This Foxy Friends Birthday Card is for my grandson. I love this Foxy Friends Bundle! I used the Party Pop-Up Happy Birthday Thinlit inside the card.
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This fun Flower Birthday Card is made with the Thoughtful Branches Bundle which is only available until August 31, 2016. Enjoy making a variety of cards with this Bundle. SUPPLIES: Bundle:Thoughtful Branches #144328 (available until Aug 31, 2016) Stamps: Cottage Greetings Wood #138940, Clear #139962 Ink: Crushed Curry
Garden Green Card Stock: Whisper White
Garden Green Punch:Banner Triple #138292 Adhesives: Fast Fuse or SNAIL
Tombow Glue or Fine Tip Glue Pen
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your So Saffron card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Whisper White card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″. 3. Stamp your Flower with Crushed Curry ink on So Saffron card stock paying attention where the tab is. Now cut it out with the coordinating Thinlit matching the tab with where the stamp tab. Cut out the stem and leaves from Garden Green card stock. 4. Lay out Flower and Stem with leaves on your card front in the desired position. Glue to card front. 5. Cut your So Saffron Banner at 1-1/4″ x 4″ or so. Stamp your Happy Birthday in Garden Green ink. Cut your Banner notches with the Banner Triple Punch centering the Banner in the punch. (Note: you can cut the Banner piece at 1″ to make it easier to punch.) Add to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Enjoy the versatility of the Thoughtful Branches Bundle!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pool Party card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your A Little Foxy patterned Paper at 3-3/4″ x 5″. Attach to your card base centering so it is even around all four sides. 3. Take the leftover piece of your patterned paper, turn it over so the opposite side shows and stamp “Birthday” in Dapper Denim ink. Cut out with a Lots of Labels Framelit. Cut the next larger size Framelit from Calypso Coral card stock. Use your Marker to outline the edges of both die cuts. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of both die cuts. Attach the Birthday layer to the Calypso Coral Layer. 4. Cut out the “Happy” Thinlit from Dapper Denim card stock using the Precision Base Plate and a FLAT cutting pad. You might also want to put some Parchment Paper or Wax Paper from your grocery store between the Thinlit and the card stock to help you remove it more easily from the Thinlit. Attach using small dots of Glue – either Tombow or Fine Tip.
Have fun using the Lots of Labels Framelits and the Hello You Thinlits to make cards for a variety of occasions.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Daffodil Delight card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this Video for more about card bases. 2. Cut your Designer Series Paper and coordinating Mint Macaron card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″. 3. Now get out your Big Shot and Letter Framelits. You can use either the Multipurpose Platform that came with your Big Shot or the Magnetic Platform which will hold your Framelits in place. Choose the four letters you want and lay them in the position you want them on your Mint Macron card stock. Run through your Big Shot. Save the center parts of the letters (such as the O here). 4. Use half Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of your die cut Mint Macaron card front. Place half Dimensionals next to the edges of the letter cut out also. Now add any letter centers with half Dimensionals on the back. 5. Attach to the Designer Series Paper making sure all four sides are lined up. Now attach your layered card front to your card base with Fast Fuse or SNAIL or Tombow Glue.
Have fun making your own Dimensional pretty word card with the Letters for You Framelits for someone special!
Wahoo!! Today is the day we can start ordering from the NEW Catalog!! So get your Wish List out and order your “First Round” of fun NEW Toys! It will be nice to have more NEW Toys to play with.
If your Order is less than $150 – Please use this Hostess Code SJ9MCXRK which is good until June 15th. I will send you a surprise grab bag with a few supplies to use in your card making play time!
If your Order is $150 or more, please just place an order and remember to claim your Stampin’ Rewards! Stampin’ Rewards are FREE things you earn for placing a larger order. You can choose from the Exclusive Host Stamp Sets on pages 197-201 of the NEW Catalog AND/OR ANYTHING in the Catalog!!
CARD SUPPLIES: Stamps: Marquee Messages Photopolymer #141727 Ink: Island Indigo Markers: Island Indigo
Pool Party Card Stock: Island Indigo
Pool Party Other: Paper Trimmer or Scissors
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Island Indigo card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Stamp your Marquee Messages Frame in Island Indigo ink.
~Stamp either It’s Your OR You Are in Island Indigo ink in the center of your Frame.
~Stamp either Birthday, Invited, OR Awesome in Island Indigo ink in the lower Banner. 3. Color:
~The side rectangles with your Bermuda Bay Marker.
~Draw lines on the arrow with your Island Indigo Marker.
~Color in the Stars with your Pool Party Marker. 4. Cut out your Marquee with either your Paper Trimmer or scissors. This will NOT be a square shape. The top is wider than the bottom. So angle your sides when you cut them. 5. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of your stamped image and attach to your card base at the angle you like. 6. This card is perfect for a guy as there is no fluff or sparkle.
Have fun ordering from the NEW Catalog and making your own Marquee Messages card!
At our Upline Meeting at Sharon’s House she had us do a basic single layer card (Stamping 101), then add some elements with Stampin’ Dimensionals to give the card some Pop (Stamping 102). The purpose of this was to help us help teach beginning stampers to design their own cards – which are usually stamped on the card base, then step it up with a few simple additions. It was a fun experience. Try it for yourself and have some fun! It took us about 1-1/2 hours to make the two versions. We did just use our Stamping 101 card and added to it.
We started out with a NEW Stamp set in front of us. I even got to assemble it for her since it was Wood Mount. She had all the NEW In Color ink pads, card stock, and the NEW Ruched Ribbon. There was also Whisper White card stock, the NEW Duet Banners Punch, and the NEW Layered Squares Framelits.
STAMPING 101 CARD INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this Video if you need help making a card base. 2. Lay your card base in the landscape position – with the fold at the top. 3. Stamp your words in the center of the frame in Emerald Envy ink. Use your Stamp-a-ma-jig if you want. Watch this Video to learn how to use your Stamp-a-ma-jig. 4. Choose the ink stamps and the ink color for each stamp. Stamp each stamp diagonally in the same direction in at least two places. Fill in any large spaces with the smaller stamps. Yes, one stamp will look like it is going backwards. No one will notice unless you tell them. Remember to stamp straight down and straight up to avoid getting “Ring around the Rubber”. 5. Your basic Stamping 101 card is finished!
STAMPING 102 CARD INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Follow all the steps for the Stamping 101 card. You do NOT need to stamp the words in the center as you will be covering them up. 2. Stamp the following on a scrap of Whisper White card stock.
~Stamp the Painter’s Easel two times in Dapper Denim ink.
~Stamp the words in Emerald Envy inside one of the Frames of a Painter’s Easel.
~Stamp “A Little Expression of Love” In Emerald Envy ink. 3. Use your Paper Snips to cut out around one of your stamped Painter’s Easels. Only the two feet and the top will be showing so cut those pieces extra well and the frame will be covered up. Attach to the center of your card with either SNAIL, Fast Fuse, or Tombow Glue. 4. Choose the Layered Square Framelit you like best to cut the Frame out of the other stamped Painter’s Easel. I chose a Scallop one that was slightly larger than the Frame. Cut it out with your Big Shot. Sponge around the Scallop edges with a Stamping Sponge wedge and Dapper Denim ink. Attach over the Frame of your Painter’s Easel which is on your card front. 5. Punch out the “A Little Expression…” with the Duet Banner Punch. Put your card stock in the punch so you can see the stamped words through the Banner holes in the bottom of the punch. Line up the words so they are in the position you like and punch. Sponge some Emerald Envy ink around the edges of the punched banner. Put some Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of your punched banner. Attach it to the upper left corner of your card front. 6. Tie a bow with the Ruched Ribbon. If you have trouble tying a bow, just tie a knot with about 1-1/2″ on one end and then cut off the other end to match. Attach to your Painter’s Easel on the upper right corner with Glue Dots. 7. A few extra steps can take your card from cute and nice to impressive.
Have fun making a Stamping 101 Card and then adding some layers to it for your Stamping 102 card!
This Hooray Happy Birthday Card uses the NEW Confetti Celebration stamp set. The background uses the Confetti embossing folder and your NEW Emerald Envy ink pad and card stock. Have fun making this card for the next birthday in your family! SUPPLIES: *=available June 1, 2016
Stamps: *Confetti Celebration Wood #141510, Clear #142034 Ink: *Emerald Envy #141396 Card Stock: *Emerald Envy #141415
Whisper White Big Shot:Confetti embossing folder #140592
Ovals Collection Framelits (retiring) # (After June 1st use the *Layering Ovals Framelits #141706) Mini Treat Bag Thinlits #137547 (For Happy Birthday Banner) Punches:2″ Circle #133782 Confetti Star #135861 Adhesives:Tombow Glue Stampin’ Dimensionals
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Emerald Green card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this Video if you want more instructions on making a card base. 2. Cut your Whisper White card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Get your embossing folder. Find the smooth side where the parts to be embossed are lower than the flat part. Use your Emerald Envy ink pad to ink up this side of your embossing folder. Don’t worry about keeping the center oval clean as it will be covered up. Put your Whisper White card stock on the UNINKED side of the embossing folder and get it in the position you want – with the Oval in the center. Close your embossing folder and run through your Big Shot. Set aside to dry. Clean your embossing folder with running water from your sink. 3. Stamp “Hooray” and “Happy Birthday” in Emerald Envy ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out the Hooray with a 2″ Circle Punch. Cut out the Happy Birthday with the Banner Framelit from the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits set. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of both pieces. 4. Choose the Oval Framelit that fits best inside the Oval on the embossing folder and cut it out of Emerald Envy card stock. 5. Now it is time to put everything together and turn it into a card.
~Use Tombow Glue to attach your embossed card stock to your card base. Center it so the card base shows equally around your embossed piece.
~Add your cut out Oval over the Oval space on your embossed piece. I used Tombow Glue.
~Decide the position of your “Hooray” and “Happy Birthday”. Remove the Stampin’ Dimensional backs and attach. 6. If you are like me and did not leave enough room on both sides of your Happy Birthday so it could be in the center when you cut it out, then you can punch out a few Stars from the Confetti Stars Punch and glue them to your Happy Birthday Banner. 😉
Have fun making your own Hooray Happy Birthday Card to celebrate the next birthday in your family or for a friend!
Here is the last card in our Party with Cake series. I hope you have fun making lots of Pop-Up cards for family and friends. SUPPLIES: Ink: Hello Honey
Memento Black Card Stock: Hello Honey
Whisper White Big Shot: Deco Labels Framelits:
Elegant Dots Embossing Folder
Precision Base Plate Other: Sponge
Tombow Glue or SNAIL
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Cut your Hello Honey card base at 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”. Score and fold at 4-1/4”. 1a. Complete Pop-Up Instructions before working on card front. You can use either the Happy Birthday or the Hip Hip Hooray Thinlit for the inside Pop-Up. Watch this Video for more details. 2. Stamp It’s Your Day in Crushed Curry ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut it out with your Big Shot and Deco Label Framelit. Stamp confetti around the edges with Hello Honey ink. You can sponge around the edges too if desired. 3. Cut the next larger Deco Label Framelit from So Saffron card stock. Now run it through your Big Shot again using the Elegant Dots Embossing Folder. Sponge around the edges with Hello Honey ink. 4. Layer both the Deco Label Framelits you cut out with Dimensionals. Lay on your card front in the position you want it to determine where to stamp, then stamp Sending Many Wishes Your Way in Black ink. Attach your Layered Framelits.
NOTE: You can change the card stock colors, patterned paper, and ink colors to make each card your own! You can also color your Pop-Ups or cut outs with markers.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Mint Macaron card base
~No Pop-Up: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”. Score and fold at 4-1/4”.
~With Pop-Up: 4-1/4” x 11” and fold and score at 5-1/2”. 1a. Complete Pop-Up Instructions as shown in the Video above before working on card front. Stamp the inside now if desired. 2. Cut your patterned paper at 4” x 5-1/4”. Attach to front of card base. 3. Flat Pop-Up Thinlit cutting instructions. Just cut out of a piece of card stock with no fold line. Cut at the end of the letters and the cake plate.
Cut out your Happy Birthday from a piece of Bermuda Bay card stock using the Precision Base Plate and a FLAT Cutting Plate. Since this is NOT a Pop-Up you don’t have to pay attention to the arrows on the Thinlit. Separate the card stock from the Thinlit using the Big Shot Die Brush. Attach to card front with Fine Tip Glue Pen.
NOTE: You can change the card stock colors, patterned paper, and ink colors to make each card your own! You can also color your Pop-Ups or cut outs with markers.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Island Indigo card base:
~No Pop-Up: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”. Score and fold at 4-1/4”.
~With Pop-Up: 4-1/4” x 11”. Score and fold at 5-1/2”. 1a. Complete Pop-Up Instructions before working on card front. Watch This Video for instructions on making a Landscape Pop-Up Card. 2. Cut your Pool Party card front at 4” x 5-1/4”. Run through your Big Shot with the Lovely Lace Embossing Folder. Attach to card base using Tombow Glue. 3. Stamp “It’s Time to Celebrate with Cake” on Whisper White card stock with Island Indigo ink. Cut out with either your Paper Trimmer or scissors. Put Dimensionals on the back. 4. Stamp “Happy Birthday” on a 3/8” x at least 2-3/4” Whisper White card stock. Watch this video for instructions on punching it out with your Word Window Punch. 5. Punch out the desired long label from the Cards and Labels Framelits. Attach to Happy Birthday with Dimensionals. Put Dimensionals on the back. 6. Stamp the Cake in Island Indigo ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the 1-1/4” Scallop Circle Punch. Put Dimensionals on the back. 7. Place all the pieces in the position desired and attach with the Dimensionals 8. You can emboss the Envelope Flap if desired. Watch this Video to show you how.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Blushing Bride card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Stamp your flowers with Real Red ink making sure to stay about 1/8″ -1/4″ away from the fold. 3. Cut your flower paper at 1-1/4″ x 6″. Attach to card base about 1/8″ – 1/4″ from fold line. Cut your Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper at 3/8″ x 6″. Attach next to flower paper. Trim away the papers that hang over the edge. I left these papers a little longer than necessary so they would not be too short as that has been happening to me a lot lately. 4. Stamp Happy Birthday in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the 2″ Circle Punch leaving some blank space at the top of the circle for the flower. 5. Punch a 2-3/6″ Scallop Circle from Real Red card stock. Attach to Happy Birthday Circle and card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 6. Punch an Itty Bitty Accents Flower from Real Red card stock. Bend the petals up around the center. Attach to your Happy Birthday circle with 2 Glue Dots. Peel the yellowish backing from the Metal Rimmed Pearl and put in the center of your Itty Bitty Flower. 7. You can stamp Flowers on your Envelope Flap if desired.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put a strip of Tear & Tape around the center of your box outside. Attach your Ribbon so it starts and stops in the center front. Press along the Ribbon & tape to make sure they are stuck together. 2. Fold all score lines and Assemble your box:
~First: the side with the “U”
~Then the two sides
~Last-push the part that extends through the sides and the “U”. Flatten out.
~Close the lid. 3. Stamp a small round sentiment from the Amazing Birthday stamp set or a stamp of your choice. Punch out with the Circle Punch. Attach to a small Silver Doily with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Attach the Silver Doily to the front of your box (covering where the Ribbon ends meet) with Dimensionals. Yea, the sides and front are finished! 4. Put Tear & Tape along the sides of the box lid stopping about 1/4″ from each corner. Punch your Large Scallop Circle from Pink Pirouette card stock and center on the lid. Notice the box lid showing through on each corner. 5. Punch two Glimmer Paper Flowers using your Pansy Punch. Bend up the petals on the top flower. Attach the two flowers using Glue Dots. Attach the flowers to the Scallop Circle on the box lid. 6. Put 4 Glue Dots on each card board side of the Honeycomb Embellishment and attach to the center of your Glimmer Paper Flower. 7. Add a small gift or some treats and make someone happy!
This Rose Wonder card is quick and easy and is made on the card base with no extra layers. A customer commented that most cards today involve very little stamping, lots of layers with die cuts or punches. So I am accepting the challenge to make at least one card a week that involves more stamping and less layers. The Grateful Bunch Collage Card was the first, this is the second single layer card. Have fun! SUPPLIES: Stamps:Rose Wonder Photopolymer #140697 (Bundle with Rose Garden Thinlits #140804) Ink: Melon Mambo
Pink Pirouette Marker Card Stock: Pink Pirouette Other:Stampin’ Pierce Mat #126199 so you get a great stamped image with your Photopolymer stamps.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pink Pirouette card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Ink up your large Rose with Melon Mambo ink and with your card base on the Stampin’ Pierce Mat, stamp your Rose. 3. Stamp your Frame and the Happy Birthday in Melon Mambo ink on your card base. 4. Use your Pink Pirouette Marker to color on the outside of the Rose Petal lines as shown. 5. Ta-Da!! You are done!! Experiment with different colors of card stock and ink and with different stamps.
This Birthday Card uses the Rose Wonder Bundle: stamp set and Thinlits, plus the Fun Frames embossing Folder. Have fun making one of your own. Choose your colors and have some fun! SUPPLIES: Rose Wonder Photopolymer Bundle #140804 Ink: Rose Wonder
Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: Rose Red
Whisper White Big Shot: Rose Garden Thinlits (See Bundle above) Fun Frames embossing folders #133727 Polka Dots embossing folder #133739 Embellishments: Glitter Tape #141020 (Sale-a-bration product FREE with $50 purchase available until March 31, 2016) Dazzling Details #124117 Adhesives: Glue Dots
Stampin’ Dimensionals Other: Paper Snips or scissors to cut out the Fun Frame
Baby Wipe or wet paper towel to remove some of the ink from embossing folder
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Rose Red card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Put your card front inside the Polka Dot embossing folder folding the card back under the embossing folder. Run through your Big Shot. 2. Stamp your four Flowers with Rose Red ink using the Rose Wonder Flower that coordinates with the Thinlit. I did use the Precision Base Plate with my Big Shot to cut these flowers out. Cut all four flowers out using your Big Shot and the coordinating Thinlit. 3. Choose the words you want on your card, then choose the Fun Frame embossing folder that your words fit in. Stamp your words in Cherry Cobbler ink on Rose Red card stock making sure you have enough room for your Fun Frame. You can see my choices. Feel on the inside of your embossing folder for the side where the images sink down to leave indents (not being raised above the plastic). Take your Cherry Cobbler ink pad and run it over your embossing folder on the side where the images sink down. Make sure all the flat parts which include the dots and the inner frame lines and outer frame lines are covered with ink. If you are like me, you will have ink covering most of the inside of the Frame where you want to stamp your image. Take a baby wipe or wet paper towel or tissue and wipe away the ink from places you don’t want it. Remoisten the ink on the embossing folder by opening your mouth wide and breathing on it. Now insert your Rose Red card stock into the embossing folder so the stamped words are positioned in the Fun Frame where you want them and run through your Big Shot. Run your embossing folder under running water to clean. Cut out your Fun Frame using Paper Snips or scissors. 4. Lay out your Flowers and Frame. Decide where your Glitter Tape will go remembering that Stampin’ Dimensionals do not stick to the Glitter Tape. Attach your Glitter Tape to your card front. Attach your Flowers with 2 Glue Dots under the center small circles. Attach your Fun Frame with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Put dots of Dazzling Details on each of the flower center circles. Set aside to dry. 5. You can use the Flower stamp to decorate your envelope OR you can emboss the envelope flap. Watch this Video to learn how to emboss the envelope flap.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pool Party card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Score and Fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Prepare your pieces:
~Stamp the Balloon filler design you want on the Tempting Turquoise card stock in Pacific Point ink. Cut out with your Big Shot and the Balloon Framelit.
~Stamp your words in Pacific Point ink on Pool Party card stock. Cut out with the Chalk Talk Framelit. Color the edge with the Pacific Point Marker.
~Stamp your small balloons on Tempting Turquoise card stock with Pacific Point ink. Punch out with small Balloon Punch. Add to your words with Dimensionals. 3. Cut your Pool Party card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Lay your large Balloon and your words layer in the position you want. Now cut out a large Balloon with the Balloon Framelit so it is off to one side as shown. 4. Assemble:
~Your large Balloon will use Dimensionals to attach to the card front. The part that hangs over the Balloon cut out will need a stack of two Dimensionals so it will be flat inside of sinking into the Balloon cut out.
~Attach your word layer with Dimensionals. 5. Stamp small balloons on your envelope so the receiver will get excited just seeing the envelope!
This fast Hello Card uses the FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set “Hello” which is only available until February 15th with a $50 purchase. There are several sayings to go with the Hello along with the party hat, smiley face, and sunshine you can use. Enjoy making this quick and easy card for someone special. SUPPLIES: Stamps: Hello Wood #141240 Clear #141243 (available until February 15th) Ink: Island Indigo Card Stock: Marina Mist
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Marina Mist card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Stamp Hello and the selected saying you want in the center of the card. Stamp either the party hat, smiley face, sunshine or a combination around the Hello. 3. Stamp some of the little pictures on your envelope flap.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pink Pirouette card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Pink Pirouette card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Run the edges across your Rose Red ink pad. Watch This Video for card stock edging techniques. 3. Stamp “Happy Birthday” and “Make a Wish” in Rose Red ink. 4. Stamp two balloons in Elegant Eggplant ink on each side of the Make a Wish. 5. Draw three strings for each set of balloons. 6. Punch out two Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper Balloons. Attach with a Dimensional to card front in between each set of balloons. 7. Attach your completed card front to the card base. 8. Stamp Balloons on the envelope if desired.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pacific Point card base at 4-1/4″ x 11″. SCORE and Fold at 5-1/2″. 2. Cut your Whisper White card center at 4″ x 10-1/2″. SCORE and fold at 5-1/4″. 3a. Now pull out your Big Shot. These pieces both cut better if you use the Precision Base Plate and a flat top cutting pad. You will notice both Thinlits have triangle-like points on the top and bottom in the center. You are to align these up with the fold line to get the Pop-Up in the center.
~Choose which one will be flat on the front and which will be the Pop-Up on the inside of your card. 3b. Now that you have decided which Thinlit to use flat on your card front, and to Pop-Up inside your card, you can cut. Look for a video demonstrating this on Friday, January 15, 2016. Flat
~Take note that the sides of the Hip Hip Hooray only make a score line on the sides. If you want it flat on the card front, just cut along the score lines on each side.
~The 3 thin lines on the sides of the Happy Birthday also have score lines at the end of the Thinlit. If you want the Happy Birthday to lay flat, just cut off the thin lines next to the letters on each side. You can color The candles, letters, and cake stand with Markers if you want.
~Use the Big Shot Die Brush to help you get out all the small parts quickly. You can also run your Bone Folder between the card stock and Thinlit to help finish getting the pieces out.
~You can save the curly pieces from the Hip Hip Hooray Thinlit to glue onto the front of your card using the Fine Tip Glue Pen. I didn’t think of it until I had thrown my pieces away. Pop-Up
Place your card stock and Thinlit on your Precision Base Plate. Line up the Triangle Points on the top and bottom of the Thinlit with the fold line on the Whisper White 4″ x 1-1/2″ card inside. Center it on the top and bottom with the Triangle points still on the fold line. The top point on the Happy Birthday is between two candles. Once everything is lined up and centered the way you want it, put on the top cutting plate and run through your Big Shot. Once through usually does it with my Big Shots. 4. Fold the inside of your card in half. Now push the Pop-Up in the opposite direction so it will stick out from the center when opened. Fold your card inside flat and rub with your Bone Folder so all the folds are well creased in the direction you want them. 5a. Now it is time to attach the card inside to the card base. With your card inside still folded in half, put SNAIL on the side that will be attached to your card base. DO NOT put ANY adhesive on the part you want to Pop-Up!!!! This is also why we are using SNAIL instead of Tombow. 5b. Put your folded card inside fold line along the card base fold line, making sure the card inside is centered along the top and bottom of the card base. Rub to attach the SNAIL. 5c. Now lay your card base flat. Put your Bond Folder under the Pop-Up and attach the other half of your card inside flat to your card base. Fold your card in half with your Pop-Up still pointing out and flatten it out well with your Bone Folder. This will get rid of any lumps or bulges that may have formed under the adhesive. 6. Stamp or write on the inside if desired. 7. Attach your Flat cut out to the Front. Attach the curly pieces too if you want. You now have a fun Pop-Up Birthday Card!
Do you have some smaller gifts to give this year? Make your OWN small Gift Bag in just a few minutes using the Gift Bag Punch Board, some adhesive, and some ribbon or Baker’s Twine! It takes less time to make your OWN Gift Bag than to watch this video!!
This video is 12 minutes long.
SUPPLIES: Gift Bag Punch Board #135862
Card Stock or Paper cut at 10″ long for a Small bag, 11″ long for a Medium Bag, and 12″ long for a Large Bag. Cut the paper 1-1/4″ taller than you want the finished Bag height to be. For example: a 6″ tall piece of paper will make a Bag about 4-3/4″ high.
Adhesive: Fast Fuse OR Tear & Tape Ribbon or Baker’s Twine if desired
TIPS: 1. Score along the 10″, 11″ or 12″ side of the paper at 1-1/4″ with either your Gift Bag Punch Board or other scoring device. 2. Remember to Punch first, then Score.
~a. Start at the Start Line. Punch then score at the S, M, OR L line depending on the length of your paper. 10″ long=Small. 11″ long=Medium. 12″ long=Large. This will be the Back of your Gift Bag.
~b. Move your Score Line to the Start Line. Punch. Now score the side of your bag: Left side of Triangle, line down the Center of Triangle, Right side of Triangle, then the Side Line. These 4 Score lines make the side of the Bag with the Pleat.
~c. Move the Side Score Line (the furthest to the Right) to the Start Line. Punch. Now score the S, M, OR L line to form the Front of your Bag.
~d. Repeat Step 2b to make another Side and form the Tab for the adhesive. Trim off the the flap part of the Tab. Check the diagram on the Punch Board to made sure your project looks the same. 3. Place adhesive on edge of Bottom Flaps: Front facing up: both Sides and Back flaps and side Tab. Turn over so the inside is facing up and put adhesive on the Front flap. Fold in the sides first, then the Back, then the Front. Use your Scoring Tool to press down the adhesive. 4. Optional Ribbon Holes. Punch the end, then each side of the Front and Back. DO NOT punch the center lines of the Sides.
Here is a video showing you the basic steps in making a Mini Treat Bag. There are also five differently embellished Mini Treat Bags to show you some of the variety you can get using this one Thinlit set. Have fun creating your own Mini Treat Bags!
This video is 6 minutes and 38 seconds.
Note: I was trying to add links to my video at the end. I hope to figure out what I need to do soon and change it.
BASIC SUPPLIES Big Shot & Mini Treat Bag Thinlits #137547 Tear & Tape Adhesive OR Fast Fuse