I am very happy for card makers to use my designs and Tutorials for there own personal use, I give permission to other teachers who have attended my classes to use my Tutorials. but would appreciate a credit to the design and instructions.

please get in touch if you would like more information.

Many thanks

Happy Crafting Yvonne xx

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Table Top Easel Card

Father's Day
Table Top Easel Card

To make this fold
1.      Take a 21cm by 15cm piece of card, matt a 20cm by 14cm, of contrasting card on top.
2.      Cut a Piece of card the same colour as the base 9 ½ cm by 21cm score it on the A5 gate fold and on the A5 half fold lines on a crafters companion board. Give all scored lines a nice tight crease.
3.      To make the front card, (to stick on the easel), cut a piece of card 9 ½ cm by 30cm, and score it on the A4 half hold line, fold and give a nice tight crease, when folded in half, trim 3 ½ cm off the end, to make the folded card 11 ½ cm long by 9 1/2cm wide. Stick this to the last panel on the easel fold, putting the double side tape on the last panel of easel fold.

Card Front
Card Base

4.      Cut a piece of contrasting card to match 9cm by 9  ½  cm and stick it to the floor of the easel
5.      Cut a piece of contrasting card to match 9cm by 11cm and stick it to the front card on the easel
6.      To make an insert for this card,  the measurements should be 9cm by 19cm folded in half, add some punched details to the corners, and stick inside the main easel card.
7.      Your main image for the easel card should be 8 ½ cm by 10 ½ cm. decoupage if desired.
8.      Matt and layer a greeting in contrasting card and stick in place to hold easel card opened, raise it on a double layer of foam pads to be high enough.
9. Add some detail with an embellishment.
The poem or greeting either side of the card, can be no bigger than 5cm wide, add some detail with peel-off boarders and corners.
I used a lovely light house poem for this card, it took a while to size it to fit.
10. This card folds flat when closed and fits a c5 size envelope.

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