Friday, 1 February 2019

Creative Team Mermaid Tails & Rainbow Scales

Creative Team - Mermaid Tails & Rainbow Scales Card

By Cheryl Peterie

 

Products Used

Ranger Perfect Pearls
Sticky Pearl Strip
 
Tools
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4Udouble sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Ink BlendingTool, Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Hinged Stamper, Die Cutting Machine.
 
Instructions
Fold & score a piece of A5 white card in half for the base card in the portrait position, cut a 2.5cm x 10cm (sentiment piece of white card) Using the Ink Blending tool blend the three colours on the card front & the sentiment piece & stamp the Happy Birthday image on the sentiment piece.
 
 
Cut a piece of the silver foil card to the size of the Fish Scale Frame, apply the Crafts4U 100mm x 20m Double Sided Tape to cover the entire back (leave the backing on) place the die on the silver side use some washi tape to hold to the cutting pad & die cut (NB: keep 5 of the cut out pieces) peel off the backing paper (keep backing to use as a stencil for the mermaid) & attach to the card front leaving an even border then peel the backing off the 5 pieces & randomly place back in the frame.
 

Die cut the Star Mermaid from black cardstock, place the tail of the mermaid under the Fish Scale backing stencil & blend the colours in three sections down the tail, leaving the stencil in place lightly dust the blended section with Perfect Pearls.
 



Attach the birthday sentiment to the card front, using foam tape mount the mermaid & star under the sentiment then to finish place some pearls across the mermaids waist.

Created by: Cheryl Peterie

 
 
 
 


 

 
 
 

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Creative Team - Boutique Elegance Card

Creative Team - Boutique Elegance Card

By Cheryl Peterie




Products Used

Kaisercraft Miss Betty Collection 12" x 12" Paper - Stitched
Kaisercraft Miss Betty Collection 12" x 12" Paper - Tapestry
AC Cardstock 12" x 12" - Rain (or pale Blue)
Sticky Pearl Strip 
1/4" Satin Ribbon - White
Sentiment Stamp of choice (pictured is Kaisercraft Happy Birthday)
 
 
 
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)
Die-cut the following pieces
·         Rain Cardstock - Layered Frame & the No.4 Oval (emboss the oval with the Tiny Dots folder)
·         Pattern Paper - Tapestry - No.2 Mannequin (largest) I used the bottom left corner of the paper place a tiny strip of pearls around the neck.
 
 
Cut the base card from the 12" x 12" White cardstock measuring 15cm x 21cm fold in half & score, cut a pattern background panel to 10cm x 14.5cm & attach to the card front.
 
Using a fine tip glue adhere the frame die-cut to the pattern panel.
 


Trim the small rose stems & wrap one of the stems around to secure all three & adhere with glue to the card front, Attach the Mannequin to the embossed oval & mount using foam tape to the card front.




Using glue adhere the large flower over the stems of the small roses & a small bow in between.


Stamp a sentiment onto a piece of leftover cardstock, cut into a banner & blend the edge with Distress Ink - Spun Sugar, place a piece of foam tape to the middle of the banner & glue either end down slightly curling the right end up.

 
Created by: Cheryl Peterie
 

 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 

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