Guest Post: Handmade Cards Tutorial

Guest Post: Handmade Cards Tutorial

This week Lesley from DecorqueCards shares her lace and metallic themed card tutorial for you to try at home. "I am always aware of new trends in the card and stationery industry, so am constantly looking out for new accessories and equipment on websites selling all art & craft materials.  Last week, I was on the Fred Aldous site looking for inspiration to start a new group of lace themed designs for my cards.  The metallics are also a popular look at the moment, so here is a tutorial to produce two Golden Wedding cards." Materials:  Cutting Mat Scalpel PVA Adhesive foam pads Gold spray Gold Letraset marker pen Patterned Giraffe Paper Rico Lace Paper Large Rico Lace Paper Small Gold Glitter Self Adhesive Gems Square Cards and Envelopes Use of a scanner Photoshop and a printer (OPTIONAL) Start out by laying down a sheet of white paper then spray the Rico Lace Paper with your gold spray paint, doing this you get two designs in one.

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Guest Post: Products to Test & Try

Guest Post: Products to Test & Try

My name is Liz and I am partaking in a week of work experience at the Fred Aldous store in Manchester.

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Guest Post: Martha on Rob Ryan

Guest Post: Martha on Rob Ryan

Rob Ryan is one of my favourite artists.

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