Friday, January 24, 2014

Pinque Peacock Sunburst


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Hello! I’m guest designer today and so glad you stopped by my blog! I had been on the team over at Pinque Peacock but due to some health issues, took a break from crafting. Now I’m feeling great and thrilled to be featured today at Pinque Peacock. Jessica and her crew are so creative! I hope you enjoy learning how to create the perfect Sunburst. I struggled with getting these to look right.. no matter what I did or how I measured. But with this technique, it turns out perfect every time! Grab some coffee and check it out!
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Gather your paper. I used CTMH, 2 different sheets, but double sided, so you know they are going to match perfectly. Cut 4 strips at 1 1/2 inches by 4 inches.
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Cut on the diagonal at the top right corner and bottom left corner so you have two angled pieces.
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Arrange in a pleasing manner.
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Cut a base piece. Mine is 5 1/2 inches by 4 1/4 inches (card size) And mark the center at the top and bottom points. Put adheasive all over your base piece. Lay your first center piece on the middle you marked.
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Cover the entire base piece. The tops won’t line up, but that’s okay! It’ll be fine! When you’ve completed all 8 pieces turn the base over.
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Trim your papers around the base. Then surprise! Turn your base over and a perfect Sunburst to work with.
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I put mine on a white card stock base. I put pink ribbon to cover the seam. Added a stamped sentiment ( Amuse Stamps) in Sorbet ink. (CTMH) Added some bling (CTMH).
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What a great little card to send a friend or family member… Easy!
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6 comments:

  1. So happy to see you back over on the Pinque Peacock blog, Janet! Love your technique for the starburst…I know…it's "sunburst" but I keep saying starburst…HAHA sorry! Anyway, love your card and so happy you're back to crafting again! Have a fab weekend!!

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  2. Janet, we are thrilled to have you back at the Peacock Palace today. I love this technique to create a wonderful StarBurst! I am definitely going to try it and think you will inspire MANY crafters to do the same. Your papers and that added bling are delightful!!! Crafty Hugs!!!

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  3. So glad you did this today! Beautiful tutorial and papers

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  4. Loved the tutorial! Thanks for sharing with us over at the Pinque Peacock blog :)

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  5. Thank you so much for this tutorial!! I love the look of a card like this but could never quite accomplish it

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  6. Janet this card is pretty. I'll have to give this a try. Thanks for sharing with us.

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