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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Thursday Tutorial - Happy Birthday step card

It's been awhile since I posted a picture of this card and said I would do tutorial ..... sorry took so long but here it is.

Happy Birthday Step card


Stamps: Mini Card Stamp Set – It's A Party MSET05 (SI)  Sunday International Rubber Stamps and more
Ink:     'The Ranger Ink   Archival Ink Jet Black

Accessories: Lyra Aquacolor crayons, ribbon, Fiskars personal cutter, Score It score board, Waterbrush (SI)
1.Base card cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”. Score base card in half at 4 ¼”

2.Turn card long ways on cutter and line it up at 3 ½” mark.

3.Line up cutting blade at 1 ¼” and cut to 6 ¼” mark.

4.Turn your card and score on Score It board (can use bone folder & ruler) at 1 ¼”... score to cut line only.

5.Move card to 2 ¼” and score to cut line only.

6.Move card to 3 ¼” and score to cut line only.

7.Flip (turn) card to opposite end and score at 2 ¼” up to cut line only.

8.Fold card in half.

9.Fold all score lines in accordion style starting with mountain fold, valley fold and so on.

10.Stamp cake image on piece of white cardstock with Archival Jet Black ink.

11.Touch waterbrush to Lyra Aquacolor crayon to color image.

12.Tape cake image to blue card, tie blue ribbon around stamped image. Tape cake image to red card and then tape to last mountain fold on base card.

13.Stamp little cake twice with Archival Jet black ink color in with waterbrush and Aquacolor crayons. Cut into square and tape to blue & red squares approximately ¼” bigger. Tape two finished little cakes to the valley fold on base card.

14.On a piece of white cardstock apply color randomly with waterbrush & Aquacolor crayons then stamp Happy Birthday with Archival Jet black ink. Tape to red cardstock then to first mountain fold on base card.

15.Stamp balloons with Archival Jet black ink and color in with waterbrush & Aquacolor crayons. Tape to blue card, tie ribbon around the bottom. Tape balloons with ribbon to red card then tape to side mountain fold panel on the base card.

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