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Heartfelt Creations August 2019 Alumni Hop: Oakberry Lane Triple Easel Card Tutorial
Hello, Friends! Welcome to the Heartfelt Creations August 2019 Alumni Blog Hop! I’m kicking things off today with a bright and cheery Oakberry Lane Triple Easel Card Tutorial. This was my first attempt at making a triple easel card, and after some trial and error, I finally figured out how to do it! So I made a tutorial for all of you to save you some time, energy and paper. Let’s take a closer look at the details on this happy card.
Oakberry Lane Triple Easel Card Tutorial: The Inspiration
Fall is peeping around the corner here in North Carolina. The temperature might not show it, but the squirrels have been scurrying around stashing away acorns for winter. Watching their antics inspired me to make this 6″ x 6″ card using the darling Oakberry Lane Collection.
Easel cards are one of my “go to” fancy fold designs. I love how quick they are to make, and how easy they are to display. You can watch the video below to learn how to create the base.
Oakberry Lane Triple Easel Card Tutorial: The Details
Here are some tips and tricks for adding the details to this fun card.
- First, stamp the Acorn House on Smooth White Cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink.
- Next, color it in with Distress Markers and a water brush. Simple scribble the marker on a craft mat or a bit of clear acrylic packaging. Then pick up the color with a water brush and blend it onto the stamped image.
- Now, die cut the house, the windows and the squirrel Mom with the matching die. Pop up on adhesive strips and attach to the base.
- Next, stamp 3 sets of Oakberry Lane Flowers using Butterscotch Archival Ink. Heat Emboss flowers and leaves with Clear Embossing Powder.
- Then, water color with Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade and Wild Honey Distress Markers and a a water brush. Color the leaves with Peeled Paint and Twisted Citron.
- Die cut the leaves, then shape in the 3D Blossom Shaping Mold, following the directions for your machine.
- Now add stamens to the centers and layer together.
- Tie bows for each corner with Orange/Fuchsia/Lavender Checkered Ribbon. Top with burlap string.
Use the dies to cut out images from the paper collection and scatter them around on the card to create a scene. (Did you see that rascally little squirrel trying to snatch away Mother Squirrel’s freshly baked pie?)
Oakberry Lane Triple Easel Card Tutorial Video
Here’s a 6 minute tutorial showing you how to make the base for this triple easel card. You will find a linked supply list at the bottom of this post.
On With the Hop:
This hop begins at 8AM on Friday, August 30th and ends at 11: 55 EDT on Monday, September 2nd. A random comment from a mystery blog will be selected to win a $25 gift card to Heartfelt Creations, so be sure to visit and comment on all the blogs in the hop.
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I hope I’ve shared some tips, tricks and ideas that you can use in your own crafty adventures. If so, I ‘d love to hear from you in the comment section below.
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- Oakberry Lane Collection
- 3D Blossoms Shaping Mold
- Ticket and Tags Die
- Album Tags and Accents Die
- Fanci-Fold Pocket and Accents
Inks and Tools
- Archival Ink
- Jet Black
- Distress Markers
- Picked Raspberry
- Spiced Marmalade
- Peeled Paint
- Clear Embossing Powder
Very awesome card. Thanks for the tutorial and the video.
I do not think I have ever seen an easel card that is a scene, very cute.
Ooohhh, I love your card!!
Nice tutorial, thanks you!
Yes, I have noticed the squirrels are much more active, and it NOT because it’s any cooler here in Wilmington! I think they are prepping for Dorian, actually. Kathy, your triple easel card is a real delight! I love how it pops up, and although I haven’t seen your video yet, I’m thanking you in advance for making it. I’m squirreling it away to view when I have more time to devote, and so I can give the technique a try. The squirrels on this are just adorable and your flowers are excellent! This is a new favorite for me! Hugs!
Oakberry Easle Card, Blog Hop! Wow I love this card! Will take a peek later to see if I am able to venture into something like this.. Its stunning!
What a fabulous card! It seems so comp,ex but the results are worth it!
Kathy, your card is simply adorable. Love everything. Thanks for sharing with us.
Súper Cute Card!
Love this cute little easel card! Thank you for making it so easy to try to make one of my own. Oakberry lane is on my wish list now!
Oh my stars – this card is adorable, and thanks for the tutorial!
I just LOVE the squirrels!!! The papers are just adorable. The squirrels have such personality, and I LOVE their house!
Oh my, Kathy! I think I like this easel card too!!! It always looked complicated before, but you make it look so easy! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome ideas!!! Your the best! And the squirrels …to to cute! Now …I gotta go get my craft on …as soon as I get my nap! Stayed up too late crafting last night!!! Lol! Hugs, Suzy Q
Adorable . I think Oakberry Lane is next on my shopping list now.
Love your video Kathy! So easy to follow!
I have never attempted to make an easel card before, I think I can do this now!
Such a bright happy card!
Robin in Va
Thank you Kathy for the inspiration with the easel card. This will help me!
As always great work. Love the coloring, and you do the best instructions
Awesome triple easel card! Love your design.
Your squirrels are adorable!
Lovely colors and great easel
Carla from Utah
Adorable card with beautiful coloring and details! Love the card format! Awesome tutorial!
Thank you so much for the tutorial on making the easel card. Very helpful. The squirrel card is adorable!
Love it, great card Kathy.
Kathy, the scene that this triple easel card creates is delightful. Glad I purchased this set when it was introduced at HC. Your tutorial offers a completely unique way to work with it. Thanks for the blog hope. I always look forward to it.
What a cute little squirrel family! Thanks for sharing the details on how to make such a wonderful card!
LOVE your fabulous design. Off to watch your video
When I looked at first it looked really complicated……not with a Kathy Clement tutorial though..lol
Thanks for teaching something new!!!
Love this set and the colors you chose for it.
You know, I have still not made a easel card of any kind. 🙁 This one is lovely! My other half LOVES squirrels and so do our dogs, only to chase them. Great fun. Lovely detail as usual Kathy, really great little work of art. 😀 Sending you a hug along the way here.
I just love easel cards! Thank you for being the generous person you are and taking the time to give us a tutorial – so appreciated. Hey, your husband provided the music for your video – it’s lovely! I play guitar, too, but not as good as him. Does he have any CD’s? What collaboration!
Fabulous card Kathy! Have been wanting to try an easel card.
Your layers on this triple easel all go together so well! I like how the scene flows onto the next layer.
I love the depth that you get with this card, it’s beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
That you so much for the video tutorial. I will definitely give this a go and ask my scrapping group to try it. This was so cute.
Another wonderful Fall card, Kathy – so cute, and love the card base – gotta try this one for sure – thanks for always sharing your amazing talent.
You never disappoint! A wonderful card, beautiful flowers and great instructions!
Kathy, what an adorable card! So perfect to give to a friend. That acorn die is fantastic and the paper collection is just precious. Leave it to Heartfelt Creations to come up with such a sweet theme. Can’t believe that was your first triple easel. Your card designs are always so awesome! Thank you for sharing this sweet card and for the great tutorial! Hugs!
As usual, I’m so impressed with your construction of the card and the cute squirrels you used this time. I’m so ready for fall!
Super cute!! Will have to try this card out and of course…… those flowers!
Great job for your first easel card!!! Love the paper collection and your coloring looks great too!! Have a wonderful day. Thanks for sharing
I love seeing all the card samples.
Oh my–this is adorable with the squirrels and I like this card fold too.
This is stunning as always my friend!
Ohhh I love this Kathy! I am so making one of these today. You really inspire me
The squirrel s are so cute. The paper and cards are awesome