Saturday, 18 June 2016

Draw Easel Card.


Hello blog friends, followers and visitors..  are you like me and hoping for summer weather! fed up of cold and rain..

Today I`m sharing this "Draw Easel Card" I made for a dear friend, to celebrate her 70th birthday, it is something she can keep out on display, rather then put in a draw..
I made this around six weeks ago, so will try to add some details that I remember. lol.

Finished size 7.1/2" square. Using A3 cream card....wish you could see IRL.. really is pretty..  Picture Heavy Post!!!




I started by making the draw using:     Next .. I made a wrap to go around the draw 6.1/4" x 16" from                      A3 card. Scoring @ 6.1/4" ..7.1/4".  13.1/4". 14.1/4".. 
margin left is to glue for the wrap............
Tattered Lace square box base die.
6"square  1"deep.














Wrap.. this I re-enforced with grey board, cutting to size, base/top/sides.




Papers Dovecraft. Floral Muse.



Sue Wilson "Exquisite Poppy" from Icon...Mould from E-Bay..Martha Stewart clay...
Tonic Mousse "Mother Of Pearl"  ..Distress Ink.. "Antique Linen" used on all the box and embellishments.


Computer Text..




Top Of the card.




Button gilt. coloured  with  Mousse..4 large buttons for the feet.


This was a labour of love..
Hope you like this and thank you for any comments you care to leave..Pam xxx

Items used.

Tattered Lace..Square Box 6x6 die. ..Best Wishes.. Leaf..Pearl String..
Tonic.. Venetian Lace.. "Mother Of Pearl" Mousse.
Sue Wilson.. Exquisite Poppy.
Memory Box 70...
Dovecraft... "Floral Muse" paper pad.
Distress ink..Antique Linen.
Heart Mould..Clay.
Pearls.







47 comments:

  1. Hello Pam this is simple gorgeous love all your beautiful trimmings and your design is so beautiful what a perfect gift this would make

    Hugs Babs x

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  2. Hello Pam this is simple gorgeous love all your beautiful trimmings and your design is so beautiful what a perfect gift this would make

    Hugs Babs x

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  3. Hi Pam this is a stunning easel card I love the idea of the drawer. I bet your friend loved it. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Hugs Jackie

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  4. This is absolutely exquisite ! I am just sitting here in awe of how beautiful this is ! every time I think you couldn't do your self you turn around and come up with something even more incredible . This will be something she will cherish forever ! I'm willing to bet she never puts it away !!

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  5. Beautiful Pam ,a perfect gift xxx

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  6. Stunning work Pam, what a beautiful make. You've used such gorgeous embellishments, it will be treasured, Kate x

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  7. Stunning Pam! I love the papers, beautiful layout and design.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  8. Hi Pam, Wow !! Wow !! Wow !! this drawer easel card is stunning !! Your Friend will be 'over the moon' I know that I would be.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  9. Hi Pam, Wow !! Wow !! Wow !! this drawer easel card is stunning !! Your Friend will be 'over the moon' I know that I would be.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  10. Wow! Oh! Wow! I just LOVE everything about this wonderful project.
    Something to be treasured forever.
    Have a great weekend
    Patricia xxx

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous Pam, just stunning! Wish I was as talented as you and could come up with something like this for my Mum's 7oth next month.
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  12. Hi Pam. Wow, such a stunning creation. It's absolutely beautiful and I bet your friend will treasure it. Hugs xxx

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  13. That's a clever idea, to make a drawer with a card; I've made books as an alternative to 'just cards' and this could be something else to wow people with.

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  14. Absolutely stunning Pam,what a lucky friend!

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  15. Absolutely amazing Pam!!! This a wonderful keepsake to be kept out on display for all to see. Brilliant idea.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    hugs
    sharon :)

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  16. Fabulously stunning easel box card, love the beautiful colour theme.xx {aNNie}

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  17. Stunning card Pam....Such beautiful papers and easel box design...Joolsx

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  18. Stunning card Pam....Such beautiful papers and easel box design...Joolsx

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  19. Wow! What a stunning project, so much detail and all so pretty xx Zoe xx

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  20. Very pretty, I'm sure your friend was delighted.

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  21. Lovely, the colours are so delicate.

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  22. STUNNING! I just love this one Pam! That heart embellie is one of my favs and you have really made it shine with the metallic glow and all the gorgeous flowers and foliage framing it!! Such a soft and lovely card, wow!!

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  23. absolutely beautiful... I LOVE everything about it... a fantastic keepsake :) xXx
    My Blog Angie's Craft Hideaway

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  24. Hi Wow what a beautiful gift. who would not want this to artorn their mantlepiece.
    gorgeous. Mavis x

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  25. You keep outdoing yourself, Pam! How is that even possible? Elegant, feminine, luxurious are too plain of a description. That mousse is something else! I have 4 colors on order. Hoping they will soon arrive. Your resin heart blends so lovingly with the pearls and flowers. All the papers and textures are gorgeous. I can feel the cherished emotion your friend must have felt upon seeing this dear creation, knowing you had made it. Thanks for sharing the creation process, too! XO

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  26. Oh, Pam, you outdid yourself. How awesome that you created a box. It will definitely be a show piece and it will be so well loved.

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  27. Wowie, I've never seen anything like this before -- an easel card with a drawer! And every breathtakingly gorgeous detail created with such love. Your friend must have been stunned and I know she'll keep it on display forever. I'm sure she's familiar with your handiwork, but this is really special. You are amazing!

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  28. A very special design Pam its wonderful i just love that heart mould its gorgeous love and hugs Carole x

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  29. WOW!! This is a stunning project Pam.. She will treasure this for ever..Loz

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  30. What a fanstastic creation there is do much going on it is beautiful your friend is a very lucky lady xxx

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  31. Morning Pam
    This is a beautiful gift, must have taken an age to make. Stunning.
    Lydia
    X

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  32. WOW and WOW again, that's a fantastic easel card for your friend. Wonderful soft colors and papers, and an absolute gorgeous design. The arrangement of flowers, pearls and the heart are so beautiful.
    Hugs Petra

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  33. One of the most beautiful makes I have seen in a very long time. So gorgeous and such a keepsake. I wish I lived near you so I could get some private lessons or at least be a fly on the wall when you are creating!
    sandy xx

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  34. Truly this was a labor of love as you were going through the creative process. The dies certainly carry out the 'lace' design and I like the mousse used on the dimensional objects. (just had my first time use of this product to add shimmer. Now I have other ideas on how to use it). This must be one of the most beautiful creations you've shared, and that's saying a lot! Love the delicate rose paper in the background, & the dimensional heart with the number in it. Just so many extra special details, to make this keepsake, and I'm sure it will be received and displayed with pride and love! TFS (I'll echo Sandy's comment, wish I could take lessons too!). Hugs

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  35. Beautiful keepsake for your friend, Pam. So many stunning features - gorgeous. X

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  36. Pam thanks for the info on the die. Once I checked those edges, I rather thought this to be the case. However, it's just a tiny snip to free each edge, so I was happy. It's something I will try to keep in mind in future though. I like this particular die very much..it looks like a 'painted font' die that I have. And got another similar die in this order so I shall be inspecting the blade cutting on that one now! Appreciate your info. Hugs

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  37. Hi Pam, lovely card. The details on your card are gorgeous, bet your friend will love this. Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

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  38. This must have taken some time, Pam. Beautifully detailed. I'm sure she loved it :)

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  39. This is just gorgeous Pam! What a beautiful keepsake too, I'm sure your friend was absolutely delight with it. I love everything about it.
    Janice x

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  40. Hi Pam,
    that was such a very stunning creation.
    I love every single bit of it.
    The recipient of this must have been over the moon with such a beautiful creation.
    You sure are one very talented lady.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  41. Wow this is very special Pam, it's a work of art and I think your friend is very lucky... I'm sure she will be delighted to receive it.
    Anne x

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