Wednesday 14 September 2016

Dovecraft Magic and Sparkle Z fold card step by step photo instructions

The beautiful Magic and Sparkle collection is mainly pinks, blues, greys and silver and there are lots of gorgeous embellishments to add to your cards.

To make this card you will need: 
Dovecraft Premium Magic and Sparkle 6x6 papers
Dovecraft Premium Magic and Sparkle Paper Flowers
Dovecraft Premium Magic and Sparkle 1m Ribbons
Dovecraft A4 silver mirror card
Dovecraft A4 Premium white card
Dovecraft Crafters Glue
Trimcraft First Edition Nativity dies
Trimcraft First Edition Christmas Sentiment dies

double sided tape
3D foam squares
Diecutting machine

How to make it:
 1. Score and fold an A4 piece of white card down the centre and then score and fold the left side in half again. Create a mountain and valley fold as shown.

 2. Cut the bottom 6 cm off the card. Cut this strip in half and set the two pieces aside.

 3. Cut 2 pieces of silver Mirror card (7cm x 14.5cm  and 14.5cm x 14.5cm) and attach to the card as shown with double sided tape.

 4. Cut a piece of striped paper measuring 6.5cm x 14cm and attach to the front left of the card. Cut apiece of snowflake patterned paper measuring 14cm x14cm and attach to the other side of the card.

 5. Cut pieces of silver patterned paper to fit the folded parts of the two strips ie 2 pieces measuring 14.5cm x 2.5cm and 4 pieces measuring 7cm x 2.5cm and attach to the strips.

6. Add double sided tape to the back of half of the long lengths and also to the short ends at the other side.

 7. Attach the strips to the card with the long lengths attached to the folded back part of the card and the shorter ends attached to the right half of the opposite side of the card.

8. Die cut the "Silent Night" from silver mirror card and glue to the front panel of the card.

 9. Die cut the shepherd and star from silver card and glue to  the right of the card. Die cut two sheep from white card, glue on to the card and add the other on 3D foam squares.

10. Die cut the Peace, Love, Joy greeting, snip off the heart at the bottom and glue to the patterned paper to the left of the shepherd and sheep.

11. Add a pink paper flower to  the front panel. Make two little tails from the silver ribbon and tuck in behind the flower, adding a little spot of glue to secure.

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