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21 April 2016

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Hello fellow Crafters

WHAT!!! Where has April gone, this is crazy.  This is the start of a very busy time of the year for me and my family.  So many birthdays and anniversaries so I have put my scrapbooking on the back burner for a little while whilst I create cards to cover all these celebrations.
So today, for you, I created a quick but still very pretty card using the Magnolia Lane collection by Sue Smyth. 






1. Start with creating a 4"x6" card base in Pandora pink cardstock from Ultimate Crafts.  
2. Cut a piece of 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" Snow White cardstock from Ultimate Crafts.
3. Using the Petite & Tied Together embossing folder, ink the inside front of the folder with a matching pink ink. Insert the white cardstock and run through your bigshot, cuttlebug or other machine.  Ink the edges with the pink ink.

 4. Next, I then took some of the pink decorative lace ribbon and attached it using double sided tape to the embossed cardstock.  To  remove any stickness that remain from behind the ribbon, I chose to add some white glitter over the lace.  This worked perfectly, and you can see the glitter through the lace.



5. Using the Rose Cutting die cut out a Snow White and Pandora rose.  Cut two of the leaves in a dark green Cypress Pine Ultimate Craft cardstock.

6. Take one of the paper magolias and spritz the centre with a pink ink. Set aside to dry or blast it with your heat gun.  Once dry use some Glitzin Glamour in Crystalina to bling up the flower.  I find using my finger is the easiest as I can control the amount better.
 
7. Fussy cut a butterfly.  Because my 12"x12" paper stack was nearly finished I decided to cut up the front cover, and low and behold there was a butterfly on it.  Because it was in a heavier weight card it will hold it's 3D shape well.

8.  I headed to my 6"x6" paper stack and cut out on of the small sayings and mounted it on some of the Pandora pink cardstock.
 9. Now construct your card.  Don't forget to add a little bling.  I used the Bling Flourishes  from the collection.
Check out some of the closeups below.





PRODUCTS USED
ULT157271 - Magnolia Lane - Petite & Tied Together embossing folder
ULT157508 - Magnolia Lane - Paper Magnolias
ULT157523 - Magnolia Lane - Rose Cutting Die
ULT157499 - Magnolia Lane - Bling Flourishes
ULT157505 - Magnolia Lane - Decorative Lace Ribbon
ULT15157496 - Magnolia Lane - 6"x6" paper stack
ULT200001 - Ultimate Crafts Cardstock - Snow White
ULT200007 - Ultimate Crafts Cardstock - Obsidian
ULT200031 - Ultimate Crafts Cardstock - Cypress Pine
CO721971 - Glitzin Glamour - Crystallina 
CO721984 - 12mm Double Sided Tape
CO724389 - Turbo Precision Glue Pen


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Enjoy your craft time,
Anita E







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