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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

FREE CLASS with step by step instuctions - Layout & Card by Shirlley Tait

This month Shirley Tait is one of our Guest Design Team Members For MARCH.

Shirley has put together for you an amazing layouts/cards and hope you enjoy.


  • Green Cardstock
  • Pale Pink Cardstock
  • Flowers
  • making Memories Worthy Sprial Pink Circlular Journalling Sop
  • Luxe Designs Paisley Rubons
  • Kaisercraft Bling
  • Stazon Ink
  • Tim Holtz Ink - Walnut Stain
  • Kindy glitz
  1. Cut green cardstock to 12 x 6.5"
  2. Ink edges ewith walnut stain distress ink
  3. Cut polka dot pattern paper measure 6.5" x 2"
  4. Cut pink cardstock to measure 6.5" x 1"
  5. Cut paper frills to measure 6.5" and trim to suit size wise. I have cut both in half for this card
  6. Attach pink cardstock to bottom of card approx 1 cm in.
  7. Position pink journal circle to top of card leaving about .5cm from to pof ocard.
  8. Place pink/black polka dot pattern paper on card approx 2.5cm from bottom of card
  9. Attach cupcake frills to bottom of pattern paper and across top of pattern paper as desired or following card as a guide
  10. Position butterfly as desired on card without attaching. When desired location is acquired position rub ons an dafix to card
  11. Attach butterfly
  12. Ink "lets Party" stamp and stamp out onto card as desired (or using the card as a guide!)
  13. Stick on three flowers to bottom right hand corner of card
  14. Using kindy glitz bling flowers as desired and i have also blinged up the rubons too
  15. Lastly add black kaiser bling to centre of flower and a desired to cupcake frills on top of pattern paper.
ENJOY! xoxo

  • Basic Grey Urban Prairie Bountiful
  • White cardstock
  • Versa Colour ink (orchid)
  • Assorted ribbon and flowers
  • Queen & Co felt
  • Paper frills
  • Making Memories brads
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain
  • Rub ons
  • Imaginise bling blossoms
  • Baltik Flowers
  • Kaisercraft floral Bling
  • Kaisercraft Rhinestones
  • buttons
  • Kaiser Rubons


  1. Take white cardstock and scallop three sides leaving aoverall size approx 27x27cm.
  2. Ink edges with Dark Pink ink pad
  3. TAke Basic Grey Bountiful pattern paper and measure down 3.5cm from the top and 3.5cm from the bottom. Measure in 6cm fromthe left hand side and 2.5cm from the right hand side. Cut out this section of paper which will measure roughly 21.5cm x 23.5cm.
  4. Attach cardstock to patterned paper approx 1cm from right hand side of paper
  5. Position photo on the Right hand edge of pattern paper approx 9cm from top of page
  6. Cut the following strips of paper ... all 19.5cm in length. This may need to be adjected to suit the size of your photo
  • 2 pieces of Bountiful 1cm wide from leftover pattern paper
  • 1 bracket shape using Bountiful approx 2cm wide (1 used a chipboard bracket to trace mine out)
  • 3strips of ribbon to suit lo or photo
  • 1 piece of cupcake paper frills - small circles
  • Fozz felt approx 14cm long (you may need to adjust this measurement to suit photo too!)
  1. Ink edges of cut strips of pattern paper and Tim holtz distress Ink and outer edge of layout too.
  2. Attach strips of pattern paper, fill, and ribbon to top and bottom of photo and bracket to left hand side of photo
  3. Add rub on zig zag rub on to bottom of page.
  4. Add felt to the right hand side of phtot
  5. Attach large blue bling flower on top left hand corner of photo. leayering with smaller pink flower and lastly baltik flower.
  6. Place 6 x 1.5cm flowers randomly over the felt.
  7. choose 12 small assorted colour buttons and 11 small assorted colour flowers to place around scallop edges. Attach in an alternating pattern as per layout or as desired
  8. Place rub ons at random on bottom left hand corner and top left hand corner of layout
  9. Place pink floral bling over rubon on top left hand corner
  10. Following layout as example place baltic flowers and small flowers in bottom left hand corner of layout
  11. Add rub on words to suit as per layout
  12. Place love heart bling on assorted flowers as desired or following layout as guide
  13. Lastly bling as desired or again following layout as guide.
ENJOY xoxo

1 comment:

CreativeMe68 said...

Beautiful LO's and cards...love the step by step instructions! Luv Shaz xoxo