Beautiful Card Designs Made Easy

April 07, 2015

Tuesday Tutorial - Majestic Labels Twenty-Five

Hi Everybody,

I like to buy the matching pieces to the die sets to make them go further and give me my monies worth. and this set is so pretty and can be used in lots of ways.

For this card we are going to create lots of layers and a frame for hold the centre piece. I have used white and purple Centura Pearl for my design  ... and there are two other video tutorials within this written one ... just click the links to view

Spellbinders Supplies:

5x7 Matting Basics A
Majestic Labels Twenty Five 
Labels Twenty Five
Labels Eleven

 Cut two pieces in white from 5x7 Matting Basics A  #7  (#1 is always the smallest die)

Create a Hinged card for the base  (Video Tutorial)

From the same die cut two more pieces one in white and the other in your chosen color

On the purple card I have carefully positioned  #6 from Majestic Labels Twenty Five and cut and embossed it.

The picture shows what you the result

Place this panel over the white one so that the edges marry up and with a pencil lightly trace around the #5 from Labels Twenty Five

Remove the purple panel and cut the white one with the #5 die taped in place aligning with your pencil lines

Once cut you should then have a solid white piece and the filigree pattern to go on the top to create your frame and it will look like the picture

Trim if needed, glue both pieces together and then add foam pads to the back of the frame.

From #6 Labels Twenty Five cut a colored layer

With the white panel from the step above place #5 from Majestic Labels Twenty Five and tape in place then cut and emboss

Layer these two together with foam pads and for mine I have used a double layer  (one on top of the other) ... to raise it above the framework

From #4 Majestic Labels Twenty Five cut one colored layer

From #4  #3 and #2 together cut the filigree pattern in white

Glue these two together and add foam pads to the back of them

Stamp and heat emboss the sentiment in silver and with  #4 Labels Eleven cut it out.

With the same die trace around the outside edge and carefully cut it out

This will create a  Faux Nestie  (Video Tutorial) that leaves a small border around the sentiment

Glue these two together and add foam pads to the back of them.

Build up the layers to your card and wrap ribbon around them before you add it to the base card leaving the sentiment last

The foam pads will create shadows and depth and so add interest to your design

I have added in a pretty Hat pin to my card and a white satin double bow

Designers Tip:

Lining the inside of the card to match the front will give a professional look  and it will stand better 

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


  1. that is really lovely, writing my shopping list of dies I MUST have, thanks for sharing your great cards

  2. Beautiful just beautiful, I will try this one in other colours, thank you for sharing, crafty hugs Julie xx

  3. Loving the layers and color of your card Christina, thank you for the Tutorial.
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

  4. Beautiful card-very striking. Love all the layers, makes it look so classy.


  5. i can't wait to get this die set. it seems very good value and very versatile too. another stunning card Christina. hopefully mine will be a little bit like yours. thanks for your inspiration. hugs

  6. A really beautiful card Christina. And very well explained.

  7. Morning Christine,
    Beautiful card, love the colours. Just gorgeous.

  8. Another winner - lovely colour x

  9. Hi Christina
    Another stunning card today. Thanks for the tutorial. These are my favourite colours.

  10. Hi Christina
    Just gorgeous. Love the colours
    Love & best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

  11. Thank you Christina for the tutorial lovely card, must try this one,x

  12. Hi Christina, another lovely card and brilliant tutorial, thank you so much for the inspiration .
    Kind regards
    Anne Owens

  13. Hi Christina,Wow what a stunning card again.Thank you,Take care JaneB.

  14. Hi Christina
    A really good tutorial today. I will have to have a go at making a card like yours.
    Best wishes Joan

  15. LOVE the luscious layers!!! YUM!

  16. Good Morning Christina :) A very detailed and excellent tutorial this morning. This took a lot of effort and work to set up! Thank you soooooo much for sharing and for all you do for us. This card is just beautiful! Enjoy a most excellent day.

  17. Another striking card, certainly a winner with me

  18. Thanks a million Christina, another stunning card to make....luv Ursula xx

  19. Aww, what a pretty card. And thank you for the tutorial xx

  20. all i can say is WOWWW! thank you for taking the time to show each step and what dies to use!!

  21. Hi Christina, Another beautiful card by You. Love it! Have a great day.


  22. Great looking the lilac color that you used...
    Thanks for the tutorial...I also like the layers on this card.
    Well done Christina

  23. Another awesome card. I think this is one of my favorites.


  24. Loved the blue and white hinged card, don't have the matting basics dies but i am sure I can use my guillotine to cut the card to size. I also liked that you used 2 square dies and made them look as though it was just 1 oblong. For me the finished card didn't need the extra bling. Margaret xxx

  25. Beautiful! I love Labels 25 too and your card really made use of these dies. Love the purple pearl cardstock too. Fabulous card!

  26. What a beautiful card, Christina. I love the colours you chose for it, warm and bright. Thanks for the tutorial. x

  27. Gorgeous card .... as usual. I love the exquisite layers and the bow and stick pin assembly is wonderful. I pinned, of course.

  28. Another beautiful card, Christina. I love your layers, the colors you chose, and love that hatpin! It just adds the finishing touch to a gorgeous card.

  29. A really great, classic style of card, master this and you have the basics ready to embellish in any way you chose.
    Thanks for the detailed instructions.
    Janice W

  30. Hi Christina, thank you for the great tutorial, the dies you have used are really fabulous and the end result is a most beautiful card, I love the colours you have chosen to make it.
    Regards Liz.

  31. Gorgeous card Christina! I have some of these dies and look forward to making a card for my daughters birthday thanks for the inspiration

  32. Beautiful card, thanks for the tips.

  33. So, so pretty Christina, your tutorial really helps too, thank you x x x


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