Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Butterfly Daisy Burst Circle Easel with Tonic Studios Double Detail Stencil and Die Sets

Hi Everyone

It's Mandy-Jane here tonight.  How are you all?  Keeping well and crafting up a storm I hope :)

Whilst I am quite literally watching paint dry (for a workshop piece) I thought it would give me time to share today's project with you so that I can tell about Tonic's new stuff!

I hope you have been watching the shows with Jodie over on Create and Craft and picking up all the tips and techniques that she is sharing.  You can do so many things with the Embellishment Mousse!!

So here it is and I hope that you like it.  I loved making it for the shows.

What I Did
  1. Using an 8" x 8" card blank; take the largest outer Celtic circle die, tape to folded card so that the edge circle hangs slightly over the fold, and run through your die-cutting machine.  You will now have a circle blank.
  2. Fold the front circle in half to form easel part of card.
  3. Cut a full circle from white card and glue this to the lower half of the folded circle card blank.
  4. Cut two large navy circles and add to top and inside of base card (this will need to be trimmed slightly).
  5. Using a paler blue card and the detailed die, together with the outer large die, cut two - each one to be cut separately so that you do not cross your dies whilst cutting out.  Glue these to the navy layers.
  6. Cut the pretty white circles as above with next smaller dies.  Add to card.
  7. Use the next die down, scalloped circle, and cut out in spotty blue paper and glue in place.
  8. Take the Double Detail outer frame die and cut one out in navy card.
  9. Next using the outer frame piece cut this out in white card.  Then line up the floral die piece within the white piece and cut out.  Leave the card in the die and emboss the detail.
  10. Using the stencil place this over the embossed detail of the die, tape in place and then using a spatula and the embellishment mousse smooth this through the stencil.  Remove the stencil and clean.  Leave mousse to dry or you can use a heat tool.
  11. Once mousse is dry attach the floral piece to the navy back piece.  I used 3D foam pads to raise.
  12. Attach the centre piece to the card front with 3D foam pads.
  13. Die cut some daisies and decorate the card with them.
  14. Add butterfly die-cut and Crystal drops to finish.

What I Used

Double Detail – Daisy Burst Stencil – 1146E
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Cornflower Blue – 806N
Double Detail – Daisy Burst Die Set – 1142E
Layering Die – Celtic Dream – 209e
Rococo Die & Stamp Set – Butterfly Felicity – 1040e
Entwining Trellis Die Set – Delicate Daisy – 768e
Nuvo Crystal Drops Collection – Pearl White – 651n
Nuvo Crystal Drops Collection – Navy Blue – 659n

Well it's back to my painting now!

I hope you have been inspired. 

Popping By

Sunday, 10 April 2016

New Tonic Studio - Poppy Hideaway - Double Detail Die Set

Hi Everyone

Tonic have done it again with their new release of the Double Detail Die Sets but they have also gone and added a new set of glorious colours in their Nuvo range of the mousses.  The new colours are fabulous and contain lovely pastel shades too.

So here is the first of my projects that I made for the POW shows over on Create and Craft this week. 

I hope you like it :)

What MJ Did

  • Taking a 7" x 7" card blank as the base.  Cut a piece of black card to 6 3/4" square.
  • Place the die in the centre of the black square and cut out.  Then emboss the die details.
  • Take the matching stencil, line it up over the die cut, tape in place.
  • Next using the blue and green mousses and a piece of Cut and Dry foam, ink through to colour the embossed detail. Remove stencil.  Clean the stencil.
  • To create the background; take a piece of white card approx 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" and using the foam again, swipe some blue across for the sky and green across for the grass.  Stick to card front.
  • Add 3D foam to back of black piece and add to card front.
  • Create a white frame and a large blue frame and glue these together.  Add to front of card using 3D foam pads.
  • Take a piece white card, blue mousse and a piece of foam and colour the card.  Once coloured die cut some flowers.  Decorate the front of the card with these using Novo Crystal Drops to finish.

What MJ Used

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse - Spring Green - 808N

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse - Cornflower Blue - 806N

Double Detail - Poppy Hideaway Stencil - 1145E

Double Detail - Poppy Hideaway Die Set - 1141E

Entwining Trellis Die Set - Radiant Roselily - 770E

Nuvo Crystal Drops- White Pearl - 651N

We hope you have been inspired.

Popping By