Previous month:
April 2021
Next month:
June 2021

May 2021

CARD: Hand-Penned Petals

HANDPENNEDPETALS

Measurements

  • Pale Papaya: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 5-1/2” on the long edge
  • Basic White: Largest Labels – Hippo & Friends; scrap for stamping flowers
  • Mint Macaron Striped DSP: 1-1/2” x 5-1/4”
  • Floral DSP: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Pale Papaya Polka Dot DSP: ¼” x 2”

Instructions:

  1. Adhere the floral DSP to the card front.
  2. Use the scalloped edge/stitched die from the Penned Flowers die set and cut along the right edge as shown above. Adhere to the left side of the DSP from Step #1.
  3. Adhere the Basic White label in the center of card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  4. Stamp the floral image in Momento Tuxedo Black ink onto a scrap of Basic White. Stamp the flowers and leaves using the Pale Papaya, Soft Succulent and Polished Pink ink as shown. Cut out using the coordinating die.
  5. Adhere the floral cut out onto the label using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp the sentiment in black on the strip of DSP. Trim ends as shown and adhere using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add jewels as desired.

CARD: Hats Off Slimline Card

HATSOFF

Measurements

  • Basic White Thick: 9” x 8” scored at 4” for card base
  • Basic White: 3-1/2” x 8-1/2”
  • Pacific Point, Balmy Blue, Misty Moonlight and Pool Party: 4” x 3” (plus one extra Pool Party)
  • Night of Navy: 5/8” x 4”
  • Pacific Point: 1/2” x 4”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp a hat image on each of the larger blue rectangles and a patch on each hat with Night of Navy ink. Cut each one out with the coordinating dies on the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine, along with a star.
  2. Adhere the hats to the front of the 3-1/2” x 8-1/2” white card stock with SMALL amount of Stampin’ Seal, letting some of the hats hang over the edge. Use paper trimmer or scissors to cut off any pieces hanging over the edge of the white card stock.
  3. Remove each piece and add dimensional to raise the image, then place it back where it was. Add stars on dimensionals between hats.
  4. Adhere to the panel to the front of thick white card base
  5. Heat emboss sentiments on the small blue strips, cut down to desired size and attach to front of card.

CARD: Color and Contour in Polished Pink

COLORANDCONTOUR2

Measurement:

  • Polished Pink: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”
  • Basic White: 3-3/4” x 5” ; 2-3/4” x 4-1/4” for cutting the third smallest scallop contour die and scrap for stamping
  • Polished Pink Shimmer Vellum: 3-5/8” x 4-7/8”
  • Polished Pink Ribbon: 5” and about 10” (enough to tie a bow)

Instructions:

    1. Add the shimmer vellum to the center of the 3-3/4” x 5” piece of white cardstock.
    2. Wrap the 5” piece of ribbon around, adhering it to the back.
    3. Add that to the card front.
    4. Stamp the floral image with memento onto the white cardstock scrap.
    5. Stamp the flowers using polished pink ink.
    6. Die cut floral image with coordinating die.
    7. Stamp desired greeting in the lower right corner of the die cut scallop rectangle using memento ink.
    8. Add the die cut floral image using dimensionals.
    9. Add that to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

CARD: Sweet Ice Cream

PANSYPATCH1

Measurements

  • Basic White (base): 8 ½” x 5 ½” (score at 4 ¼”)
  • Basic White (for stamping and die cutting): 3 ½” x 2 ½”
  • Fresh Freesia (for layering): 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Designer Series Paper (3 strips): 3 ¾” x 1 ½”
  • Ribbon: 5”
  • Ribbon: 9”

Instructions:

  1. Fold the Basic White cardstock in half on the scored line.  
  2. Run the small piece of Basic White cardstock thru the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss machine with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies (use the 3rd die in from the smallest).
  3. Stamp the saying with Fresh Freesia ink.
  4. Attach the three pieces of Designer Series Paper to the Fresh Freesia mat with your Seal Adhesive. TIP:  Place the outer two pieces first so there is an equal border on the top and the sides.  Attach the final piece so it lines up with the right piece.  There will be more of a gap between the first and second piece. This is where the ribbon will go.
  5. Attach the smaller piece of ribbon around the Fresh Freesia mat and secure at the back of the card with Seal adhesive.
  6. Attach the Fresh Freesia mat to the card front.
  7. Attach the saying with dimensionals to the middle of the card.
  8. Tie a bow with the other piece of ribbon. Add the bow to the front of the card with a glue dot.
  9. Add 3 jewels to the front of the card.

CARD: Beauty of the Earth

BEAUTYOFEARTH

Measurements:  

  • Night of Navy: 8.5” x 4.25”
  • Whisper White: 5.25” x 4”  (x2)
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP:  2.5” x 5”
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP:  1.25” x 5”
  • Scrap of Whisper white cardstock for tag
  • Scrap of Night of Navy cardstock for tag

Instructions:

  1. Score and fold 8.5” x 4.25” piece of Night of Navy
  2. Adhere one of the 5.25” x 4” pieces of Whisper White cardstock to cardfront
  3. Adhere the 2.5” x 5” piece of Beauty of the Earth designer paper to the Whisper White cardstock that is on the card front
  4. Adhere the 1.25” x 5” piece of Beauty of the Earth designer paper to the Whisper White cardstock that is on the card front
  5. Die cut two tags from the Tailor Made Tags using scraps of Night of Navy cardstock and Whisper White cardstock – cut the Night of Navy larger and the Whisper White smaller to layer
  6. Stamp greeting in Night of Navy ink onto Whisper White Tag
  7. Adhere Whisper White tag to Night of Navy tag
  8. Cut length of Whisper White bakers twine and tie into bow
  9. Adhere bow to tag
  10. Adhere layered tag to card front
  11. Add greeting of choice to 4.25” x 5” piece of Whisper White cardstock and adhere to inside of card

CARD: Flowers of Friendship

Good morning!  This is one of the fun new sets in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog!  Want to try some new stuff out?  Come to my June Stamp-a-Stack!

FLOWERSOFFRIENDSHIP

Measurements:

  • Soft Succulent card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4” via Simply Scored then folded on the crease with the Bone Folder, scrap that you will later trim to 1” x 2”
  • Basic White: 4-1/4” x 5”
  • Designer Series Paper: 2-1/2” x 4-1/4”, 2’ x 12”
  • Ribbon: two pieces 3” each

 Instructions:

  1. Trim ½” off floral Designer Series Paper that will be used on background. Flip over. Adhere larger piece flush with bottom of card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Align narrow strip touching top edge and adhere as well. Use Bone Folder to smooth paper onto card front.
  2. With either household tape or pieces of sticky note, cover three flowers on long stem image, ink up, remove tape or sticky note and stamp on Basic White with Soft Succulent ink so it’s leaning to the right. Repeat and stamp second image leaning a little left and so leaves do not overlap. Die cut with the 3-1/8” x 4-1/2” Scalloped Contours Die.
  3. Stamp four small and two large flowers with Pale Papaya ink onto Pale Papaya patterned sheet of Designer Series Paper. Punch out flowers. Tip: look at orientation of punch to guide you as to how you stamp for ease of punching afterwards.
  4. Affix three small flowers with Multipurpose Liquid Glue to Basic White piece. Affix one small and two large flowers with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. Stamp sentiment onto Soft Succulent and trim so it is 1” x 2”. Apply Stampin’ Seal to back of sentiment, lay down ribbon evenly, trim ends with Paper Snips.
  6. Affix Basic White focal piece to card base with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. Add six Genial Gems in Soft Succulent to centers of flowers.

CARD: Artistically Inked

Suite3

Cutting & Scoring: 

  • Pale Papaya:  4 ¼” x 11”, score and fold at 5/12”
  • Pear Pizzazz:  4 3/8” x 3 1/8”
  • Basic White:  4 ¼” x 3”;  plus 4” x 4” scrap for the die cut outs.

Instructions:

  • On the scrap of Basic White cardstock, stamp one large flower in Pale Papaya Ink, and two of the double leaves in Pear Pizzazz Ink.  Stamp “dots” on large flower using Polished Pink Ink.
  • Cut out using the Artistic Dies and Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.  Set aside.
  • On the 4 ¼” x 3” piece of Basic White cardstock, stamp large flower in Pale Papaya ink, and add “dots” in Polished Pink.  Stamp two of the smaller roses in Polished Pink Ink.  Add leaves using Pear Pizzazz ink.
  • Stamp the “Thanks” in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  • Adhere this piece to the Pear Pizzazz cardstock using Stampin’ Seal.
  • Tie the Polished Pink ribbon around the front of the Pale Papaya cardbase.  Tie in a simple knot, placed to the left of the card.
  • Adhere your stamped piece to the front of the card, toward the right of the card, with Stampin’ Seal.
  • Add your die cut flower to the card, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Add the leaves with Stampin’ Seal. 

Supplies:


CARD: Quiet Meadow

BEAUTYOFFRIENDSHIP

Measurements

  • Old Olive: 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”; 5” x 2”
  • Whisper White: 1” x 5 ¼”
  • DSP: 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Bumblebee: 5” x 2”

Instructions:

  1. Die-cut two stems, one from Bumblebee, the other from Old Olive. Trim flowers from Bumblebee stem and, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, adhere to Old Olive stem.
  2. Adhere Beauty of the Earth layer to Old Olive card base.
  3. Ink phrase with Mossy Meadow ink and stamp near top of Whisper White strip.
  4. Adhere Whisper White strip to card front.
  5. Adhere Old Olive stem to Whisper White Strip.
  6. Add three Pearl Basic Jewels under phrase to complete card.

CARD: Pretty Perennials

PRETTYPERRENIALS

Measurements

  • Calypso Coral: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scraps
  • Basic White: 4” x 5 ¼”, scraps
  • Basic Black: ¾” x 4”, scrap
  • DSP: 4” x 4”

Instructions:

  1. Add DDSP to bottom of white layer, stamp sentiment in black ink as shown.
  2. Run the strip of black over your bone folder multiple times to breakdown the fibers and eventually peel it apart. Add over DSP.
  3. Add layer to card base.
  4. Stamp flower in Calypso Coral ink on white scrap and crop with coordinating die.
  5. Crop flower middle from black, two open flowers from coral and three leaves from white
  6. Layer the die cuts and add them to the card where shown.
  7. Add a few Black Matte Dots.