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Hi, I'm Pam and thank you for visiting my blog. I have been making cards for over 10 years and am an independent demonstrator for Creative Expressions. I am lucky enough to teach on cruise ships and also get the chance to demo at The Big Stamping and Scrapbooking Show at Alexander Palace. I run workshops for a local craft shop and if anyone would like details of the them please e-mail me at stephen.smith870@ntlworld.com I love to scrapbook but my all time favourite thing is to get messy with ink!

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Simples!

 
Lace work style card
 

This is such a nice quick card to make and looks so effective when it's finished.
 
I've used a Spellbinder die for the pinwheel in the centre.  Firstly, cut a square of card to the right size then cover it with a double sided adhesive sheet.  Run it through the Grand Calibur with the die.  Remove the die and covering from the adhesive sheet and dip it into a container of Micro Beads.  Make sure that you press the Micro Beads firmly into place.
 
The next step was to run the white card through the Grand Calibur with a mask for an embossed look.
 
I cut out 4 corners with a Spellbinder die and glued them onto the main card before matting and layering.
 
The final touch was a Black Dazzler for the centre.
 
This is one of the cards we'll be making at a forthcoming workshop at Martell Press.
 
All of the products mentioned are from Creative Expressions and if you go to their website you can find a list of local retailers.
 
Hope you all managed to see Dee yesterday on Create and Craft...she had some great ideas for using gilding flakes which I can't wait to try.
 
I'm really looking forward to the demo at Martell Press on 3rd April and hope to see some of you there.
 
Until next time, hope you all stay warm and safe in this crazy weather we're having!

3 comments:

Christine B. said...

Cold morning here , but have been crafting. Love your gorgeous card today. Those coners make a fabulous background to your lovely beaded pinwheel. I didn't like those dies when they came out but your card is beautiful. Hugs x ChrisB

Heather Alger said...

Gorgeous card, love the vellum and finish to this x
Happy WOYWW heather #86

~Sue C said...

WOW! Your cards are amazing. LOVE them. SueC#137