Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Poppy Poem Card & Gift Box by Sue W.

Hi Everyone
Our DT Gal Sue W. has created a lovely matching Card & Gift Box to share today, I hope you enjoy them.

1.     Score, trim and fold black card to make 4.25 x 5.5 inch top fold card base.
2.     Stamp designer woodgrain to ivory card in crimson ink and trim to 4.25 x 5.25 inches.
3.     Die cut the ‘edge only’ from crimson card, trim and adhere to left side of card front.
4.     Stamp Poppy Poem image to ivory card in tuxedo black ink and colour with Prisma’s and Zest-It or OMS.
        Trim to 21/8” x 4-1/8” and layer over black card.
5.     Add a loop of red/white spot ribbon beneath image. Add image to card front on a slight angle.
6.     Punch 5 scalloped circles from ivory card. Emboss with Swiss dots embossing folder then      sponge using crimson ink.                              
7.   To assemble the flower fold 4 of the sponged circles in half then half again. Add glue to the 5th
scalloped circle, which is the base of the flower. Add the four folder scalloped shapes to the base.
8.     Thread the red cotton twine through the button and finish with a bow. Adhere to the centre of the flower. Adhere the completed flower to the card front.
9.     Add the completed card to the black base card.

Gift Box: 2.5" x 5.75"
1.   From ivory card cut 4 x 2-3/8” x 5.5” strips. Stamp with Designer woodgrain using crimson ink.
2.   Trim second sheet of ivory card to 5.75 x 11 inches. Score along the long edge at 2.5”, 5”, 7.5”
and 10”. Turn and score along the short edge at 2.5”. Snip up to the 2.5” score line along the base,
removing the bottom of the 1” tab.  Fold and press with a bone scorer along score lines then open out.
3.   Adhere the stamped strips to the 4 sides of the box.  Assemble box using Zip Dry glue along the 1” tab. Fold in the bottom flaps and adhere with Zip Dry glue.

For the Box Lid.
1.     Cut a 4.5” square of black card score at 1” and 3.5” on each side and cut up to the score line to
create flaps.
2.     Fold on all the score lines; glue the flaps in place to make the lid.
3.     Add two strips of red/white spot ribbon across top of lid securing inside lid.
4.     Make up flower as for the card adding a button finished with red cotton twine.
5.     Adhere the flower over the centre of the lid adding a loop of red/white spot ribbon to complete.


Additional Info & Materials:
Cardstock Colours Crimson, Vanilla
Versafine Crimson Ink, Red cotton twine, Red Button, Red & white spotted ribbon.

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  1. So beautiful Sue!

  2. One of my favourite flowers, and your card is just so sweet, love it!


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