Sequins are a fab option for adding vibrant colours if you do not want to use giltter or adhesive gems to embellish your crafty creations. We have created 3 different ideas for you to enjoy using the new Dovecraft Bohemian collection.
What You Will Need
Dovecraft 6x6 white card blank
Dovecraft Bohemian 12 x 12 & 6 x 6 papers
Dovecraft Bohemian stamp set, sequins, butterfly stickers
Dovecraft foam tape
Dovecraft A4 Acetate sheet
Dovecraft clear drying acrylic glue
Dovecraft double-sided tape
Project 1: Bohemian Sequin Shaker Card
How to Make
Cut a 15cm square from the 12 x 12 paper pad and stick to the 6 x6
white card blank.
Add two layers of foam to the edges of the card to create a border
around the outside edge. Make sure there are no gaps.
Sprinkle a few sequins into the centre. With the A4 acetate sheet
cut a 15cm square and stick onto the foam borders to create a shaker. Add one
layer of foam tape on top of the acetate to add further depth to your card.
TIP: add a bit of talcum powder to the inner edge of the foam tape
to stop the sequins from sticking.
We have then used the die cut front cover of the Bohemian paper
pad to layer on top of the acetate. Remove the excess paper so it fits the size
of the card and stick to the foam tape.
To embellish the card, cut some of the butterflies from the pad
and stick to the card using double sided tape. We have used a mixture of
butterflies from the glitter and gloss effect pages.
We have also created butterfly toppers and added to the two
corners of the card. To make, stick a card butterfly to the card using a small
strip of foam tape. Cut a small butterfly from the paper pad and layer onto of
the card butterfly with double sided tape.
Stamp the Just for you sentiment stamp on a piece of the backing
paper, cut to size and stick to the corner of the card tucking it into the
Project 2: Decorated Sequin Candleholder
How to Make
Add some clear drying acrylic glue to a piece of scrap paper.
TIP: We recommend that you use a
pair of tweezers to easily pick up your sequins and prevent your fingers getting
Using the tweezers, pick up your sequins and dab a bit of glue
onto the back and place onto the glass candleholder.
On the front of candle holder, we have made a heart out of pink
sequins and then made a background using the green sequins
For the side of the candle
holder, we have created a multi-coloured scattered sequin design using the
Bohemian sequin pack.
creating a few other designs? Why not try
chevrons, stripes, butterflies, flowers or monograms for decorating your
Project 3: Bohemian Peacock Sequin Card
How to Make
Cut a peacock from the Dovecraft Bohemian 12 x 12 paper pad and
stick some sequins to the peacock to add some sparkle and leave to dry.
TIP: Use a small amount of glue on
the sequins to sure no excess glue seeps through the centre of the sequin
With the 6 x 6 paper pad, cut a 15cm square of paper and stick to
the card blank. We have used the floral border paper to create a frame for the
peacock centre piece.
Using 3D foam pads, stick the peacock securely to the centre of
Stamp the Just for you sentiment stamp onto the backing paper and
cut to size. Add to the corner of the card, using 3D foam pads.
As a pretty finishing touch, we have a set of 3 sequins to the top
right and bottom left corner.
What interesting projects have you made with sequins? Let us
know below. We would love to see them in our project gallery.