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How to Make a Favourite Treats Shoes and Bag Glitter Card

by Ann-Marie Vaux

Fun and fabulous, this gorgeous Shoes and Bag Card will make a brilliant greeting for any occasion. Ideal for the shoe-aholic or handbag fiend in your life, this card project demonstrates how you can utilise the new Favourite Treats dies to create something truly stunning!

  • Papercraft
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

What You Need

You will need:

  • 6” x 6” Square White Card Blank
  • Couture Dies – My Favourite Treats Collection: Shoes & Bag Die
  • General Kraft Cardstock
  • General White Cardstock
  • Double-sided Adhesive A4 Sheet
  • Glitter
  • Sentiments (of your choice)
  • Satin Ribbon
  • Craft Masking Tape
  • Silicone Glue
  • Scissors
  • A Sheet of Scrap Paper
  • Pokey Tool (optional)
  • 1 Piece of Dry Kitchen Towel

Method:

  • 1

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Select your blank card base and your shoe and handbag die – you do not need any outline dies at this stage.

  • 2

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Attach the full shoe and handbag die to the card front; use craft masking tape to secure it to the card and then run the card through your die-cutting machine.

  • 3

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Poke out all the areas that have been die-cut.

  • 4

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Now attach the handbag strap outline die to the front of the card, securing it in place with craft masking tape.

  • 5

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Run the card blank through your die-cutting machine again and then remove the die.

  • 6

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Cut a square of double-sided adhesive so it is approximately 5-6mm less than the size of the card.

  • 7

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    To ensure the adhesive will fit, open the card and work on the inside of the card.

  • 8

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Peel one side of the double-sided adhesive away from the carrier sheet and attach it to the inside of the card so it is on the back of the die-cut design, then peel away the backing layer of the adhesive sheet completely.
    (Tip: Rest the front of the card on the waste carrier layer to save it sticking to your work space.)

  • 9

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Cut a square of white card so it is approximately 2-3mm smaller than the card blank and attach the plain layer over the back of the die-cut design, on the inside of the card.

  • 10

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    The card front will now look like the image, with double-sided adhesive showing through all the die-cut pieces, and the inside will be all white as if it were a full card again.

  • 11

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Die cut a piece of kraft card and attach the handbag and shoe die with craft masking tape to ensure it holds in place.

  • 12

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    After die-cutting, carefully remove pieces from the die; these are sometimes classed as the waste, but in this instance you want to keep some of them. Pick out the pieces you want to use.

  • 13

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Start transferring the pieces of die-cut kraft card to the card front, sticking them to the apertures that have adhesive in them.

  • 14

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Add a few paper pieces in the shoes and the bag, but leave some areas blank.

  • 15

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    For the areas left blank, sprinkle glitter to cover them. Sprinkle the glitter over the card.

  • 16

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Now the messy bit! To make sure all the glitter gets in all the areas that have adhesive in, use your finger and rub the glitter in.

  • 17

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    On a scrap piece of paper, tip the excess glitter away – this can now go back in your pot by tipping it from the paper, to save wasting it.

  • 18

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Using a piece of clean, dry kitchen towel, give the card a wipe over to remove any excess glitter.

  • 19

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Optional: I had a tiny sentiment in my stash that fitted perfectly to the handbag front.

  • 20

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Use a sentiment from your own stash; I used one I thought worked well and added a glitter layer to it, then attached it to the card.

  • 21

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Using silicone glue, attach a bow to complete the card.

  • 22

    Shoes and Bag Glitter Card by Ann-Marie Vaux

    Voila! Your card is complete!