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Friday, 30 January 2009

" You Made my day" Card in 10 easy steps


All avaliable from The Dawn Bibby Design Studio:
Basic Grey Granola Patterned Paper 12 x 12
Basic Grey Figgy Pudding Paper 12 x 12
Dawn Bibby Designs Small Bronze Brads

Penny Black "Constalations" rubber Stamp
Hero Arts clear stamp designs "you made my day"

Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut stain
Black Archival Ink - Stazon
Tim Holtz Cut and Dry foam
& Gypsies circle stamp

White cards stock
A4 Peice of acitate
Scrap Bazzil card stock in a co-ordinating colour
Scrap piece of co-ordination ribbon
A few pearl gems

Cuttlebug die cut and embossed butterfly

1) Make a C5 base from an A4 peice of acitate, and score firmly


2) Trim down the Granola paper to 8.00 x 12.00cm and use a corner punch to round off edges
Trim down the Figgy Pudding paper to 9.00 x 14.00cm


3) Using the cut and dry foam ink the edges of both pieces of paper to create a distressed look


4) Ink up "Constalations Stamp" with Walnut Stain and stamp onto the front peice of paper


5) Using a scalloped circle punch, punch out of the co-ordinating bazzil card stock, and lightly distress the edges

6) Using the duttlebug Butterfly die and embossing folder, cut out with white cardstock, lightly ink edges


7) On a small white cardstock circle stamp the "7 Gypsies" circle and the "Hero Arts You Made My Day" ink edges


8) Attach the larger peices of paper to the inside of your acitate card using micro dots
Then attach the smaller peice to the front of the acitate card using brads


9) Wrap the ribbon roung the front peice and tie in a knott
Attach the Die cut butterfly (one wing only) with micro dots

10) Add some pearl gems to the body of the butterfly

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