Hello and welcome to my Tutorial Blog.

I hope give you inspiration with some some fabulous tutorials.

Thursday, 19 December 2013

3D Triangle (Teepee) Card

Hi all,



Over on the All Dressed Up Blog I have tutorial on how to make this cute little 3D Triangle Card


Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Monday, 16 December 2013

Opening Purse Box - Instructions

Hi all,

Thought I'd pop on today with the instructions to make this cute little Purse Box.


The box is made using a 12 x 12 piece of card and scoring into shape. The flap was created using a scalloped circle nestie, stuck to the back and a little velcro on the front so that it can be opened.  

Here are the instructions and measurements



Lyndsey xx

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Buckle Card Tutorial

Hi all,

Over on the All Dressed Up Blog I have tutorial on how to make this cute little Buckle Style Card.





Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Circular Stepper Card

Hi all,

Over on the All Dressed Up Blog I have a tutorial showing you have to make this fabby Circular Stepper Card





Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Friday, 15 March 2013

Seven Panel Step Card

Hi all,

Over on the Little Claire Blog today I am showing you have to make this fabby Seven Panel Step Card



Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Double Dutch Fold Card

Hi all,

Today on the Inky Impression Inspiration Blog I am showing you how to make this cute little Double Dutch Fold Card.


Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide. I hope you enjoy my tutorial.

Lyndsey xx

Friday, 25 January 2013

Upright Z Fold Card

Hi All,

Today on th4 Little Claire Blog I am showing you how to make this cute Upright Z Fold Card.



Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide. I hope you enjoy my Tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Friday, 30 November 2012

Weaved Hanging Heart

Hi all,

 Today on the Little Claire Blog I am going to show you how to make this fabby little Weaved Heart Hanging.


Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide. I hope you enjoy my tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Friday, 5 October 2012

Fancy Fold Christmas Star

Hi all

 Today on the Little Claire Blog I have gone all christmasy and would like to show you how to make this fabulous Fancy Fold Christmas Star.


Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide on how to make this card. I hope you enjoy my tutorial

Lyndsey xx

Friday, 10 August 2012

Triple Tier Easel Card

Hi all,

Today on the Little Claire Blog I am going to show you how to make this Triple Tier Easel Card




Please pop on over to the Blog for a full step by step guide on how to make this card. I hope you enjoy my tutorial

Lyndsey xx


Friday, 1 June 2012

Easy Stepper Card

Hi all,

Today on the Little Claire blog I am going to show you how to make this fabulous Easy Stepper Card


Supplies


For The Card
Joie De Vivre Clear Stamp
Stamped in Memento Ink Black
6x6 Square Card Blank
Coloured Card
Fancy Die Cut Shapes
Promarkers (Ultra fine Nibs) in the following colours :-
Skin - Coral, Dusky Pink, Blush
Hair - Cinnamon, Tan, Satin
Flowers - Burnt Orange, Peach, Soft Peach
Butterflies/Hearts - Antique Pink, Dusky Rose, Budding Rose
Grass - Olive Green, Moss, Pear Green, Lime Green


For the Flowers
Medium Flower Punch
White Card
Flourish Die
Green Card
Embossing Tool
Promarkers in the following colours :-
Burnt Orange, Peach, Soft Peach


Draw feint lines across the card blank - 3cm in from the top, bottom & LH sides.
Draw a feint line across the card blank - 3cm up from the prescored line


Score along the 6 Pink lines
Cut along the 2 Green lines


Mountain & Valley fold the card as shown above


Your card should now look like this


Trim a piece of coloured card to 14.5cm x 2.5cm
& 2 pieces to 11cm x 2.5cm
Trim a piece of patterned paper to 14cm x 2cm
& 2 pieces to 10.5cm x 2cm


Matt these onto the card as shown above


Stamp, colour and Die Cut the image using a fancy shape


Die Cut a larger fancy shape from coloured card


Matt these onto the card blank as shown


Stamp & Die Cut the sentiment


Punch out 5 flower shapes, colour with Peach & Soft Peach promarkers to match the flowers on the image.
Shape flowers with embossing tool & add a Candi coloured with Burnt Orange to each centre.
Die Cut flourish and chop up to add a bit to each flower.


Add all embelishments onto the card as shown above


Side View - to show step better

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial today

Lyndsey xx

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Free Standing Pop Up Tutorial

Hi all,

Back today with another tutorial, I did squeeze you an extra one in this Tue (easter treat bag) but for some reason it didnt publish. Never mind if you scroll down you can see the tutorial under this one, so you have 2 to choose from today.

Todays tutorial is a Free Standing Pop Up Card, they look fabulous and the best thing is they do fold flat for posting.



Items
12 x 12 Card Stock
A4 Patterned Paper
Ribbon
3 Lrg Size Nesties
Die Cut Butterfly
Die Cut Sentiment

Step 1, Trim a piece of card to 28cm x 14.5cm


Step 2, Score your card at 2.5cm, 7cm, 9.5cm, 14cm, 18.5cm, 21cm & 25.5cm


Step 3, Along the centre (14cm) score line measure a point  in 2cm from either side of the card.


Step 4, Trim a slit out of the centre of the card between the 2cm points.


Step 5, Trim 2 peices of paper to 14cm x 2cm.


Step 6, Turn the card over to the good side and attach paper in the 2.5cm wide panels as shown.


Step 7, Using 3 Nesties Die Cut 2 pieces of card and 1 piece of patterned paper, layer together as shown.


Step 8, Wrap ribbon round one of the 4.5cm middle panels and tie a knot/bow


Step 9, Turning your card over so the back is facing you. Fold one of the 2.5cm flaps in, take your layered center piece, push through the slot and attach to the flap.


Step 10, Fold the card over and bring the two 2.5cm flaps together, folding them together inside the card.


Your card should look like this when standing up.


Step 11, Add a Die Cut butterfly and sentiment to finish.

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial, do let us know if you make a card using this tutorial we would love to come and have a nosey.

Lyndsey xx


Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Easter Gift Bag Tutorial

** Edited to add - sorry for some reason this post did not publish as it should have on Tue so you have 2 tutorials today instead**

Hi all,

Being as its been a while since I posted a tutorial I am going to squeeze an extra one in this week, so you will have one today and another on Thursday.
I have decided to squeeze this extra one in today to give you time to make a last mintue easter gift, I taught this to my ladies in class last week and it went down a treat.

Easter Treat Bag















Items
1 x 6" Square Card Blank
6"sq Patterned Paper
6"sq Coloured Card
Border Punch/Decorative Scissors
A6 Clear Cello Bag
2 x Nesties plain/scalloped
Mini Eggs


Step 1, Score a line 2cm either side of the orignal score line


Step 2, Score a line 3cm in from the LH edge, mark a line 3cm in from the RH edge


Step 3, Trim off the 3cm from the RH egde


Step 4, Punch a border along the 3cm flap


Step 5, Trim a piece of paper to 9cm x 14cm, attach to the panel opposite the punched flap (make sure the pattern is facing the right way up)


Step 6, Die cut an aperture in the panel


This is what your bag should now look like




















Step 7, Using a plain and scalloped nestie together die cut a frame from coloured card.

 

Step 8, Attach the fame to the bag using foam pads


Step 9, Place your eggs in a clear Cello Bag, fold the top over and attach to the back panel of the bag


Step 10, Place foam pads along the edge of the punched flap


Step 11, Fold over the flap and secure with the pads to create your bag.


Step 12, Add any addtional embellishments as required for decoration.

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial, do pop back on Thursday for our scheduled tutorial.

Lyndsey xx