Friday, May 10, 2013

Table topper Tutorial

Hi Lovelies,

As promised here is a table topper tutorial.

You will need to have the following:

Cardstock in assorted colours, dies, Nestibilities Scalloped circles (two sizes), D'vine Swirl embossing Folder, glue, glitter, Versamark ink or Clear Glossy Accents.  Plus your die cutting/embossing machine of choice.

Firstly start out by die cutting & assembling the duck (or your die of choice).

Next is to cut a thin strip of card stock & score it at each end about a quarter of an inch (I find scraps c/s good for this) adhere one end to the duck & make sure is sits up well.

 Then it's time to cut & emboss your circles I used a smaller die for the top (light blue) & a slightly larger die for the bottom (dark blue).  I only emboss the the smaller circle.

Once you have done this I like to place the duck where I think it would look good before adhering it to the embossed circle.

Now for the messy bit!  It's glitter time woo hoo.  Adhere the glitter to the top of the raised swirls.  This step isn't necessary but who doesn't like a bit of bling.

Once the glitter is dry adhere the smaller circle(light blue) to the larger (dark blue) circle & you are all done.  The best bit is if you need to lay your topper flat it will lay down & will also sit back up again.

I made about fifteen of these over two days (only because I have snakes kids to wrangle).  The hardest part was waiting of the glitter to dry lol.  These ducks where made for a baby shower, but I could see a princess theme in pinks/purples or a boys theme in these as well.  They'd look amazing don't you think.

Thanks to Paula for a grand tutorial!  

 Doesn't that duckie look cute?  Visit Bugaboo Digi Stamps to pick your duck, character, or friends Stella and Gus out and have them arrive on your electronic doorstep right away!  


Cindy C. said...

So cute!!

Arlene said...

Cuter than a bug in a rug! :)

Loved the tutorial.