EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Create a card with a mini album inside!

Saturday May 30, 2020
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Do you love to create something differnt? Use your pocket dies to create a card that will surprise your loved ones when they open it! Fill pockets of photos or messages inside your project that will bring joy as your friends and family open up thier card! Almost like a mini albulm but without all the work!

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Let's get crafting!


Step 1: Stamp the Large Wild Rose Cling Stamp Set onto the Art Foam Paper with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Red Geranium and die cut the flowers with the coordinating dies. Colour the flowers with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Pink Peony and Rose Madder.

Use 3 petals for each flower. Use your heat gun to heat the petals and when they start to shrink move them on the Molding Mat and press on the middle using one of the larger flower shaping tools,
Layer the petals together using a hot glue gun making sure to offset them. Add your stamens by piercing a hole in the centre of the flowers.
TOP TIP: Add hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere your flowers in place.
Next, sponge the petals with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter and Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter.

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

Step 2: Stamp the leaves using the Large Wild Rose Cling Stamp Set onto Deluxue Flower Shaping Paper with Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves. Die cut the leaves with the coordinating die, shade using the same ink and Bamboo Leaves ink. Shape using the Large Wild Rose Mold.

Step 3: Create card/album using Pocket and Flipfold Inserts F-White. Cut three pieces of paper paper from Wild Rose Paper Collection 4 1/2 x 8 3/8" to cover the front and inside of the card. Cut paper to cover the pocket inserts. Remember to first cut off excess paper from the pocket inserts: cut one inch off second insert, cut two inches off third insert. Don’t forget to cut the slits in the designer paper for the pockets. Watch this video to see how to decorate the flipfold inserts and cut the slits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKpGdatTbmk.

Either fold tabs back and adhere a piece of white cardstock 4 1/2 x 8 3/8” to the back of the flipfold insert or cut the flaps off and then adhere cardstock to finish the back of the card.

Top Tip: only add glue to edges of the cardstock to keep the pockets open.

Step 4: Cut decorative pockets from white cardstock 5 times and 1 from gold paper using Regal Pocket Accents Die. Using corner die, cut 5 pieces from gold paper and one from white paper.

Step 5: Glue the Regal Pocket Accents diecuts to your card/album and add pictures.

Step 6: Decorate the cover with Regal Pocket Accents diecuts, flowers and leaves. Add some Bright Bead Stamens-Medium around your flowers for interest. 

TOP TIP: Learn more flower shaping techniques with the Wild Rose in this video here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/how-to-create-elegant-flowers-gift-boxes-the-ez-way

Have fun creating your own projects! We love to see what you create too, share you're projects with us on our Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations 

Tutorial by designer Ewelina Panka. For more of Ewelina's beauutiful projects check out her blog here http://elinaart.blogspot.com/

You can find all of our tutorials here if your looking for more creative inspiration! https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/category/step-by-step-tutorials

Let us know what you loved about this tutorial in the comments below, we love to hear from you.

Looking to know what supplies were used so you can make one too? 

Heartfelt Creations Products:

  1. Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
    Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
  2. Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 1/2 oz.
    Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 1/2 oz.

Other Products: Martha Stewart scoreboard, white cardstock, glue gun.

What do you love about what you just read? Leave us a comment below!
Martie Rollin
This is a most interesting tutorial. I will definitely give this a try. Your flowers are gorgeous!!
May 30, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Jean Le Mercier
Thank you for sharing. Will be doing it.
May 31, 2020 at 4:55 AM
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