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Today my post is a card I did using my first attempt with the shibori technique that Susan recently did on her Facebook Susan’s Garden Club page. Mine came out quite light so my next attempt will need some work on paint to water ratio but when I saw the color I just knew Love In A Mist would be the perfect flower to use with it.
My card today February 28th, is for my nephew, sister, father and brother which probably sounds a bit strange but for my nephew it is his birthday, my sister who died having him, my Dad who died 45 year to the day after my sister losing his battle with mesothelimoa and my youngest brother’s funeral was on this day 3 years ago.
Here is how it was created.
Step 1 Make shibori background referring to video on Susan’s Garden Club on Facebook
Step 2 Cut Garden Notes Berry Spray from brown cardstock. Using Nuvo Crystal Drops add berries to branch set aside to dry. (Midnight blue drops used here)
Step 3 Form 6″ X 6″ tent fold card base.
Step 4 Make frame from 100 lb white Soft Finish Cardstock using ModaScrap Dashing Square. (Picture shows black cardstock but it was just to show how frame was cut)
Step 5 Attach shibori type piece to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive making sure to center.
Step 6 Cut 1 ModaScrap Lace Card from white Soft Finish Cardstock trim off side tabs and straighten bottom. Attach to back side of lower half of frame using Kids Choice Glue. Using Clear Double Sided Adhesive attach frame to card front.
Step 7 Cut 1 set of Garden Notes Ladder Fern from green cardstock shade with Distress Ink, shape using Susan’s 4 pc. Tool Kit along with molding and leaf pads. Using Kids Choice Glue attach to lower right corner of frame.
Step 8 Cut, shade, shape and build 1 Garden Notes Love In A Mist (mine was cut from blue cardstock and shaded with PanPastels Set 2) but you can cut from 85# white Soft Finish Cardstock and color with Copic Markers as well. Flower was assembled directly onto card using Kids Choice Glue.
Step 9 Cut apart Garden Notes Berry Spray tucking around flower using Kids Choice Glue to attach.
Step 10 Using self sticking pearls to corners and on lace.
Thanks for stopping by today I sure hope you have enjoyed this tutorial. See below for supplies used. If you click on any of pictures of the Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies it will take you directly to the site.
Until next time – Happy Crafting!
Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies
Nuvo Crystal Drops
Cardstock – brown, green, blue
Distress Ink – Peeled Paint
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