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
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.
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 -
Sentiment Stamp of choice
(pictured is Kaisercraft Happy Birthday)
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
(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
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.