How to Create a Graphic 45 Eerie Tale Greeting Card

by Andrew Roberts

This card could be modified to use other graphic 45 collections if you have a favourite

Supplies

  • Graphic 45 eerie tale 12 x 12 papers
  • Purple cardstock
  • Green cardstock
  • Graphic 45 eerie tale chipboard 2
  • Graphic 45 eerie tale carstock flowers
  • Graphic 45 eerie tale banners
  • Graphic 45 metal brads
  • Paper roses and leaves
  • Metal corners
  • Tea dye distress ink
  • Distressing tool
  • Corner rounder
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Cut a base card from card stock at 6 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches and round corners all corners

    Step 2

    Cut mat 1 at 6 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches and mat 2 at 4 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches from patterned paper and corner round all corners

    Step 3

    Cut mat 3 at 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches from card stock and corner round all corners

    Step 4

    Cut mat 4 at 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches and mat 5 at 3 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches from patterned paper and corner round all corners

    Step 5

    Cut 1 using a chosen frame die from card stock to mount the chip board embellishment on to.

    Step 6

    Ink card stock layers using chosen ink. Sample uses tea dye distress ink.

    Step 7

    Distress the edges of all patterned paper layered using a distress tool

    Step 8

    These are the chipboard and flower embellishments from the coordinated packs from the paper collection. Ink the edges if desired.

    Step 9

    Fussy cut these two images from the collection. The owls are from the banners pack and the pumpkin image is taken from the paper it self

    Step 10

    These are the metal embellishments used. Any metal corner will work and the brads are from the graphic 45 metal brads pack

    Step 11

    These are the paper roses and leaves used as embellishments. Twist the wire stems of the roses If desired

    Step 12

    Adhere all mats in the order pictured. Ensure the final mat is aligned to the top

    Step 13

    Adhere the die cut frame in to position. Align to the top

    Step 14

    Adhere chipboard embellishment on to purple die cut frame

    Step 15

    Adhere fussy cut pumpkin image into position as shown using foam tapes, shape leaves if desired

    Step 16

    Add graphic 45 flowers adhere in to position after shaping petals if desired. Ink flowers also.

    Step 17

    Adhere the metal embellishments into position. Both brads and metal corners.

    Step 18

    Next glue on the paper leaves. Ensure to tuck under as shown. Hot glue used in the sample

    Step 19

    Apply the paper roses and buds using hot glue. The colour can be varied if desired.

    Step 20

    Glue fussy cut owls in desired location or as shown on the sample. The card is now complete.