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Diamond and Easel Card by Sheila Weaver

If you have any problems with this project and are a member of the Joanna Sheen forum, please contact Sheila W. via YUKU mail. If you are not a member, please come and join us and message me.

Materials

1 A4 Sheet JS Stardream Card – I used Citrine.
1 A4 Sheet 160gsm JS Elegance Satin Paper.
1 A4 Sheet JS Gentle Gloss Photo Paper.
1 A4 Sheet JS Gold Mirri Card.
Sticky Stuff – I used Double Sided Tape and Foam Pads.
JS Hollypond Hill Double CD Set - I used an image from CD1

Optional – Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Scallop Squares Large or Small
 

 

Step One

Using JS Gentle Gloss Photo Paper print out the image sheet from CD1.

Using JS 160gms Elegance Satin Paper, print out the matching backing sheet.
 

 

Step Two

Using an A4 sheet of JS Stardream card, landscape orientation, measure, mark and score as shown. Do not fold the valley lines yet.

Measurements continued at Step Two.

 

Step Three

Measure, mark and score the diamond as shown.

Cut the green lines and remove the green shaded area.

Valley fold blue lines and mountain fold red lines.
 

 

Step Four

Image shows the card when folded.

Apply double sided tape to areas shown in pink. Do not remove backing strip from the double sided tape.

 

Step Five

Cut a piece of backing paper 19cms x 7.5cms and mount onto a piece of gold mirri card 20cms x 8.5cms. Fix to the front/base of the card.

Remove the backing strip from the double sided tape on the diamond and fix down onto the front/base of the card.

 

Step Six

Mount the large topper onto a piece of gold mirri card 11cms x 15.5cms.

Mount the sentiment on a piece of gold mirri card 8.5cms x 3cms.

Either, cut piece of gold mirri card 7cms x 7cms square, or, cut a Spellbinders Nestabilities Classis Scallop Square approx. 7cms x 7cms.

Cut out the matching gift tag leaving a border at the left-hand side. Trim the gift tag to 11cms x 5.5cms. Fold in half, and use for personalizing a message.
 

 

Step Seven

Cut a square of backing paper 7cms x 7cms and attach to the front of the diamond.

Attach the 7cms x 7cms gold square on top of the backing paper.

Attach the gift/message tag to the gold square as shown.

Attach the Topper to the front of the easel.

Position the sentiment and attach to the front/base of the card using foam pads, The sentiment should hold the easel in an upright position.

This card will fit in a C5 envelope.

 
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