Featured Tutorials: Intermediate

Why not assemble a home around this classic Edwardian door?! Christine recreated just that with an Edwardian style home with its timber base and added a pale blue color against the crisp white contrast for a fresh looking Home card. Just stunning!


Home Card by Christine Emberson


Home Card by Christine Emberson


Spellbinders Supplies:

  • S2-089 Basil
  • S2-090 Edwardian Door
  • GC-001 Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® Die Cutting and Embossing Machine

Other Supplies:

  • ColorBox® Clearsnap Cats Eye Pigment Ink – Cream/White
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Crafty Power Tape and 3D Foam Squares
  • Blue, White, Kraft and Green Cardstock
  • Vellum
  • Tag Lines Stamp
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Brad


  1. Cut a piece of 11 x 5½” white cardstock and fold in half to create a square card base. Cut a slightly smaller piece of white card, this will be a decorated front panel to your card.
  2. Cut 13 to 15 strips of 6 x ½” pale blue cardstock.
  3. Ink one long edge of the strips with white/cream pigment ink.
  4. Once dry begin to layer and adhere them onto the smaller white cardstock square, overlap them slightly to represent siding/weatherboarding/cladding.
  5. Again, when dry turn the layered piece of cardstock over and trim the edges.
  6. Cut and emboss Basil die templates in the Grand Calibur Die Cutting and Embossing Machine. Trim pot base slightly. Stamp sentiment onto plant marker. Affix to card front with 3D Foam Squares.
  7. Cut and emboss Edwardian Door die template from white cardstock in the Grand Calibur Machine. Cut a piece of vellum to place behind the door windows to represent glass and affix into place. Insert brad to resemble door handle. Attach door to card front with foam squares.
  8. Attach embellished panel to card base to finish.


Click here to download instructions.

If you LOVED this, take it to the next level and try a more advanced project!