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Matting and Layering with Dawn Macfie


The wonderful Dawn from Dawn’s Inspirations is back and this time she is giving us a super handy masterclass in ‘Matting and Layering’. Keep reading to see how this quick and easy technique takes your papercraft projects to a new level!

Sit back and enjoy this video, in which Dawn shows you how she used pretty papers and her Scoremaster to make a stunning project!

What you will need:

12 x12 Matt Cardstock- Detailed Decorations
12 x 12 Printed Paper Pad – Detailed Decorations
Sentiment Dies – Kinetic Inlay dies
Collall All Purpose

Step 1

Cut 3 at 6” x 6” from a coordinating colour Matt Cardstock Pad – Red.
Cut 3 at 5 ¾” x 5 ¾” from a coordinating colour of Matt Cardstock Pad – Pink.
Cut 3 at 5 ½ ” x 5 ½ ” from a coordinating colour Printed Paper Pad – 2 of Flower pattern & 1 of White Dots.

Step 2

Use Collall All Purpose stick down the layers to give you 3 identical squares which are Mat &

Step 3

Using your Scoremaster score each square from one point to the opposite point.

Step 4

Now lay these out sticking the top diamond shape to the bottom 2 square shapes – See the video.

Step 5

Next fold your Teepee Card together and make two more score lines before glueing the back panel together. Gentle fold to flatten once the glue is dry.

Step 6

Die cut your embellishments and decorate your card.
Your card is now ready to send.

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