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PE195 – Bonus make!

16th January 2021

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PE195 – Bonus make!

Easel Card

By Mel Jess

You’ll need

  • Pretty Patchwork kit from Papercraft Essentials 195
  • stamping card
  • template
  • Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry & Wilted Violet Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide ink
  • Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad
  • VersaMark ink pad
  • white embossing powder
  • Spectrum Noir Classiques
  • Glossy Accents
  • acetate
  • ribbon
  • black fine liner
  • Collall Tacky Glue
  • 3D foam pads
  • double-sided tape
  • hot glue
  • heat tool
  • computer & colour printer
  • scoreboard
  • hot glue gun

Step by step

  1. With the smaller stamps create a random background using white embossing powder and VersaMark ink, and heat-set.
  2. Choose three complimentary inks and blend together to create a background. Buff away the excess ink off the embossing.
  3. Create the easel card using the template.
  4. Make two layers using the background paper with the template.
  5. Create a patchwork effect using the smaller hexagons and adhere to the patterned layer, and add a stitched detail.
  6. Wrap matching ribbon around the layers and affix to the card base.
  7. Add a sentiment topper on the base of the card to make the card stopper.
  8. Stamp, colour and fussy cut images from the set.
  9. Add a large bow to the top of the easel card and add the stamped images to finish.

Top tip

This patchwork look is a great way of using up lots of small pattern scraps of paper and cardstock

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