K-Card / Cantilever Style Card Using The Mega Nestibilities Dies – WORKSHOP


1 Today i`m posting the instructions on how I made the lever card using the Wizard Nestiblility die – it`s a useful card as it can make for a quick card but the shape make it have more interest for the design and works well with some decoupage – I have used a die cut decoupage here

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2 Just a view from above more so you can see the fold

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3 I have cut 2 pieces of card – I have used a light  gold pearlescent card I got at a craft fair   – but stardream cardis fantastic for this 

You will need a book style page for this – for workshop click here

Then take another die the size you want your hole and draw around the inside of the die – I did this by eye as you need them to be both in the same place for it to work

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4 But you could make a template by making a 3rd piece of card and that way you`ll allows have it and you can just the hole in the right place 100% of the time

Basically you need the shape in the middle and the I have marked with lines where the embossing will be – this is the template one

HOW TO MAKE A TEMPLATE !!!!

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4.1 Then cut out you aperture fully and mark a line down the middle of the back too – this is done at the half way point as well – so this is your template complete if you make it this way

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5 So back to the main piece – once you have drawn around the die score down the left hand side of the shape – just with a straight line as this will need to be folded later – also score downwards top and bottom of the shape you have drawn – make sure not to score through the shape

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6 Now cut around the pencil line of the die but make sure not to cut down the straight line you scored – also score and fold back the lines you just scored and make sure the panel isn`t folded 

Then score & fold and line which will be the centre of the back panel – shown here on the right hand side

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7 Now you`ll have all bits scored and you need them to have a valley fold and mountain fold as shown below – the mountain fold being the middle fold and the valley the 2 outer folds 

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8 Now take your second card with the die shape already marked out

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9 And cut the aperture out fully – this needs to be in the same place as the other shape was so the whole design works – but using the template you can do this easily

Now you have both pieces cut and scored I have added sakura pentouch to all the edges – but is optional – I just like the look

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10 Place double sided tape on the inside of the outer flaps – I have folded them back on themselves so you can see them  

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11 Make sure the 2 sides with the cut out parts on them are facing in the same direction and then stick down the other to edges together – I have done this pulling back the tape and placing in position before releasing it fully Take

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12 Now take the other 2 sides and put the panel through the hole and then remove the tape and secure down – with this style and other pop out cards you just need all measurements and lines to be straight – but the beauty of this wizard die is the edges will be exact

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13 Now you have you base card

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 14 ready for you to add your topper or decoupage to finish

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Just the other view again

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If you missed the other Nestibility projects here`s the links

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 For details on each project just click the name itself for each one

Book Card , Star Card , Parchment Booklet & Hard Back Book

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Thanks for looking in – your comments are always much appreciated – Suzanne

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3 thoughts on “K-Card / Cantilever Style Card Using The Mega Nestibilities Dies – WORKSHOP

  1. Thank you Suzanne for a really clear tutorial. Have seen demos on TV but never managed to quite get it.
    Now I see exactly.
    Thank you for all the time you give.
    Yvonne x

  2. Thank you very much Suzane for such a clear tutorial,like the other reader i have seen this on TV but have not been able to master the techenic. Now i understand it . and i am looking forward to making my first K card. Thanks for being a blessing by sharing with everyone. Your cards are beautiful.

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