Saturday, July 17, 2010

Spellbinders™ Heirloom Ornament Card Tutorial

I wanted to give a tutorial on how to create this card that I made using the Spellbinders #S4-283 2010 Heirloom Ornament that I posted a few days ago.  Some of you were was asking how to just make a window with the die template so this answer those questions as well.

Blog Frenzy shot ornament

step 1

1)  Find the different types of pattern paper you want to use and cut them into various widths.

Step 3

2)  Glue them down on a scrap piece of cardstock.

Step 4

3)  Line up ornament die template to where you want it cut.  Tape it down so it doesn’t slip. 

Step 5

4)  Flip die template over so cut side is up and cut/emboss image.

step 6

5)  Using the same size die template, center it on the inside of your card on the left; CUT SIDE DOWN….tape.


6)  Wrap your card around the magnetic plate so that the die is under the paper, cut side up.  Cut/emboss.  Step 7

This way it won’t cut the back side, just a window in the front.

Step six and half

7)  To create a gold frame, line up the die template that you used with your pattern paper and the next size up and tape it to gold fold.  Cut/emboss with cut side up and gold foil facing down.

8)  After cutting frame, adhere it to red paper and trim with scissors close to the edge to add an extra frame.  Adhere to front of card where opening is. 

Step 8

9)  Place the small ornament that was created with the pattern paper inside the opening on the inner flap so that you can line up where it’s supposed to go on the other side.  Leaving it there, add foam squares.  With adhesive ready, close the card and press firmly so that it adheres into place.   Step 9

10)  Stamp sentiment, line it up with Spellbinders Double Ended Tag and cut/emboss.  Use pop dots to adhere.

I hope this has been helpful!  I wanted to share a few photos from the other side of my ornament.  I have three children so I created it to have three sides and my son was the lucky one who made it for the reveal! 



(For instructions and supply list click here.)

If you are not aware of the reveals going on, let me tell you about all the excitement!  Spellbinders is having big Blog Frenzy to show off some of their new die templates that will be debuting at CHA.  There is still lots of inspiration to come and more prizes to be won!  You can read more about it in this post. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!!


Angella D. Crockett said...

Fantastic tutorial!!! Thanks so much!! Your work is amazing!!! God Bless!

Auntie Em said...

Thanks for the tutorial! I love your ideas on how to create things out of the ordinary with this set of dies!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

jasu said...

Lovely card with pretty set of dies.

Cyndi said...

thank you for the tutorial, will use this method with many other dies :)

Juliana said...

TFS Julie!

Pat Jandacek said...

A great tutorial for a gorgeous card. TFS

Valerie said...

Thanks for explaining how you made your ornament. Very cute with the kids pictures in it.

Tona said...

Thanks for the great tutorial!

mocloa said...

this is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Irishchristine said...

I would love to make ornies for my Christmas tree! thanks for sharing

The Scrappy Bug said...

I love this idea. How fantastic.


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