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Friday, 15 March 2013

Seven Panel Step Card

Hi all,

Today I am showing you have to make this fabby Seven Panel Step Card

Items required

Spellbinders Circle & Lacy Circle dies

1. Trim your A4 card to 29cm long & score along the length every 3cm

2. Score the card along the width at 14.5cm

3. Score the card in the panels using the measurements shown above (click on pic to enlarge image)

4. Trim out the panels as shown (circled in green)

5. Slit open the card along the lines between the LH side & RH side score lines (shown in red

6. Fold the card into shape - valley fold the center line, mountain fold the little peaks

7. You will have little flaps on the one side of your card on your 2 end panels - add strong tape onto these little flaps

8. Slot the two end panels back together and secure with the tape

9. Trim 7 strips of Kraft Card to 2.5cm wide and cut into the following lengths
2 @ 6cm
2 @ 8cm
2 @ 10cm
1 @ 12cm

10. Trim strips patterned paper to 2cm wide and cut the the following lengths

2 @ 5.5cm (paper 1)
2 @ 7.5cm (paper 2)
2 @ 9.5cm (paper 1)
1 @ 11.5cm (paper 2)

11. Mat papers & card together and add to the card front

12. Stamp & colour the image and die cut out using a plain circle die

13. Die cut a lacy circle from kraft card

14. stamp a sentiment onto kraft card & die cut out using a lacy circle die

15. Add the image & sentiment to card and finish off with a bow & flowers

Side view of folds

I really hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today

Lyndsey xx

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Double Dutch Fold Card

Hi all,

Today I am showing you how to make this cute little Double Dutch Fold Card.

You will need

A4 white card
Stamping card
Coloured card
3 patterned papers
Square & Scalloped Square Nesties
Corner Rounder
Computer generated sentiment

1. Trim the card into 2 pieces
1 @ 25cm x 12cm
1 @ 24cm x 5cm

2. Score the larger card @ 15cm
Score the smaller card @ 6cm & 18cm

3. Round the bottom corners of each card

4. Attach the pieces of card together as shown

5. Trim pieces of patterned paper to
1 @14.5cm x 11.5cm
1 @ 9.5cm x 11.5cm
1  @ 4.5cm x 5.5cm
Round the bottom corners of the largest & smaller pieces 

6. Attach to card as shown above

7. Die cut a square from white card & a scalloped square from coloured card and mat together

8. Stamp & colour Super Girl Lili and fussy cut out

Promarker colours used are :
Skin - Coral, Sunkissed Pink, Oatmeal, Blush
Hair - Cocoa, Caramel, Sandstone, Vanilla
Outfit - Mustard, Tulip Yellow, Buttercup
Cape & Boots - Cardinal, Red, Lipstick Red

9. Add Lili to the matted squares and add to the front panel of the card, making sure the square comes off the bottom of the panel

10. Add flowers, gems & a sentiment to finish

Hope you have enjoyed my tutorial, thanks for joining me here today

Lyndsey xx