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CARD: Beach Happy

BEACHHAPPY

Measurements

  • Whisper White Thick: 5-/12" x 8-1/2"" score at 4-1/4"           
  • Coastal Cabana: 3-1/2” x 4” and 3-1/4” x 3-1/4”
  • Calypso Coral: 3-1/2” x 3-1/2”
  • Crumb Cake: 3-1/4” x 1-1/4”
  • Whisper White: 2-1/2” x 2-1/2”
  • Bermuda Bay Mini Striped Ribbon: 4"

Instructions:

    • Run larger piece of Coastal Cabana cardstock through the Big Shot with the Seaside Embossing Folder.
    • Wrap Bermuda Bay Mini Striped Ribbon around embossed Coastal Cabana cardstock and secure to the back side with Snail Adhesive. Attach this piece to the card base a pictured.
    • Attach Calypso Coral Cardstock to card base with Snail Adhesive.
    • For the “water” use Aqua Painter to pick up ink from the lid of the Coastal Cabana ink pad and “paint” the ink in a horizontal wash over the bottom half of the smaller Coastal cabana piece of cardstock and let dry completely.
    • Use Wink of Stella over the water to make it shimmer.
    • Tear about ¼” off the top edge of the Crumb Cake cardstock and attach to the lower edge of the Coastal Cabana cardstock for the sand.
    • Stamp the beach chair and umbrella on the “sand” in Memento Ink so that the chair legs rest on the “sand. (the seat and the umbrella will be in the water)
    • Stamp the beach chair and umbrella again on the Whisper White cardstock with memento Ink.
    • Stamp the chair seat in Coastal Cabana ink so that it fits within the legs of the chair.
    • Color the umbrella with light and dark Bermuda Bay and Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends.
    • With Paper Snips, cut closely around the edges of the chair seat and attach to the chair with Snail. Cut the umbrella out leaving a small border around the edges and attach it over the first umbrella image with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
    • Color in the chair legs and sides with Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blend.
    • Stamp sentiment in Memento Ink over the water and attach this piece to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

CARD: Lasting Lily

LASTINGLILY

Measurements:  

  • Whisper White (base): 4 ¼” x 11”, score at 5 ½”
  • Whisper White (layer): 3 ½” x 4 ¾”
  • Whisper White” scrap
  • Poppy Parade: 3 5/8” x 4 7/8”
  • Ribbon: 20”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the single stem using Old Olive ink on the Whisper White cardstock layer. Stamp the twist, large leaf image using Old Olive ink, along the stem.
  2. Stamp the stem/leaf image using Old Olive ink next to the previous stem.
  3. Stamp the full lily image using Poppy Parade ink on each of the stems.
  4. Adhere the Whisper White layer to the Poppy Parade layer.
  5. Stamp the greeting using Basic Gray ink on Whisper White scrap cardstock. Die cut the greeting using the label from the Lakeside Framelits.
  6. Using the Detailed Trio Punch, punch a small hole on each side of the die cut label. Thread the ribbon through the holes, wrapping it around the cardstock layers. Finish by tying a bow on the left-hand side a shown.
  7. Adhere the cardstock layer to the card base using Dimensionals.

CARD: Time for Tea

Timefortea

Measurements:  

  • Coastal Cabana: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored in half at 5-1/2” for base card
  • Whisper White: 4” x 5-1/4” and 3” x 3”
  • Crushed Curry: 3” x 3”
  • Tea Room DSP: 4” x 5-1/4” and ½” x 4”

Instructions:

  1. Fold the Coastal Cabana cardstock in half to create base card. Adhere the large piece of Designer Paper to the front of the card.
  2. Adhere the ½” strip of Designer Paper to the Whisper White mat and adhere to inside of card.
  3. Using your Big Shot, cut out the 3” square of White cardstock using the largest Stitched square framelit; cut out the 2nd largest Scallop Square from the 3” square of Crushed Curry cardtock.
  4. Using the Black Memento pad, stamp the sentiment & teacup onto the Whisper White square; color in using the Pool Party Blends.
  5. Adhere Whisper White cardstock to Crushed Curry cardstock; adhere to card with Dimensionals.
  6. Tie about 12” of the Tea Room Ribbon into a bow and adhere to card with a Mini Glue Dot.

CARD: So Hoppy Together Folder Card

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Measurements:  

  • Whisper White, scraps
  • Real Red, scraps
  • Lemon Lime Twist, 8”x 5 ½”, Scored at 4 ¼”

Instructions:

  1. Emboss Lemon Lime Twist 3 ¾” side using Maps Embossing Folder.
  2. Stamp frog using Memento Black Ink, and color using blends. Using the Big Shot cut Whisper White using Stitched Framelits and Real Red scallop using Layering Ovals. 
  3. Using Envelope Punch Board line up left edge of the 5 ½” side and punch, slide to 3” mark and punch again. Without picking up the cardstock rotate to the opposite side of cardstock and repeat. 
  4. Using the paper cutter align punched area with the cutting groove and cut off the squared edge on both sides. Using the corner rounder of the Envelop Punch Board round the two squared corners ( see the photo above).
  5. Adhere ribbon around card front and secure with a glue dot. Adhere frog using dimensionals. 

CARD: So Hoppy Together

Sohoppytogether

Measurements:  

  • Whisper White (base): 4 ¼” x 8 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Whisper White (layer): 4” x 4”
  • Whisper White: scraps
  • Lemon Lime Twist: scrap

Instructions:

    1. Die cut the smallest oval in the center of the Whisper White layer.
    2. Apply a light layer of Pool Party ink in the center of the card base using the Sponge Dauber.
    3. Center and align the Whisper White layer on the card base. Use the pencil to lightly trace the oval onto the card base. Stamp the greeting using Memento ink in the center of the traced oval. Carefully erase any pencil lines that will be visible.
    4. Adhere the Whisper White layer to the card base using Dimensionals. Be certain to place Dimensionals at the top and bottom of the oval so the card will not sag.
    5. Stamp the frog image using Memento ink on Whisper White scrap cardstock. Color in the image using the Lemon Lime Twist marker and the spots using the Granny Apple Green marker. Cut out the frog using your scissors.
    6. Stamp the crown image using the Memento ink on Whisper White scrap cardstock. Color in the image using the Crushed Curry marker. Cut out the crown using your scissors.
    7. Adhere the frog to the right side of the oval using Dimensionals. Adhere the crown in the frog’s hand using a half of a Dimensional.
    8. Die cut the sea grass using the Lemon Lime Twist scrap cardstock. Place a small amount of liquid glue at the bottom and top of the die cut image and adhere it slipping the end into the left side of the oval so the top is exposed, as shown. Let dry.

CARD: Meant to Be

Meanttobe

Measurements:  

  • Lovely Lipstick: Base - 4¼” x 11”, scored at 5½” and 2¾”; scraps for Big Shot (about 2” x 4¼”
  • Early Espresso: 4” x 5¼”; 3¼” x 4½”
  • Whisper White: 3¾” x 5”; 3” x 4¼”
  • DSP: 2¾” x 4”
  • Lovely Lipstick Ribbon: 10” – 12”

Instructions:

  1. Adhere small Early Espresso, small Whisper White, and DSP together.
  2. Tie ribbon into knot around left side.
  3. Fold Lovely Lipstick card base in half on score line and then fold the top back to the fold line to create a Z-fold card.
  4. Adhere the small matted piece to the small outside flap – left side only.
  5. Adhere Multipurpose adhesive sheet to Lovely Lipstick; cut hearts from Lovely Lipstick and position (but not adhere) onto large Whisper White.
  6. Stamp sentiment with Early Espresso
  7. Peel the back from the hearts and adhere; adhere random solid hearts.
  8. Adhere large Early Espresso and the stamped Whisper White to the inside of the card.

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CARD: Humming Along

Here's another fun sneak peek from the Occasions Catalog!  (Starts in January!!!)  This is called Humming Along -- isn't this bloom beautiful!  The set also has a pretty hummingbird!  Can't wait for you to see it!

Hummingalong

Measurements

  • Highland Heather: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”;  2 ¾” x 3 3/4”
  • Whisper White: 5 ¼” x 4”;  2 5/8” x 3 5/8”
  • DSP: 3 7/8” x 3”
  • Flax Ribbon: 4”                 

Instructions:

  1. Stamp flower image using Memento ink on small piece of Whisper White cardstock.
  2. Color using Stampin’ blends.
  3. Color again, using Wink of Stella Glitter pen.
  4. Cut banner tails in flax ribbon.
  5. Assemble card as show in picture. Main image is attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Add three large pearls to bottom right of card front.

CARD: Geared Up Garage.....again!

Good afternoon!!  I'm enjoying some warm coffee on this very cold afternoon -- it's 27 degrees here in Albuquerque!!  That is downright frigid for us!!  So, I'm staying in today, and getting things done around the house.

This is a card I created using the Fab Friday sketch as inspiration!  I really do like this car!  The whole stamp set is awesome, but I can't seem to get away from the car!!  I'll have to work on that this weekend! haha!

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Here's the sketch:
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And, all the fun stuff I used on today's card:


CARD: Geared Up Garage

I am so happy!!  I have all this new stuff to play with from the Occasions Catalog, and I finally got to play with it!! It's been sitting in my stamp room since the middle of November!!  What a shame!  But, I didn't want to ignore my holiday stuff either!  Such a problem! haha!! 

So, now that we're past the holidays, I decided to try my hand at some challenges!  I used to do these ALL the time, but just haven't made the time lately.  Freshly Made Sketches is one of my favorites -- they always have simple sketches, and the samples are all to die for!  Here's my card for the latest sketch challenge:

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and here's the sketch I followed:

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and, all the fun stuff I used: