Saturday, July 26, 2014

Spellbinders Tutorial - Traditional Birthday Card

A little change of pace for me,  I am sharing my Spellbinders Tutorial on my Blog today - it hope you enjoy it.   The theme is Traditional Birthday cards...we can never have too many of them - can we!?!

Spellbinders Supplies:
GC-001 Grand Calibur Die Cutting & Embossing Machine

S2-081 Birthday Cake Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™
S5-171 A2 Round Corner Basics A Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator
S5-172 A2 Curved Matting Basics B Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator
S4-116 Standard Circles Large #6 Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator
S4-409 Gold Majesty Circles  Spellbinders® Imperial Gold die
IN-012 Celebration Spellbinders® Shapeabilities®
GLLD-003 Quatrefoil Band Border Long Die
F-012 Precious Metals Premium Craft Foils Assortment

Preferred Partners:
 IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Delicata™ Pigment Ink in Golden Glitz
Want2Scrap© - 72 Count - LeCreme Pearls - Self Adhesive
Cross Promotional Partners:
Other:  Scissors; Liquid Glue, Paper Trimmer, Floral Image, Sanding Block, Seam Binding

Using white card stock and the Grand Calibur Machine cut/emboss one (1) A2 Round Corner Basics A making sure the folded line is inside the cutting blade of the Die to form card base. Cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics B using the Graphic 45 patterned paper. Sand around the embossed edges using a Sanding Block.  Adhere the patterned paper to the card base using

Using white card, cut/emboss one (1) Gold Majesty Circles and one (1) Standard Circles LG #6.  Remove the Gold Majesty Circles from the die.  Before removing the Standard Circles LG, use the Die as a Stencil and sponge using Delicata Pigment Ink in Golden Glitz.

Adhere the Gold Majesty Circles to the using SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L™ - E-Z Runner - permanent strips, followed by the Standard Circles LG using SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L™ - 3D Foam Squares

Apply Masking Tape to the back of both  Quatrefoil Band Border Long Dies, to ensure they do not move while being cut.  Sponge the deboss side of the Die using Delicata Ink in Golden Glitz, place card on top and cut/emboss one (1) Quatrefoil Band Border Long Die white cardstock, making sure to use both the cutting edge and the insert.
Cut to required length and adhere to lower portion of the card, applying across the Gold Majesty Circles, at the same time tucking under the Standard Circles, using the E-Z Runner - permanent strips.
Cut one (1) 

Cut/emboss one (1)Birthday Cake in gold Precious Metals Premium Craft Foil also one in brown card stock. Cut one (1) set of candles. Lightly sand the gold cake stand and adhere to the layered Dies, followed by the 'brown' cake and candles.

Using Liquid Glue, adhere the sentiment across the cake, the double Seam Binding Bow to the left side of the layered Dies and a button to the bow.  Finish off by adding Want2Scrap pearls to the top of the Gold Majesty Circles and also a medium pearl to the button.

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  1. Traditional maybe but absolutely gorgeous too! Stunning!

  2. This is so pretty! I love that birthday cake!! Very elegant!! TFS!

  3. Linda,
    Elegantly gorgeous card. Great colors and layering. Question: The Happy Birthday link show a different die...I like the one you used...is it a different name?

  4. Love your card! The Birthday cake out of the foils is brilliant!

  5. I love this card, very beautiful

  6. Sanding can add so much dimension, need to remember to do that.

  7. I so love the color choices of this project. Stunning.

  8. I knew I wanted that birthday cake die when I first laid eyes on it, but you just cemented that fact. Lovely card.


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