Monday, 12 November 2018

Creative Team Poinsettia Petals Christmas Card

Creative Team Poinsettia Petals Christmas Card

By Cookie Aguilar
 
Another Amazing Christmas shaker card by Cookie using the crafts 4U Square Merry Christmas Die. This time she has paired it up with our sparkly glitter card and the Crafts 4U Poinsettia Petals die. Simply by layering up the petals of this fantastic die with foam tape you can easily create a 3D flower that looks amazing! See below for her supplies list:
 

Supplies:

Crafts 4U Glitter Card (Silver and Bronze has been used here)
Mirror Board (gold has been used here)
Assorted papers
Assorted Sequins
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday, 24 September 2018

Creative Team Blue Post Easel Card

Creative Team Blue Posy Easel Card

by Cheryl Peterie


Supplies:

12" x 12" Smooth White Card stock
Kaisercraft Cardstock - Forest
Kaisercraft Cardstock - Navy
Kaisercraft - Wandering Ivy 12" Paper Pack
Kaisercraft -Wandering Ivy 6½" Paper Pad
Navy Satin Ribbon
White Lace
Flower Shaping Kit

Tools

Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Die Cutting Machine.

 

Instructions

(NB; with nesting dies No.1 being the smallest)

Cut a white card base to 12" x 6" fold in half to a 6" x 6" square & score, open out flat then fold the left side to the centre fold line to create the easel fold.



 

 Die cut the following pieces
·         No.5 & No.4 Decorative Ovals to make a frame from white cardstock.
·         No.1 Decorative Oval from a piece of pattern paper blend the edge of this oval with Distress Ink-Stormy Sky.



To make the large flower die cut the following petals from the same paper as the No.1 oval & blend with Distress Ink - Stormy Sky, once cut & blended assemble & add prills to the centre

·         Two - No.5 petals

·         One - No.3 petal

·         One No.2 petal (cut an extra one for the single flower)

·         Two No.1 petals shape & form into a bud

Navy Cardstock - die cut two No.2 petals shape & form into a bud, die cut four No.1 petals shape leave single & add prills to the centres. (Best Wishes sentiment pictured instead of Wishing You)
 


Cut the following pieces

1.       Background panel to fit the inside base of the card leaving an even border.

2.       Cut from the same paper as above a 7.3cm x 15cm & attach to the top panel of the card front.

3.       Cut from the floral paper 7.3cm x 15cm & attach to the bottom panel on the card front

4.       Cut a 1cm x 15cm strip of navy cardstock.

5.       Cut a 1cm x 15cm floral strip.

6.       Cut a 15cm piece of lace & attach pieces 4, 5 & 6 to the bottom of the inside base panel.
 
 
Attach the pattern decorative oval to the white decorative oval, next attach the "Best things in Life" sentiment to the centre of the ovals & adhere two small navy flowers to the bottom corner of the sentiment, then using foam tape mount to the inside background panel to make the base stopper.
 
 
 
Attach the bottom half of the decorative oval frame to the bottom panel of the card front, add the leaves, flowers, buds, sentiment & to finish tie a bow from the satin ribbon dove tail the ends & adhere to the bottom of the flowers.

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Creative Team Flowers in Her Hair Art Journal Page

Creative Team Flowers in Her Hair Art Journal Page

by Dani Choate

 
If you missed Dani's amazing Mixed Media pages class 'Flowers in her Hair' back in July here is another look at her stunning 'rainbow' page and her supplies list.
 
 

Supplies:

 
Dylusions Journal 5x8
Cadence Diamond Paste Mint 1848
Cadence stencil AS - 482
Dina Wakley Heavy Body paints
Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks
Coloured pencils
White pen
Black pen
Unknown leaf stencil - TCW 450 art deco leaves could work and Kaisercraft has a nice one T604 
Alpha stamps



 Cadence Diamond Pastes have amazing texture and shine and
come in lots of lovely vibrant colours


 
 
 
 


Monday, 17 September 2018

Creative Team Precious Petals

Creative Team Precious Petals

by Cheryl Peterie


Supplies:


Kaisercraft - Wondering Ivy 6½" Paper Pad
Kaisercraft Card Stock - Forest
Kaisercraft Cardstock - Navy
Navy Satin Ribbon
Sticky Pearl strip
Twine - Navy

Tools

Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Die Cutting Machine, Flower Shaping Kit.



Instructions:

(NB; with nesting dies No.1 being the smallest)

Die-cut the following pieces


·         One diamond frame & the two stems together from a piece of A5 white card.

·         One lacy border from a piece of pattern paper.

·         One set of leaves from the forest cardstock (cut into three pieces).

·         One No.4 Tag from a piece of pattern paper.

·         flowers from navy cardstock (one No.2, one No.4 & two No.5 petals)

Assemble

1.       Fold & score a piece of A5 white card in half.

2.       Cut a pattern background panel from the paper pad to fit the diamond frame using glue attach the frame to the background.

3.       Apply glue to the round tips of the stems & add prills set aside to dry.

4.       Attach the lacy border to the left side of the diamond frame.

5.       Cut a piece of pattern paper 2cm x 14½cm & attach to the left side along the straight edge of the lacy border.

6.       Attach some ribbon along the straight edge of the lacy border & the above strip, fold the ends of the ribbon around to the back of the background & attach the card front.

7.       Tie a piece of twine through the tag & attach to the card front.

8.       Shape the flower petals & stack together, add some prills to the centre.

9.       Attach the stems & leaves to the card front.

10.   Attach the floral circle with double sided tape & mount the sentiment shield with foam tape to the card front.

11.   Adhere the flower over the leaves.

12.   Attach some sticky pearls along the lacy border & ribbon edge above & below the flower.

13.   Tie a bow from the ribbon & attach under the flower to the bottom of the card.

 

Created By: Cheryl Peterie
 
 
 
 

Monday, 10 September 2018

Creative Team Bunch of Flowers Art Journal Page

Creative Team Bunch of Flowers Art Journal Page

by Dani Choate


Simply stunning, Dani has created these free form flowers using the lovely Cadence Shabby Chic Texture Pastes. With a matt finish the texture paste gives her work a 3D quality.

Supplies:







Tim Holtz small talk stickers

Dylusions journal insert sheets

Brush

 



 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Creative Team Lacy Floral Blooms Card

Creative Team Lacy Floral Blooms Card

by Cheryl Peterie

 

Supplies:

Kaisercraft Paper Pad 6½"  - Wandering Ivy
Kaisercraft Collectables Pack - Wandering Ivy
Kaisercraft Sticker Sheet - Wondering Ivy
Kaisercraft Cardstock - Forest & Navy
Stamens - Green
Satin Ribbon - Navy
Lace - White
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Die Cutting Machine.
 
 
 
 

Instructions:

 
Cut the following pieces
White Cardstock (card base) - cut a 6" x 12" card base fold in half & score to form a 6" x 6" square.
Forest Cardstock (background mat) - cut a 5¾" x 5¾" & a 3¼" x 3¼" distress the edges of both mats.
Navy Cardstock - ½" x 5½" strip.
Lace - 5½"
Pattern Paper (background) - 5½" x 5½" & a 3" x 3" distress the edges of both backgrounds.
Attach the pattern pieces to the background mats leaving an even border, next attach the large background to the front of the card, then the small mat to the card front, add the navy strip, the scallop lace sticker (from sticker sheet) & the white lace to the left side of the card front.
 


To make the flowers

(NB; with nesting dies No.1 being the smallest) 

Die-cut the following pieces for all flowers (pattern & navy), individual pictures show what petals are needed for each flower.

Navy cardstock

·         Two - No.6 petals

·         Three - No.4 petals

·         Two - No.3 petals

·         Two - No.1 petals

Pattern Paper (not pictured with dies) lightly blend the entire petal with Distress Ink - Stormy Sky

·         Two - No.4 petals 

·         One - No.3 petal 

·         One - No.2 petal

·         One - No.1 petal

Forest Cardstock - one Leafy Branch & cut in to four pieces.

Shape all the petals using the Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit 
 

 

Two No.4 & One No.3 Petals to make the medium navy flower




Large Navy Flower: Offset & adhere the two No.6, No.4 & No.3 petals together, pierce a hole through the centre & add the stamens, apply dries clear glue to both sides of the hole to secure the stamens when dry cut off the stems at the back of the flower.

Medium Navy Flower: Adhere the two No.4 & No.3 petals together & shape into a bud.

Medium Pattern Flower: Offset & adhere the two No.4 petals & the No.3 petal, adding prills to the centre

Single Flowers: Shape & add prills to the centres.

 
I have used the "Best Wishes" tag from the paper pad & the clock from the collectables pack, tie a piece of satin ribbon through the top of the tag using foam tape mount to the card front, next attach the clock then to finish adhere the leaves & flowers.
 
 
Created by Cheryl Peterie
 
 
 
 

 
 

Monday, 3 September 2018

Creative Team Sunshine Fairy Easel Card

Creative Team Sunshine Easel Fairy Card

by Cheryl Peterie

 
 

Supplies:

Kaisercraft Fairy Garden Collectables pack
Kaisercraft 12x12 Paper - Chartreuse
G.C.D Studios 12x12 Paper - Abbies Sunshine
Sticky Pearl Strips
Satin Ribbon 1/4"
 
 
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Die Cutting/Embossing Machine, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place).
 
 

Instructions:

 
Start with a base of White cardstock measuring 10cm x 30.5cm, fold in half & score then fold the left edge to the centre line & score, next cut a 10cm x 15.3cm background mat.
 
 
Place some double sided tape on the front panel as shown & attach the background mat to the base card.
 


Die cut the Crafts4U Die Layered Frame 1 from the Abbies Sunshine- pattern paper (yellow daisy side) & adhere to the card front leaving an even border top & bottom, next using the Crafts4U 12mm x 4m Foam Tape mount the cut-out back in place to the card front.


 
(NB; with nesting dies No.1 being the smallest)


  1. Attach the dots embossed frame to the centre of the card front over the mounted daisy label leaving an even border.
  2. Adhere the embellishments from the Fairy Garden Collectables pack (ie: leaves, banner, butterfly) one large flower from the Little Birdie Bernadette Lemon 6pk, & two small flowers from the Little Birdie Curly Rose Yellow 12pk to the card front.
  3. Place the mounted glitter fairy to the card front.
  4. Tie a small bow & adhere to the bottom under the large flower.
  5. Add a strip of sticky pearls along the top & bottom of the background frame

Base Stopper
Cut a 5.5cm x 10cm piece from the Chartreuse - (yellow pattern paper) & attach to the bottom inside of the card base, attach the No.1 yellow sentiment label to the No.2 embossed dots white label & mount to the centre of the base stopper next add a small butterfly from the Fairy Garden Collectables pack to the bottom right corner.