Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Pop Out Panel Card

All Measurements in inches

Card Base 5-1/2 x 9 with long side at the top of the paper trimmer, score at 1-3/4, 3-1/2, 4, 5-3/4
Panel Measurements accent color 3@ 5-1/4 x 1-1/2
same color as card base 2@ 5-1/4 x 3 and 1@ 5-1/4 x 1-1/2
Belly Band 1-1/2 x 9-1/2 scored with long side at the top of the paper trimmer at 1-3/4 and 5-7/8

  1. Emboss the two colors of panels with two different embossing folders
  2. Stamp and diecut: 3 flowers, 3 ferns, 1 feather, 1 butterfly
  3. Diecut: 2 small butterflies, 2 feathers, 5 leaf clusters, 1 lacy rectangle in Whisper White
  4. Fold the score lines on the card base into valley, mountain, mountain, valley. Adhere embossed panels: on the outside, one large same color as cardbase and one small in accent color; on the inside two accent colors in the center and one large and one small in base color.
  5. Stamp sentiment in the center of the lacy white diecut panel, and adhere flowers, leaves, etc. Be sure that any parts hanging off the panel do not have adhesive on them.
  6. Adhere the white panel diecut to the mountain fold (base color) in the center. Be sure to apply adhesive only to the center of the white panel so it pop out.
  7. Diecut lace border in Whisper White and adhere to the left inside edge of the card base.
  8. To close card, flatten the half inch panel with the lacy white diecut before folding the two outside panels inwards.
  9. Fold belly band around closed card then secure the ends to each other so that it will slide on and off.
  10. Decorate belly band with flower, leaves butterfly and feather.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Timeless Tropical Pineapple

I've had Brusho Pigment Powders since last year, but I just got our new Pigment Sprinkles. They are so bright and pretty. I love the fact that they come in OUR COLORS! Bermuda Bay, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Mambo Melon, Granny Apple Green, and Gorgeous Grape. It's such a beautiful color palette to play with. For this pineapple, I spritzed the watercolor paper with water, sprinkled some powders, then used my Aqua Painter to add more drops of water to spread the colors further.  Today I'm going to get out my air spritzer tool and create some different type patterns.

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Are you a fan of Beatrix Potter? I loved reading her stories to my son when he was little. When this stamp set came out my heart went pitter patter:) I'm also using it to create a 12 x 12 sampler for one of my nieces who is having a baby. She's doing the nursery in a forest theme, so this was perfect! Of course, I also sent a stuffed Peter Rabbit that sings and plays peek a boo, and some Beatrix Potter books of course!

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Stampin' Go Kit

Most of you carry some tools in your caddy when you stamp with friends or go to a class. Stampers are sweet generous people and often willingly share, but isn't it nice to have your own? What do I wish people attending my classes always have with them? These essentials are must haves:
Liquid glue
Double stick tape dispenser
Glue Dots
Bone Folder
extra strong double stick tape
There are many brands of these tools out there of course. I have to say you can't beat Mono Liquid Gue or Paper Snips. It's also great to have a Mono Sanding Eraser. It's available on Amazon and it is an amazing tool!

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Lily Pop and Twist

I made this pop and twist card with some SALE-A-BRATION items, which you can earn for FREE! The tutorial for this type of card is on a previous post.