Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Bee Happy!

Stampendous' July release includes some gorgeous flower stamps. Here's a card using the Daisy Bee Happy Cling Rubber Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Purple Cardstock by My Papers
Perfectly Plaid Rainbow 6x6 Petite Paper Pack by Lawn Fawn®
Gingham-Linen Rainbow Petite Prints by Doodlebug Design Inc™
Copic® Markers Used: 
   Daisy as a coneflower: BV20, BV23, V01, V05, V06, E07, E18, YR12, YR14, YR18, YR24,    YR27, YT31,  YG05
   Stems and Leaves: YG03, YG05, YG17, B14
   Bee: Y00, Y02, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y23, Y26, Y28, T5, T7, T8
   Wings: T0, T1
   Background: B000, B00
Stamping Platform
Ribbon: Source Unknown

Instructions: 
  1. Cut a piece of 12" x 12" purple cardstock in half, score, and fold to create a 6" square card.
  2. Cut a piece of purple gingham patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with a V06 marker.
  3. Cut the plaid paper to 4" x 5.75" and edge with a V06 marker.
  4. Cut a piece of purple cardstock to 4 1/8" x 5.75". 
  5. Mat the plaid paper onto the purple cardstock, then adhere to the gingham patterned paper card front.
  6. Position the flower stamp and the sentiment on the base of the stamping platform, press the cover onto the stamps, lift the stamps, place the white cardstock to the platform's base seared with magnets, ink the stamps with Memento ink, and stamp.
  7. Color with Copic markers. Use B000 and B00 markers to outline the stamps and the sentiment.
  8. Trim the image panel to 3 5/8" x 4.25".
  9. Cut a piece of purple cardstock to 3.75" x 4 3/8".
  10. Mat the image panel with the purple cardstock and adhere to the plaid patterned paper as shown.
  11. Add the ribbon and bow to the card front as shown and adhere the card front to the card.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Cosmos Thank You Card

Here's another floral card using the new Cosmos Friend Cling Rubber Set by Stampendous.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Cosmos Friend Cling Rubber Set
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Blush 6x6 Lost and Found™ Two pad by My Mind's Eye™
Copic® Markers used: RV52, RV91, RV9, R81, R83, Y02, Y13, Y26, YG13, B14
Tim Holtz® Old Paper Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Ribbon
Stamp Positioner

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 8.5" x 11" pink cardstock in half, score, and fold to create an A2 card.
  2. Position the sentiment and the image on a stamp positioner, ink with Memento ink, and stamp onto white cardstock.
  3. Color the image with Copic markers as shown.
  4. Trim the image panel and sponge Distress ink along the edges.
  5. Cut a piece of matching pink cardstock so that it's slightly larger than the image panel. 
  6. Adhere the image panel to the pink cardstock.
  7. Cut a piece of patterned paper to 4" x 5.25" and edge with Distress ink.
  8. Adhere the matted image panel.
  9. Adhere ribbon horizontally as shown. Tie a bow and adhere to the center of the ribbon.
  10. Adhere the card front to the card.
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Bright Birthday Card!

Here's a bright and cheerful birthday card with Stampendous' new Daisy Birthday Cling Rubber Stamping Set!



Supplies:
Stampendous Supplies:

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Navel Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Gingham-Linen Rainbow Petite Prints 6x6 pad by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Very Vintage Dot-Designs by BoBunny Press®
Tim Holtz® Spiced Marmalade Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries.
Stamp Platform
Ribbon: Source Unknown


Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 12" x 12" Navel (orange) cardstock in half, score, and fold to create a 6" square card.
  2. Cut a piece of polka dot patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with a Distress ink.
  3. Adhere two lengths of yellow and orange striped ribbon to the card front, secure on the back of the card front, then adhere the card front to the card.
  4. Position the flower stamp, butterfly, and the sentiment on the base of the stamping platform, press the cover onto the stamps, lift the stamps, place the white cardstock to the platform's base seared with magnets, ink the stamps with Memento ink, and stamp.
  5. Color with Copic markers. Use B000 and B00 markers to outline the stamps and the sentiment.
  6. Trim the image panel to 3 5/8" x 4.25".
  7. Cut a piece of orange cardstock to 3.75" x 4 3/8".
  8. Mat the image panel with the orange cardstock.
  9. Cut the gingham paper to 4.25" x 4 7/8" and edge with Distress ink.
  10. Cut a orange cardstock to 4 3/8" x 5" then mat the gingham paper onto the orange cardstock.
  11. Adhere the matte image panel onto the matted gingham paper, the adhere to the card front.
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Rose Gift WindowRama Card

Stampendous' fabulous new July release includes several gorgeous floral stamp sets. I decided to create a WindowRama card using the new Rose Gift Cling Stamp Set.

Here's a front view of the card.

Here's a side view.


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Secret Garden 8x8 patterned paper pad by Graphic 45™
Rain Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Copic® Markers used: R00, R01, R02, R12, R14, R27, YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99, G84, BG70, BG72
Copic® Various BG72 Reinker
Crinkle Ribbon by Tim Holtz® for idea-ology®/Advantus
Adhesive Dots by Scrapbook Adhesives™
Foam Adhesive Square by Scrapbook Adhesives™
Isopropryl Alcohol
Key

Instructions:
  1. Using the WindowRama Base Die, cut the rose patterned paper, Rain (blue) cardstock, and white cardstock.
  2. Fold the rose patterned paper backwards along the innermost score line, then use the circle die from the WindowRama die set to cut the aperture. Edge along the fold line and the aperture with the BG72 marker. Set aside.
  3. Fold the Rain cardstock forwards along the innermost fold line. Set aside.
  4. Using Memento ink. stamp the Rose Cling Stamp onto the white cardstock WindowRama Base and onto a scrap of white cardstock.
  5. Color both stamped rose images with Copic markers. 
  6. Fussy-cut the roses image that was stamped onto the scrap cardstock. Edge with a black marker.
  7. Use a stamp positioner, stamp the sentiment as shown so that it fits within the aperture of the WindowRama card front.
  8. Trim the stamped white cardstock along the innermost score lines and adhere to the Rain card base.
  9. Use foam adhesive to pop up the two fussy-cut roses over their counterparts.
  10. Using strong adhesive, adhere the patterned paper WindowRama card front to the card base.
  11. Cut a length of Crinkle Ribbon and place it into a small bowl or bag. Squirt a small amount of BG72 Copic Various reindeer over the ribbon. Add a small amount of Isopropyl Alcohol to the bag or small bowl. Squish the ribbon around until it's saturated with the color you'd like. Add more reindeer if necessary. 
  12. Hold the ribbon with a tweezer and heat set to make the ribbon crinkle and to make sure it's dry.
  13. Attach the key to the ribbon and adhere to the top of the card as shown. Tie a loose bow to finish the card.
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

My Little Chickadee!

Here's a holiday card with Stampendous' super-sweet new Winter Chickadee Cling Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Winter Chickadee Cling Stamp Set (QS5044)
Build a Wreath Die Set (DCP1007)
WindowRama Die Set (DCP10012)
Fitted Frames A Die Cutting Dies Set (DCP1005)
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Nocturne VersaFine Clair™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Red Cardstock
Copic® Markers:
   Bird: C00, C0,    Branch and Berries: R24, R27, R39, E71, E74, E77
Tim Holtz® Christmas Idea-ology® Paper Stash® by Advantus
Tim Holtz® Black Soot Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Clear Starburst® Glitter Pen by Sakura
Clear Glaze® Glossy Gel Pen by Sakura
White Gelly Roll® Pen by Sakura
Ribbon

Instructions:

  1. Cut 12x12 red cardstock in half, score, and fold to form a 6" square card. Set aside.
  2. Cut patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with Distress ink.
  3. Stamp Chickadee onto white cardstock.
  4. Color with Copic markers.
  5. Cut the image panel with the circle die from the Build a Wreath Die Set.
  6. Cut red cardstock with the circle die from the WindowRama Die Set.
  7. Mat the image panel circle onto the red cardstock.
  8. Add White Gelly Roll pen accents to berries. Let dry.
  9. Add Clear Stardust Glitter pen accents to snow on berries and branch. Let dry.
  10. Coat the "snow" with several layers of Clear Glaze pen, letting the glaze dry between layers.
  11. Adhere the matted image panel onto the patterned paper card front.
  12. Using VersaFine Clair ink stamp the sentiment onto cardstock and die-cut with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames A Die set. 
  13. Cut red cardstock with the next largest die from the same set.
  14. Mat the sentiment onto the red die-cut.
  15. Adhere a length of ribbon vertically to the card front, securing the ends behind the panel.
  16. Adhere the card front to the red card. 
  17. Tie a bow and adhere as shown to finish the card.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Owl Swoop Journey Journal

I love Steampunk and I love owls, so when I saw that Stampendous' new release included two Steampunky owls, I knew that I had to have them!

Here's my first project using the gorgeous new Owl Swoop Rubber Stamp. It's a mixed media journal that was so much fun to create, especially since I used the Journey 6x8 Wood Album by Clear Scraps.

The cover:

The spine:

Charms laying on cover:

Inside Front Cover:

Inside Back Cover:


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Owl Swoop Rubber Stamp (R315)
6x6 Cling Clock Collage (6CR001)
6x6 Cling Crackle (6CR002)
World Map Stamp
Steampunk Clock Metal Stencil (DWLX7018)
Aged Bronze Frantage Embossing Enamel (FREG042)
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaMark™ Watermark Ink Pad by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Journey 6x8 Wood Album by Clear Scraps
Blue and White Vintage Effect Wash™ by DecoArt®
Media® Matte Medium by DecoArt®
Media® Modeling Paste by DecoArt®
Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold, Payne's Grey, and Quinacridone Gold Media® Fluid Acrylic Paints by DecoArt®
Jet Black StazOn® Ink by Tsukineko®
Watering Can Archival™ Ink by Ranger Industries
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Paper
Copic® Markers: E41, E42, E4, E44, E59, Y21,Y23,Y26, Y28, C00, C0, C1, C3, E91, E93, W00, W1, W3, N4, N6, N8
St. Tropez 8x8 Patterned Paper Pad by Prima Marketing®
Clip Bail, Jump Rings, Story Sticks, Typed Tokens, Loop Pins, Swivel Clasp by Tim Holtz® Idea-ology® by Advantus
Miscellaneous Charms
Binder Rings
Ribbon

Instructions:
  1. Brush both sides of the album covers with Blue and White Vintage Effect Wash. Be sure to paint the sides and any openings (binder holes and "Journey"). Let dry.
  2. Brush both sides of the album covers with Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  3. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, stamp the World Map onto the bottom of the front cover and onto a piece of scrap paper. Heat set the cover and fussy-cut the the scrap paper map.
  4. Using a temporary adhesive place the scrap map over its counterpart as a mask.
  5. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, stamp the Clock Collage onto the cover,. Heat set.
  6. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, fill in any gaps on the cover with the Cling Crackle stamp. Heat set.
  7. Lift the mask and remove any of the remaining temporary adhesive. Brush the cover with a layer of Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  8. Scrape Media Modeling Paste over the Steampunk Clock stencil onto the stamped painted front cover. Lift the stencil and clean immediately. Let the cover dry.
  9. Stamp Owl Swoop onto white cardstock using Memento ink.
  10. Color with Copic markers, fussy-cut, and edge with a dark marker. Set aside.
  11. When the Media Modeling Paste is completely dry, paint the stenciled raised image with Media Fluid Acrylic paints. Let dry.
  12. Brush the cover with Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  13. Use the Media Matte Medium to adhere the colored fussy-cut Owl to the cover as shown. Coat the Owl and the cover with several layers of Media Matte Medium, letting it dry between the layers.
  14. Cut a piece of Mixed Media paper slightly larger than the cut out word on the cover.
  15. Press the paper into the VersaMark pad and heat emboss with Aged Bronze Frantage Embossing Powder. 
  16. Repeat step #15, then let cool.
  17. Flip the front cover over and securely adhere the Aged Bronze embossed paper face down over the reverse of the cut-out word. 
  18. Trim two sheets of the patterned paper to 5.25" x 7.75", edge with Watering Can Archival ink, then adhere over the embossed panel on the inside of the front cover and onto the inside of the back cover.
  19. Edge all sides of the front and back cover of the journal with Jet Black Archival ink.
  20. Cut journal paper, cardstock, lined paper, etc. to fit the journal. Punch holes that match up with the binder's holes.
  21. Insert binder clips to attach the front cover, hole-punched papers, and back cover.
  22. Add charms and such to the top binder clip.
  23. Thread ribbon through the other holes in the cover and tie.
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Friday, July 12, 2019

Swingin' House-Mouse Style!

This holiday card features the new Bell Swinging House-Mouse Designs® stamp.


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Bell Swinging (HMR132) Rubber Stamp
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Red Cardstock
Copic® Markers:
   Mouse Skin: BV0000, BV31, E50, E51, R20, R21
   Fur: E21, E23, E25, E31, E33, E35, E37
   Bells: Y11, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28
   Ribbon: R24, R29, R39
   Tree: G07, G19, G29, G94
Triplus® Fineliner Pens by Staedtler
Wilde Berry Vintage Double Dot Design Patterned Paper by BoBunny Press®
Tim Holtz® Fired Brick Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Tim Holtz® Idea-ology® Tiny Bells by Advantus
Ribbon: Source Unknown
Gold Thread: Source Unknown

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of red cardstock to 7" x 10". Score and fold in half to form a 5" x 7" card. Set aside.
  2. Cut a piece of 12x12 Double Dot paper to 6.75" x 4.75" and to 5.25" x 4".
  3. Edge both panels with Distress ink. Set aside.
  4. Stamp the image with Memento ink onto white cardstock.
  5. Color with Copic markers.
  6. Cut the image panel to 5" x 3.75".
  7. Mat the image with the reverse side of the smaller panel of Double Dot paper.
  8. Adhere the image panel as shown.
  9. Adhere ribbon vertically with it secured firmly behind the card front.
  10. Adhere the card front to the card.
  11. Thread the gold thread through the openings on the top of the two bells and knot securely.
  12. Adhere the bell bearing threads slightly below the top of the ribbon.
  13. Make a double-loop bow and adhere to finish the card.
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Christmas Gift Bag

Why buy a gift bag when it's so easy to decorate one? Here's an upcycled small gold shopping bag that once carried fancy hair products from my local salon.  




Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Gold Shopping Bag
Red Cardstock
Tim Holtz® Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles, Evergreen Bough, Old Paper, Antique Linen, and Vintage Photo Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Copic® Markers: R22, R24, R27, R29, G17, G21, G82, G85, G99, YG25, E41, E42, E43
Gold Leafing Pen by Krylon®
Tim Holtz® Tag Collection Framelits Alterations Die by Sizzix®
Grab a Guy Gold Starburst Shimmer Spray by Lindy's® Gang
Ribbons
Stamp Platform

Instructions:
  1. Using a Stamp Platform, position the Holiday Ephemera stamp face down onto mixed media paper that has been secured to the platform base with magnets.
  2. Close the platform and lift, then ink the stamp with VersaMark Clair ink. Stamp.
  3. Re-ink the stamp and stamp again until the coverage is excellent.
  4. Heat set.
  5. Use Distress inks to color the image. Heat set.
  6. Stamp the Poinsettia stamp onto mixed media paper, color with Copic markers, fussy-cut, then edge with a dark marker.
  7. Adhere the Poinsettia onto the Holiday Ephemera image as shown. 
  8. Trim the Holiday Ephemera image panel, then use a distressing tool or the edge of a scissor blade to distress. Run the leafing pen over the torn edge.
  9. Spray the piece with Gold Starburst Shimmer spray to add a sparkly festive touch.
  10. Cut a piece of red cardstock to 6" square and use this to mat the image panel.
  11. Adhere the matted image panel to the front of the gold shopping bag.
  12. Stamp the sentiment onto red cardstock using VersaMark ink. 
  13. Sprinkle with Jeweled Gold embossing powder and heat set.
  14. Die-cut the sentiment with a tag die and edge with the leafing pen.
  15. Thread ribbon through the hole in the tag and tie onto the handle of the bag.
  16. Add ribbon bows to the bag to fancify it.
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Friday, June 21, 2019

Hang On Tight!

Here's the last House-Mouse Designs® card for the week! I must admit I do love sharing these with you all!



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Dragonfly Ride Stamp
Fitted Frames B Cutting Die Set
Spring Borders Cutting Die Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
VersaFine Clair™ Nocturne Ink Pad by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Copic® Markers:
  Mouse Skin: BV0000, E50, E51, E93, R20
  Mouse Fur: E31, E33, E35, E47, E53, E57, R01
  Mouse Noses: R21
  Dragonfly: B12, B14, B16, B28, RV000, V0000, B60
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Blue Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Double Dot Bold Patterned Papers by BoBunny Press®
Clear Spectrum Noir™ Sparkle Glitter Pen by Crafter's Companion

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of blue cardstock to 8.5" x 5.5". Score and fold to form an A2 card.
  2. Stamp the image and color with Copic markers.
  3. Use the Spectrum Noir pen to add clear glitter to the wings of the dragonfly.
  4. Die-cut the image panel with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames B Cutting Die set.
  5. Use the next largest die from the same set to cut blue cardstock and use this die-cut to mat the image panel.
  6. Cut three strips of blue patterned paper to 1.25" x 5.25", edge with blue marker and adhere to the card front.
  7. Using VersaFine Clair ink, stamp sentiment onto a scrap of patterned paper, then cut with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames B Die-cutting set.
  8. Use the next largest die from the same set to cut blue cardstock and use this die-cut to mat the image panel.
  9. Using one of the dies from the Spring Borders die set, cut blue cardstock and trim.
  10. Adhere the image panel, die-cut border, and sentiment as shown.
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Monday, June 17, 2019

Thank You for the Special Gift




Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Tweet Treat Stamp
Best Day Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaFine Clair™ Nocturne Ink by Tsukineko®
Spring Borders Die Set

Other Supplies Used: 
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Red Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Tim Holtz® Pumice Stone Distress® Ink by Ranger
Floral and plaid papers fro the Secret Gardens Patterned Paper Collection by Graphic 45™
Copic® Markers:
  Mouse Skin: BV0000, E50, E51, R20, R21, E04, RV95
  Mouse Fur: E21, E23, E25, E37; We, W5, W6, W8; E31, E33, E35, E47
  *Bird: E43, E44, E47, E59, E95, E97, E99,  YR18,   Bird Legs: E31, E41, E42, E43
  Bird Beak: Yr23, YR31,
  Fence: W00, W0, W1, W3, W5
  **Tree Branch: E71, E74, E77, E79
  Tree Leaves: B12, B14, YG25
  Tree Flowers: R00, R02, R05
Triplus Fineliner by Staedtler

*American Robin
**Dogwood

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of red 12x12 paper in half, score, and fold to form a 6" square card.
  2. Cut the floral patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with Pumice Stone Distress ink.
  3. Use Memento ink to stamp the image onto white cardstock.
  4. Color with Copic markers.
  5. Mat the image panel with red cardstock, plaid patterned paper, and red cardstock.
  6. Use VersaFine Clair ink to stamp the sentiment onto a strip of patterned paper. 
  7. Using one of the dies from the Spring Borders die set, cut red cardstock. 
  8. Adhere the sentiment strip onto the die-cut border, then trim to 5.75" wide.
  9. Adhere the matted image panel and the sentiment strip onto the floral patterned paper square card front.
  10. Adhere the card front to the card.
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Choose Kindness Canvas

Here's a mixed media canvas using Stampendous' fabulous new Cling Fern Garden Rubber StampJungle Life Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set, and the Smile Sentiments Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set.


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Cling Fern Garden Rubber Stamp
Jungle Life Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Smile Sentiments Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Copic® Markers:
  Blue Yellow Macaw: B04, B06, B16, B18, BG01, BG02, BG05, BG07, BG09, Y15, Y17, Y19, T0, T1, T4, T5, T6, T7
  Blue Iguana: Same as Macaw plus B60, Y04, G43
  Branch: E21, E23
Media® Fluid Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®:  Blue Green Light, Translucent White, Pthalo Green Blue, Sap Green, Viridian
Brusho® by Colourcraft Ltd.®: Leaf Green, White
VersaFine Clair™ Ink by Tsukineko: Green Oasis
VersaFine™ Ink by Tsukineko: Olympia Green
StazOn® Ink by Tsukineko: Jet Black
Media® Matte Medium by DecoArt®
6x6 Canvas Board
Metal Corners: Source Unknown

Instructions:
  1. Add a drop of Blue Green Light Media Fluid Acrylic paint (MFA) to a palette, spritz with water, then brush the wash over the canvas.
  2. Repeat this step with the other greens until you have a background that you like.
  3. Brush Media Matte Medium over top to seal the paints. Set aside to dry.
  4. Using Tuxedo Black Memento ink, stamp the parrot and iguana. onto white cardstock.
  5. Fussy-cut both images, color with Copic markers, and edge with a dark marker. Set aside.
  6. Ink the Fern Garden stamp with Green Oasis VersaFine Clair and Olympia Green VersaFine inks. Use a stamp positioner to stamp the canvas. Repeat if necessary for good coverage. Heat set.
  7. Sprinkle some Leaf Green Brusho onto a craft mat, mist with water, then splash onto the canvas. Heat set.
  8. Sprinkle some White Brusho onto a craft mat, mist with water, and use a fan brush to dab white marks along the fern leaves. Heat set.
  9. Place the iguana onto the canvas and use a charcoal pencil to create a hill for him to perch upon.
  10. Paint the hill/perch with Viridian MFA paint. Heat set.
  11. Use Matte Medium to adhere the parrot/branch and the iguana to the canvas. Let dry.
  12. Computer generate "It's a jungle out there" and print onto cardstock with a laser printer.
  13. Using Green Oasis VersaFine Clair ink, stamp "Choose Kindness" onto white cardstock. Heat set.
  14. Trim the sentiments and use Media Matte Medium to adhere them to the canvas. 
  15. Coat the canvas with another layer of Media Matte Medium.
  16. Edge the entire canvas with Jet Black StazOn ink.
  17. Finish the canvas with brass metal corners.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Happy Birthday!

Here's a birthday card using one of Stampendous' fabulous new House-Mouse Designs® stamps!



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Icing Roses Stamp
House-Mouse Designs® Painted Wishes Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Fitted Frames A Cutting Die Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaFine Clair™ Nocturne Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Dot Grid-Daisy-Stripe Rainbow Petite Prints Patterned Paper by Doodlebug Designs, Inc. ™
Very Vintage Double Dot Designs Patterned Paper by BoBunny Press®
Brown Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Doily from my stash
Copic® Markers:
  Mouse Skin: BV0000, E50, E51, E93, R20, R21
  Fur: E21, E23, E25, E37
  Cake Innards: Y11, Y26, Y32, W1
  Frosting/Icing: RV53, RV63, RV91
  Roses: Y00, Y11, Y13, Y26
  Candles: E81, E84,   Doily: C0, C1, C2

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of 12x12 brown cardstock in half, score, and fold to form a 6" square card.
  2. Cut a piece of pink daisy-patterned paper 5.75" square.
  3. Use the Memento ink to stamp the House-Mouse image onto white cardstock, then color with Copic markers.
  4. Mat the image panel with yellow daisy-patterned paper and again with brown/yellow polka-dot paper.
  5. Using the VersaFine Clair ink, stamp the sentiment onto a scrap of pink daisy-patterned paper.
  6. Cut the sentiment with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames A Cutting Die Set and mat onto brown cardstock that was cut with the next largest die from that set.
  7. Position and adhere the doily onto the card front.
  8. Adhere the sentiment onto the doily, then adhere the double matted image panel as shown.
  9. Adhere the card front to the card.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

It's Your Birthday! Go Bananas!

Meet the cute new Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Die Set, which is sized perfectly to work with the fabulous WindowRama Die Set.

Here's the front:


Here's a side-ish view so you can see the dimension a bit better.




Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Die Set
WindowRama Die Set
Jungle Leaf Stamp and Die from the Elephant Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies Set
Jungle Leaves Metal Stencil
Speech Bubble Die from the No Probllama Die Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Green and brown Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Memento™ Cottage Ivy and Bamboo Leaves Ink by Tsukineko
Copic Markers:
   Monkey Skin: BV0000, E00, E11, E21, E50
   Monkey Cheeks: R20
   Monkey Ears, Palms, and Soles of Feet: BV0000, R20
   Monkey Nose: R21, R22
   Monkey Fur: E33, E35, E37, E49
   Monkey Mouth: E04, RV32
   Leaves: B12, YB13, YG17, YG25, YG93, YG95
   Banana: Y0000, Y13, Y26, Y28, T0, T1
Triplus Fineliner by Staedtler
Premium Double-Sided Tape by HomeHobby™ by Scrapbook Adhesives® by 3L

Instructions:
  1. Use the WindowRama Base die and cut green cardstock three times.
  2. Sponge Cottage Ivy and Bamboo Leaves ink over the Jungle Leaves stencil onto one of green WindowRama Base die-cuts.
  3. Using the innermost score line, fold both sides of the stenciled card base forward, then set aside. This will become the back of the WindowRama card.
  4. Use the circle die from the WindowRama die set to cut two of the two green WindowRama die-cuts.
  5. Fold both sides of one of them to backward to form the front of the card.
  6. Reserve the other one for now.
  7. Use the vine-in-a-circle die from the Monkey Cling Rubber Stamp and Cutting Die Set to die-cut brown cardstock. Set this aside.
  8. Use the leaf die from the WindowRama Die set to die-cut green cardstock. Set aside.
  9. Use Memento ink to stamp the monkey, a banana, and the jungle leaf onto white cardstock.
  10. Use Copic markers to color them.
  11. Use the corresponding cutting dies to cut the images, then edge them with a dark marker.
  12. Take the brown circle/vine die-cut and adhere behind the circular aperture of the reserved green die-cut base from Step 6. Be sure that there is not any adhesive exposed.
  13. Cut along the scorelines that are 3/4" from either edge. Valley fold along the furthest scoreline on both sides, and adhere to the base/back of the WindowRama card.*
  14. Adhere the leaf die-cut over the vine as shown.
  15. Adhere the monkey die-cut so that one hand is on the vine and the other is on the leaf.
  16. Using a strong adhesive (tape or glue), adhere the front of the card to the back of the card.*
  17. Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock with Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
  18. Die-cut the sentiment with the speech bubble.
  19. Adhere the colored, die-cut banana as shown.
  20. Finish the card with the colored die-cut leaves.
*For more information about how to use the fantastic WindowRama Die Set, check out my WindowRama Tutorial.



Friday, May 10, 2019

Pirate Fun Shaker Card

I figured that since once again, shaker cards are popular, I'd have a go and what better way than with an underwater pirate scene with the shaken elements being glittery?

So, here's my shaker card with Stampendous' new Pirate Fun Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Pirate Fun Stamp Set
Build a Pop Up Die Set
WindowRama Cutting Die Set
Frantage Glass Glitter
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Memento Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaFine Clair™ Nocturne Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Copic® Markers:
  Crab: B64, B66, R14, R27, R30, YR12, E04,
  Seahorse: Y00, Y02, Y13, Y15, R02, YR04
  Pirate Hats and Belt: E33, E35, E37, E47
  Belt Buckle, Sword Hilt, Brass on Chest, Coins: Y04, Y11, Y11, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28
  Sword Blade: C0, C2
  Treasure Chest: E23, E25, E37
  Sea Plants: YG41, YG45, Y02, Y13, Y15, YR02, YR04
  Left Coral: E70, E71, E74, V00, V01, R30
  Right Tubey Plants: E70, E71, E74, V00, V01, R30, V95
  Sand: E41, E42, E43, E44, E47
  Sea: BG13
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Rain Cardstock by Bazzill®
St. Tropez 8x8 Patterned Paper Pad by Prima Marketing®
Silver Metallic Cardstock by Recollections
Nameplate Die by Spellbinders®
Aquamarine Archival™ Ink by Ranger
Tim Holtz® Pumice Stone Distress® Ink by Ranger
Macarena Beadazzles™ by Ranger
Clear Acetate (from packaging)
Foam Tape by 3M
Clear Glaze™3D Glossy Gel Pen by Sakura
White Gelly Roll™ Pen by Sakura
Clear Stardust™ Glitter Pen by Sakura
Static reducing thingy deal (its technical name)
Double-sided Tape by Sookwang
Mini Hardware Mechanicals by Prima Marketing®

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of cardstock to 7" x 10", score at 5", and fold to form a 5" x 7" card.
  2. Cut a piece of the wave patterned paper to 4.75" x 6.75" to become the card front.
  3. Cut another piece of the wave patterned paper to 4.25" square and use the circle die from the WindowRama die set to cut a circle in the center.
  4. Edge both patterned papers with Aquamarine Archival ink.
  5. Use Memento ink to stamp the Pirate Fun Stamp onto white card stock.
  6. Color with Copic markers. 
  7. Add white gel pen to the crab's claws.
  8. Add glitter pen to the bubbles and the antenna of the sea slug.
  9. Add several layers of Glaze pen to the eyes of the sea creatures, the crab's claws, the skull on the pirate hat, the crab's teeth, and the bubbles.
  10. Trim the image panel to 4" square.
  11. Using double-sided strong tape and/or liquid glue, a 3.75" square of clear acetate to the reverse of the wave patterned paper.
  12. Rub the static reducing thingy deal on the acetate.
  13. Fold lengths of foam tape in half and adhere around the circumference* of the circular aperture on the reverse of the wave-patterned paper over the acetate.
  14. Fold more foam tape in half and add to the edges on the reverse of the 4.25" square.
  15. Repeat step 11. Twice.
  16. Pour glitter and Beadazzles into the raised circular acetate window.
  17. Position double-sided tape around the circular aperture of the window, remove the backing, and  carefully adhere the image panel taking care to press firmly to secure the beads and glitter inside the aperture.
  18. Using the ticket shaped die-cut from the Build a Pop Up Card die set, cut white cardstock and color with BG11.
  19. Stamp the sentiment onto the ticket die-cut using Nocturne ink.
  20. Using the nameplate die, cut silver cardstock. 
  21. Adhere the sentiment onto the nameplate.
  22. Adhere the shaker scenic image panel to the card.
  23. Adhere the matted sentiment.
  24. Use screw-top Mechanicals to finish the card.
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Awesome on Porpoise

Stampendous's new release features several ocean-themed stamp sets that are all fabulous. Most of them were designed to be used with the terrific new WindowRama Die Set, though of course they're easily used on most any paper-crafting project!

Here's my WindowRama card with the new Porpoise Fun Cling Rubber Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Copic® Markers used:
 Porpoise: C00, C0, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, E04, RV32
 Palm Tree Fronds: YG03, YG05, YG17
 Palm Tree Trunks: E41, E42, E44
 Coconut; E11, E15
 Island: G05, G19, G85, YG05
 Sky:
 Clouds: C00, C0, BV000, RV000
 Sea: B16 B18, B24, B37, BG49
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah
Metallic Silver Cardstock by Neenah
Grey Cardstock by Neenah
St. Tropez 8x8 Patterned Paper Pad by Prima Marketing®
Rings Die Set by WeR Memory Keepers®
Nameplate by Spellbinders®
Hardware Die Set by Frantic Stamper
White Gelly Roll® Gel Pen by Sakura
Clear Glaze™ 3D Glossy Gel Pen by Sakura
Tim Holtz® Hickory Smoke Distress® Ink by Ranger
Sky Rain Dots by Cloud 9 Designs/Fiskar's®


Instructions:
  1. Use the WindowRama Base die to die-cut the wood-paneled patterned paper and grey cardstock. 
  2. Use the circle die from the WindowRama die set to cut the wood-paneled die-cut. 
  3. Fold both sides of the wood-paneled die-cut towards the back to become the front of the card. 
  4. Edge both folds and all edges, including the circle opening, with the Distress ink.
  5. Fold both sides of the grey die-cut towards the front to become the back of the card.
  6. Use Memento ink to stamp the porpoise onto white cardstock.
  7. Use Copic markers to color the scene. 
  8. Use the rounded square from the WindowRama die set to cut the image panel.
  9. Use the white gel pen to add white highlights to tops of the waves. Also use the white gel pen to make horizontal marks along the water, then use a finger to smudge the ink.
  10. Use  the Glaze Glossy Gel Pen on the Porpoise's eye.
  11. Add the rain dots to the scene.
  12. Adhere the image panel to the center of the grey cardstock back.
  13. Use VersaFine Clair ink to stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock. 
  14. Use a rectangle die from the Build a Pop Up Die set to cut the sentiment.
  15. Color the sentiment with a blue marker to match the sky.
  16. Use one of the dies from the Nameplate set to cut silver cardstock.
  17. Use the screws from the Hardware die set to cut silver cardstock.
  18. Adhere the sentiment to the silver nameplate and add the screws on either side.
  19. Adhere the sentiment to the wood-paneled patterned paper card front.
  20. Adhere the card front to the card back with either strong tape or liquid adhesive.
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Saturday, May 4, 2019

So Sweet! Coffees, Cookie, and Mice?

Stampendous is a sponsor of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop. Some Stampendous DT members and I are participating by sharing our coffee-themed projects. Did I mention that there will be prizes? See below for more information about that!

Here's my card using the adorable House-Mouse Designs® Cookie Crumbles Rubber Stamps!



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used: 
House-Mouse Designs® Cookie Crumbles Rubber Stamps
House-Mouse Designs® So Sweet Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
Small Typewriter Alphabet Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
Tiny Typewriter Alphabet Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
Spring Border Cutting Dies Set
Small Heart from the Wings Die Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaFine Clair™ Nocturne Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Botanical Tea Patterned Papers by Graphic 45™
Tim Holtz® Pumice Stone Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
PaperShaper® Corner Punch by EK Success
Copic® Markers Used:
  Mouse Skin: BV0000, E50, E51, E93, R20
  Mouse Noses: R21, R22
  Mouse Fur: E31, E33, E35, E47 and E21, E23, E25, E37
  Cup: R20, R21, R22, N0, N1, E47, E49
  Floor: E41, E43
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics

Instructions:
  1. Cut, score, and fold pink cardstock to create an A2 card. Set aside.
  2. Cut a piece of the rose-patterned paper to 5.25" x 4". Edge with Distress ink.
  3. Stamp the House-Mouse Designs image with Tuxedo Black ink and color with Copic markers.
  4. Cut a piece of pink cardstock .5" inches wider in width and height.
  5. Use the corner punch to punch the top edges.
  6. Insert the stamped image panel under the corner punched top edges and adhere to the pink cardstock.
  7. Cut a strip of coordinated polka-dot paper to .75" wide and use one of the Spring Border dies to cut the bottom edge. Mat onto pink cardstock cut 1/8" wider than the polka-dot strip.
  8. Using one of the heart dies from the Wings set, cut three hearts from pink cardstock.
  9. Using VersaFine Claire Nocturne ink, stamp the sentiment onto each of the hearts as shown.
  10. Adhere the image panel, the strip of matted cardstock, and the sentiment hearts.
Prize Information:
• Stampendous will offer a 25% discount on Coffee Themed stamps on their website with Promo Code CLBH2019.
• Three (3) House-Mouse Designs® Cookie Crumbles Rubber Stamps will be given away by us to US addresses for comments on our blogs. 
• Three (3) House-Mouse Designs® Cookie Crumbles Rubber Stamps will be given by CLBH on their blog hop as Flash Prizes.
• Stampendous will offer one $20 gift card to our site on their blog. 
All winners need U.S. Mailing addresses.

Thanks for visiting today!


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Cat Tracking - A Tale of the House-Mouse Detectives!

There's been a cat around and the House-Mouse Detectives are on the scene! They've left out a red inkpad so they're sure to catch that cat red-handed!

Here's the card.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Cat Tracking Rubber Stamp
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Paper
Copic® Markers Used:
  Mouse Skin: BV0000, E000, E50, E51, R20, R21
  Fur: E21, E23, E25, E31, E33, E35, E37, E47, W3, W5, W7
  Wallpaper: E40, E81, R05, R17, B52, G16, G29
  Floor: E21, W0, W1, W3, W5
  Broom: Y26, Y28
  Footprints: R05
  Inkpad: C0, C1, C3, C6
  Stamp: E21, W1, W3, $05
French Country Paper Collection by Graphic 45™
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 12"x12" cardstock in half, score, and fold to form a 6" square card.
  2. Stamp the image onto white cardstock and color with Copic Markers.
  3. Trim the image panel to 4.75" x 3.75" and mat with red cardstock.
  4. Trim the yellow patterned paper from the French Country collection to 5.75" square.
  5. Cut a 2.25" x 5.75" strip of the multi-striped patterned paper and mat with red cardstock.
  6. Adhere the matted strip of striped patterned paper onto the yellow patterned paper as shown.
  7. Adhere the image panel onto the card front.
  8. Adhere the card front to the 6" square card.
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Monday, April 29, 2019

Thank You Cat Card

You may know that I probably qualify as a crazy cat lady. I love cats, love my cats, and collect cat-themed stamps, dies, and cat-themed paper. Hence, I fell in love with Stampendous' new Purrfect Friends Cling Rubber Stamp Set.

Here's my first card with this super-cute cat set. For some reason, the cats ended up in a tree.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Purrfect Friends Cling Rubber Stamp Set
WindowRama Cutting Die Set
Tag from the Build A Pop Up Die Set
Bow from the Build A Wreath Die Set
Picasso Metal Shield/Stencil
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Pink Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Summer Sky Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko
Copic® Markers:
   YR61, YG65, YR68, YG23, E27, W1, W2
Green and BrownTriplus Fineliner Pens by Staedtler
Small Flower Punch by Fiskars®
Flower and Leaf Punches by Marvy Uchida®
Kitten Smitten 6x6 Patterned Paper Pad by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Embossing Stylus by McGill
Liquid Glue
Purple Stardust® Glitter Pen by Sakura

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 8.5" x 11" pink cardstock in half, score, and fold to create an A2 card. Set aside.
  2. Using Memento ink, stamp the cats onto white cardstock, fussy-cut, and color with Copic markers. Edge with a dark marker.
  3. Cut the cat text patterned paper to 4" x 5.25".
  4. Sponge Summer Sky Memento ink over the Picasso stencil onto the patterned paper to create a cloudy sky/text look. It's subtle, but it's there. Retrospectively, I should have used a darker blue ink. 
  5. Use the branch circle die from the WindowRama Cutting Die Set to cut white cardstock. Color with brown and black Copic markers as shown.
  6. Adhere the branch circle over the stenciled text paper.
  7. Punch leaves from green cardstock then detail with Fineliner pens.
  8. Adhere leaves to the branches.
  9. Punch small flowers from pink cardstock, shape slightly with a stylus, then adhere in bunches over the leaves using a liquid glue. Use the glitter pen to add a touch of purple glitter to the center of each flower.
  10. Adhere the cats so that they appear to be sitting on the branches, nestled in the leaves and flowers.
  11. Stamp the sentiment onto pink cardstock, then use the tag die from the Build A Pop Up Set to cut pink cardstock.
  12. Use the bow die from the Build A Wreath Die Set to cut pink cardstock.
  13. Punch a large and small pink flower from pink cardstock, shape with the stylus, and adhere to the bow.
  14. Adhere the bow to the circle as shown.
  15. Adhere the card front to the pink card.
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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time for Tulips.

Power Poppy is the sponsor this week at Passionate Paper Creations and Friends. I chose to use their lovely Hobnail Pitcher Digital Stamp Set, because it's spring (hallelujah!) and flowers are always a challenge for me. I wanted to use more subtle colors than my usual super-saturated colors, so you'll have to let me know how I did!

I also googled Hobnail pitchers because I thought they were metal. Imagine my surprise when I found out they're usually made from semi-opaque glass with a texture reminiscent of hobnail boots. So I went with an amber glass inspired by a photo.

Here's my card.


Supplies Used:
Circle Frames Die Set #1 by The Stamp Doctor
Scalloped Border Die Set by The Stamp Doctor
Circles Nestabilities® Die Set by Spellbinders®
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Green Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Artisan Style 8x8 Patterned Paper by Graphic 45®
Gingham-Linen Rainbow Petite Prints by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Dot-Stripe Rainbow Petite Prints by Doodlebug Designs Inc. ™
Copic® Markers: T0, T1, E81, Y0000, Y000, Y00, B60, G20, *G30, G40, YR20, YR23, YR30, YR31

*G30 is 50% G20 and 50% G40.

Instructions:
  1. Cut, score, and fold a piece of green cardstock to create an A2 card.
  2. Resize the digital image and print onto Neenah cardstock with a laser printer.
  3. Color the image with Copic markers.
  4. Using a circle die, cut the image panel.
  5. Using the next largest circle die, cut green cardstock.
  6. Mat the image panel onto the green cardstock.
  7. Using the largest die from the Circle Frames Die Set #1, cut the yellow polka-dot patterned paper. Edge with a yellow marker.
  8. Adhere the image panel onto the die-cut yellow polka-dot circle frame.
  9. Using one of the three dies from the Scalloped Border Die Set, cut the orange/yellow gingham patterned paper. Trim to 4" wide, and edge with a marker.
  10. Cut a piece of green patterned paper from the Artisan Style 8x8 pad to 4" x 5.25" to form the card front. Edge with a green marker.
  11. Adhere the image panel onto the card front as shown.
  12. Adhere the scalloped border atop the image panel.
  13. Adhere the card front to the green card.
I haven't decided what occasion to use this card for, so I did not add a sentiment at this time. I also misplaced my orange acrylic dots, which I would have wanted to add to the top left. Oops.

Thanks for visiting today!





Monday, April 22, 2019

Celebrating Nature and Spring at a Cozy Cottage

Here's a card using Stampendous' new Wisteria Cottage Cling Rubber Stamp Set




Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Wisteria Cottage Cling Rubber Stamp Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Purple and Green Cardstock
Fairy Dust 8x8 Patterned Paper Pad by Graphic 45™
Copic® Markers:
  Cottage Roof: E15, E17, E29
  Cottage Brick: E30, E31, E42
  Cottage Shutters and Door: E23
  Chimney Pots: T0, T1
  Light: Y26
  Window Glasss: BG10
  Shrubbery: G43, G46
  Grass: YG03
  Walkway: T0, T1, ^2
  Wisteria: V01, V20, V22, V25, YG03, YG17, B02, E25
  Sky:
Green Triplus® Fineliners by Staedtler®

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of 8.5" x 11" purple cardstock in half, score, and fold to create an A2 card.
  2. Using Tuxedo Black Memento ink, stamp the Wisteria Cottage onto white cardstock. 
  3. Using a stamp positioner, stamp the Wisteria branch.
  4. Color both the images using Copic markers.
  5. Trim and mat with green cardstock.
  6. Cut a piece of the floral paper and mat with purple cardstock.
  7. Cut the star patterned paper to 4" x 5.25".
  8. Adhere the matted floral paper to the star patterned paper to form the card front.
  9. Adhere the matted image panel to card front.
  10. Adhere the card front to the purple card.
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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Happy Easter!

Here's my Easter Box Card that features a whole bunch of dies from The Stamp Doctor, including the new A2 Card in a Box #2 that creates a horizontal box card. This set includes dies to cut the card base  and layers.
Here's the Box Card with daffodils in the background!


Here's a close-up of the top of the box card.

The card (somewhat) flattened. It will fit into an A2 envelope!

Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Colored Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Copic® Markers Used; E31, E33, Ed34, E35, E44, E47
Kitten Smitten and Petite Prints Patterned Paper by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
House-Mouse Designs® Painted Wishes Perfectly Clear™ Stamps by Stampendous
Surprise and Delight Rubber Stamp by A Muse 
Vellum 
Red Liner Tape
Sookwang Tape
Glue Pen
Paper Edger Scissors by Fiskar's®

Instructions:
  1. Follow the instructions included with the A2 Card in a Box #2 Die Set to cut green cardstock.
  2. Use the grass die from the Egg Carton CIB Die Set - Add On Dies  to cut green cardstock three times. 
  3. Adhere the three green grass die-cuts to the green strips.
  4. Follow the instructions to assemble and create the box card.
  5. Cut two pieces of blue cardstock .25" than the back panel of the card. 
  6. Cut two pieces of plaid paper smaller than the blue cardstock and adhere.
  7. Cut one piece of blue polka dotted paper .25" smaller than the plaid paper and adhere as shown.
  8. Use the rectangle dies from the A2 Card in a Box #2 Die Set to cut plaid patterned paper and blue cardstock. Adhere to the base of the card as shown.
  9. Die-cut bunnies from white cardstock and color with Copic markers.
  10. Use glue pen to add glue to their tails, sprinkle Cottonball White Fun Flock over the glue, press lightly, then shake off excess.
  11. Cut patterned papers with the eggs from the Egg Carton CIB Die Set.
  12. Adhere the bunnies and eggs onto the grass strips.
  13. Using the Grass Edger Die, cut green cardstock twice, trim to the proper width, and adhere to the card front as shown.
  14. Cut one of the large eggs with a pair of Paper Edger Scissors.
  15. Adhere the bunnies and egg half to the card front.
  16. Die-cut blue cardstock with one of the dies from the Scalloped Border Dies and adhere as shown.
  17. Stamp the sentiments onto polka dot patterned paper with the Nocturne VersaFine Clair ink.
  18. Cut the sentiments with the one of the dies from the Tags #1 Die Set and one of the dies from the Rounded Rectangle Connectors Die Set
  19. Adhere sentiments as shown.
  20. Add Sookwang Tape to a piece of vellum and then cut two "clouds" with one of the dies from the Mini Tags #1 Die Set.
  21. Cut yellow cardstock with the Sun Die Set.
  22. Adhere one cloud, then the sun, then the second cloud to the background as shown.
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