Tuesday, March 26, 2013

'Children Play' card by Sue

Hi Everyone,
Our DT Gal Sue has created a lovely card to share today.
I hope it brings you some inspiration! 

Tutorial:
•    Trim a piece of Ivory card to make a 5.5” x 4” top fold card.
•    Using a Cuttlebug Swiss dots EF emboss the bottom 2.25” of the card front.
•    Using VersaFine onyx Black ink stamp the circular image from Stampendous - Children Play in the top section of the card.
•    Colour the dress using a Distress Marker.
•    Die cut 1 memory box – small pinwheel posie from Authentique Lovely Collection 6x6 bundle.
•    Die cut 1 memory box locina buckle from the same dp.
•    Die cut I MFT Die-namics Fancy Flourish from black card.
•    Cut a .5” wide strip of black card and thread it through the buckle. Adhere to card front.
•    Arrange the Fancy Flourish over the embossed section of the card and adhere.
•    Shape the small pinwheel posy flower and add a dot of Gold Pearl Liquid Pearls to the centre before adhering to the centre of the buckle.
•    Round the top corner of the card to complete.


Materials:



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Monday, March 25, 2013

'Sugar & Spice' Layout by Narelle

Hi Everyone,
Our DT Gal Narelle has created a lovely layout to share today.
I hope it gets you feeling crafty too!



 Tutorial:
 Please note that all paper edges are inked before adhering.

1.  Use Basic Grey True Love "Smitten as the base" for your layout.
2.  Cut a square of "Smitten" 23cm x 23cm and adhere 2.5cm from left edge and 3cm from bottom edge of base paper.
3.  Cut a rectangle of "Little things"  10cm x 24cm, and adhere 2cm from the top edge and 4cm from the left edge of the layout.
4.  Cut a rectangle of "Entwined"  5cm x 28cm and adhere 1cm from the top edge and 5.5cm from the left edge of the layout.
5.  Cut a rectangle of "Vintage love"  4cm x 28cm and adhere in the centre of the layout, 6cm up from the bottom edge.
6.  Add a border sticker from the sticker sheet top the centre of the strip. then adhere a 5x7" photo resting on the top edge of the sticker and 7cm from the left edge.
7.  Embellish the layout with stickers, chipboard and alphabets from the collection as shown.


Materials:


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Thursday, March 21, 2013

'Tilda with a Balloon' Card by Melissa

Hi Everyone,
Our DT Gal Melissa has created a super sweet card to share today.
I hope it gets you feeling crafty too!


Tutorial:
•    Base Card – Cut white card 14 x 21cm and fold in half.
•    Cut a piece of white card 10 x 13.5cm.  Colour edges with copic marker.  Adhere to base card.
•    Cut a piece of white card 9.5 x 13cm.  Emboss this card using the ‘Musical Flourish’ Embossing Folder.  Adhere to base card.  For something different, I like to use the other side of the embossed card to give another effect.
•    Cut a piece of white card 7.5 x 13cm, colour edges with copic markers and adhere to base card.
•    On a piece of XpressIt blending card, stamp ‘Balloon Tilda’ with Momento Tuxedo Black and colour with Copic Markers.  Apply glitter to balloon.  When dry cut around image and adhere to base card with foam tape.
•    Stamp Sentiment onto white card.  Trim around edges.
•    Cut a matt of white card for sentiment.  Colour with copic markers and adhere sentiment to each.
•    Adhere sentiment base card.
•    Cut banner from pattered card and adhere to base card.
•    Using a Copic Multiliner, draw the ‘string’ for the banner.

Copics Used:
Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20, Copic Opaque White
Hair: E71, E77
Clothes and Balloon: B000, B23, B24, B28
Boots: E31, E33, E35, E37

Materials:


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