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Friday, July 28, 2017

Stamp Your Art Out!


Stamps
Happy Birthday Gorgeous
Card Stock
Delightful Daisy DSP: Whisper White/Wisteria Wonder
Whole Lot of Lovely DSP: Pear Pizzazz/Pool Party/Whisper White
Delightful Daisy DSP: Old Olive/Daffodil Delight/Whisper White
Whole Lot of Lovely DSP: Pear Pizzazz/Tangerine Tango/ Very Vanilla
Ink
Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, Pool Party, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango
Embellishments
Enamel Dots
Tools
Happy Birthday Thinlits, Adhesive Sheets
  1. Tilt to the left, then adhere 3-3/4 X 5 cardstock layer to base 8-1/2 X 5-1/2.
  2. Tilt to the right, then adhere 3-5/8 X 4-7/8 Designer Series Paper on top of cardstock layer.
  3. Peal off printed backing from adhesive sheet and place on 3-1/4 x 3-1/2 piece of cardstock on top.
  4. Place Happy Bday thinlit on the cardstock side then run through Big Shot twice.
  5. Remove backing and adhere to card front
  6. Place self stick enamel dots
  7. Unless your card base is white, use 4 x 5-1/4 cardstock for inside sentiment

Stamps Dragonfly Dreams
Card Stock Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, White Glossy
Ink Peekaboo Peach, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist
Embellishments Lemon Lime Twist Ombre Ribbon, Gold Mini Sequins, Copper Metallic Thread, Gold Faceted Jewels
Tools Stampin' Sponges, Embossing Paste, palette knives, Banners Punch, Decorative Masks, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
  1. Adhere 4 x 5-1/4 Berry Burst layer on top of Lemon Lime Twist card base8-1/2 x 5-1/2 scored at 4-1/4.
  2. Use 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 Lemon Lime Twist to die cut dragon fly
  3. in pairs, with ink pads between you to sponge Peekaboo Peach, Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst inks onto Glossy White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 cardstock. Smooth with sponges overlapping colors just a touch.
  4. Place the Decorative Mask over top and hold with one hand while spreading the embossing paste with the other. Apply a thin layer, scraping the excess off and back into the jar. Place lid on top to prevent drying out, and pass to the next pair. While allowing the embossing paste to dry, work on the inside or other elements of the outside.
  5. On the inside and envelope, stamp a dragonfly and greeting.
  6. Loop 4 wraps of copper thread to the back of the dragonfly die cut, then adhere to the dried embossing paste with a Mini Dimensional. Adhere a faceted jewel on the head.
  7. Use banner punch on the 1 x 2-1/2 strip of Berry Burst. Adhere to card front , then place ribbon and sequin trim on top with glue dots.
Stamps
Heartland, Timeless Textures
Card Stock
Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Ink
Early Espresso, Soft Suede
Embellishments
Burlap Ribbon
Tools
Oval Framelits, Banners Punch, Stampin' Sponge
  1. Card base: Soft Suede 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4
  2. Adhere layer of 4 x 5-1/4 Very Vanilla cardstock on top of card base.
  3. Emboss 3-7/8 x 5-1/8 Crumb Cake cardstock with the Pinewood Planks
  4. folder. USE ONLY ONE CLEAR PLATE.
  5. Stamp "splats" from Timeless Textures in Soft Suede ink on embossed piece.
  6. Sponge Soft Suede around edges of embossed piece.
  7. Stamp barn scene in Early Espresso ink on 3-1/4 x 4-1/4 Very Vanilla cardstock.
  8. Die cut scene with largest oval in Layering Ovals Framelits. Sponge Soft Suede ink lightly around edges.
  9. Die cut Gold Foil with same oval. Adhere barn scene to foil, having edges slightly offset, as shown.
  10. Stamp greeting on 5/8 x 3 strip and cut banner end. Sponge Soft Suede ink lightly around edges. Adhere 7/8 x 3 gold strip and punch banner end.
  11. Adhere a piece of burlap ribbon to the bottom edge, trimming ends even with cardstock.
  12. Adhere barn to card base. Attach greeting.

Everything's Coming Up Daisies!

The pinewood plank embossing folder is made even more barn-like with some sponging. To make the daisy look like it was painted on the wood, glue it to the crumb cake piece first, then emboss it.



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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Card Ministry

Card Ministry met at church today. We made birthday cards for the seniors in our congregation. I have some retired cardstock colors and used them for these projects.