Saturday 2 April 2011

A Crealies Template and New Marianne Creatables English Rose Die = A Royal Wedding Card!

Hello, just a quick post today to show you how I got on with my 'Royal Wedding Card' lol!
This is how I did it .....!

I dusted off my Cricut Expressions Machine and cut some circles to use with my Crealies Template.
( Link is here for Crealies  Go to the 'Simple Shortcuts' page and it's called template no1.)

The circle sizes are..... 2  x Five and three quarter inches in white card stock for the base, 1 x Five and a half inches in red, 1 x Five inches in white and finally 1 x Four and half inches in pale blue.

You will also need to cut more circles to decorate the inside of your card if you wish.
There is a hinge included on the template to cut out, so you can join your base white card stock together.

Its all pretty straight forward. I used my Going Places Cartridge in my Cricut.

Hinge your white base card circles together at the top and stick the red circle to the white base.

Lay the smaller white circle and the pale blue circle onto your Template, (white onto 'A' and Blue onto 'B' and draw the straight lines ONLY making sure your circles are central on the template!  (using the natural curve of the circles avoids any freehand circle cutting!)

I hope that all makes sense!  I then used my guillotine to cut out the shapes on the straight lines.... Phew!Still with me?

I layered them onto the card (see my pictures) and plonked on a few paper roses!

My new English Rose Die from Marianne Creatables is so easy to use and I love the effect.  Available from Craftsulove 

There are two dies one small and one large, the small rose fits inside the larger rose.
A few brads and before you can say 'Westminster Abbey' job done!

I know Wills and Kate will adore this so I expect a piece of wedding cake will come winging my way to say thank you. lol!

This card is a very quick one once you have cut the circles out and the Crealies Template is so versatile, I use it a lot.

Thanks for looking today and I hope to see you again soon ....BTW I am thrilled to see some new followers from the USA ..... Hello and welcome, thanks for following me, all my followers are 'stars'!
I will be blog hopping over the rest of my weekend so no 'Shout Out' today but two next time, I promise.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Eileen xx