Sunday, November 6, 2011

'Greetings From Paris' card by Sue W

Hi Everyone
Our DT Gal Sue W has created a beautiful card to share today.
I hope you enjoy it.

Stamps : Justrite Cling Stamps - Greetings from Paris
Paper:     SBB Smooth White CS, Ladybug & Brown Sugar,  My Mind's Eye: Lost & Found - Market Street 6x6 Paper Pad
Ink:         Ranger Distress Inks: Brushed Corduroy, Tattered Rose, & Tea Dye
Dies:       Spellbinder Dies: Labels 4, Ironwork Motifs & Classic Brackets
Accessories: Flourish With A Bling - Latte Pearls, Beacon Zip Dry Glue, Adhesive foam dots, Ranger Ink Blending Tool, Cuttlebug Machine, Hand Dyed Seam Binding

1.       Trim, score and fold smooth white card to make a 5” square side fold card. Sponge with tea die distress ink.

2.      Using Brushed Corduroy ink, stamp the following images to smooth white card: Carte Postal, From Paris with Love and the Eiffel Tower image.

3.      Trim the post card image and stamp the accent stamp images using tattered rose ink. Sponge around the edges with tattered rose and tea die inks. 

4.    Using labels 4 dies, die cut and emboss the sentiment and the picture image. Whilst still in the die, sponge as before.

5.      Adhere a layer of ladybug to brown sugar card.

6.     Using the ‘edge only’ die from Classic Brackets die cut one side of dsp. Trim to 4-5/8” square.  From the remaining strip of dsp flip to the reverse and stamp the Fleur-Di-Lis image using tattered rose distress ink.  Add these to the card front. Using tattered rose ink stamp the postage stamp image to the top right corner.
Add the post card to the card front followed by some hand dyed seam binding, tied in a bow to the left.

8.     From Ladybug card, die cut and emboss the star shaped motif as well as the long motif from the Ironwork Motifs die set.  Add these to the card front.

9.      Pop up the sponged image and sentiment to card front, using foam dots.

10.  Add the adhesive pearls as shown and with Zip Dry glue add the completed card front to the base card.

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