Monday, 24 September 2018

Creative Team Blue Post Easel Card

Creative Team Blue Posy Easel Card

by Cheryl Peterie


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


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.



(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.





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