Monday, 4 February 2013

Little Claire Likes ..... 'Duckmum'

Good morning, here is another 'Little Claire Likes' .....  each week on a Monday, we share a project using one of our favourite images, we give you instructions on how to make the card and also a product list.

Today is the turn of a gorgeous image called 'Duckmum', it is an old favourite of ours that is great for any occasion cards - thank-you, birthday's,  Mother's Day and Easter, both of which is just around the corner.  We have teamed the image up with some lovely fresh coloured card and paper, twine, pegs, ribbon and doilies.

Here is a list of the products used, which can be purchased from our brand new website - HERE

Products Used :

Little Claire 'Duckmum' Stamp set - £5.50
Dictionary Definition's Sentiment Stamp Set - £12.99
Bazzill Cardstock - 'Aloe Vera' - £0.50p (sheet)
Small White Dots On Pale Yellow Paper- £0.50p (sheet)
Riverbank Revel's - Paper Lace Doilies (Cream) - £1.40
Riverbank Revel's - Mini Pegs (35) - £2.90
Riverbank Revel's - Twine (3) - £1.90
White Dotty Ribbon - £3.80 (reel)
Promarkers : Vanilla, Mustard, Blossom, Dusky Rose, Khaki, Pastel Beige, Denim Blue, Leaf Green, Honeycombe and Oatmeal.  Ice Grey I to outline image - £1.70 each
(From stash : Green inkpad, circle & scallop punches and frilly die)

Instuctions - Diamond Fold Card :

(1) Stamp up 'Duckmum' image onto white cardstock, cut out using die-cut shape.  Colour image in.
(2) Stamp up sentiment onto white cardstock, punch out and mount onto a scallop circle of 'Aloe Vera' cardstock.  Edge both images with green inkpad.
(3) Cut a piece of 'Aloe Vera' cardstock measuring : 30cms x 15.5cms.  Score at 7.5cms and 15cms.
(4) At 22.5cms, make a small pencil mark at top and bottom of card.  Score diagonally from 7.5cms to 22.5cms - top to bottom both ways.
(5) At 30cms on right-side of card, find centre.  Between 22.5cms and centre, cut diagonally at top and bottom. Fold down into shape, crease well.
(6) Cut a square of 'Yellow/White Dot' paper measuring : 10cms x 10cms.  Also an oblong of paper measuring : 7cms x 14.5cms.  Stick down to card.
(7) Fold and cut one doily in half.  Tie yellow/white baker's twine around top and bottom of image. (8) Tie a large bow with ribbon and secure to twine with more twine using a bow, add yellow peg.
(9) Stick piece of ribbon and one half of doily down to bottom of card as shown.  Add strong tape to base of diamond and stick down firmly.
(10) Add other half of doily to image, add sticky pads and stick down to diamond.  Add sentiment as shown.

We hope you like our project today, please leave us a comment to let us know what you think.

We will be back with another 'Little Claire Likes' ..... next Monday.