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Monday, May 9, 2016

Couture Creations 1

Sweet Magnolia Window Card 
By Sue Smyth 



There is no doubt that Magnolia Lane papers make a 
pretty card. I have seen so many made 
by other artists and I am so proud that
everybody finds it easy to create beauty
with the range ...


So here is my take on a pretty card, which is relatively simple and
easy to make, just follow my step by steps below 


Trim pink cardstock to make a card blank measuring 
12 x  13.5 cm or what ever suits the embossing folder.
Then trim white cardstock to 13 x 11 cm 
Use an oval die to cut an oval in both the card base
and the white overlay.


Emboss the overlay with Magnolia Lane petite and tied together
embossing fold, Rub over with pearl paint. 
And adhere to card front.

Trim out a patterned paper of your choice
to fit the inside card, and 
cut out an elegant lady from Magnolia Lane 
Poetical labels paper.


Die cut a scalloped oval from white cardstock
then use a nested oval to die cut that, to make a frame.
Cover frame with Dimensional magic and sprinkle with
white glitter. When dry, adhere to front of 
card with 3 d foam tape.


Roughly trim out magnolias and butter fly from, Floral fancy
and Poetical labels paper. Adhere to scrap cardstock 
with a glue stick.
Then fussy cut to form a sturdy element for your card.


Die cut Rose cutting leaf in pale green cardstock, Then 
apply Victorian Velvet or Worn Lipstick to the ends of 
the leaves for a little detail.


Cover the Butterfly with Dimensional Magic
and sprinkle with a little glitter.
Remember a little, not a lot, as too much
will obliterate the design underneath!


Now arrange elements you have created on the front 
of the card. before adhering in place. Snip 
up the leaves for more versatility.


Adhere in place, using 3 D foam tape to layer up
pink magnolias.


Now add in small pearls to every intersection on the
embossing folder.
I do this last, as not all of the folder is visible, so you only need
to add pearls where the intersections are visible.
Also add some 3mm rhinestones to the flower 
centres. I always use extra glue when
adhering small rhinestones and pearls
for a good secure bond.


And there you have it, a finished card.
You can add a small sentiment or generous bow
if you need to.

Happy Crafting 


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1 comment:

  1. So beautiful and creative. You have a lovely blog.

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