Thursday, 22 September 2011

Bows,Bells and Bling.......



Back again Blogger's with my third card for Heartfelt Creations this week. You can see all the designers projects over at the HC Blog or by visiting each designers blog. The links are under the DT tab at the top of my page.

This card was cut with Spellbinders Grand Callibur and the Grand Labels Four die.
Here are the details:

6 x 4.75 inch side fold card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3422 Poinsettia Cheer Bells PreCut Set
                        HCD 715 Christmas Cheer Die
                        Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities Grand Labels Four die
                        Spellbinder Small Circle dies
                        Spellbinders Grand Calibur
Other Products:
                        CASON ivory base card. AnnaBelle smooth white card. ACC red and green card. DCWV red glitter card. Nellie’s multi frame scalloped circle die. Cuttlebug Swiss dots embossing folder. Memento Tuxedo black ink. Copic markers. Sakura Stardust clear glitter pen. Kaisercraft gold gem. LSS red wired glitter ribbon. Zip Dry Glue. Dries Clear adhesive. Paper Mill adhesive foam dots.

Instructions:
1.     Using the largest Label 4 die and Ivory card die cut and emboss one complete shape. Score through the centre and fold to make the card base.
2.     From green card and the same die, cut and emboss one half of the same size shape. Carefully trim around the embossed outline.
3.     From red card and the 2nd largest label die cut one half shape. Emboss the red die cut with the Swiss dots embossing folder, before adhering to the green trimmed down shape.
4.     Wrap some of the red glittered ribbon around the straight edge of the layered shapes, securing at the back.  Tie a bow in another length of glittered ribbon and attach to the top of the card with an adhesive dot and Dries Clear.
5.     Stamp the ribboned poinsettia image and the small bell to smooth white card using tuxedo black ink. Cut the bell using the matching die. And colour with Copic markers adding highlights with the glitter pen.
6.     Colour the poinsettia with Copic markers, adding a gem to the centre and die cut using the small scalloped circle.
7.     Die cut a second scalloped circle from white card using the larger die.
8.     Cut one plain circle from the red glittered card then adhere this to the large scalloped circle with Zip Dry. Using foam dots add the coloured image over the glittered circle.
9.     Use foam dots to add the completed image to the card background adding the bell in the same way.
10. Adhere the completed card to the Ivory base card with Zip Dry glue.


That's it for this week but I have more ready for next Wednesday.....see you then for Heartfelt Creations.
Don't forget the AnnaBelle Blog Hop is still running so you've still got time to enter your name on any of the DT's blog posts from Tuesday. Friday is challenge Day for AnnaBelle Stamps so I'll be back with a project to share 12pm Aust EST.
Till then.................
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6 comments:

Sue Kohler said...

You are getting a great start on your christmas cards Sue!! always love a shaped card, this is gorgeous! :)

Selma said...

Another fantastic card. I really like the shape of this one. The layering is beautiful to highlight those pretty designs. Gorgeous bow too.

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Pretty creation dear.

The Other Patti Sue said...

I just love shaped cards... so awesome! This is simply amazing!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Love all the goodies in this release. I really like how you are using each piece!

Lorraine said...

Love the shape of the card super design