Knock, Knock By Helen Chilton
Another fabulous pull-tab card idea from Helen! For a step-by-step tutorial for this technique, see the July 2010 issue of Craft Stamper.
- Crafty Individuals CI-060 (butterfly stamp)
- Autumn Leaves stamps: Mindy’s Flowers (AL2774)
- White and black card
- StazOn inkpad: Jet Black
- Ecoline inks: Pastel Yellow; Pastel Pink; Pastel Blue; Light Yellow; Red Violet; Bluish Green; Cold Grey
The pull-tab technique works equally well on a small piece of work. Here I’ve gone mad and made two tabs so both wings flap.
Stamp butterfly collage in black on white card and colour. Mask it off. Stamp a selection of other flowers. Cut some out and add on top. Stamp and cut out butterfly wings twice more. Cut some narrow strips and stick under a left and right wing. Cover backs with the corresponding wings. Cut slits either side of the body, feed strips through and then follow the step-by-step instructions shown in the magazine to create the pull-tab. The only difference here is that you’ll have two tabs to pull. Mount onto a black ATC. Add gems to finish.
Updated: 27 May 2010