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CARD: So Hoppy Together Folder Card

Sohoppytogether1

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.

Meanttobea


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: Tropical Chic

Tropicalchic

Measurements:

  • Smoky Slate: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored and folded at 4-1/4” (card base)
  • Whisper White: 5-1/4” x 4” (2 pieces), 3-1/2” x 2-1/2” for main sentiment and smaller piece for the banner sentiment
  • Blushing Bride: 3-1/2” x 2-1/2”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the sentiment onto the smaller piece of Whisper White cardstock using Shaded Spruce Classic Ink. Clean the stamp and re-stamp in Granny Apple Green on a piece of scrap paper, ensuring that you have the full bottom banner stamped.
  2. Die cut the Shaded Spruce sentiment piece using the Big Shot and the appropriately sized Layering Oval framelit. Fussy cut the Granny Apple Green Banner, and glue overtop of the Shaded Spruce Banner.  Die cut a scalloped oval using Blushing Bride cardstock and the die that is just slightly bigger than the sentiment oval.  Glue these together with SNAIL and set aside.
  3. Using Shaded Spruce ink, stamp three large leaves in a triangle pattern onto one of the large pieces of Whisper White cardstock.
  4. Using Granny Apple Green ink, stamp 5 of the medium size leaves in a random pattern on the cardstock.
  5. Using Blushing Bride ink, stamp 5 of the flowers in the empty spaces on the cardstock.
  6. Using Smoky Slate ink, stamp the fanned leaves on the cardstock, continuing to fill in the spaces.
  7. If you have any larger blank spaces, fill them in with inked stamps, taking care not to have too many duplicate stamps in the same area of the cardstock. Use the sample above as a guide.
  8. If desired, stamp two large leaves (Shaded Spruce) and one medium leaf (Granny Apple Green) on the bottom right corner of the second piece of Whisper White cardstock. Use SNAIL to glue this to the inside of the Smoky Slate card base.  Glue the large piece of fully stamped Whisper White cardstock to the front.
  9. Cut a 4-” piece of Gray Granite ribbon - cut notches at each end and glue directly onto the centre of the card. Cut a 4-1/4” piece of Whisper White ribbon, and trim each end on an angle.  It should be slightly longer than the gray ribbon. Glue it directly overtop of the gray ribbon. 
  10. Adhere the sentiment to the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add three small rhinestones underneath the sentiment.

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.