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Cardmaking and Papercraft - - Quick Makes - De­sign by Lisa West

1 Layer a 135mm square of striped pa­per onto a piece of orange card and at­tach to a 150mm square white base.

2 Die-cut the lower edge of a 135x100mm piece of floral pa­per into a stitched curve. Die-cut a stitched curve bor­der from orange card and at­tach to the re­verse of the lower edge, as shown. Wrap the panel with blue twine, tie in a knot and add to the top of the base with sticky fix­ers.

3 Stamp a sen­ti­ment onto black card and heat em­boss in white. Punch into a la­bel, layer onto orange card and at­tach to the base. Stamp a smaller sen­ti­ment onto orange card in black ink, trim to a pen­nant and add to the base. At­tach a small chip­board heart, die-cut vel­lum flour­ish, pink and green pearls and a yel­low resin flower, to fin­ish.

Shop­ping list

First Edi­tion For­ever Free 8x8 pa­per pad, £10 From Hob­by­craft Die-cut­ting ma­chine, heat tool, stitched curve bor­der dies, flour­ish die, la­bel punch, black and orange card, vel­lum, sen­ti­ment stamps, Ver­saMark ink pad, white em­boss­ing pow­der, blue twine, pink and green pearls, yel­low resin flower, chip­board heart From your lo­cal craft shop

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