Decoupage Card Making Demo at Spotlight, Singapore

I thought I should share a demo that I held at Spotlight sometime ago for Ruby Rock-it. It was a hands on session making using the Decoupage range.

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It was a pleasure to work with many curious children and we all had a blast.

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Here are some of the cards that we made:

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I love how easy it was for the kids to make their own cards and the colors are so happy.

Cheers,

-JuneGoh

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Paper Dollies Tutorial

Today I have a tutorial to share with you. Paper dollies are pretty but they are usually white or pink. That’s just so common so I thought it would be nice to make some to make whatever paper I’m using for my layout.

Here are the basic steps:

1. Trim your paper into a square.

2. Fold the square into a triangle.

3. Fold it again into a smaller triangle

4. If you are able to fold further, fold your triangle into a smaller triangle.

 photo Paper Dollie Tutorial B_zps76eb44hy.jpg5. Draw a curve at the top of the triangle.

6. Trim off the curve and you have a basic dollie.

7. Continue cutting tiny holes into your triangle if you more details on your dollie.

8. Open it up and admire your hardwork.

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Here is a layout I made with my own handmade paper dollies:
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Some closeups:
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Do have a try. Drop me a link to your work if you made some dollies too.

Cheers,

-JuneGoh

Creating a Shaker Element Tutorial

Just crawling out of hibernation. I’ve been a little busy with stuff and the time just flew by. I thought I had this post scheduled but it didn’t post. So here is my tutorial for simple shaker cards.  I made some shaker cards last month and thought it would be fun to share the steps with everyone.

First, lets get all the materials ready.

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a. Pattern paper for the top frame of your shaker

b. Chipboard

c. Base image for the shaker

d. Clear acetate

e. Glitter or Sequins

Steps:

1. PIck an image from your patterned paper for the base image. For this project I choose this lovely image from RRBF’s My Romance line.

2. Cut the chipboard, acetate and top frame to the same size as your base image.

3. Leaving a 0.5″ to 0.75″ border, cut out the middle sections of your chipboard and top frame just like the picture above.

4. Make a sandwich with the base image at the bottom, followed by the chipboard frame, acetate and top frame. Check that all layers align correctly before we start gluing the shaker together. I use a wet glue for this project as it allowed me to move the pieces around a little before everything bonded together.

Here is a video showing how the layers should be assembled. Do excuse the quality of the video. It’s my very first attempt at a video.

Here is the card all assembled:

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Don’t you like the shake shake shake fun.

Cheers,

 

-JuneGoh

Mini Album Tutorial

Here’s a tutorial that I shared on Ruby Rock-it’s blog last month. It’s a simple mini album that you can make in a jiffy.

First you need to get all your supplies ready:

– 6 pieces of 6X6″ double sided patterned papers – these are the insides of your album
– 2 pieces of 6X6″ the same patterned paper for your album covers
– 1 strip of 6X3″ paper for your album spine
– 1 strip of 6X12″ cardstock scored at 1″ intervals

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Fold the white cardstock at the scored lines until you have an accordion strip. Glue on the inside pages onto each valley of the accordion strip. photo Mini_Album2_Tutorial_zps32c8d849.jpg

Glue all the sides of the accordion strips so you end up with a stiff album spine.
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Next, glue the strip of paper you have reserved for the album spine.

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Glue on the two pieces of patterned paper for the album cover on each side of the spine and you now have a mini album.

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Ta-da !!! It’s now ready to be decorated.

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Here is what I did with my mini album. It’s now ready as a gift for Father’s Day.
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It’s a simple way to get an album ready in no time

 

Cheers,

-JuneGoh