Cardmaking

Reveal | Cardmaking Class @ Scrapbook Fantasies

Posted by on 15 Oct 2018 in Cardmaking, Classes, Scrapbook Fantasies | 0 comments

Welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) this week, a trio of cards using backgrounds I have created with Distress Oxides.  The class is on Tuesday 16 October at 10am and Saturday 20 October at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, four or five Distress Oxides, mixed media craft sheet, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Reveal | Cardmaking Class @ Scrapbook Fantasies

Posted by on 1 Oct 2018 in Cardmaking, Classes, Scrapbook Fantasies | 0 comments

Welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) this week, a trio of masculine cards I have created with the Mountain Air collection from Kaisercraft.  The class is on Tuesday 2 October at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, brown/pinecone edging ink, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Reveal | Cardmaking Class @ Scrapbook Fantasies

Posted by on 24 Sep 2018 in Cardmaking, Classes, Scrapbook Fantasies | 0 comments

Welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) this week, a trio of modern feminine cards I have created with the Gypsy Rose collection from Kaisercraft.  The class is on Tuesday 25 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Reveal | Cardmaking Class @ Scrapbook Fantasies

Posted by on 17 Sep 2018 in Cardmaking, Classes, Scrapbook Fantasies | 0 comments

Welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) this week, a trio of Christmas Cards I have created with the recently released Wonderland Collection from Kaisercraft.  The cards also feature Hot Foiling techniques and the new Gloss Cardstock we have for Foiling and Alcohol Inking (which will be in another class).  The class is on Tuesday 18 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Reveal | Cardmaking Class @ Scrapbook Fantasies

Posted by on 2 Sep 2018 in Cardmaking, Classes, Scrapbook Fantasies | 0 comments

Welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) this week, a pair of Gift Boxes I have created with the new Highland Christmas collection.  The class is on Tuesday 4 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Couture Creations DT Reveal | Highland Christmas Twisted Easel Card

Posted by on 27 Aug 2018 in Cardmaking, Couture Creations Design Team, Foamiran | 1 comment

Hi and welcome to my post today which is a Twisted Easel Card I have created with the new Highland Christmas collection designed by Sue Smyth.  I have also created a pair of Foamiran Flowers especially for this card, on which I have edged the petals with Red Glitzin Glamour Glitter Glue.     

I started my card by folding the cardbase in half on the fold line and then folding the front inwards in half diagonally so that the bottom right corner meets the top of the centrefold.  I then layered the sections using the Highland Christmas patterned papers – being sure to fussy-cut around the cottage.

Cutting instructions:

  • Easel Base – Red Tartan – 5”x5” – cut diagonally
  • Easel Feature – Scene – 4¾”x4¾” – cut diagonally fussy-cut around cottage
  • Base Square – Red Tartan – 5⅛”x5⅛”
  • Base Triangles – Scene and Snowflakes – 4⅞”x4⅞” – cut diagonally
  • Back of Easel – Snowflakes – 5”x5” – cut diagonally

The bow tucked under the Foamiran Flowers is fussy-cut from patterned paper and stuck in place with the rest of the elements in the floral cluster with the Helmar 450 Glue.  I did hold the elements in place for a minute or two to make sure they stayed together nice and tight.  

The front triangle on the bottom layer holds the Easel in position, which is achieved with the help of Foam Tape.  

Couture Creations products I have used:

  • CO726275 Highland Christmas 12×12 Doublesided Paper #2
  • CO726281 Highland Christmas 12×12 Doublesided Paper #8
  • CO726278 Highland Christmas 12×12 Doublesided Paper #5
  • CO726297 Highland Christmas Peace on Earth Mini Die
  • CO726286 Highland Christmas Diecut Ephemera Set
  • ULT157907 Special Occasions Beaded Branch
  • CO724846 Card & Envelope Set – Cream Square
  • CO726144 Foamiran Multicoloured 10 pack (Red)
  • CO724918 Be Merry Bouquet Stamens (Gold)
  • CO725403 A4 Gold with Draft Lines Mirror Foil Board
  • CO724161 Floral Layers Cutting Dies – Clavelina
  • CO721979 Glitzin Glamour Glitter Glue – Red
  • CO721964 12mm Foam Mounting Tape
  • ULT157644 Diecut’N Bond
  • CO725159 Stainless Steel Scissors
  • H00043 Helmar 450 Quick Dry Glue 125ml

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed this insight into how I created this Twisted Easel Christmas Card – have a wonderful day

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