Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting Class 401A
Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting Class 401
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  Class #401A Ribbons and Roses
We’re pleased to introduce, Eliza, one of the new sisters at Anna Griffin! The Eliza Collection is charming, feminine, and sweet. Floral patterns in pretty pink, dusty blue, and lively lime give Eliza an English garden feel. Come craft with these new papers as you discover a whole new dimension to pleating and learn to tie a threaded knot. Plus, craft a beautiful card that ties closed.
Supplies:
2 Sheets AG1046 Eliza Ribbon Swags
2 Sheets AG1048 Eliza Small Tossed Flower
1 Sheet AG1050 Eliza Rose Stripe
2 Sheets AG1052 Eliza Pink Paisley
2 Sheets AG1053 Eliza Lime Swag
2 AG559 Eliza Die Cuts
1 DE102 Eliza Ribbon Assortment
2 Sheets 8 1/2"x 11" Ivory Cardstock
Supplies
Tools: Scissors or Craft Knife and Ruler, Pencil, Scoring Tool, Hole Punch, Adhesive, Strong Adhesive, Foam Adhesive
Left Page
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Left Completed Page
Step 1
Step 1
Cut an 11 1/4" square AG1048. Center and adhere to an 11 1/2" square AG1053. Center and adhere to background sheet AG1046.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Cut two, 2" x 12" strips AG1053. Cut strips into 2" squares. Cut each square in half diagonally. Cut two floral strips with pink ribbon on both sides (about 2 1/8" wide) from AG1050. Set one aside. Adhere five of the AG1053 triangles to the back of the strip so that the points extend 1" from the edge of the strip. The bases of the triangles will overlap on the back of the strip. Repeat on the other side of the strip. Adhere to page where pink ribbon strip is 1 1/2" from the left edge.
Step 3
Score the back for pleeting
Fold on the score marks
Adhere the first and last 1/4" pleat to the back of the page.
For the pleated border, cut two, 2 1/2" x 12" strips AG1052. On the back of both strips, beginning at the left end, mark at the following intervals: 1/4", 1/2", 1/4", 1/2", etc. across the strips. Score with an embossing tool at each mark. Accordion fold, beginning with the 1/4" fold, folded back (mountain fold). Press pleats into place carefully. Apply two rows of a strong adhesive across layout about 2 1/2" and 3 1/2" from lower edge of page. Refold one set of pleats and let it spring unfolded naturally. Press the valley folds onto the adhesive carefully 1 3/4" from the lower edge of the page. The pleats will be raised. Overlap the second pleated strip and extend across the page. Trim off any excess pleats. Adhere the first and last 1/4" pleat to the back of the page.
Step 4
Apply adhesive to the back of the floral strip and press in place carefully centered on the pleated border.
Cut a 1-1/4" x 12" floral strip from AG1050. Cut a 1" x 11" strip from ivory card stock. Center and adhere to back of floral strip for support. Apply adhesive to the back of the strip and press in place carefully centered on the pleated border.
Step 5
Photo Mat
Tie a piece of pink satin ribbon (about 20" long) vertically along the right side of mat.
Adhere to page.
Photo mat: cut a 5 3/4" x 6 1/8" piece AG1048. Center and adhere to a 6" x 6 3/8" piece AG1052. Tie a piece of pink satin ribbon (about 20" long) vertically along the right side of mat. Adhere to page.
Step 6
Punch out die cuts and adhere repeated images to main image with foam adhesive. Adhere to page.
Punch out die cuts and adhere repeated images to main image with foam adhesive. Adhere to page.

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Right Completed Page
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Cut a 2" x 12" strip AG1048. Adhere along right edge of background sheet AG1046. Adhere five, AG1053 triangles along left edge of strip, overlapping the sides of the triangles. Adhere the floral strip (set aside from Left Page) where the pink ribbon strip is 1 3/4" from the right edge of the page.
Step 2
Step 2
Photo mat: cut two, 6 1/4" x 4" pieces AG1048. Center and adhere to two, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" pieces AG1052. Adhere to a 7" x 11" piece AG1053. Center and adhere to page.
Step 3
Step 3
Step3
Step 3
Cut a 3" x 2" piece of ivory card stock. Punch holes at top of piece. Cut a piece of pink satin ribbon (about 8" long). Thread one end into one hole and the other end of ribbon into the other hole. Turn over piece, cross over ribbon tails, and thread each back through the opposite hole. Adhere to page.
Card Instructions
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Card
Step 1
Step 1
Cut an 8 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece ivory card stock. and AG1052. Score and fold in half to make a 4 1/8" x 5 1/2" card. Adhere the paper to the outside of the card.
Step 2
Step 2
Cut a 3 7/8" x 5 1/4" piece AG1050 by cutting on the sides of the pink ribbon stripes. Center and adhere to card front.
Step 3
Step 3
Cut a 1" x 12" strip AG1052. Mark, score, and accordion fold at 1/4", 1/2", 1/4", 1/2", etc. intervals across the strip. Adhere to card front 3/4" from the lower edge.
Step 4
Step 4
Cut a piece of light blue twill tape ribbon (about 18" long). Fold in half and adhere one half to center of pleat. Leave excess. Adhere the other half of ribbon along back of card. Tie excess tails of ribbon in a knot to close the card.
Step 5
Step 5
Punch out die cuts and adhere repeated images to main image with foam adhesive. Adhere to card.
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