Sunday, February 14, 2016

Happy Valentine's Day!! Love Card Tutorial

Hi there,

Today I  am sharing a super fun card using Chibitronics, Xyron, Pegz Stamps and DCWV. I love how this card turned out. It's 5 1/2 x 5 1/2, layered with beautiful patterned paper, lit with an LED light from Chibitronics and perfect for Valentine's Day. Check out my tutorial below:

Supplies
White Card Base (5 1/2 x 5 1/2)
Distressing Tool
Metal Cap with hole in center
Glass Beads
Flower
Burlap String
Gesso
Foam Brush
Xyron Adhesive: The New Creative Station, Clear Hold Adhesive
Mini Stapler
Hot Glue
Trimmer

Instructions:

Step 1: Remove center of artificial flower and attach layers of the flower together with Mini Stapler. Adhere metal cap center to flower with hot glue and lightly highlight flower with gesso using foam brush.


Step 2: Add a layer of Clear Hold Adhesive to metal center and add glass beads. Add an additional layer of Clear Hold Adhesive to the top of the glass beads.  Set aside and let dry.

Step 3: Trim coordinated patterned papers, distress with dressing tool and adhere together using the New Creative Station.
Step 4: Cut coordinating strips to size of card and adhere as shown above with mounting tape. Set aside.
 Step 5: Add Burlap String in between layers of flower using hot glue.
 Step 6: Stamp sentiment using Pegz Stamps, trim and adhere to flower.

Step7: Create Chibitronics circuit, add LED sticker and adhere to bottom of flower with mounting tape.
Step 8: Adhere flower to card using mounting tape.


Love Card by Karen Jiles Supplies Ocean Breeze Stack: DCWV; Burlap String: May Arts; LED Light: Chibitronics; Stamps: Pegz; Metal Cap: Prima; Adhesive: Xyron; Other: Flower, Gesso, Glass Beads

Thanks so much for visiting today...:)

Hugs,
Karen

3 comments:

Bajalizzy said...

love this card Karen - great way to use the chibitronic lighting as the center of the flower

Karen Jiles said...

Thanks so much!! I just added the tutorial. :)

Christi Conley said...

This is so pretty!! Excellent use of the lighting - bet it looks really cool in person :)