Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting Class 401A
Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting Class 401
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Class #411 Garden Party
For Best results please read all instructions before beginning the class.  Square brackets [ ] indicate notes from OakLeaf Acre.

Eliza is as romantic as ever this month. Layers and layers of floral patterns create the perfect backdrop to showcase your summer memories on colorful frames. Rose embellishments and a heart-shaped garland enhance the dreamy feel of the pages, while pink stripes lend a preppy twist. Finish the look with a romantic card tucked inside its own corsage-adorned envelope.

Supplies:
1 Sheet AG1049 Eliza Lime Circle
2 Sheets AG1043 Eliza Roses
1 Sheet AG1050 Eliza Rose Stripe
1 Sheet AG1048 Eliza Blue Small Flower
1 Sheet AG1053 Eliza Lime Swag
1 Sheet AG1045 Eliza Tossed Rose
DE202 Eliza Flower Garland
DE302 Eliza Ribbon Corsage

Class Supplies for Garden Party
Tools:
Scissors, Ruler, Pencil, Craft knife and mat or paper trimmer, Adhesive Foam, adhesive, Scoring tool
Left Page
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Garden Party Left page
Class #411
Garden Party
Left Page
Step 1
Cut a 1 1/2" x 12" strip AG1049 from the edge of the paper to the center of the floral scalloped shapes
Cut three more strips, repeating the pattern and width of the first strip. Cut a 1 1/2" x 12" strip AG1049 from the edge of the paper to the center of the floral scalloped shapes. Cut three more strips, repeating the pattern and width of the first strip.
Create a frame. Create a frame by adhering the strips to the outer edges of the background sheet AG1043 with the scalloped edge pattern closest to the center.
Miter the corners Frame Border Miter the corners by cutting from the outer corner to the inner corner together through the intersecting strips. [I placed a piece of cardstock under just the frame pieces to make sure I didn't cut through to the background paper.] Adhere the corners in place.
Step 2
Cut four pink ribbon strips
Adhere along the inner edge of the frame, slipping the ends inside the frame. Cut four pink ribbon strips from AG1050. Cut them about 10" long. Adhere along the inner edge of the frame, slipping the ends inside the frame.
Step 3
Cut and adhere photo mats
Photo Mats
Cut and adhere photo mats: 5" x 6 1/2" piece AG1048 on 5 1/2" x 7" piece AG1053.
Step 4
 
You will need to slide the diecuts together to make them fit.  Adhere in place behind the die cuts.
 Adhere in place behind the die cuts.
[Place ribbon garlands on the page at each corner.]
Fold the ribbon ends around the back of you page and adhere with a piece of tape.
Trim overhanging diecut edges.
[You will need to slide the diecuts together to make them fit. Adhere in place behind the die cuts. Fold the ribbon ends around the back of your page and adhere with a piece of tape. Trim overhanging diecut edges.]
Finished Left page
Done!
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Garden Party Right Page
Class #411
Garden Party
Right Page
Step 1
Cut two, 7/8" x 12" strips from AG1049
Cut three pink ribbon strips from AG1050 and two flower strips from AG1050. Cut two, 7/8" x 12" strips from AG1049 down the center of the intersecting scallops to the center of the circles as in the sample. Cut three pink ribbon strips from AG1050 and two flower strips from AG1050.
Place one strip AG1049 about 1/4" from the right edge of the background sheet AG1043 with the scallop facing the right edge. Adhere a pink ribbon strip to the left of that. Do not adhere the bottom 2" of this strip. Place one strip AG1049 about 1/4" from the right edge of the background sheet AG1043 with the scallop facing the right edge. Adhere a pink ribbon strip to the left of that. Do not adhere the bottom 2" of this strip.
   
Adhere one flower strip next. Adhere one flower strip next. Adhere one flower strip next.
Then adhere another pink ribbon strip, not adhering 2" from the bottom of the page. Then adhere another pink ribbon strip, not adhering 2" from the bottom of the page. Last, adhere the second AG1049 strip with the scallops facing the left side of the page.
Adhere the second floral strip along the lower edge of the page, under the vertical pink ribbon strips. Adhere the ends of the ribbon strips over the floral strip. Then adhere a pink ribbon strip just above the horizontal floral strip. Adhere the second floral strip along the lower edge of the page, under the vertical pink ribbon strips. Adhere the ends of the ribbon strips over the floral strip. Then adhere a pink ribbon strip just above the horizontal floral strip.
Step 2
Cut a 12" x 6 1/4" strip horizontally from the top edge of AG1045 and set aside for the card.
Cut a 12" x 6 1/4" strip horizontally from the top edge of AG1045 and set aside for the card.
Cut out the large floral bouquet from the center of the paper Adhere to the border. Cut out the large floral bouquet from the center of the paper. Adhere to the border.
Cut one rose from the lower bouquet Adhere over the large flowers with an adhesive dot Cut one rose from the lower bouquet and adhere over the large flowers with an adhesive dot.
Step 3
Cut photo mats
Finished right page.
Cut and adhere photo mats: two, 5 1/2" x 4" pieces AG1048 on two, 6" x 4 1/2" pieces AG1053.
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Card Instructions
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Garden Party Card
Class #411
Garden Party Card
Step 1
Score and fold the AG1045 strip 4" from each end and fold to center.
Score and fold the AG1045 strip 4" from each end and fold to center.
Score and fold the AG1045 strip 4" from each end and fold to center.
With the wrong side facing up, adhere the right fold closed.
Fold the top left corner in to the left 4" fold.
Fold the top left corner in to the left 4" fold.
With the wrong side facing up, adhere the right fold closed. Fold the top left corner in to the left 4" fold.
Adhere along the very edge of the side and bottom. Then fold over to make a pocket. Adhere along the very edge of the side and bottom. Then fold over to make a pocket.
Step 2
Take a floral strip from AG1050 and adhere about 1/8" from the diagonal edge of the pocket. Cut the ends at angles along the sides of the card.
Step 3
Cut the photo or message mats and adhere together: 3 1/4" x 5" piece AG1053 on 3 1/2" x 5 1/4" piece AG1048.
Cut the photo or message mats and adhere together: 3 1/4" x 5" piece AG1053 on 3 1/2" x 5 1/4" piece AG1048.
Slide into pocket.
Add corsage to front of card. Garden Party Card
Slide into pocket. Add corsage to front of card.
Done!
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