Thursday, June 1, 2017

Spellbinders Ella-Fant Tutorial

Hello friends - I am excited to be sharing a tutorial for Spellbinders today using the most adorable Die - Ella-Fant - this adorable set is part of the Little Red Wagon Collection by Licensed Designer Debi Adams - I know even the Collection name is adorable!  I have added one of Seth Apters Dies - don't you love how versatile Seth's Dies are - Urban Grunge meets Whimsical - too much fun!

Spellbinders Supplies:

Other :  Liquid Glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Imagine: Memento ink in Tuxedo Black and Angel Pink; Patterned paper; Chameleon Pens; Black Detail Pen; Sanding Block, patterned paper x3

1. Cut/emboss one each of Ella Front View, Ella Body and tail using pink card stock.
2,  Using the Die as a stencil, sponge the inside edges of the Die using Angel Pink and a Sponge Dauber.
3. Colour the eyes using the Chameleon Black Detail Pen before the Die is removed.
4. Add any extra sponging once the Dies are removed eg. the ears and trunk.

5. Adhere a strip of patterned paper across the centre of the pink spotted paper.
6. Cut/emboss the layered paper using the  A2 Curved Matting Basics B Card Creator #  (#1 being the smallest) and the Platinum 6.
7. Lightly sand the raised edges using a sanding block.
8. Cut/emboss white card stock using the Drip Dry Etched Dies #2 (#1 being the smallest) and the Platinum 6.
9. Glue the Drip Dry Circle to the centre of the card front.
10. Pop Ella-Fants head onto her body using 3D Foam Squares and glue her tail to her body,
11. Pop Ella-Fant up inside the Drip Dry Circle using 3D Foam Squares on the head and body, but NOT the ears.
12. Fold the ears sightly forward.

13, Cut/emboss two balloons using patterned paper, Lightly sand once they are removed from the die.
14. Pop up the balloons behind Ella-Fant, tucking the string in behind her ear.
15. Cut the sentiment from the Be So Hex Wild & Free by Debi Adams Stamp & Die Set using black card stock.
16. Stamp the second half of the sentiment onto white card stock using Black Ink.
17. Cut/emboss using the A2 Curved Matting Basics B tag.
18.  Using the Die as a stencil, sponge the inside edges of the Die using Angel Pink and a Sponge Dauber.
19. Adhere to the lower right side of the card.
20. Glue the Die Cut sentiment to the left of the stamped sentiment.

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  1. So adorable! I love baby cards and especially ones with cute "Ella-Pants!"

  2. What a gorgeous card - love your Ella-Fant and how you have used it on this pretty ensemble Linda.


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