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CARD: #ELFIE

This is such a cute set!  These little elves just make me smile!

ELFIE

Measurements

  • Whisper White Thick: 5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Crushed Curry: 2” x 5 1/4”
  • Real Red: 1/2” x 5 1/2”
  • Shaded Spruce: 3 1/2” x 3 1/2”
  • Whisper White: 4 1/4” x 4 1/4”; scrap for sentiment
  • DSP: 2” x 5 1/4”    

Instructions:

    1. Score Thick Whisper White cardstock at 4 1/4”; gold to create card base.
    2. Adhere Crushed Curry cardstock and DSP to Card front with SNAIL Adhesive. Adhere Real Red strip over seam.
    3. Stamp elf onto Whisper White cardstock with Memento ink. Use Paper Snips to cut around edge of present; slide circle die under present and run through die cut machine. Color elf with Stampin’ Blends markers. ELFIEa
    4. Die cut scalloped circle from Shaded Spruce cardstock. Adhere behind elf with SNAIL Adhesive. Adhere to Card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
    5. Tie seam binding into bow; adhere to Card front with Mini Glue Dot.
    6. Stamp sentiment into scrap of Whisper White cardstock; punch with Classic Label Punch. Punch again to create banner end. Adhere to Card front with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

CARD: To a Wild Rose

TOAWILDROSE2

Measurements

  • Rococo Rose: 2” x 5-1/2”
  • Very Vanilla: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, 1-3/4” x 5-1/2”, scrap

Instructions:

  • Stamp outline flower onto 1-3/4” x 5-1/2” strip of Very Vanilla – three times with Sahara Sand, and once with Rococo Rose as per sample
  • Adhere stamped strip onto Rococo Rose strip
  • Die cut scrap Very Vanilla cardstock with lattice/flower die
  • Fold remaining piece of Very Vanilla cardstock in half to create cardbase, unfold before stamping
  • Stamp “Blessed” at top left of cardfront and “and grateful” at bottom right of cardfront in Rococo Rose
  • Adhere die cut strip onto cardfront under “Blessed”
  • Adhere the stamped strip onto the cardfront with Stampin’ Dimensionals

CARD: Gather Together Bundle

HARVESTHELLOS3

Measurements

  • Thick Very Vanilla: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, 3” x 3”, 2 1/4” x 3/8”
  • Cajun Craze: 3 1/2” x 4 1/2”
  • Designer Paper: 4” x 3”, 4” x 3/4”

Instructions:

  1. Attach the plaid designer paper to the leaf designer paper, slightly off center so that the right end extends over the edge.
  2. Wrap the Braided Linen Trim around the leaf designer paper and tie it in a knot.
  3. Attach these layers to the Cajun Craze cardstock using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  4. Attach these layers to the card base.
  5. Using Memento Black ink, stamp the leaf onto the square of Very Vanilla cardstock.
  6. Use a die cutting machine to cut out the image using the coordinating die.
  7. Using an Aqua Painter, color the leaf using ink from the lid of the Cajun Craze ink pad.
  8. Let the leaf image dry.
  9. Using Cajun Craze ink, stamp the splatter image over the leaf.
  10. Attach the leaf to the card.

CARD: Gather Together

HARVESTHELLOS1

Measurements:  

  • Merry Merlot CS: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored in half at 5-1/2”;           4” x 5-1/4”
  • Very Vanilla CS: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Copper Foil Sheet: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2”; 3” x 4-1/4”
  • DSP:                       2-7/8” x 4-1/8”                

Instructions:

  1. Burnish the fold in the card base using a Bone Folder.
  2. Adhere the larger Copper Foil piece onto the front of the card base using Snail.
  3. Stamp the large leaf in Copper ink around the edges of the 4” x 5-1/4” Merry Merlot CS layer, and heat emboss with Clear powder.
  4. Adhere the layer onto the larger Copper Foil using Snail.
  5. Adhere the DSP layer onto the smaller Copper Foil piece using Snail.
  6. Apply a piece of Copper washi tape (from the Tags & More Accessory Kit) onto the DSP and wrap the ends around to the back of the Copper Foil.
  7. Adhere the Copper Foil/DSP onto the Merry Merlot CS layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Powder a wood element liberally using an Embossing Buddy.
  9. Stamp the sentiment in Copper ink onto the element, then heat emboss with copper powder.
  10. Tie a piece of Cajun Craze linen thread (from the combo pack) through the hole in the wood element and tie in a bow.
  11. Adhere the element onto the DSP layer using Tear & Tape.
  12. Glue the Very Vanilla CS onto the inside of the card base.

CARD: Boo to You

MONSTERBASH1

Measurements

  • Pumpkin Pie: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, folded in half for card base
  • Old Olive: 5-1/4” x 4”
  • Whisper White: 5” x 3-3/4” (2); scraps

Instructions:          

  1. Stamp werewolf and zombie on 5” x 3-3/4” piece of white cardstock. Stamp monster on scrap.  Color images as shown.
  2. Adhere stamped piece to Old Olive and then to card base. Fussy-cut monster and attach with Dimensionals.  Add Googly eyes to all characters.
  3. Stamp “Boo to You!” on scrap and punch with 1” circle. Attach with a Dimensional.
  4. If desired, stamp “Just a Little Creepy” and monster on second piece of white cardstock, color, and adhere to inside.

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CARD: Spooktacular Bash Bundle

MONSTERBASH

Measurements

  • Crushed Curry – 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Basic Black - scrap
  • Whisper White: 1 ¼” x 2”, scrap
  • DSP – 1 ½” x 5 ½”

 Instructions:

  1. Add the ribbon to the back of the DSP and adhere to the card base.
  2. Stamp sentiment on strip of white and flag the end. Add to card where shown.
  3. Stamp Dracula in Memento on the scrap of white, color with the Stampin’ Blends and crop with coordinating die.
  4. Crop detailed frame from black, add Dracula to it with dimensionals and add it to the card where shown with dimensionals.
  5. Add a few black Enamel Shapes.

CARD: Boo to You

Are you ready for some Halloween fun?  I love stamping Halloween cards!  Here's a cute card using the Spooktacular Bash Bundle and the Boo to You Stamp Set.  (both found in the Holiday Catalog)

MONSTERBASH2

Measurements

  • Gorgeous Grape – 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/2”
  • Basic Black - 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”
  • Whisper White - scrap & 4” x 5 1/4’
  • Granny Apple Green - 4” x 5 1/4” & scrap

  Instructions:

  1. Mix about 3 drops of Gorgeous Grape Reinker with a dollop of Shimmery White Embossing Paste and mix with Palette Knife. Spread over Decorative Mask onto Basic Black cardstock. Allow to dry.
  2. Adhere Basic Black layer to Granny Apple Green layer and then to card front.
  3. Stamp sentiment in Memento Black ink on Granny Apple Green scrap and die cut with Ornate Frame die. Add to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Tie Mini Striped Gorgeous Grape bow, add to frame with Mini Glue Dot.
  4. Stamp monsters with Memento Black ink and color with Stampin’ Blends. Cut out images with Paper Snips and adhere to card front where shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. Stamp 4” x 5 1/4” Whisper White layer as desired and add to inside.

Supplies:


CARD: Free as a Bird

FREEASABIRD

Measurements:  

  • Vellum: 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Very Vanilla: scrap (banner)                

Instructions:

  1. Die cut banner from scrap of Vanilla Card Stock.
  2. Stamp and color birds onto banner.
  3. Glue vellum on the inside of the laser cut card. (On the laser cut side)
  4. Attach banner to the front of the card with dimensionals.
  5. Tie a knot in 4” of ribbon and attach to the end of the banner

Supplies:


CARD: Sailing Home

SAILINGHOME1

Measurements:

  • Night of Navy: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, 2 ½” x 3”
  • Sahara Sand: two pieces 2” x 3” for cutting with dies
  • Come Sail Away Designers Series Paper: 4” x 5 ¼

Instructions

    1. Fold Night of Navy cardstock in half to create card base, burnish along score line.
    2. Adhere Designer Paper to card front.
    3. Use Night of Navy Ink to stamp the Sailboat and words onto the Sahara Sand cardstock.
    4. Use the Smooth Sailing Dies with the Big Shot to cut out the Sailboat and the word shape.

CARD: Over the Moon

Good morning!  and Happy 4th of July!!  Hope you have a great day!  Here's a fun card using the new set, "Over the Moon".  These cows are soooo cute!!!

OVERTHEMOON

Measurements:  

  • Poppy Parade – 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 5 ½” (card base)
  • Whisper White – 2 ¼” x 3 ½” Stitched Rectangle and 4” x 5 ¼” (card inside)
  • Basic Black – scrap – 2 ea. 1” circles, ¾” x 2 ½”
  • Crushed Curry – Scrap
  • Designer Series Paper 1 ¼” x 3 ½”

Instructions:

  • Fold card base in half on score line.
  • Using Poppy Parade Ink, stamp the cow standing on all four legs on card base front to create a random background.
  • Stamp the cow holding the flower and the sentiment in Momento Tuxedo Black ink onto the stitched rectangle as shown in photo.
  • Color cow and flower images with Stampin’ Blends using the photo as a reference.
  • Punch two 1” circles from Basic Black card stock. Position as shown in the photo folding half of each circle towards the back of stitched rectangle and adhere to front and back.
  • Using the Twinkle Builder Punch and Crushed Curry card stock, punch out the moon and stars.
  • Cut the right end of the Designer Series Paper strip as shown.
  • Adhere the ¾” x 2 ½” Basic Black strip to the back of the Designer Series Paper as shown. Then glue completed banner piece to card front.
  • Adhere the stitched rectangle to card front as shown.
  • Complete card front with the moon and stars from the Twinkle Builder Punch.
  • Stamp the “grass” image in Mossy Meadow ink around cow as shown and finish off with the Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blend.
  • Add Whisper White panel to the inside of card and decorate as desired.