Sunday, 22 June 2014

Project Club: Pink Trellis and Corners

This card didn't make it into the Project Club newsletters as there just wasn't enough room! So here it is......

 How to make: 

  • Cut a piece of burgundy card small than the front of an A5 white card and attach to the card.
  • Onto a piece of A5 white card randomly stamp the trellis and large flower using Aged Mahogany distress ink, trim so it’s smaller then the burgundy card distress in Aged Mahogany.
  • Attach a piece of 4cm wide white lace down the left hand side, attach the stamped card.
  • Stamp the trellis, two floral corners and two large flowers onto white card in memento Tuxedo Black, colour in all the flowers and leaves in shades of pink, cut out the flowers and shape them, cut out the trellis and corners using straight cuts, distress in Aged Mahogany leaving the centres white, edge in Aged Mahogany.
  • With 3D foam pads attach the trellis down the top right hand corner, and the two corners over lapping up from the bottom left hand corner, attach the two flowers to the top left hand corner with 3D glue, add glossy accents to the centre of all the flowers that can be seen.       

Friday, 20 June 2014

Project Club: Cream and Brown Easel Card

For this card I tried to stick to my favourite colours of browns and beige's.

How to make: 

  • Make a small square cream easel card with a extra front.
  • Onto the inside base of the easel card and one of the fronts, stamp the floral corner onto each corner using Memento Desert Sand, colour in the large flower and the centres of the small flowers in each corner on the square piece of card in a light tan promarkers, distress the two stamped pieces in Antique Linen.
  • On the other square piece of cream card, blue tac a 3mm square of paper to the centre, stamp the floral corner just above each side of the square in memento Rich Cocoa, colour in the flowers and leaves in shades of cream and brown promarkers.
  • Trim off the corner and sides just above the swirl, distress in Tea Dye and edge in Rich Cocoa.
  • Onto a 4cm x 7.5cm piece of cream card stamp Happy Birthday in Rich Cocoa, colour in the flowers, distress in Antique Linen and edge in Rich Cocoa.
  • Onto a 5cm x 8.5cm piece of cream card stamp the floral corner twice in Rich Cocoa, distress in Tea Dye, centrally attach the Happy Birthday to this and attach to the inside base of the card.
  • Stamp three large flowers onto cream card in Rich Cocoa, cut out and shape the three flowers, punch or die cut four brown fern leaves.
  • Centrally attach the trimmed piece of card to the square piece of card so the gaps between the floral corners line up with the corners, attach this with strong double sided tape or glue to the bottom half of the easel flap.
  • Add the fern to the centre square down the gaps in the with the three flowers in the centre, add ice gold stickles to the flower centres.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Project Club: Pink Happy Birthday

 This card is so simple to make it could be whipped up at the last minute! Imagine it in blues or purples......

How to make:  

  • Cut a 6.5inch square of pink card and attach a toning piece of pink backing paper on an angle 5cm across the top right down to 11cm across the bottom right side of the card, attach white ribbon over the join and centrally attach to a white seven inch square card.
  • Stamp the trellis onto a 7.7cm x 13.7cm piece of white card using Adirondack Cranberry ink, colour with shades of pink promarkers and mount onto burgundy card leaving a narrow border.
  • Stamp the trellis, Happy Birthday and an extra set of the long four flowers from the trellis onto white card in Cranberry, colour in the large flowers and the small flowers that are touching them. 
  • Cut out the Happy Birthday mount like the trellis onto burgundy card.
  • Attach the mounted trellis down the left of the card with the Happy Birthday towards the bottom on the right.
  • Cut out the four sets of large flowers in groups where they touch, (it makes it a lot quicker when gluing in place) using 3D glue attach the three sets with small flowers to the trellis and the other long set down the top right hand corner, add glossy accents to the centres of the cut flowers and Happy Birthday.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Project Club: Birthday Wishes

Another of this months Project Club cards made using the window box stamp!!!!!

How to make: 

  • Ink over a 4cm wide piece of white cotton lace long enough to go round a DL card using Stormy Sky and Faded Jeans distress ink, (leave to dry).
  • Onto the front of a white linen finish DL card 2nd generation stamp the large flower in Memento Paris Dusk, distress lightly in stormy sky.
  • Stamp the window box with Birthday Wishes in the panels, and three large flowers onto white linen card in Paris Dusk, colour in shades of blue and gray, cut out the three flowers and shape them, cut the window box out with a narrow white border, mount onto silver cut out as before.
  • Using 3D foam pads mount onto a 10cm x 6.5cm piece of blue card.
  • Attach the lace across the card, (landscape) attach Birthday Wishes to the left of the card with 3D foam pads.
  • Punch or die cut three small silver leaves and attach with the flowers to the bottom right hand corner using 3D glue, add crystal ice stickles to the centres of the flowers.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Project Club: Lilac square card

I really like how this card turned out, imagine all the different colour ways it could be done in.....

How to make
  • Cut a lilac piece of card 1cm smaller the front of white square card, in the centre stamp two of the window boxes one under the other, stamp a word into each of the panels, (I used Cherish, Hope, Believe and Dream) along each side stamp part of large trellis stamp using Memento Grape Jelly.
  • Using shades of lilac colour the flowers in the window boxes only.
  • Distress around the sides in Dusty Concord.
  • Attach a piece of white chiffon ribbon across the top left and bottom right hand corners.
  • Centrally attach to the white card and add a bow to each ribbon.
  • Stamp four large flowers onto toning lilac card, cut out and shape using 3D glue add one to each corner.
  • Add lilac glitter glue to the centres of the four flowers and the window box flowers.

Monday, 16 June 2014

Project Club: Black and White Birthday card

This months Nina Crafts Project Club sets should be hitting those door mats and I hope you agree what a "blooming" marvellous set they are too!

Here's the first card for this month.

How to make
  • Stamp the floral corner in the top right and bottom left hand corners of a white linen finished DL card, (landscape) using memento Tuxedo Black.
  • Stamp the Happy Birthday and two of the large flowers onto extra white linen card, colour in all the flowers and leaves in shades of gray.
  • Cut out the two large flowers, shape them and attach with 3D glue to the floral corners.
  • Trim the Happy Birthday to 4cm x 7cm and mount onto a 5cm x 8cm piece of black card.
  • Attach a piece of silver edge ribbon on an angle across the card add a black card candie to each end.
  • Using 3D foam pads centrally attach the Happy Birthday, (it will fit landscape or portrait) add glitter glue to the centres of the large flowers.