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December 2018

CARD: Christmas Card Classes

Good morning!!  The last Christmas Card Class was last weekend!  Here are the cards we made in October!  (yes, I'm a little behind!!)

Love the Spirited Snowman!!!  And, he pairs so well with the Buffalo Check Background!

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This paper is so gorgeous!!
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The card above was cased from Amy's card, found HERE.

Do you recognize the stamp for this card?  It's from the Painted Glass Stamp Set!  It's always fun to use a non-Christmas set for the holidays!!
Christmasoct2The card above was case'd from Brian's card HERE.


CARD: Signs of Santa

Signsofsanta

Measurements:

  • Coastal Cabana card base: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2; 4-1/4 x 3-1/4
  • Whisper White card stock: 4x3 , 2-1/2 x 2-1/2
  • Santa’ Workshop DSP:  2 coordinating pieces, each 4x3

Instructions:

  1. Fold Coastal Cabana card base in half.  Crease with bone folder.
  2. Adhere DSP of choice to front left of card.
  3. Adhere second piece of DSP to smaller Coastal Cabana mat. Adhere to card base.
  4. Cut oval out of Whisper White using layering ovals framelits.
  5. Stamp Santa image on smaller Whisper White card stock using Memento Black ink.
  6. Color in using Poppy Parade and Daffodil blends. 
  7. Cut out using Santa’s Signposts Framelit dies. 
  8. Adhere Santa to Whisper White oval using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  9. Adhere Whisper White oval to DSP mat using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

CARD: Beautiful Baubles

Beautifulbaubles

Measurements:

  • Highland Heather: 8 ½” x 5 ½”; scored at 4 ¼”
  • Pool Party: 4 x 3 ½”
  • Whisper White: 3 ¾” x 3 ¼”
  • Ribbon: 8”

Instructions:

  1. Fold the Highland Heather card stock in half to form the card base.
  2. Use the Dark Highland Heather Blends marker and colour the strip of white ribbon. Use long strokes with the brush tip. Set it aside to dry.
  3. Stamp the large ornament and the ornament string, with Black Memento Ink, on the white cardstock.
  4. Stamp the small snowflake image, with Versamark ink on the card base.
  5. Stamp the saying, with Black Memento Ink on the right hand side of the card base.
  6. Color in the ornament with all four Blends markers, leaving some areas white.
  7. Attach the colored ornament to the Pool Party mat and then to the front of the card with dimensionals.
  8. Add some Wink of Stella to parts of the ornament.
  9. Tie the ribbon into a bow and attach it with glue dots.

CARD: Winter Woods

Winterwoods

Measurements

  • Petal Pink: 5 ½ x 4 ¼” folded to make card base
  • Silver Foil: 5 ¼ x 4”
  • Gray Granite: 5 x 3 ¾”
  • Ribbon:12”

Instructions:

  1. Run embossing buddy over gray cardstock several times.
  2. Ink up stamp with multiple trees with Versamark and stamp two times across gray piece from #2.
  3. Pour white emboss powder over stamped trees, tap off excess and heat with Heat Tool.
  4. Using Black ink, stamp ‘tis the season in top left corner of gray cardstock. Adhere stamped unit to silver foil piece.
  5. Tie ribbon around unit from #4 and knot on the right side. Trim ends if necessary.
  6. Attach unit from #5 to card base using SNAIL.

CARD: Wishing You Well

WISHINGYOUWELL

Measurements:  

  • Thick Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 11” Buffalo Check Mat 3 ¼” x 4 ½” scraps for bow & saying
  • Real Red:              3 3/8” x 4 5/8”

Instructions:

    1. Stamp the Buffalo Image onto the 3 1/4 “ x 4 ½” white Mat. I find it easiest to brayer the color on.
    2. Attach the Buffalo Mat to the Real Red Mat and adhere to card base
    3. Stamp the Greenery using Granny Green onto the 2 ½” x 3 ¾” mat
    4. Add Red Rhinestones
    5. Stamp the Bow and the sentiment onto scraps and cut out
    6. Attach bow and sentiment to card using Dimenstionals for the bow and adhesive for the sentiment.
    7. Attach Image mat to the Buffalo Check Mat using Dimensionals.

CARD: Spirited Snowman

Spiritedsnowmen

Measurements

  • Granny Apple Green CS: 5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Poppy Parade: 4 x 5 ¼”, 2 7/8 x 4 1/8”
  • Whisper White CS: 3 7/8 x 5 1/8” , 2 ¾ x 4”    

Instructions:

    1. Stamp plaid background on a larger whisper white piece in with granny apple green inks. Using dark poppy parade blend and ruler draw lines in between plaids. Adhere to larger poppy parade piece and then to card front.
    2. Stamp snowmen image in memento back ink on remaining whisper white toward the top and sentiment in poppy parade. Color snowmen image with various blends/ Adhere to poppy parade piece
    3. Take about 6-7” of ribbon, tie a knot in the middle and adhere between image and sentiment.
    4. Add image to card with dimensionals.

CARD: Farmhouse Christmas

Festivefarmhouse

Measurements:

  • Extra Thick Vanilla: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2; 2-1/2 x 2-1/2
  • Cherry Cobbler: 4 x 5-1/4
  • Mossy Meadow: 4x4
  • DSP: 3x3
  • Scraps: Vellum Card Stock, Mossy Meadow

Instructions:

  1. Score Very Vanilla card stock at 5-1/2. Fold. This creates the card base.
  2. Emboss Cherry Cobbler card stock with Quilt Top folder using the Big Shot. Adhere to card base.
  3. Stamp sentiment on Very Vanilla square using Mossy Meadow ink. Punch out using 2-1/4 inch circle punch.
  4. Punch out 2 Mossy Meadow leaves and two Vellum sprigs. Adhere to back of sentiment circle using snail.
  5. Using the Layering Squares Framelits, cut out Mossy Meadow scalloped square, and DSP piece. Adhere to card using stampin’
  6. Adhere circle piece to layered square using stampin’
  7. Cut 2, 8 inch pieces, of linen thread. Tie in bow.
  8. Adhere galvanized button to sentiment with glue dot. Adhere linen bow to button with glue dot.

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