Monday, 27 February 2017

Alison Whelan - Daffodil Vase



If you caught the Tonic Live show this week, I made a cute little box and showed you a case to match Inspired by a wonderful crafter Ann Melvin, who's work you can find on www.annshappystampers.co.uk and YouTube channel can be found at http://tinyurl.com/jrpkgqz . It just sums up this time of year for me.


Items used 
Craft Perfect Bright White card  - 9016e
Tonic Essential Card Pack - Gentle Greens - 788e
Tonic Essential card pack - Heated Hues - 787e
Tonic Flourish & Leaf  Strip die set - 1554e
String from stash
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive - 200N
Double sided super sticky tape

Card Size
White card - 8.25" x 8" (21 x 20cm)
Green card 2" x 7" (5 x 19cm)
White card for base 2.5" x 2.5" (6cm x 6cm) 3 pieces


Instructions
Score card along longside at 2, 4, 6 & 8" (5, 10, 15 & 20cm)
Score along shortside at 2" (5cm)


Trim off small rectangle at bottom of the card. Glue side strip to edge of box.




Glue base together.


Score green rectangles at 1" (2.5cm)






Wrap super sticky tape around base and top of box.
Stick increased rectangle edge to tape at base of box. Repeat on all sides




Remove tape at top of box one side add a time. Place folded edge of rectangle in line with the top of the box. Repeat on all 4 sides 




Cut 4 white and 4 yellow leaf Strips. Layering opposite colours .


Place sticky tape around bottom of vase and beneath rim of vase and wrap with string. 




Wrap leaf strip around vase 




Stick the 3 white square pieces of card together and stick to the base.

I wrapped damp kitchen roll around the base of the daffodils and secured it florists acetate film

Hope you like this project. Thanks for visiting my blog


Alison xx



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