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House-Mouse Decoupage 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 Elegance Satin 300gsm Card.
1 A4 Sheet Gentle Gloss Photo Paper.
1 A4 Sheet Gold Mirri Card.

Sticky Stuff – I used Double Sided Tape, Foam Pads and Pinflair Glue Gel.

Signature Embossing Stencil Filigree 6610.
Signature Die SD078 Build a Flower
.
Signature Die SD111 Mirrored Pairs Mini Leafy Flourish
.

The House-Mouse Decoupage CD.
 

 

Step One

Using Gentle Gloss Photo Paper print out the image from the House-Mouse Decoupage CD.

Cut out the decoupage and mat the base layer onto a piece of gold mirri card leaving a narrow border.

I prefer to assemble the decoupage after I have fixed the base layer to the card, but it is a matter of choice.

 

Step Two

Cut an A4 Sheet of JS Elegant Satin Card to measure 29.7cms x 14.9cms.

Landscape orientation score in half vertically and emboss using the JS Signature Filigree Stencil.
 

 

Step Three

Using gold Mirri card cut out a mirrored pair of the Mini Leafy Flourish die.

Using gold Mirri card and the stamen dies from the Build a Flower cut out two large and one medium stamen dies for the larger flowers and two medium and one small for the smaller flowers. For four flowers you will need the following: - four large, six medium and two small die cuts.

To build a flower, wrong side facing curl the petals to form a cup shape.  Right side facing, press the centre of the flower to form a slight domed shape, with the curl of the petal pointing downwards.  Stick the two largest layers together staggering the petals.  Stick the smaller petal shape on top.  You will get a better fix if you use Pinflair glue gel.
 

 

Step Four

Position the topper at the top left of the card and fix into place.  Attach the flourish die-cuts to the bottom right corner of the topper.

 

Step Five

Add the flowers to the corner of the topper.

Add a sentiment.

This card will fit into a 17cms x 17cms envelope.

 
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