Thursday, January 12, 2012

Creative Paperclay® Embellishments for Cards

Use Creative Paperclay® to create light weight embellishments for your handmade greeting cards.


I love vintage Valentines and have a large collection  of them.  This time of year I love using them to make the Valentines to give to my special friends!  For this card I used a couple of with a sewing theme.  I wanted a little something extra on the card to give it some dimension, so I made a half spool of thread for the card.

Supplies:
Mold Compound
Spool
Brown ink
Embroidery floss
Valentines
GLitter Glue
Doily
Card stock for card base
Pattern paper for background

First, I made a mold using a spool.  Pictured is the mold with Creative Paperclay® drying in the mold.  I like to give my items at least a few hours to dry (sometimes 24 depending on the thickness of the object.)  Once the spool was dry I inked it.  Then wrapped it with embroidery thread (to look like a thread.)

Fussy cut the Valentines. Attach the pattern paper to the card base, then the doily, and Valentines.  Using Tacky glue attach the spool of thread.

 Add a little glitter glue to the dress and hair bow.



The Valentine is complete...


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2 comments:

Carrie T. said...

Hi Lyneen,

I hope you had a wonderful Holiday season and are off to a great start to the New Year. I just wanted to say "hi". I also love the sewing theme card :-)

Happy Crafting!
Carrie

Shirley said...

Hi Lyneen!

I have been holding back buying the mold putty. But you have officially become an enabler with this card and mold!!! I love the sewing theme, love the mold and just plain think this card is wonderful!
Now off to purchase more...:0)

Great job!
Shirley