christmas` from the pine cone stamp plate again in bright gold. Secure the coordinating dies over the embossed pieces using some low tack tape. Now cut & emboss them through the GC machine.

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21 With the die still in place, take some vintage photo distress ink on a piece of cut`n`dry foam & distress the edges of the baubles.

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22  Remove the die from the bauble to reveal an antique gold plain edge to the heirloom 2011 die shapes.

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23 To match the stopper into the project, take a square dazzler & press it into the perfect medium clear ink pad.

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24 Tip some of the Cosmic Shimmer bright gold over the dazzler.

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25 Tip away the excess powder to leave the dazzler covered in embossing powder.  Heat set the powder to reveal a bright metal finish to the piece.

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26 Add the prepared panels to the corresponding larger baubles of the easel card using foam tape for extra dimension.

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27 Place each easel section behind each next size down easel & add the embossed dazzlers to the inside base of the smallest easel card. This will act as a stopper to the easel card.

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28 This step could be down earlier before the bauble panels were added but if not the glue can be added once the easel card is full set up. Use a pin to make sure the nozzle is not blocked.

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29 If you are not 100% confident then try making the pearl dots on a scrap piece of paper. Make different sizes of glue dots.

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30 Here an acrylic block has been used to weight down the bauble panel. Go around the edges of the card & use different sizes of PVA glue to create interest to the piece. Repeat this step on the smallest bauble too.

30 3031 To make a more bronze like colour to the thin reversible ribbon then take some deep red gilding wax & rub it over the ribbon.

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32 Make 3 bows & add to alternate sides of each bauble to complete the finished project. Using the light colour card makes the base fade away & allows the main baubles to shine through.

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33  Here is a close up of the embossed die panels and the

paved pearl technique Sue Wilson created

 a workshop can be found by clicking here . The Olympic gold PVA glue really stands out.

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3 Responses to Spellbinders Heirloom 2011 Triple Easel Card

  1. itaobok says:

    Hi Suzanna as always a stunning card,I love the colours you used ,your workshops are always fantastic,and easy to follow.Lady you are so very,very talanted.
    Smiles
    Ita

  2. Steff Boon says:

    Hi , havre you got anything on mealling pot ,
    Thank you

    Sent from my iPhone

  3. Suzanne says:

    Yes there are 4 workshops – 2 with 2 parts as there was so much to add – here`s the link for part 1 https://creativeexpressionsdesigns.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/melt-art-spellbinder-vase-part-1/ – part 2 https://creativeexpressionsdesigns.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/melt-art-spellbinder-vase-part-2/ & then the 2nd workshop part 1 https://creativeexpressionsdesigns.wordpress.com/2013/04/19/melt-art-flower-feather-panel-part-1/ & part 2 https://creativeexpressionsdesigns.wordpress.com/2013/04/26/melt-art-flower-feather-panel-part-2/
    If you ever get stuck it`s worth adding say melting pot in the side search box and it will all come up – Shout if you need anything else ~ Suzanne

    Also there is a tip here for changing the colour after a flower has been already made https://creativeexpressionsdesigns.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/heartfelt-box-part-2/

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