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TUTORIAL: C116 LOVE STORY CARD QUARTET BY VANESSA BESTER

TUTORIAL: C116 LOVE STORY CARD QUARTET BY VANESSA BESTER

 

Card Quartet
- Vanessa Bester -
South Africa

For this project you will need:

  • Fabscraps Love Story Cardmaking Kit: MC116 01
  • Fabscraps MP3011 4mm Rhinestone Pack
  • Fabscraps Flower Pearl & Rhinestone Set - Ivory
  • Kaisercraft 12” Gold Glitter Cardstock – 1 Sheet
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Oxide
  • Feather and Swirl Metal Dies
  • ¼” & 1” & 2” Heart Metal Dies or Punches
  • 1” & 2’ Flower Metal Dies or Punches
  • 1” & 1.5” & 2 & 2.5”” Scalloped Circle Dies or Punches
  • A Leafy/Swirly Wide Border Punch
  • A Scalloped Floral Narrow Border Punch
  • Heartfelt creations Regal Borders Die Set
  • A Mesh Die
  • We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board

Instructions:

Flowers:

  1. For each Flower, using the Red Heart Paper, cut 2 X 2” flowers and 2 x 1” flowers.
  2. On the front side of the flower, emboss a line down the spine of each petal. Turn flower backside up and mist with water.  Face flower up again, pinch each petal together along the spine to shape.
  3. Let dry and then layer as per card pics and add a pearl or rhinestone as per pics.

 Punch:

  1. From the Red Heart Paper, 2 X 1” Hearts, 1 X 1” Scalloped Circle and 3 X ½” Hearts.
  2. With the Red Heart Paper, cut a 6” Square Mat and vertically border punch the RHS of the Mat.
  3. From the Kaisercraft Gold Glitter paper, 4 x ½” hearts.
  4. From the Beige Cardstock paper, 1 X ½” Heart.
  5. From the back of the Alphabet A4 sheet, 2 X 1” Scalloped Circle and 1 X 2” Scalloped Circle.
  6. From the White Heart & arrow Paper, 1 X 1.5” Scalloped Circle and a narrow floral scalloped border.
  7. From the “Our Love Story” Greeting, punch the “Love” out with a 1” Scalloped Circle Punch. Keep the offcut to use on the XOXO Card.

 Die-Cut:

  1. With the Red Heart Paper, a leafy swirl.
  2. With the Ivory Paper, 2 X Leafy Swirls and a Mesh rectangle approx. 2” high
  3. With the White Heart & Arrow Paper, A curled Feather.
  4. With the Gold Paper with Red Roses, a 3 ¾” square Envelope with your Punchboard and a 2.5” Scalloped Circle.

Card no: 1(Large) “Love”

Adhere the base of the card on LHS(the gold strip is ¼” wide) then collage as per pic on RHS:

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Card no: 2(Large) “Hugs & Kisses”

Adhere the base of the card on LHS and then collage as per RHS

  

 

Card no: 3(Large) “XOXO”

Adhere the base of the card on LHS (note leftover tab from “Our Love Story” greeting) and then collage as per RHS

  

 

Card no: 4(Landscape) “You are Pretty Sweet”

Collage as per pic (the gold strip is ¼” wide

 

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