Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Hearts Come Home - Acetate Card

Here is another card from my Christmas card class earlier this month. Apologies for the bad photos today, but I struggled trying to  photograph this lovely card!

This one was inspired by a beautiful card created by Anne-Marie, a fellow Demonstrator.

The acetate base card was created using some of our Window Sheet.

All my class attendees received some of the Merry Little Christmas papers, a full sheet of the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer and a half sheet of the Gold Foil. 

I used the Glimmer card on all the projects. It's important to remove the plastic backing before trying to run it through the Big Shot with the dies - it's very hard to cut otherwise! The backing does come away quite easily if you start at a corner and gently pull it off :o)

The Santa, Sleigh and Reindeer image was stamped using Black Stazon - It's such a shame we no longer sell this. You can use our Black Archival ink but it's not as permanent as the Stazon and if you rub it when dry, it will come away.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Flower Shop - October Class Gifts

These were the little gifts I gave each of my Class attendees at my last month's Project Class.

The box design isn't mine - it's based on one by Cornelia Janssen. You can find her video here. The video is in German, of which I have no knowledge :o) but it's still very easy to follow. 

I changed all the measurements for my little box, making it a little bigger and converting to inches. I also added the ribbon pull to help with opening it. I didn't score the paper, but just wrapped it around the box creasing it on the edges and securing it with tape adhesive.

This is another of the flower stamps from the Flower Shop set. I coloured it using my Stampin' Blends during my recent 'play' session :o)

The sentiment comes from the Rose Wonder stamp set.

Inside is a yummy chocolate treat!

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Sunday, 19 November 2017

Hearts Come Home - Bridge Card

My Christmas class this month used the Hearts Come Home bundle.

I absolutely love this set .... especially the Hometown Greeting edgelit dies. You get 4 in the set as well as other dies, so it's easy to do little village scenes with them.

This card was very much inspired by one created by Sandi McIver - a Demo based Canada. It was my very first Bridge card and Sandi's video shows exactly how easy it is to create :o)

My card is the width of our A4 card (21cm) and 10.5cm tall. To create the side panels, I scored from each end at 1" and 2" (2.5cm and 5cm). I do mix my measurements between metric and imperial .... although I do always score using imperial with our Simply Scored board :o)

The card folds flat and fits in our normal sized envelopes.