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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Belair Creative Card Group - Saturday 25th February 2017

Belair Creative Cards is expanding!!  We now meet the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm.  We would love you to come.

Here are the projects we will be doing this month.  You get to choose 2 of the 3 designs below.

Our first card uses High Tide stamp set using a monochromatic colour scheme.  The greeting is from Big on Birthdays stamp set.  Ink used is night of navy.

Card number 2 uses one of the free sets from Sale-a-Bration called Avant Garden.  The greeting is from Birthday Blast.  

Card Number 3 uses the stamp set Lift Me Up.  The papers are called Carried Away designer series paper are also from the Sale-a-Bration promotion.  I cased this card from Brandi Barnard from the Stampin' Up! home office.

Belair Creative Card Group meets at 130 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm and the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm

Belair Creative Card Group - Thursday 23rd February 2017

This Thursday will be our first class on Thursday nights for 2017.  I have chosen two great projects for us to start the year.  

Our first project will be a shaker card and use Stampin' Ups! Balloon Adventures bundle.  This is a fun set and very versatile.  Brandi from The Stampin' Up'! home office has put together a great video.  You can find it here.

Stamp Set: 
Balloon Adventures Bundle
Pacific Point, Watermelon Wonder, Pumpkin Pie
Whisper White, Pacific Point, Watermelon Wonder, pool party, daffodil delight, wild wasabi
Balloon Bouquet punch, confetti stars border punch, sprinkles punch, acetate, foam adhesive strips

Our second card we will be making is using the Special Reason bundle.   There is also a video for this new set too.  You can find it here.  I got my inspiration below from Pinterest.  I searched to see if I could find it again to give credit, but alas, I could not find it.

Stamp Set: 
Special Reason bundle, Birthday Blooms
Sweet Sugarplum
Whisper White, Sweet Sugarplum, Mint Macaron
Pearl Basic Jewels, Dimensionals

Belair Creative Card Group meets at 130 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm and the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Dragonfly Dreams Shelli's onStage Case

Belair Creative Cards has a new class starting in January on the 4th Saturday of the month.  This card below is the first card that we will make.  I cased this card from Stampin' Ups! OnStage event that I went to in November 2016.  The stamp set used is Dragonfly Dreams and has some beautiful images.  It also has a coordinating die set that cuts out the dragonflies.  I have also attached a scrapbook layout using a combination of traditional scrapbooking and Project Life which I like to call "Alternate Pages Traditionally" using the same design as the card.

Stamps Used:  Dragonfly Dreams bundle - Occasions Catalogue 2017, Avante Garden - SAB set - 2017
Paper:  soft sky, whisper white, incolor paper stack
Inks:  pool party, pear pizzazz, tuxedo black memento pad

The second card that we will make is also using the Dragonfly Dreams bundle.  As a demonstrator Stampin' Up! have a great publication called Stampin' Success.  The card on the left featured in this publication.  The card on the right featured at OnStage.  I have also given you the contrast between black and white dragonflies.  Which one do you like the best?

Stamps Used:  Dragonfly Dreams bundle, gorgeous Grunge, greeting from Birthday Banners Stamp set.
Paper:  Naturals white (retired), watercolour paper, basic black
Ink:  Card on the left: - cajun craze, dapper denim, soft sky, peekaboo peach.  Card on the right: - peekaboo peach, flirty flamingo, sweet sugarplum, memento tuxedo black pad
Accessories:  aqua painter, copper metallic thread

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Birthday Fiesta Diagonal Double Pocket Card

Today's card features the stamp set Birthday Fiesta and Festive Birthday designer series papers.  

Stamp set:  Birthday Firsts
Papers:  Festive Birthday, whisper white, Emerald envy
Ink:  crushed curry, melon mambo, tempting turquoise, emerald envy
Accessories:  tempting turquoise ribbon (retired), fiesta time framelit, paper trimmer, scallop topper punch

Monday, September 19, 2016

Paisleys & Posies meets pop-up panel card in rich razzleberry.

Pop-up Panel cards are all the rage at the moment.  They are such fun to make.  You can see my tutorial from a previous post here.

What You Need:-
Stamp Sets:
Paisleys & Posies, Gorgeous Grunge, Layered Letters
Whisper white, rich razzleberry, Petals & paisleys specialty designer series paper
rich razzleberry, Cajun craze, delightful Dijon, soft suede, sweet sugarplum, flirty flamingo, peekaboo peach
Paisley Framelit Dies, Pretty Paisleys textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Hello You thinlits, Wink of Stella – clear, Layering Framelit Ovals

Paisleys & Posies meets Pop-up Panel Card in blues

Here is another Pop-up Panel Card using the Paisleys and Posies stamp set in blue tones.  See my tutorial here.

What You Need:-
Stamp Sets:
Paisleys & Posies, Gorgeous Grunge, Layered Letters
Pool Party, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Marina Mist, Island Indigo
Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Marina Mist, Tempting Turquoise, Wisteria Wonder
Paisley Framelit Dies, Pretty Paisleys textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Hello You thinlits, Wink of Stella – clear, Layering Framelit Ovals

Popup Panel Card and the Paisleys & Posies stamp set

What you need:
Stamp Set:  Paisleys & Posies, Layered Letters
Tools:  Pretty Paisleys textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Hello You thinlits, Wink of Stella - clear

base: - whisper white - 10.5 cm x 30 cm ( ½ A4 cut longways)
layer: - Sweet Sugarplum - 10 cm x 14.3 cm
embellishments: - whisper white, dsp, etc

Whisper white - 20cm x 28cm
Whisper white – 6cm x 24cm (this will give you 4 x 6x6 squares)
Dapper Denim – 7cm x 28cm (fold in half then fold in ends to halve again forming a W shape).

Using the inside whisper white (20cm x 28cm) piece, Line up on 15cm line on the paper trimmer. 
Cut between 10.5 – 0cm and then 17.5cm to 28cm. 
Now line up on 5cm line. 
Cut between 10.5 – 0cm and then 17.5cm to 28cm.

·         Rotate 90(horizontal) Score at 14cm.

·         Rotate back to portrait.  Draw centre line at 10cm (vertical).

·         Rotate back to horizontal.  On the centre score line edge of the card,  measure 3cm each side of score line on both edges.  Place a dot.
·         Draw a line from the cut to the 3cm dot from all 4 cuts.

·         You now have this shape

·         Fold in half down middle score line.

·         Place your finger in the middle of the card.  Take the right side of the “T shape” and line up the mid score line with the drawn vertical centre line forming a crease at a 45o angle.  Score. 

·         Open back out.
·         Repeat on the left side. 
·         This is the trickiest part of the card.

·         Recrease all score lines in both directions
·         Fold back in half, now pop the sides in to form a triangular shape at the top giving a house shape. 
·         Fold your outside base in half and line up the house shape in the centre.  Attach, lining up the fold line with the peak of the house.
·         With the Dapper Denim piece (7cm x 28cm), fold in half then half again, giving a W shape. 
·         Open the whisper white piece and place a glue dot in the bottom left wing and the top right wing. 
·         Now fold back up again, opening slightly.
·         Place the Dapper Denim piece in centre with the opening facing downwards.  On the left hand side, press firmly so the glue dot adheres to the dapper denim. 
·         Now to attach the right hand side.  The glue dot is in the top right hand side and needs to be attached to the dapper denim piece on the back.  You now have to move the flap, so it is underneath the dapper denim.  Press to adhere together. 
·         The glue dot will be on the bottom panel of the Dapper Denim. 
·         Open up card, the Dapper Denim panel should straighten out to form the T shape.
·         On the 6 x 24cm card, rule at 6cm intervals to give you 4 6cm squares. 
·         Stamp “Birthday” using layered letters on the 6x24 piece card.  Cut at lines.
·         Embellish front of card as desired.
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