Hello crafty friends,
Melin here of MyPaperCrafting.com. So glad you dropped by today. It’s Tuesday and that means another opportunity for me to share a creation for the Scrapyland DT. I decided to try my hand at a double easel twisted card. The name sounds like a dive or gymnastics move…lol! Anyway, here is what I came up with.
Here is a closer look at one of the panels. I used the Spellbinders D-Lites Corner Flourishes to create the flourished backdrops as well as the pretty corners on the pink floral layer.
Here is a closer look at the sentiment. I used the Spellbinders Labels Four dies to create the label layers. I used the Close To My Heart Family Love Stamp Set to stamp the sentiment. I fussy cut around it and adhered it to the top label. I also used pop dots to give the labels some lift to hold the panels in their place.
How To Make A Double Easel Twisted Card.
Start with a piece of paper 8” x 8”.
Create a score line at the 4” mark. Turn it and score again at 4” but only up to where the second score line intersects with the first score line.
Cut the 4” score line down to were it intersects with the first one. See above photo. Red line above is the cut line. Black line is the fold line.
Next take one of the squares and fold the upper left corner down to the crease line and in line with the outer edge. See photo above.
Fold the other side like the above and you should end up with your base looking like the photo above.
Fold the flaps back over the center crease line and this is what your finished base will look like.
Next you will cut out two 4” x 4” squares and glue them to the front facing “triangles on each side. Then decorate as desired.
How I made the Flowers.
I used the Quickutz Squeeze and a couple of the 2x2 dies. I used the inside of the flower die
QQ Flower Die
Instead of leaving them flat, I rolled them like you would a rolled or twirled flower with my quilling tool
I put two of them together, nestling one into the other to make the flower a little bigger.
I then layered those onto the tiny flower die flowers. I layered four of those together.
Here is one last look at the card.
Here are the products I used for this project
Spellbinders Grand Calibur
2x2 Tiny Flower Die
2x2 Flower Die
AC Tape Runner
MS Score Board
Imaginisce Flower Roller Tool
Robin’s Nest Cotton Candy Dew Drops
Pink, White and Medium Pink Cardstock
Be sure to visit Scrapyland.com where you can find the majority of these products. Don’t forget to look through their huge selection of dies. Especially some hard to find dies too!