Autumn Luminaire Tutorial

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Isn’t this fun? You want one don’t you?

It’s time for a tutorial for you.

Start with a piece of Pumpkin Pie C.S. cut to 8 1/8″ x 4 1/4″

Score on long side 2″, 4″, 6″, 8″

Score on Short side 2″

the-paper

You will need the Detailed Floral Thinlits to cut out the stencil.

When placing-keep it closer to the center.

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Run it through the Big Shot.  Now, use this great tool-the die brush, and run that over the die several times.

brush-all-over

Pull off die and most if not all the pieces should be easy to dump off.

peel-away

Ta Da! Perfect. Now-do the other side same way.

beautiful

Place it closer toward the middle, almost butting up to the side you already did.

place-die-on-other-side

Repeat and you should have this.

the-finished-piece

Now, fold over on all score lines.

fold

Trim off the little thin strip up to the score line. You want to only keep the top half.

trim-off-little-piece

Now cut up to the middle on the score lines:

cut-all-score-lines

Add a strip of “Green “glue-Multi-purpose glue on that tiny strip.

add-glue

Fold your box in half and glue together.

place-it-together

After a few moments, add tape to three inside flaps:

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Place the one flap without tape into the box first:

close-it

Now place other flaps on top.

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Flip over, add decoration. In this case I added a pumpkin using our oval dies and sponging color all over. Love making these.

added-pumpkin

Because this is paper-I will add a disclosure that you should not use a real candle but rather an artificial tea light.

add-light

Now you have the perfect little Autumn Luminaire.

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white-light

You can make these for Weddings, etc. just by changing the color of the card stock.

These are the supplies I used:

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