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Our Issue 101 Designer for the Day

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This month’s Designer for the Day is Lesley Stevens, she’s created an elegant wedding card that we can’t wait to try out ourselves!

Our Issue 101 Designer for the Day

Craft essentials (see p92)
Hobbycraft paper flowers
Wooden bird shapes
Lace-edged blank
Glittery paper: gold, bronze
Glitter glue
Gold pen

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1. Cut a branch shape from glittery gold paper and stick to a 15cm x 21cm lace-edged blank. Position paper flowers and leaves around the branch with 3D foam pads.
2. Draw around the edge of a wooden bird shape onto thick card and glue a layer of patterned paper onto it. Turn the bird so they face eachother, draw around it again and cut out with a scalpel.
3. Highlight the edges of the papercuts with gold glitter glue and add gold gems for eyes. Mount the birds to the greeting with 3D foam pads, positioning one on the branch.
4. Trim a 2.5cm x 5.5cm tag shape from white card and add a 1cm strip of patterned paper at each end. Stick the narrow end to the greeting and raise the opposite end with a 3D foam pad.
5. Write ‘Bride & Groom’ onto the tag in gold pen. Embellish the greeting with gems, a gold horseshoe and pink paper flowers.

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