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Fly Feather Card


Gail Booth

Fly Feather Card
By Gail Booth


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Designer Tip: Curl the feather cutouts with your fingers for a puffy feathery look.

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Card front: Place your card with the fold on the left. Cover with Fancy Feathers purple texture paper. Glue a 4 3/4”x6 1/4” Fancy Feathers pink texture paper on your card center. Mat a 4”x5 1/2” Fancy Feathers teal texture paper on Navy Suede with a 1/16” border and glue on at an angle, as shown. Place the large Swirl Dazzles™ on the upper left corner, and the medium swirl on center, at the right side.
  2. Tear 1/2” off the top and bottom edges of a 5”x2 1/2” suede paper. Tear 1/2” off the top and bottom edges of a 5”x3 1/4” Vellum Swirls paper and glue the suede on the center. Glue onto your card, 1” from the bottom edge and even with the left and right edges.
  3. Following the template directions, create two #1 Quail Feathers, one from suede and one from Fancy Feathers blue/green swirl paper. Create one #2 Quail Feather from Fancy Feathers pink texture paper and one #3 Quail Feather from Vellum. Follow the directions to make “feather cuts” on all feather cutouts while still folded, then unfold, curl the feather cuts with your fingers and Zot™ the feathers on top of each other on center, as shown.
  4. Use the template to create a Fancy Flourish from Vellum, score the center line, feather cut the upper edges and Zot™ onto the suede strip. Zot™ your feather piece as shown.
  5. Place “Fly” and feather Dazzles™ on the suede, and corner Dazzles™ on two opposite corners. Place Silver Jewel Dazzles™ on the center of your feather piece, and as shown.
  6. Card inside:. Glue a 2”x5” Fancy Feathers purple texture paper on your card fold, even with the bottom edge. Glue a 2”x3 1/2” Fancy Feathers teal texture paper 1” from the fold. Tear 1/2” off the top and bottom edges of a 3”x3” suede paper and glue 1/2” from the bottom edge. Place “you give my heart wings” and two small feather Dazzles™ as shown. Create a Raven Plume from Vellum, score the center line, feather cut the edges and Zot™ as shown.